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#rtir – The J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, organised annually by the Island Sailing Club (ISC) in Cowes, is on many a sailor's bucket list. Thousands have competed since the Race was first held in 1931 with entry numbers peaking at 1,908 in the 80th Anniversary year in 2011.

Since then, the Race has enjoyed steady entry numbers averaging 1,500 boats and around 16,000 sailors competing annually. One of the unique attractions of this Race is its even-handedness and the opportunity for Olympic and World champion sailors to be racing alongside amateurs, families and club sailors of all ages.

Much of the competitor feedback from 2014 reveals the variety of reasons why sailors compete and then want to come back year after year:

"I wanted my Father (80) to experience it. He has been home sitting his wife (my Mum) who has Altzheimers for the last 3 years and hasn't been able to get away for a break. This was his first holiday from being a carer in 3 years. He thoroughly enjoyed it. He has been a boat owner for 40 years this year as well as reaching 80, has won over 700 races during that time and has taught the whole family and many members of the sailing club how to sail, set up their boats and repair the damage when it all goes wrong. He deserved to see it at least once before he goes. We hope to get him down again next year."

"Tradition, this was our 28th consecutive year. Always a great weekend. Love the mix of different boats."

"I entered with a group of friends from work, all of whom sail with me at other times, but not usually all at the same time. By entering the race and bringing them all together the race is a good event to aim for and something to look forward to with great friendship and teamwork. We don't race at other times and do it to be part of the fun."

Entries open at 00.01 on January 9th.

The Race takes place on Saturday June 27th with a first start time scheduled for 0700.

Published in Racing

#VDLR2013 – Scroll down this page for the full entry of 390 boats in 25 classes equalling the inaugural 2005 regatta.


