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Red Bay RIBs Enjoy Trip to Ardbeg Distillery (Video)
RIBs
18 Redbay RIBs under the watchful eye of the firm's Tom McLaughlin headed out from Cushendall in Antrim trip to Islay in Scotland for their annual visit to Ardbeg Distillery on September 3rd. Last year the fleet encountered stormy force…
Powerboat Racing's 'America's Cup' Returns to Cork
Powerboat Racing
Plans are afoot to bring powerboat racing's Harmsworth Trophy event to Cork in 2014 - over 100 years since Cork Harbour hosted the first ever edition of the race. http://www.afloat.ie/power/ http://afloat.ie/port-news/cork-harbour-news/ Regarded as the powerboat version of yachting's America's Cup,…
The Avon SeaRider Becomes the Zodiac SeaRider
RIBs
One of the best known RIB makes in the world, the Avon Searider, with hundreds in service with schools, clubs and commercial organisations around Ireland, and literally tens of thousands with similar organisations all over the world, has been treated…
Details of 8th Annual Rib Run Unveiled
RIBs
Details of the eighth annual Rib Run from Cork to Wales were announced on Thursday. The event will see 15 rigid inflatable boats (ribs) set off from Kinsale on 5 May following a 400-nautical-mile route to Aberystwyth. The Irish Examiner…
Rib Run from Kinsale to Wales Scheduled for May 5th
RIBs
The eighth annual Kinsale Rib Run in aid of the RNLI takes place between 5th and 8th May 2011 to Aberystwyth in Wales. The first general crew meeting will take place in the Trident Hotel on Wednesday 23rd March at…
Irish Powerboat Racers Take to World Stage
Powerboat Racing
Irish powerboat racers have taken to the world stage in the southern hemisphere for the first time. (SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOS) Keith Plummer, Lee Casey and Colin Gaffney from Dublin, all members of the Buccaneer Powerboat Club and Sean Dillon…
Team Youghal Bay Takes Silver on Lough Derg
Powerboat Racing
Team Youghal Bay have just returned from the European P750 (Thundercat) Powerboat Racing Championships having taken the silver medals for Ireland. The championships which were held in Ireland for the first time, took place on Lough Derg over the October Bank…
Fancy a New RIB? Here's Your Chance....
RIBs
Fancy a new or second hand RIB? On the weekend of the 23rd and 24th October, Irish firm Redbay Boats on the Antrim coast will be holding a used boat and demo weekend. The firm will have special offers on…
Powerboat P1 SuperStock Champions Named in Lymington
Powerboat Racing
Heights of Abraham and Grandstand Motor Sports became the inaugural Powerboat P1 SuperStock Champions at the Lymington Grand Prix of the Sea on Saturday. The Superstock series visited Galway this Summer.Rupert Pugh and Dan Whapples finished second in the afternoon's…
P1 SuperStock Championship Powers into Southampton
Powerboat Racing
Britain's premier powerboat series races into the spiritual home of the sport this weekend as the P1 SuperStock Championship powers into Southampton for the penultimate round of its 2010 competition.Councillor, John Hannides, Cabinet Member for Leisure, Culture and Heritage, has…
Chambers Reigns in Formula Two in Youghal
Powerboat Racing
Lisnaskea driver Will Chambers was the winner of the Formula Two ISA National Powerboat Racing Championships run by Youghal Bay Boat Club. This new club did themselves proud under the direction of OOD and Club Commodore Padraig Brooks. A well attended event,…
Youghal Stages Powerboat Championships
Powerboat Racing
Youghal Harbour comes alive this Sunday when the only round of the ISA National Powerboat Championships to be held in Cork this year rolls into town and down the slipway. This will be the penultimate round of this year's series…
Powerboat Racing Returns to Lough Neagh
Powerboat Racing
Northern Ireland's Powerboat Racing Festival kicks off at Ballyronan Marina, Lough Neagh on August 22nd. North East Powerboat and Racing Club are staging the event that is also round four of the Irish National Championships. The club promises a great…
240 Miles, Five Islands,Two Days; That's a Red Bay RIB Cruise!
RIBs
Eight Red Bay RIBs and 35 crew have completed a 240 nautical mile cruise and visited five Scottish Islands. Not bad for a 2 day cruise! This is the second cruise Tom McLauglhin of Red Bay has organised and boats…
Excalibur Delivers RIBS Round the Coast
RIBs
Excalibur RIBs of Cork have been busy this summer not only with a new 65 knot RIB for Round Ireland record holder Philip Fitzgibbon but also with new boats for Civil Defence teams in two locations around the coast. Joe…
Youghal Boat Club Hosts Powerboat Race
Powerboat Racing
Youghal Boat Club hosts its first national powerboat race hosted this weekend. Commodore Padraig Brooks sends this report: "All of our committee have been working hard these past few weeks, in conjunction with the Ardmore Pattern Festival committee to bring…

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