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Afloat Irish Sailing Annual in Shops Friday

14th December 2011
Afloat Irish Sailing Annual in Shops Friday

Afloat's Sailing Annual 2012 is in shop's this Friday and here's a sneek peek at what's inside...


All the news from coast to coast including, Dun Laoghaire waterfront plans, Greystones Harbour, Qualifying for London 2012, Galways newest 'old' yacht club, Tralee's award, Royal Alfred revive Superleague and much more.

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Island Nation

Tom MacSweeney's Maritime Log discusses marine policy.

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2011 Splashdown

Graham Smith looks back on a year of headline events

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Rib Challenge

Rewards for a new initiative in Irish motorboat training

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2012 Season Preview

We preview 12 of the major events planned for next year, plus a 'cut out and keep' schedule for you.

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Vintage Sailing

Classic boats that mean a lot to Irish Sailing

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Cork Spotlight

New Cork Harbour marina in Monkstown and plans for more marine leisure berths.

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Soundings - Olympic Machinations

Classifieds - A selection of our online classified adverts

Bumper Christmas Crossword - It's that time of year again!

PLUS...all our regulars and much more.

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