ClassBoat NameOwnerClub
IRC 0 Jezebel Guy Cowper Royal Dee YC
  Eos Rod Stuart Clyde CC
  Impetuous Richard Fildes South Caernarvonshire YC  
  Dark Angel  Anthony Ackland  Swansea Yacht & Sub Aqua Club
  Roxstar Findlay and Anderson Clyde CC
  Grand Cru II Jamie McGarry  Clyde CC
  Mighty Max 2 Neil Thomas Liverpool YC
  Loose Change Morris Mitton/Peter Redden Royal Irish YC
  Zephyr Steven Cowie Clyde Cruising Club
  Jacob John Stamp Port Edgar
  Elf too Christine Murray Clyde CC
  Crazy Horse  Chambers/Reilly  Howth YC
IRC 1 Injenious MG SAILING [Crompton/Hallworth] South Caernarvonshire YC  
  Carmen II Alan Jeffrey and Paul Scutt Helensburgh SC
  Boomerang Kirwan Family Royal St George YC
  Black Velvet  Parnell Family  Royal Irish YC 
  What's the Rush 2 Ernie Kelly Ballyhenry Boat club
  Animal Debbie Aitken Clyde CC
  Bada Bing Andy Napper, Andy and Annie Farrell Liverpool YC
  Now or Never 3 Neill Sandford Fairlie YC
  Axiom Michael J ONeill Royal Irish YC
  Megalopolis Peter Allman Royal St George YC 
  Rockabill V Paul OHiggins Royal Irish YC
  Adrenalin Balfe/McDonald/OMalley National YC
  Flashback Paddy Gregory, Don Breen Howth YC
  Raptor  Denis Hewitt & Ors  Royal Irish YC 
  Gringo  Tony Fox  National Yacht Club 
  Bon Exemple X Yachts GB Royal Irish YC
  Eazi Tiger Connolly/Kyffin/Oliver Liverpool YC
IRC 2 King One David Cullen Howth YC
  Kamikaze  Peter Nash  Royal St George YC 
  Movistar Bleu Raymond Killops Killyleagh YC
  Jester Declan Curtin National YC
  Cor Baby Ryan, Lattimore and Kiernan Royal Irish YC
  Viking Kevin Darmody/Mark Patterson Howth YC
  Dux  Anthony Gore-Grimes  Howth YC
  Graduate Barron, Dunne, Merrigan O Keeffe Royal Irish YC
  Checkmate XV Nigel Biggs Royal St George YC/Visiting Cowes
  Witzend 2 Peter Conlon Royal St George YC
  Bendemeer  Lindsay J Casey and Denis Power  Royal St George YC 
  Tribal Liam Burke Galway Bay SC
  MiniMumm Ronan Cobbe and Niamh McDonald Howth YC
  Scenario Encore Stuart/Julie Fitton Blackpool and Fleetwood YC
  The Big Picture R and M Evans and B Heffernan Howth YC
  Maximus Paddy Kyne Howth YC
  Cherubino Yves Letertre Carlingford SC
  Fifty shades Stuart cranston Strangford lough yc
  Dick Dastardly  Brian Cusack and Others  Dun Laoghaire Motor YC 
  Peridot  Yannick Charrier / Jim McCann / Paul Cadden / Hugh O'Donnell  Royal Irish YC 
  Impetuous Fergal Noonan/Robert Chambers Howth YC
  Helter Skelter Adrienne and Averil Jermyn Royal St George YC
  Significant Ian Macdonald Clyde CC
  Karukera Gerry Harvey Royal St George YC
  Sunburn Ian Byrne Howth YC
  Red Rhum Jonathan/Christopher Nicholson Royal St George YC
IRC 3 Tango  Andy Dunn  Douglas Bay YC IOM  
  NYAH Stefan Hyde Royal Cork YC
  Wynward Wyn McCormack Royal Irish YC
  Chouskikou Declan Ward DL Marina
  Supernova Timbs/Costello/McStay/Monaghan Royal Irish YC
  Cacciatore Mairead Ni Cheallachain National YC
  Alliance II Vincent Gaffney Howth YC
  Hard on Port Flor ODriscoll Howth YC
  Pamafe Michael Costello Royal Irish YC
  Cri-Cri Paul Colton Royal Irish YC
  Asterix  Boushell/Counihan/Meredith DL Marina 
  Jaws Jaime Bergin, Brendan Foley, Others Dublin Bay SC
  Grasshopper 2 Kevin and John Glynn National YC
  Challenger Paul Rossiter Howth YC
  Goyave Russell Camier Malahide YC
  Gossip Meredith, Kerins, Barron, Rowley Royal Irish YC
  Carrabeg D.L.Martin Royal St George YC
  Flash Graeme Noonan / Brian Flahive Wicklow SC
  HyFlyer John Barnard Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club
  Apache Jonathan Gifford Quoile YC
  Saki Ryan and McCormack Royal Irish YC
  Don Giovanni Cillian Macken Howth YC
  Taiscealai Brian Richardson Royal Irish YC
  Triple Seven D.Fitzgerald/S.Gardiner Dun Laoghaire Motor YC
  Gung-Ho Grainne and Sean OShea Royal Irish YC
  Cartoon Joe Brady/Sybil McCormack/Ken Lawless Royal Irish YC
  Jamais Encore JP McCaldin Lough Erne Yacht Club
  Jelignite Finbarr Ryan Lough Ree YC
  Triple Seven D.Fitzgerald/S.Gardiner Dun Laoghaire Motor YC
  Quest Barry Cunningham and Johnny Skerritt Royal Irish YC
  J Guevara Hasson Family Lough Swilly YC
  Euro Car Parks Kilcullen Howth YC K25 Team Howth YC
  Starlet Bourke, Maher, McGirr Howth YC
  Borraine Ean Pugh Royal Irish YC
Beneteau 31.7 Extreme Reality P McSwiney/ E ORafferty Royal Irish YC
  Prima Nocte  Deirdre Kennedy/Patrick Burke Royal Irish YC 
  Levante Michael Leahy/John POwer National YC
  Levana Jean Mitton Royal St George YC 
  Prospect Chris Johnston National YC
  After You Too Michael Blaney Royal St George YC
  Dies Irae Patrick D Rowan Royal Irish YC
  Kernach Eoin ODriscoll National YC
  Bluefin Two Michael/Bernie Bryson National YC
  Fiddly Bits PJ Timmins/B.Quigley/G.Murray/ D.Breen Royal St George YC
  Avalon Conan/Fox Royal St George YC
  Magic Donal O'Sullivan, David Espey Royal Irish YC
  30 Something Brian Kavanagh Royal St George YC
  Eauvation Jason and Debbie Corlett Douglas Bay YC
  Twister Byers/Fletcher/Fair Royal Ulster YC
  Attitude  Sugars/Milner Royal Irish YC/Royal St George YC
  Legally blonde  C.Drohan/P.Egan Royal St George YC 
J109 Indecision Declan Hayes Royal Irish YC
  Ruth Liam Shanahan National YC
  Joker 2  John Maybury  Royal Irish YC 
  Powder Monkey  Chris Moore, Mark Byrne,Others National YC 
  Something Else  John and Brian Hall, Sue McDonnell  National YC 
  Jump The Gun Michael Monaghan/John Kelly Royal Irish YC
  Sleeper Alasdair Davidson Liverpool YC
  Mojito Peter Dunlop/Vicky Cox Pwllheli SC
  Jeepster David Lean South Caernarvonshire YC
  Storm Pat Kelly Rush SC
  Sgrech Stephen Tudor Pwllheli SC
  Jalapeno  Barrington/Burke/Phillips National YC 
  Jedi  Sarratt and Austin and McGuiness  Royal Irish YC
  Jetstream John Collins Pwllheli SC
Non Spinnaker Vespucci Sean & Kristina ORegan Royal St George YC/Royal Irish YC
  Eden Park  Liam Farmer  Royal Irish YC 
  Bite the Bullet  Colm Bermingham  Howth YC
  Humdinger  Michael Mc Cabe  Carlingford SC
  The Great Escape  Patrick & Denise Rigney  Royal Irish YC 
  Syledis in Blue John & Brenda Hayes Bray SC
  Gannet Brian McCann Carlingford Lough YC
  Chase Me John Raughter Bray SC
  More Mischief Eamonn Doyle DL Marina
  White Lotus Paul Tully DL Marina
  Demelza Stephanie Ennis Howth YC
  Jokers Wild  Gordon Knaggs  Howth YC
  Persistance Charles Broadhead, Ian Stuart, Jerry Collins Royal Irish YC
  Spirit Colin OBrien et al Royal St George YC
  Excalibur Bart Connolly Bray SC
  Sea Safari Jacqueline Smith Royal Irish YC
  Calypso Howard Knott Royal St George YC
  Afternoon Delight M.Bennett, M Brennan, JP Mackay, G Begley Royal Irish YC
  Brazen Hussy Barry/Stirling Howth YC
  Katie T.Dunne/F.Fahy/CMcGuinness/D.Grace Royal St George YC
  Orna Philip Dilworth National YC
  Nirvana Bernard Neeson Royal St George YC
  To Infinity and Beyond Kieran Crowley Royal St George YC
  Dragonfly Alo McGoldrick Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club
  Act Two M Oleary/T Roche/D Andrews Royal Irish YC
  Aurora Ray Conway National YC
  Emir Herr  Liam Shanahan  National YC 
  Nauti-Gal John and Jason Crawford Royal St George YC
  Setanta Gavin Denn National YC
  Zephyr Ross Cahill-OBrien National YC
  Just Jasmin  Philip Smith  Dun Laoghaire Motor YC 
  Xerxes Dan ONeill Royal Irish YC
  Big Deal Derek Dillon Foynes YC
  Effex II Frank Friel Royal Irish YC
  Moonshine Team Foynes Partners Foynes YC
  Roaring Water Jack Coffey Royal Irish YC
  Eblana Roger Aplin  
  Pure Magic Steve Hayes Bray SC
  Windermere Joe Taylor Greystones SC
IRC Coastal Lula Belle Liam Coyne National YC
  Ulula III Nick Ogden Liverpool YC
  Lively Lady Derek Martin Royal Irish YC
  Adelie Peter Hall National YC
  Lady Rowena David Bolger Royal St George YC
  Aquelina Sheila Tyrrell/James Tyrrell Arklow SC
  Wow George Sisk  Royal Irish YC 
  African Challenge Dirk van Breda National YC
  Tsunami Vincent Farrell  National YC 
  Soufriere Stephen OFlaherty Royal Irish YC
  Mermaid IV Seamus Fitzpatrick Royal Irish YC
  Windshift Brian Gillen DL Marina
  Coirin Finn Lyden Royal St George YC
  Polished Manx Kuba Szymanski Douglas Bay YC IOM  
  Rebellion Hughes/Hanlon/O'Mahony National YC
  Miss Behavin Alan Bell and Others National YC
Sigma 33 Popje Ted mcCourt National YC
  Enchantress Larkin/Bonner/Nichol National YC
  Marauder Dr P Milner/Dr T Saunders South Caernarvonshire YC  
  Leaky Roof 2 A.Harper/EandK Robertson Cove SC
  Gwili Two Dermot Clarke/Paddy Maguire Royal St George YC
  Saphoenix Ken Roberts Liverpool YC
  Leeuwin Robert Kerr/H and C Leonard Royal Irish YC
  Springer Ian Bowring Royal St George YC
  Pippa IV  M.O'Brien/G.Kinsman/E.McMahon  DL Marina 
  Pastiche Thomas J O Neill  Royal Irish YC 
  Rupert Richard V Lovegrove/Philip R Lovegrove Royal St George YC
  Moonshine Ronnie Moloney Royal St George YC
  September Song Barry Colleary Royal Irish YC
  White Mischief Timothy Goodbody Royal Irish YC
Beneteau First 21 Capilano Séamus Storan Royal Irish YC
