#isora – The weekend's ISORA AGM and black tie prizegiving at the National Yacht Club heard that subject to confirmation with Greystones marina it was decided that two ISORA day races would take place simultaneously from Dun Laoghaire and Pwllheli to finish in Greystones in County Wicklow on the day before the up and coming Greystones Regatta.
The new fixtures arrangement will bring up to 20 or more top class offshore racing yachts into the Greystones regatta fleet. The full ISORA race programme is available to download below as a PDF document.
ISORA chief Peter Ryan says the move designed to allow ISORA boats to partake in this new popular Wicklow event.
It was also decided to that the day races that start in Dun Laoghaire would not necessarily finish at the same venue but would finish in Wicklow or Howth, subject to weather conditions.
It was agreed to run 14 races as part of their series next season – 6 traditional cross channel races including the RORC Lyver Race and an offshore weekend that will include a Friday evening race from Holyhead to Douglas, Isle of Man and another race on the Sunday morning from Douglas to Dun Laoghaire.
The Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race will also be part of the ISORA Series.