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Champagne sailing conditions that next week's Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta race officers would surely relish greeted Dublin Bay Sailing Club's large turnout for this afternoon's race. Gusts up to 15 knots in an otherwise solid 10-12 knot southerly wind and…
A father and two sons make up three of eight finalists racing in the Eurocar parks All Ireland Sailing Championship 2008 this morning at Howth Yacht Club.
So much to do, so little time... No excuses, though, as the sun is shining after all the rain and there’s scads of sailing – and other – events around the country this coming week. For traditionalists, the Yawl Sailing…
Peter O'Leary has parted company with Beijing crew Steven Milne but the Cork helmsman is to continue on in the Star keelboat for London with a new crew Tim Goodbody.
Noel Ahern TD, the Minister of State for Transport paid tribute to the Irish Coast Guard Volunteers today as he opened their new Coastal Unit Station House in Toe Head, County Cork and presented long service medals.
As everything falls into place for the 2009 Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, the last element will be put in place by the weather gods. Will Neptune smile on the 450 boats that are on their way to Dun Laoghaire for…
Up to eight major classes are not competing this weeked at Howth in spite of the fact that the invted fleet is expanded.
The Volvo Ocean Race fleet of Volvo Open 70s ironed out the kinks in Alicante today during a practice run for the serious business of the official in-port race over the same course on Saturday.
24 competitors will compete in the ISA All Ireland Sailing Championship 2008 hosted tomorrow in Howth Yacht Club if north-westerly gales subside.
21 competitors will compete in the ISA Junior & Girls All Ireland Sailing Championship 2008 hosted this coming weekend (4th & 5th October 2008) in Howth Yacht Club
Minister of State for Transport, Noel Ahern T.D, lauded the bravery of those involved in marine rescue when presenting the fourth Marine Meritorious Awards in Dublin Castle today.
As Geoff Carveth stepped off his boat onto the marina as world champion, Afloat was there to get his reaction.
The sun shone on the final day of the SB3 World Championships, 'though not on the overnight leader. The result: an edge-of-the-seat classic finish to one of the year's top regattas.
With just a week to go before the first on-the-water action in Alicante, Green Dragon watch leader Damian Foxall gives us a run-down of the campaign, his sideline projects, and what the next year holds for him.
An English jetskier has been slapped with almost £2,500 in fines after buzzing 'three queens' in Southampton at more than nine times the harbour speed limit.
Simon McGrotty and Doire Shields won the 2008 Fireball Munsters over 20 / 21 September at Lough Derg Yacht Club. For the third time this year, Fireballs were cheated a day's racing because of light airs, sailing all four races…

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