  eeZee Tiger Paraic Bourke National YC
  Small Wonder Hugh Kelly Royal Irish YC
  Isolde Peter Carroll Royal Irish YC
  Yikes! Joe Conway Royal Irish YC
  Syzrgy Rowan Fogarty Royal St George YC
  Mon Reve Brian Stewart Malahide YC
  Wild Thing Louis Byrne/Declan Costello Tralee Bay SC
  Chinook Andrew Bradley and Paul Morgan Royal Irish YC
  Carna Stuart Spence Scotland
  Backchat Karen Smith DL Marina
  Plan B Kieran Kingston/Vincent Mulvey Royal St George YC
  Double Dutch John Bickerstaff England
  Frutti di Mare Niallo Carroll DL Marina
Shipman Whiterock Henry M. Robinson Royal Irish YC
  Bluefin B Finucane National YC
  Curaglas John Masterson National YC
  The Den George Miller/Aisling Costello Royal St George YC
  Poppy Peter Beamish and others Royal St George YC
  Malindi Andrew Gray/Bernard Smith National YC
  Invader Gerard Glynn Dun Laoghaire Motor YC
  Jo Slim J.Clarke,BJ and G Maher Royal St George YC
  Viking Mason,McCrohan,McWeeney Glynn Royal St George YC
  Twocan David Freeman Royal St George YC
  Juniper Nick Jones/Harry Byrne Royal St George YC
  Euphanzel 3  John Simington/Graham Crisp/Colm Duggan Royal St George YC 
  Brent Goose Tony Vincent Royal St George YC
  Just Good Friends  Gerry O'Neill National YC
  Gusto  Christine Heath/Graham Miles Royal St George YC 
  Euphanzel John Simington & Others Royal St George YC
Ruffian 23 Paramour Larry Power National YC
  Ruff Diamond Regina Regan/Wyn Hughes/ Peter McIntyre Sailing in Dublin Club
  Carmen Brendan Duffy/Mike Hinkson Dun Laoghaire Motor YC
  Ruf Nuff derek mitchell Royal St George YC
  Different Drummer Declan Tonge National YC
  Icicle Colm Murray National YC
  Diane 2 Alan Claffey/Chris Helme Royal St George YC
  Riff Raff  Hilary Murphy-Fagan National YC 
  Ripples Frank Bradley Dun Laoghaire Motor YC
  Bandit Kirwan/Cullen/Brown National YC
  Ruff Rider  Ronan Lee  Dun Laoghaire Motor YC 
  Ruff Justice Pat ODowd,Jane Holland,Bryan Dobson Royal Irish YC
  Alias Jonathan Ryan, Jim Woods, Fred Barry National YC
SB20 Ger Dempsey Royal Irish YC
  Sunday Brunch David Dwyer/Richard Tate Royal St George YC
  Smoke on the Water Bob Hobby Royal St George YC
  Should Be… Michael O Connor Royal St George YC
  Sin Bin Emmet Ryan Royal St George YC
  Bad-Kilcullen Jerry Dowling Royal Irish YC
  Sin a Bhuifl Gillian Guinness Howth YC
  Shockwave Kevin Collins Sligo YC
  Ruby Blue Pete Smyth/Aidan OConnell Royal St George YC
  Odin James Gorman National YC
  TBC Dorgan/Collins Cove SC
  Lia Dave Barry Royal St George YC
  Alert Packaging Justin Burke National YC
  ShamBolic Allen/Kennedy/Ramsay Royal St George YC
  SacreBleu Doug Smith Royal Irish YC
  Timber Alan McNab Royal Irish YC
  Probably Ian Simington Royal St George YC
  Rubadubdub  Nick Doherty,Rob Gavin  National YC 
  Seriously Bonkers 3  Martin Cuppage/Peter Lee  Royal St George YC 
  BomChickaWahWah  John O'Driscoll  Royal St George YC 
Dragon Phantom Peter Bowring/David Williams Royal St George YC
  Jaguar  Martin Byrne  Royal St George YC 
  ZinZan Dan OConnor Royal Irish YC
  Diva Rick Johnson/Richard Goodbody/Rob Johnson Royal Irish YC
  Cloud Clare Hogan Royal St George YC
  Scorcher Greag Purcell Royal Irish YC
  Sir Ossis of the River Denis Bergin Royal Irish YC
  Mstere James Peters/Dave Cummings South Caernarvonshire YC
Glen Glencoe RM Craig/P&F Sheehan/J Murphy/ B Cotter Royal St George YC
  Glendun Brian Denham Royal St George YC
  Glen Miller  Paul Cusack/Conor Ohanlon/Niamh Strathern Royal St George YC 
  Glencree John Bligh/Henry Roche Royal St George YC
  Glenmarissa Frank Elmes/Wilf Higgins Royal St George YC
  Glengesh  Gearld Sands/Barry O Connor Royal Irish YC 
  Glenshesk Gena Walker/Liz Faulkner/Adrian Henderson/Mike Reid Royal St George YC 
  Glenshane Pete Hogan Royal St George YC
  Glenariff Adrian Lee Royal St George YC
  Glenluce Richard/Donal OConnor Royal St George YC
  Pterodactyl Roderick & David McCaffrey Royal St George YC 
Howth 17 Oona Peter Courtney Howth YC
  Isobel Brian and Conor Turvey Howth YC
  Sheila Mary Faherty Howth YC
  Pauline Shane O'Doherty/Eoghan Ryan Howth YC
RS Elite Storm John Gunning/Stephen Polly/ David Kelso Royal Ulster YC
  Fullmarks Mark Brien,Mark Ennis/Mark Mcneill Royal North of Ireland YC
  Toucan Gavin and Mike Vaughan Royal North of Ireland YC
  Momentary Laps... John Patterson Royal Ulster YC
Sailfleet J80 Northside 1 Noel Davidson Howth YC
  Northside 2 TBA Howth YC
  Northside 3 TBA Howth YC
  Northside 4 TBA Howth YC
  Southside 1 Mary O'Loughlin Dun Laoghaire
  Southside 2 Kenny Rumball Dun Laoghaire
  Southside 3 TBA Dun Laoghaire
  Southside 4 TBA Dun Laoghaire
Flying Fifteen The Gruffalo Ian Mathews National YC
  Deranged Alan Green National YC
  A Mere Triffle Peter Sherry/Karl Ruddy National YC
  Flyer Niall Coleman National YC
  Ash Joe Coughlan National YC
  Out of the Blue Fraser Mitchell National YC
  The Big Bow Wow Niall Meagher/Nicki Matthews National YC
  Fflogger Alan Dooley National YC
  Kooigjug K Dumpleton National YC
  Snow White Francis J Burgess National YC
  Perfect ten Alan Balfe National YC
  HiFibre Peter Murphy National YC
  Fflapjack Robin Hilliard National YC
  Rollercoaster Tom Murphy National YC
  UFO Valerie Mulvin National YC
  Hard Currency Charlie Boland  
  Melliffluence Ben Mulligan National YC 
  As Good as it Gets Ross Doyle National YC
Fireball  Elevation Neil Colin/Margaret Casey Dun Laoghaire Motor YC
  License to Thrill Louis Smyth Coal Harbour DL
  Tipsey McStagger Conor and James Clancy Royal St George YC
  Blue Eyes Henry Rice Coal Harbour DL
  TBA McGuire/Chambers Dun Laoghaire Motor YC
  Sparkly Arkley Ed Hyland Dun Laoghaire Motor YC
  Blind Squirrel  Frank Miller  Dun Laoghaire Motor YC 
  Let's Get Messy Bryan Byrne Royal Irish YC
  Goodness Gracious  Louise McKenna/Francis Rowan Royal St George YC 
  Funk Phenomena Gavin Doyle/Dave Sweeney National YC 
Mermaid The Message Ross Galbraith Skerries SC
  Gentoo Brian Mc Nally Skerries SC
  Tiller Girl Jonathan ORourke National YC
  Jill Paul Smith, Pat Mangan Royal Irish YC
  Lively Lady Geraldine ONeill and Mick Hanney National YC
  Bean Adhmaid Martin OToole Skerries SC
  Dolphin Seamus OToole Skerries SC
  Azeezy Sam Shiels Skerries SC
  Aideen Brendan Martin/Dan Brennan National YC
  Endeavour Roger Bannon National YC
  Helen Therese Rooney Skerries SC
  Argo Darragh McCormack Foynes YC
  Mayhem Enda Weldon Rush SC
Squib Perfection Jill Fleming Royal St George YC
  Anemos Pete and Anne Evans Royal St George YC
  Pintail M.Muldoon/B.Stevens National YC
  Why Not Derek Jago Royal St George YC
  Periquin Noel Colclough Dun Laoghaire Motor YC
  Chatterbox Jeff Kay Howth YC
  Contender Denis Todd Royal North of Ireland YC
  lola Frank Whelan Royal St George YC
  Little Demon  Sheila Power  Royal St George YC 
  Kookaburra Peter/Marie Dee Royal St George YC
  Toy for the Boys Peter Wallace Royal North of Ireland YC
  BuzzLite Gerry OConnor Royal St George YC
  Nimble Brian OHare, and Alain Deladiennee Royal St George YC
  Black Amour Sean OReilly Howth YC
  Kerfuffle Jonathan and Hazel Craig Howth YC
  Hawkeye Simon Hutchinson Killyleagh YC
  Fox Michael Moran/Michael Shiel Royal St George YC
IDRA 14 Shearwater Ciaran Browne Clontarf Yacht and Boat Club
  Chimaera Killian Sargent/Yvonne Murray Clontarf Yacht and Boat Club
  Doody John Fitzgerald/Jennifer Byrne Dun Laoghaire Motor YC
  Diane Fergal OFlaherty/Brian Murphy Coal Harbour DL
  Slipstream Julie Ascoop/Heather Keenan Clontarf Yacht and Boat Club
  Dart Pierre Long/Hazel Rea Coal Harbour DL
  Dunmoanin Frank Hamilton Dun Laoghaire Motor YC
  Delos ii Patrick ONeill Clontarf Yacht and Boat Club
  Sapphire Lorcan OSullivan Dun Laoghaire Motor YC
Water Wag Little Tern  John Ross-Murphy Royal St George YC 
  Mollie  Cathy Mac Aleavey  National YC 
  Good Hope Hal Sisk Royal Irish YC
  Swift Guy Kilroy Royal Irish YC
  Marie Louise John J Magnet Royal Irish YC
  Eros Gail Varian Royal St George YC
  Chloe Kate OLeary Royal Irish YC
  Pansy Vincent Delany The Water Wag Club
  Coquette Seymour Cresswell Sailing in Dublin
  Sprite Adrian Masterson Royal Irish YC
  Freddie David corcoran/ bairbre Stewart Royal Irish YC
  Marcia Jim Foley and Yvonne Ryan Royal St George YC
PY Sky Bird Paul McDermott National YC
  The Return of the Milky Bar Kid Hugh Sheehy Royal St George YC
  Laser Vago Grace Lumsden Sailing in Dublin
  Laser Vago Federico CardonaPons Sailing in Dublin
  Laser Vago Stuart McBride Sailing in Dublin
  Mach 2 John Chambers Coal Harbour DL
  Mach 2 Annalise Murphy National YC
  Rihanna Rory Fitzpatrick None
  Sailplan Paul Keane Royal Irish YC
  888 Anthony Clendinning Coleraine Yacht Club
  Fossatoo Will Nesbitt Royal Irish YC
  Phooey Richard Harding National YC
  The Pearse Allen Sean Flanagan Royal St George YC
  Roubaix Francis Barry Royal St George YC
  West Sails Yannick Lemonnier Galway Bay SC
Published in Volvo Regatta

