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The Royal Ocean Racing Club have announced Sevenstar as the title sponsor of the non-stop race around Britain and Ireland to be called the ‘Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race'. The race will start on Monday 23rd August 2010.
In Dun Laoghaire, 136 SB3s have assembled at the National Yacht Club this morning for Monday’s first race of the SB3 world championships. 
Friday the 15th of August 2008 saw the one of the most unusual events to place in Dublin bay this year, the “Nora Barnacle Challenge” in aid of the Blackrock Hospice.
Ger O'Rourke and his eight crew guided their newly-sponsored VO70 into Alicante yesterday, after a six-day delivery from Cork. O'Rourke was barely off the boat before daring others to underestimate him. "We wouldn’t be here if we didn’t think we…
The third Waterways Ireland Classic Boat regatta attracted more than a hundred boats to Lough Derg Yacht Club at Dromineer for the weekend of September 13th-14th. Upwards of 72 boats had been entered for the six designated racing classes –…
Kinsale hosted the annual Irish South Coast Dragon Championship sponsored by Dragon sailor and local chandler James Matthews last weekend seeing some very close racing in a variety of light breezes. 
A legal notice published in the Irish Times today advises that a petition for the winding up of Premier Marine and Leisure limited by the High Court was presented to the High court by the Collector General on September 9th.  
Irish renewable engineering firm OpenHydro has successfully installed its new 'open-centre' design tidal turbines on the sea-bed at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, Scotland. The turbines, each six metres in diameter, have been specially designed with an open…
Nicholas 'Nin' O'Leary added another piece of silverware to the O'Leary family trophy room last weekend, taking the national match-racing championships with only one loss out of 11 races sailed. The event was sailed in the ISA's Sailfleet J80s.
Incumbent and current All-Ireland Sailing Champion Stefan Hyde was deposed as J24 national champion over the weekend, when the Carrickfergus crew of Taz took the J24 National Championship title at Carlingford Lough.
While Ireland's slalom windsurfers have already wrapped up their season, the wave-sailors are just kicking off theirs, hooking in for a season of gales and big winter swells for some beachfront action. Round two took place last weekend, on Achill…
Ostar winner Barry Hurley is sailing Dinah home to Cobh from New York, with his sister Aileen Smith and Dublin sailor Andy Boyle aboard to share the watch. They departed sunny New York City on Sunday at 1810 UTC and…
Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club has announced it is to carry out an inquiry in to the death of a crewman that occurred during its annual Sean Whiston race at the weekend.
A 46 year-old Dublin yachtsman died yesterday morning following an accident on a coastal passage from Wicklow to Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club in Dublin city, the Coastguard has confirmed.
Volvo race headquarters confirmed this afternoon that the Limerick sailor Ger O'Rourke will sail the second Irish VOR boat under the Dutch flag and it will be the eighth entry into the round the world race.  
Team Delta Lloyd (ex ABN AMRO ONE) departed Cobh (14:20 Thursday.) Ger O'Rourke helmed her out past Roches point and into the Atlantic. The boat flew the RWYC of Ireland ensign.
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