#Caribbean - The Christmas Caribbean Rally is offering £100 (€116) off the entry fee for the first Irish yacht to sign up for this year's event.

According to organisers Sailing Rallies, entries from England, the Netherlands, Spain and as far afield as Australia have already signed up for the next Caribbean cruising event, which departs from Lanzarote headed for Antigua on 16 December.

Taking place over the Christmas holiday period at a time when the trade winds should be fully established and the risk of hurricanes is at its lowest, the rally is intended to be a flexible, relaxing and enjoyable affair for skippers and crews alike.

Entry sizes are equally flexible, with the smallest entrant so far at 21 feet (6.5m) ranging up to 63ft (19.5m).

For those who prefer a more competitive event, organisers are working in conjunction with the Royal Southampton Yacht Club to run a full IRC racing division for the rally.

More information on the Christmas Caribbean Rally is available from the Sailing Rallies website HERE.

Published in Cruising

With nearly 400 yacht in 25 classes there is no doubt about the size of July's Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta. Here's the entry list class by class for Ireland's biggest regatta in 2011.

ClassBoat NameClubSail No TCCOwner
Beneteau 31.7 Twister Ballyholme YC/Royal Ulster YC GBR 1505  Fletcher, Byers, Fair
Beneteau 31.7 Prospect National YC IRL 1565  Chris Johnston
Beneteau 31.7 BluefinNational YC IRL 6662 M Bryson,B&S O'Callaghan
Beneteau 31.7 LevanteNational YC IRL31070.962Brian Leyden,Michael Leahy
Beneteau 31.7 MagicRoyal Irish YC IRL20040.956Donal O'Sullivan, David Espey
Beneteau 31.7 Flying Machine Royal Irish YC IRL 2474  Conor and Donal O Gallagher
Beneteau 31.7 Dies Irae Royal Irish YC IRL 1752  Patrick D Rowan
Beneteau 31.7 Prima Nocte Royal Irish YC IRL 993  Ptrick Burke and Patrick Kennedy
Beneteau 31.7 Extreme Reality Royal Irish YC IRL 6909  Patrick McSwiney, Emmet O'Rafferty
Beneteau 31.7 Attitude Royal Irish YC IRL 7317  Sugars, Owens and Branigan
Beneteau 31.7 LevanaRoyal St George YC  1740 Jean Mitton
Beneteau 31.7 AvalonRoyal St George YC IRL1041 Conan & Fox
Beneteau 31.7 30 Something Royal St George YC IRL 3007  Kavanagh,Jones,Gaffney,Lubliner
Beneteau 31.7 Fiddly Bits Royal St George YC IRL 5317  PJ Timmins/Bill Quigley/Domhnall Murray/Kevin Byrne
Beneteau 31.7 After You Too Royal St George YC IRL 1310  Michael Blaney
Beneteau 31.7 Violet Flame Royal St George YC IRL 1317  Brendan Murphy
Beneteau 31.7 Legally blonde Royal St George YC IRL 3175  Cathal Drohan
Dragon Susele Royal Irish YC IRL 131  Michael Halpenny
Dragon Diva Royal Irish YC IRL 210  Rick Johnson / Richard Goodbody / Rob Johnson
Dragon Zin Zan Royal Irish YC IRL 127  Dan O' Connor,P.Moriarty,T.Carpenter
Dragon Jaguar Royal St George YC IRL 201  Martin Byrne
Dragon Chiang Royal St George YC IRL 180  Iain Finnegan,
Dragon Whisper Royal St George YC IRL 213  Michael Cotter
Dragon Aphrodite Royal St George YC IRL 110  Doorly,Bolger,O'Kelly
Dragon ZU Royal St George YC IR 159  Matt Minch, Tim Pearson, Conor Grimley
Dragon Phantom Royal St George YC IRL 176  Peter Bowring,David Williams
Dragon EveYacht Club de CannesIRL 150  EAN PUGH
Etchell Kootamundra Wattle Howth YC IRL 1330  Dan O'Grady
Etchell Fetching Howth YC IRL 1323  Stephen O'Flaherty
Fireball license to Thrill Coal Harbour DL IRL 15007  LOUIS SMYTH
Fireball Samphire Coal Harbour DL IRL 14877  Cearbhall Daly
Fireball Elevation Dun Laoghaire Motor YC IRL 14775  Neil Colin , Margaret Casey
Fireball No Name Dun Laoghaire Motor YC  14865  B McGuire, M.Chambers
Fireball Mini Mostro Howth YC  14790  Luke Malcolm
Fireball El Rey del Fuego National YC IRL 14996  Francis Rowan
Fireball NN National YC IRL 15061  Stephen Oram
Fireball Incubus National YC  14854  Marie Barry
Fireball Position is Possession National YC IRL 14765  Gavin Doyle
Fireball Goodness Gracious Royal St George YC IRL 14691  Louise McKenna
Flying Fifteen Final FlingEast Antrim BC 3759 Norman Hamilton & William Rutherford
Flying Fifteen Fflogger II National YC IRL 3773  Alan Dooley
Flying Fifteen Kooigjug National YC IRL 3897  Ken Dumpleton
Flying Fifteen Flyer National YC IRL 3686  Niall Coleman
Flying Fifteen Out of the Blue National YC  3556  Fraser Mitchell
Flying Fifteen HY5ive National YC IRL 3877  David Gorman
Flying Fifteen A Mere Triffle National YC IRL 3749  Peter Sherry
Flying Fifteen The Gruffalo National YC IRL 3864  Keith Poole
Flying Fifteen Ash National YC IRL 3601  Joe Coughlan
Flying Fifteen Hi Fibre National YC IR 3704  Michael McCambridge
Flying Fifteen As Good As It Gets National YC IRL 3688  Alan Balfe
Flying Fifteen Gekko National YC IRL 3648  Sean & Paul Nolan
Flying Fifteen Melliffluence National YC IRL 3706  Tom Leonard
Flying Fifteen Rollercoaster National YC IRL 3774  Tom Murphy
Flying Fifteen Snow White National YC IRL3747  Francis J Burgess
Flying Fifteen The Big Bow Wow National YC IRL 3708  Niall Meagher and Nicki Matthews
Flying Fifteen Val DoolicanNational YC IRL3850 Ben Mulligan
Flying Fifteen Fastidiots National YC IRL 3837  Peter & Conor Cronin
Glen PterodactylRoyal St George YC G12 Roderick & David McCaffrey
Glen Glenmarissa Royal St George YC G 53  Frank Elmes/Wilf Higgins
Glen Glencoe Royal St George YC G 14  Patrick Sheehan
Glen Glendun Royal St George YC G 9 Brian Denham
Glen Glencree Royal St George YC G 107  John Bligh / Henry Roche
Glen Glenluce Royal St George YC G 67  Donal O'Connor & Richard O'Connor
Glen Glen Miller Royal St George YC G 29  Paul Cusack
Glen Glenshane Royal St George YC G 5  Peter Hogan
Glen GlensheskRoyal St George YC G 1 G Walker,L Faulkner,M Reid,A Henderson
Howth 17 Oona Howth YC  17  Peter Courtney
Howth 17 Leila Howth YC  3  Roddy Cooper
Howth 17 Aura Howth YC  7  Ian Malcolm
Howth 17 Echo Howth YC IRL 8  Bryan and Harriette Lynch
Howth 17 Isobel Howth YC  19  Brian and Conor Turvey
IDRA 14 Shearwater Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club  14 31  Ciaran Browne
IDRA 14 Chimaera Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club  157  Killian Sargent , Yvonne Murray
IDRA 14 Chaos Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club  143  Julie Ascoop, Heather Keenan
IDRA 14 Delos II Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club  15  Patrick O' Neill
IDRA 14 Doody Dun Laoghaire Motor YC  14 137  John Fitzgerald / Jennifer Byrne
IDRA 14 Dart Dun Laoghaire Motor YC  161  Pierre Long
IDRA 14 Dunmoanin Dun Laoghaire Motor YC  140  Frank Hamilton
IDRA 14 Squalls Dun Laoghaire Motor YC  124  Stephen Harrison,
IDRA 14 Diane Dun Laoghaire Motor YC  122  Fergal O'Flaherty / Brian Murphy
IDRA 14 Sapphire Dun Laoghaire Motor YC  138  Lorcan O'Sulivan
IDRA 14 Spray Royal St George YC  107  Joanne Sheehan
IDRA 14 Starfish Sutton DC 14 38  Alan Carr
IDRA 14 Siobhan Sutton DC 134  Gordan Kelly
IDRA 14 Charmian Sutton DC 28  Gerard O'Hanlon
IDRA 14 Slipstream Sutton DC  125  Alan Henry
IRC 0Aquelina Arklow SC IRL 1281 1.083Sheila & James Tyrell
IRC 0Grand Cru Clyde CC GBR 6969 1.059Jamie McGarry
IRC 0Eos Clyde CC GBR 9192 1.071Roderick Stuart
IRC 0Elf Too Fairlie Yacht Club GBR 4041 1.090 Christine Murray
IRC 0Crazy Horse Howth YC IRL 9852 1.082 Chambers/Reilly
IRC 0Mighty Max 2 Liverpool YC GBR 8383 1.079 Neil Thomas
IRC 0Doppelbock Norddeutscher Regatta Verein GER 6160 1.139Friedrich Boehnert
IRC 0Jump Juice Royal Cork YC IRL 2007 1.105 Conor Phelan
IRC 0Mermaid VRoyal Irish YCGBR 9383 1.057 Seamus Fitzpatrick
IRC 0Lively LadyRoyal Irish YC IRL 16441.109Derek Martin
IRC 0 WOW Royal Irish YC IRL 7111 1.093 George Sisk
IRC 0 Dark Angel Swansea Yacht & Sub Aqua ClubGBR 8833 1.104 Anthony Ackland
IRC 0 Zephyr Royal Gourock YCGBR 8140 1.087 Steven Cowie
IRC 1TroubleBallyholme YC GBR 2909 0.986Smyth,Ross and Magowan
IRC 1Humdinger Carlingford SC IRL 1357 1.001Michael Mc Cabe
IRC 1VaVavoom Holyhead GBR 9037 1.029 Richard Calveley
IRC 1Rebel Liverpool YC GBR 8296 0.985 Stan Edge
IRC 1Gringo National YC irl 7778 1.025 Tony Fox
IRC 1Adrenalin National YC IRL 1348 1.032 McDonald,Wright,Balfe,O'Malley
IRC 1Lula Belle National YC IRL 3607 1.019Liam Coyne
IRC 1Rockabill V National YC/Royal Irish YC IRL 3307 1.047 Paul O'Higgins
IRC 1Antix Beag Royal Cork YCIRL 17200 1.005Anthony O'Leary
IRC 1Aztec 3Royal Irish YC IRL 298321.034 Peter Beamish
IRC 1Axiom Royal Irish YC IRL 3709 1.035 Michael O'Neill
IRC 1Black Velvet Royal Irish YC IRL 3471 1.004 Parnell Family
IRC 1Xtravagance Royal Irish YC IRL 10034 1.001Colin Byrne
IRC 1Animal Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club GBR 1952 1.035Debbie Aitken
IRC 1Megalopolis Royal St George YC IRL 3922 1.010 Peter Allman
IRC 1ErrislannanRoyal St George YC IRL 7380.985Paul Kirwan
IRC 1Respect Total Ulster and Ballyholme Yacht Club.IRL 2905 0.988Mr Ian Wilson
IRC 1 Another Adventure Royal Irish YC IRL 3511 1.034Daragh Cafferky
IRC 1 Carmen IIHelensburgh SC IRL 1666 1.021 Paul Scutt / Alan Jeffrey
IRC 1 Raptor Royal Irish YC IRL 811 1.025 Denis Hewitt & Ors
IRC 1Bengal MagicRoyal Ulster YC IRL 725 1.014 John Moorehead & Chris Ferres
IRC 2 J'Zus OuthaulArklow SC IRL 9216 0.977Brian Dempsey
IRC 2 White Lotus DL Marina IRL 1333 .976 Paul Tully
IRC 2 Dick Dastardly Dun Laoghaire Motor YC FR 9156 0.947 Brian Cusack and Others
IRC 2 King One Howth YC IRL 8094 0.951David Cullen
IRC 2 Dux Howth YC IRL 988 0.930Anthony Gore-Grimes
IRC 2 Impetuous Howth YC IRL 2507 0.935Fergal Noonan & Robert Chambers
IRC 2 Jokers Wild Howth YC IRL 8151 0.927Gordon Knaggs
IRC 2 Papillion Howth YC IRL 2300 0.942 Brendan O' Halloran
IRC 2 Mini Mumm Howth YC IRL 25078 0.95Ronan Cobbe and Niamh McDonald
IRC 2 Movistar bleu Killyleagh YC Gbr 8747 0.975 Raymond Killops
IRC 2 Flash IILiverpool YC GBR 6998 0.914 Adam Kyffin & Jon Oliver
IRC 2 Smile National YC IRL 25007 0.936 Healy, O'Connell, O'Sullivan
IRC 2 Jester National YC IRL 8750 0.960Declan Curtin
IRC 2 Cor Baby Royal Irish YC IRL 2604 0.952 Martin Ryan / Vincent Lattimore
IRC 2 Jawesome II Royal Irish YC IRL 1046 0.960Mervyn Dyke/Basil D'Arcy
IRC 2 Diamond Royal Irish YC IRL 1959 0.937 Kyran McStay
IRC 2 Peridot Royal Irish YC GBR 5507 0.923 Yannick Charrier / Jim McCann / Paul Cadden / Hugh O'Donnell
IRC 2 Kamikaze Royal St George YC IRL 8223  Peter Nash
IRC 2 Free Spirit Royal St George YC IRL 3332 0.977Doherty,Gilsenan,Hannigan, O'Reilly, Ryan
IRC 2 Red Rhum Royal St George YC IRL 7284 0.966Jonathan Nicholson, Christopher Nicholson
IRC 2 Bendemeer Royal St George YC IRL 521 0.925Lindsay J Casey and Denis Power
IRC 2 Helter Skelter Royal St George YC IRL 3206  Adrienne and Averil Jermyn
IRC 2 RuthlessSligo YCIRL260260.953Conor Ronan
IRC 2 Graduate UCD Sailing Club/Royal Irish YCFRA 079 0.953Dominic O Keeffe
IRC 3 Shrinkwrap Pro Bray SC  1094  Donal Gleeson
IRC 3 Asterix   8245 0.824Counihan Meredith Boushel
IRC 3 Jabiru   8332 0.824Martin & Saundra Renwick
IRC 3 Tango Douglas Bay YCGBR 7469  Andy Dunn
IRC 3 Chouskikou Dublin Bay SC IRL 1689  Ronnie Sheehan / Ray Hickey
IRC 3 Challenger Dun Laoghaire Motor YC IRL 6556  Boland, Breathnach, Rossiter
IRC 3 SunChaser Howth YCIRL 2760 0.875 Michael Marr
IRC 3 Gecko Howth YC IRL 7115 0.881 Kevin Darmody
IRC 3 Holly Howth YC IRL 1311 0.842Basil Mac Mahon
IRC 3 Goyave Malahide YC IR 1654 0.872Colm Fitzpatrick and Russell Camier
IRC 3 Scandal Malahide YC IRL 4212 0.889Brian McDowell
IRC 3 Grasshopper 2 National YC IRL 1038  Kevin and John Glynn
IRC 3 Huggy Bear National YC IRL 9508 0.881Sean Doyle
IRC 3 Cacciatore National YC IRL 8069 0.823 Mairead Ni Cheallachain
IRC 3 Two Step National YC IRL 7770 0.867Ross Doyle
IRC 3 HyFlyer Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club / DBSC IRL 49 0.886 John Barnard
IRC 3 CapilanoRoyal Irish YCIRL1208 Seamus Storan
IRC 3 BorraineRoyal Irish YC IR 9311  EAN PUGH
IRC 3 Wynward Royal Irish YC  307  W. McCormack
IRC 3 Cri-Cri Royal Irish YC I 8709 0.906Paul Colton
IRC 3 Chinook Royal Irish YC IR 2121  Andrew Bradley
IRC 3 Pamafe Royal Irish YC IRL 2855 .890 Michael Costello
IRC 3 Supernova Royal Irish YC IRL 7500 0.878Syb McCormack / Ken Lawless / Pat Shannon
IRC 3 Saki Royal Irish YC IRL 246  Paget McCormack, Ben,Michael Ryan
IRC 3 Yikes Royal Irish YC IRL 1883  Joe Conway
IRC 3 Taiscealai Royal Irish YC  851 0.878 brian Richardson and Jorid Lindberg
IRC 3 Isolde Royal Irish YC IRL 6404  Peter carroll
IRC 3 Small Wonder Royal Irish YC IRL 7007  Hugh C Kelly
IRC 3 Hard on Port Royal St George YC IRL 4794 0.889Flor O'Driscoll
IRC 3 Syzrgy Royal St George YC IRL 2111  Rowan Fogarty
IRC 3 Carrabeg Royal St George YC  727  D L Martin and R Deasy
IRC 3 Lady Rowena  IRL 34218 0.911 David Bolger
IRC 3 Janx Spirit National YC IRL 8224 0.889 McGrath,O'Hanlon,Brich
IRC 3 Jammie DodgerNational YC  80470.824Jerry O'Neill
IRC 3 No Half Measures Cove SCGBR 608 0.879 Finbarr Dorgan
J109 Tigh Soluis II Holy Loch SC  2377  Dr Ken Grant
J109 Sleeper Liverpool YC GBR 5909  Alasdair Davidson, John Carrier
J109 Jalapeno National YC IRL 5109  Baker et al
J109 Powder Monkey National YC IRL 28898  Chris Moore
J109 Something Else National YC IRL 2921  John and Brian Hall, Sue McDonnell
J109 Indecision Royal Irish YC IRL 9898  declan hayes/patrick halpenny/ronan molony
J109 Joker 2 Royal Irish YC IRL 1206  John Maybury
J109 JuraRoyal Irish YC IRL 9490  Peter Boucher
J109 Jump the GunRoyal Irish YC IRL 1129  Michael Monaghan & John Kelly
J109 Jetstream Royal Irish YC IRL 8109  Peter Redden
J109 Jedi Royal St George YC IRL 8088  Sarratt and Austin and McGuiness
J109 Storm Rush SC/Howth YC IRL 1141  Pat Kelly
Laser SB3 Sharkbait Howth YC NZL 3287  Ben Duncan/Brian Moran
Laser SB3 TBA Howth YC IRL 3240  David Quinn / Garrett May
Laser SB3 Monkey Howth YC IRL 3279  Cassidy/Kavanagh/McCormack
Laser SB3 Shockwave Howth YC IRL 3286  Eoin Quinlan
Laser SB3 Sin a Bhuifl Howth YC IRL 3165  Gillian Guinness
Laser SB3 TBC Kinsale YC IRL 3062  Ronan Downing
Laser SB3 Sirius Black Lough Ree YC/Arklow SC IRL 3315  Anna Leech and Ken Hudson
Laser SB3 Bumble BNational YC  3532 Fionnuala Loughrey
Laser SB3 Bluebird National YC  3033  Cathy Mac Aleavey
Laser SB3 Alert Packaging National YC  3323  Justin Burke
Laser SB3 Odin National YC  3586  James Gorman
Laser SB3 Mandarin National YC  3321  Rory Byrne
Laser SB3 Rubadubdub National YC IRL 3343  Nick Doherty,Rob Gavin
Laser SB3 SacreBleu Royal Irish YC  3164  Doug Smith
Laser SB3 SuperBug Royal Irish YC IRL 3576  Niamh O'Rourke and Garrett O'Carroll
Laser SB3 Bád-Kilcullen Royal Irish YC IRL 3307  Jerry Dowling
Laser SB3 SplashGordon Royal North of Ireland YC IRL 3283  Gordon Patterson
Laser SB3 Sin BinRoyal St George YC IRL3544 Barry O'Neill
Laser SB3 Yeti Royal St George YC IRL 3570  Sean Craig
Laser SB3 Kick'er Off Royal St George YC IRL 3257  Ed Cook / Selina Dicker
Laser SB3 Sandy Bottom Royal St George YC IRL 3341  Gordon Judge
Laser SB3 TBC Royal St George YC IRL 3072  Aidan O'Connell
Laser SB3 Seriously Bonkers 3 Royal St George YC  3484  Martin Cuppage, Peter Lee
Laser SB3 Sunday Brunch Royal St George YC  3297  Richard Tate, David Dwyer
Laser SB3 BomChickaWahWah Royal St George YC IRL 3312  John O'Driscoll
Laser SB3 Lupi D'Irlanda Royal St George YC ITA 3437  MARCO SORGASSI
Laser SB3 TBC Royal St George YC IR 1234  Chris Arrowsmith
Laser SB3 White Noise Royal St George YC 1 3342  Cormac Walsh
Laser SB3 Boomsticks Sligo YC IRL 3537  Brian Reilly
Laser SB3 Smoke on the water  IRL 3320  Bob Hobby
Laser SB3 Hutton's West Riding SC GBR 3510  Ben Williamson
Laser SB3 Mosquito Royal Irish YC  3272  Paul O'Callaghan
Laser Standard Rig Fossa Too Royal Irish YC 122181  Will Nesbitt
Laser Standard Rig Royal Irish YC  382  Paul Keane
Laser Standard Rig Royal St George YC  177852  Richard Tate
Laser Standard Rig Gatsby Royal St George YC 173 067  Des McCarthy
Laser Radial EveeRoyal St George YC  170946  ORLA CALLENDER
Laser Radial Hornet Wicklow SC 15 2650  Oscar McCullagh
Laser Radial Pump It Wicklow SC  190584  Luke Murphy
Mermaid Ferga Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club  4  Martin Reilly
Mermaid Aideen National YC  21  Dan Brennan and Brendan Martin
Mermaid Tiller Girl National YC  77  Jonathan O'Rourke
Mermaid Endeavour National YC  102  Roger Bannon
Mermaid Lively Lady National YC  73  Geraldine O'Neill and Michael Hanney
Mermaid Jill Royal Irish YC  134  Paul Smith, Pat Mangan
Mermaid Oonagh Royal St George YC 11 0  Marilyn and John Griffith
Mermaid Clare Rush SC  18  Paddy Archer
Mermaid Thumbalina Rush SC  26  Patrick Boardman
Mermaid MiDi Rush SC  186  Enda Weldon
Mermaid Helen Skerries SC  76  Therese McHugh
Mermaid The Message Skerries SC  185  Ross Galbraith
Mermaid Bean Adhmaid Skerries SC  179  Martin O'Toole
Mermaid Dolphin Skerries SC  182  James O'Toole
Mermaid Azeezy Skerries SC  189  sam shiels
Mermaid Fugitive Skerries SC  146  Brian Mc Nally
Non SpinnakerGrand Cru Douglas Bay YC GBM 1638 1.001 Peter Curphey
Non SpinnakerMiss Scarlett National IRL 4763 1.025 Anthony Keane
Non SpinnakerOrna National YC IRL 532 1.031 Philip Dilworth
Non SpinnakerRebellionNational YC IRL 60011.059Hughes,O'Mahony,Hanlon
Non SpinnakerTsunami National YC IRL 4007 1.061 Vincent Farrell
Non SpinnakerAct TwoRoyal Irish YC IR42501.001M.O'Leary,T.Roche,D.Andrews
Non SpinnakerAurora National YC IRL 7380  Ray Conway
Non SpinnakerSyledis in Blue Bray SC IRL 1309  John & Brenda Hayes
Non Spinnakerchase me Carlingford SC  397  John Raughter
Non SpinnakerJust Jasmin Dun Laoghaire Motor YC IRL 3506  Philip Smith
Non SpinnakerBrazen Hussy Howth YC IRL 3400 0.945 J Barry/M Stirling
Non SpinnakerVoyager Howth YC IRL 657 .923 Joe Carton
Non SpinnakerBite the Bullet Howth YC  3335 0.965 Colm Bermingham
Non SpinnakerEden Park Royal Irish YC IRL 1166 0.992 Liam Farmer
Non SpinnakerThe Great Escape Royal Irish YC IRL 1217 0.945 Patrick and Denise Rigney
Non SpinnakerSea Safari Royal Irish YC  1082  jacqueline smith
Non SpinnakerAfternoon Delight Royal Irish YC IRL 3202  M.Bennett; M. Brennan; G.Begley; J.P.Mackay
Non SpinnakerArwen Royal Irish YC IRL 3151 0.938 Philip O'Dwyer
Non SpinnakerPersistance Royal Irish YC IRL 8237  Charles Broadhead, Jerry Collins, Ian Stuart
Non SpinnakerNirvana Royal St George YC IRL 3104  Bernard Neeson
Non SpinnakerKatie Royal St George YC IRL 3204  Conorv McGuinness and Others
Non SpinnakerCalypso Royal St George YC IRL 5643 0.934 Howard Knott,
Non SpinnakerVespucci Royal St George YC IRL 1502  Sean and Kristina O'Regan
Non SpinnakerSpirit Royal St George YC  3950  Colin O'Brien et al
Non SpinnakerNauti-Gal Royal St George YC IRL 721 0.904 John / Jason Crawford
Non SpinnakerWindshift Royal St George YC IRL 37737 0.987 Ruairi O'Flynn, James O'Connor
Non SpinnakerXerxes Royal Irish YCIRL 2382 1.031 Dan O'Neill
Ruffian 23 Carmen Dun Laoghaire Motor YC IRL 6043  Brendan Duffy
Ruffian 23 Ruff Rider Dun Laoghaire Motor YC  401  Ronan Lee
Ruffian 23 Ruff Justice Dun Laoghaire Motor YC IRL 404  Pat O'Dowd
Ruffian 23 Ripples Dun Laoghaire Motor YC IRL 407  Frank Bradley
Ruffian 23 Crescendo National YC  584  Lorcan Balfe
Ruffian 23 Riff Raff National YC IRL 145  Brian Warner, Richard Godley, Hilary Murphy-Fagan
Ruffian 23 Different Drummer National YC IRL 856  Declan Tonge
Ruffian 23 Paramour National YC  470  Larry Power, Roberto Sastre, David Russell
Ruffian 23 Ruff n' Ready National YC K 6014  B Cullen/C Brown/A Kirwan
Ruffian 23 Ruff Nuff Royal St George YC IR 232  Derek and Carol Mitchell,
Ruffian 23 Diane 2 Royal St George YC IRL 7  Alan Claffey
Ruffian 23 Nuits Saint Georges Royal St George YC  1979  Alan Kirwan
Ruffian 23 Ruff DiamondSailing in Dublin 155 Sailing in Dublin
Shipman Invader Dun Laoghaire Motor YC IR 3221  Gerard Glynn
Shipman Just Good Friends Dun Laoghaire Motor YC IR 545  Micheal Carroll
Shipman Curraglas National YC  459  John Masterson
Shipman Malindi National YC IRL 717  Andrew Gray
Shipman Bluefin National YC  1223  finucane,o'sullivan,hegarty,rous
Shipman Whiterock Royal Irish YC IR 740  Henry M. Robinson
Shipman Macro One Royal Irish YC IR 270  J Murray
Shipman Jo Slim Royal St George YC  528  J.D.Clarke,William and Gerard Maher
Shipman Euphanzel 3 Royal St George YC  745  John Simington
Shipman Twocan Royal St George YC IR 553  F. David Freeman
Shipman Viking Royal St George YC IRL 409  Dr Fergus Mason, Dr Monica McWeeney, Oliver McCrohan Brian J Glynn
Shipman Gusto Royal St George YC  724  Christine Heath
Shipman The Den Royal St George YC IRL 71  Aisling Costello / George Miller
Shipman PoppyRoyal St George YC  639 Peter Wallis
Sigma 33 Pippa IV  K 4281  O'Brien, Kinsman and McMahon
Sigma 33 Polished Manx Douglas Bay YC GBR 8666  Kuba Szymanski
Sigma 33 Popje National YC IRL 4364  Ted McCourt
Sigma 33 Elandra National YC IRL 4536  Ralph Hance,
Sigma 33 Enchantress National YC K 4368  K.Bonner/L.Nicholl/M.Larkin
Sigma 33 Miss Behavin National YC IRL 4412  Alan Bell & Others
Sigma 33 Leeuwin Royal Irish YCIRL 971  Henry &Caroline Leonard & Robert Kerr
Sigma 33 September Song Royal Irish YCK 4597  Barry Colleary
Sigma 33 White Mischief Royal Irish YC IRL 4633  Tim Goodbody
Sigma 33 Pastiche Royal Irish YC  1688  Thomas J O Neill
Sigma 33 Gwili Two Royal St George YC IRL 4534  Dermot Clarke & Paddy Maguire
Sigma 33 Rupert Royal St George YC IRL 4518  Patrick T Varian, Richard V. Lovegrove
Sigma 33 Moonshine Royal St George YC GBR 4999  Ronnie Moloney,David O'flynn
Sigma 33 Fandango  GBR 4500  Cope/Lee/Price
Squib Periquin Dun Laoghaire Motor YC  48  Noel Colclough,John Redahan
Squib Klipbok Howth YC 89  Emmet Dalton
Squib Kerfuffle Howth YC  37  Jonathan Craig
Squib Pintail National YC  875  M.Muldoonand Mrs. B Stevens
Squib TOY for the boys Royal North of Ireland YC  818  Peter Wallace
Squib PerfectionRoyal St George YC  44  JILL FLEMING
Squib Kookaburra Royal St George YC  813  Peter and Marie Dee
Squib Lola Royal St George YC  46  Frank Whelan
Squib BuzzLite Royal St George YC  125  Gerry O 'Connor
Squib Anemos Royal St George YC  832  Peter and Anne evans
Squib Femme Fatale Royal St George YC  24  Joe O'Byrne + Vincent Delany
Squib Chillax Royal St George YC  664  Mrs Mary McLoughlin
Squib Coorse and Fine Royal St George YC  530  Wendy Goodbody
Squib Nimble Royal St George YC  38  Brian O'Hare and Tonia McAllister
Squib Fox Royal St George YC  738  Michael Moran,Ronan Browne
Squib Little Demon Royal St George YC - 95  Sheila Power
Squib Sidewinder Royal St George YC  138  Rupert Bowen / Rupert Westrup / David Croke
Squib Little BirdRoyal Irish YC 790 Nigel Barnwell
Squib Servus Mayo SC  667  Bobby Conlon
Two-Handed IRC Ulula Liverpool YC GBR 621 1.075 Nick Ogden
Two-Handed IRC Mojito Pwllheli SC GBR 1536  Peter Dunlop
Two-Handed IRC Dinah Royal Irish YC IRL 3508 1.016 Barry Hurley
Water WagMollie National YC  41  Cathy Mac Aleavey
Water Wag Good HopeRoyal Irish YC 18 Hal Sisk
Water Wag Coquette Royal Irish YC  17  Seymour Cresswell
Water Wag Swift Royal Irish YC  38  Guy Kilroy
Water Wag Scallywag Royal Irish YC  44  Dan O'Connor,David Williams
Water Wag Little Tern Royal St George YC  36  J. Ross-Murphy,
Water Wag SKEE Royal St George YC  32  David W Duffy
Water Wag Eros Royal St George YC  08  Gail Varian
Water Wag Pansy Wag Club 3 Julie Delany
Wayfarer Windwhisperer Aarhus Sejlklub SCDEN 10568  Peter Sigetty Bøje
Wayfarer No Strings Attached Aldeburgh SCW 0000  Jonathan Christie
Wayfarer Plane White Blackwater SC W 10706  Mike Pearce
Wayfarer Compleat Fiasco Bough Beech SCW 7470  Guy Marks/P Kershaw
Wayfarer Devil's Advocate Carsington SCW 10666  Richard Hartley
Wayfarer Risky Business Ripon SCW 10616  Bernard Clarke
Wayfarer SeadhnaCullaun SC   Margaret Hynes
Wayfarer Hofreki East Down YCW 10686  Trevor Fisher
Wayfarer Way Fair Lady East Down YCW 10695  Henry O'Friel
Wayfarer Hart-Beat East Down YCW 10596  Gordon Jess
Wayfarer Lammergier East Down YCW 4784  Margie Crawford
Wayfarer Ooh oh! Great Moor SC W 10570  Ian Richards
Wayfarer Liquidasset Greystones SCW 10606  Monica Schaefer
Wayfarer Ware Teg IIGreystones SC W 10111  Morgan Burgess
Wayfarer Catspaw Hickling Broad SCW 628  Brian Wilkins
Wayfarer Slippery When Wet Medway YCW 10609  Phil Stacey
Wayfarer Sudden Comfort Mengeham Rythe SCW 10687  Simon and Susan Hope
Wayfarer Ten Grand Parkstone SCW 10000  Simon Cox
Wayfarer Tumult Royal Corinthian IOW W 10594  Bjarne T. Clausen
Wayfarer Spree Lady Southwold SC W 9885  Ralph Roberts
Wayfarer Nimbus Starcross YCW 10740  Liam McGrath
Wayfarer  StauntonHarold SCW 000000  Stuart Hopson
Wayfarer The Black Pearl  W 10509  Neil McSherry
Wayfarer Panache Upper Thames SCW 9633  Mr. J. Dighton
Wayfarer Gorgeous Worgeous Upper Thames SC W 10618  Quentin Strauss
Wayfarer Don't worry, Be Happy! Wilsonian SCW 10680  John Goudie
Wayfarer Still Gamboling Wilsonian SCW 10614  Brian Lamb
Wayfarer Aeowen Yorkshire Dales SCW 1162  John Mellor
Published in Volvo Regatta

Royal Cork Yacht Club has announced a special deal for competitors trailing boats to next month's Irish Cruiser Racer (ICRA) National Championships of €100 Euro per boat to cover lift in and out for the regatta. Mast stepping in and out is also inlcuded, if required.

The hoist facility will enable a number of 25-30 footers planning to travel from Dun Laoghaire, Howth and Sligo to come by road. 'This facility is a great boost and will encourage more boats to travel' said ICRA Commodore Barry Rose.

ICRA and the Royal Cork have also agreed to extend the discounted entry fee of Euro 125 to the end of month. The racing body, that recently lifted the club of the year award, has also agreed special discounts at a local hotel.

On the water, Principal Race officers Peter Crowley, Richard Leonard and Douglas Deane are progressing plans for the national championships programme that runs from June 17-19.

Latest ICRA News and Updates HERE.

Published in ICRA
Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta and the Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series are jointly promoting reduced entry fees in a tue up between the two big Irish Sea regattas.  50% discounts off entry fees is available for boats entering both events.

"The way this works is that the Clyde Cruising Club are offering a 25% rebate for boats from the 4 Dun Laoghaire Clubs (DMYC, NYC, RIYC, RStGYC) that enter the Brewin Dolphin Scottish series before the expiration of the early bird discount period which expires on April 22nd explained Dun Laoghaire event secretary, Ciara Dowling.

As a reciprocal arrangement the committee of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta are offering a discount of 50% from the full entry fee to all boats that enter both regattas. To avail of this, boats must register for the early bird entry fee in the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta prior to 2 May 2011. Note the 50% discount will be applied to the full entry fee rate and not the early bird rate.

To avail of this arrangement for the Scottish Series contact the Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series office for details, [email protected] 0044141 221 2774.

To avail of this arrangement for the Volvo Dun Laoghaire regatta visit the event website at or email [email protected]

The Scottish Series takes place from 27–30 May and the Dun Laoghaire regatta from July 7th–10th 2011.

In a further boost for Dun Laoghaire sailors heading north the feeder race from Bangor to Tarbert has been re-instated.

Troon and Largs Marinas are offering competitors berthing rate discounts around Scottish Series.

Competitors from Scotland coming to Dun Laoghaire are reminded that the entry fee to the regatta includes free berthing for the duration of the event.

The official Notice of Race and Online Entry are now available at

Published in Volvo Regatta
In an effort to absorb the large waiting list for the Rolex Fastnet Race, the Royal Ocean Racing Club have decided to increase the number of places available to IRC yachts by removing the 'professionally' sailed classes from the 300 entry limit. The Volvo Ocean 70s, IMOCA 60s, Class 40s and Multihulls, who will race under their own class rules, will be counted over and above the previous 300 entry limit.

The Rolex Fastnet Race reached its entry limit 10 days after opening and over 130 boats are on the waiting list. "We were staggered at the speed with which people signed up," said RORC Commodore Andrew McIrvine. "We had to do something to satisfy the huge interest, and taking the non IRC yachts out of the total is a fair solution allowing more loyal RORC racers to get their boats into the race."

Removing the non-IRC classes will add about 50 more places to the total. "We are delighted that the Volvo's and IMOCA's want to compete in the race and that the Class 40's are coming en-masse," said RORC Chief Executive, Eddie Warden Owen. "It shows the popularity of the Rolex Fastnet that these professionally sailed boats want to join the race. However without this initiative, they would be taking valuable places away from less experienced offshore racers who view this race as a great personal challenge - their 'Everest' of sailing."

Sutton Harbour increase berthing capacity
To cater for the number of boats arriving in Plymouth, Sutton Harbour Marina has increased the amount of space by making the whole of the berthing area adjacent to West Pier and the Barbican available to the Rolex Fastnet fleet. Sutton Harbour has also become the official berth provider for the race and Chief Executive Nigel Godfroy is pleased to be associated with the race. "Sutton Harbour Marina welcomes the return of this world famous race," said Nigel. "We are very proud of the quality of facilities we have here in Sutton Harbour and being selected as the official berthing provider for the Rolex Fastnet Race. We look forward to welcoming the extra large fleet in August this year."

To accommodate the increased number of entries, space has been booked in Queen Anne's Battery, adjacent to Sutton Harbour and in Plymouth Yacht Haven in the Cattewater, where a water taxi service will be set up to connect competitors with the race office based at Sutton Harbour.

The 2011 Rolex Fastnet Race starts in Cowes, Isle of Wight on Sunday 14 August.

Published in RORC
Nice to see Calves Week organisers are leaving nothing to chance next year. They've already published the entry form and notice of race for the 2011 West Cork regatta from July 30th to August 7th. The regatta is organised jointly by Baltimore Sailing Club, Crookhaven Regatta and Schull Harbour Sailing Club. 
Published in Calves Week

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