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Peter Dunlop and Vicki Cox's J109 "Mojito"
The overall ISORA series was won for the second successive year by Peter Dunlop and Vicki Cox's J109 "Mojito" and she also took the spoils in IRC 1. Second overall was Chris Power-Smith's J122 "Aurelia" who also won IRC 0.…
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Dragon Champions - "Phantom", helmed by Neil Hegarty and crewed by David Williams and Peter Bowring
North Sails clients finished 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th overall in the recent Irish Dragon Championships held at Glandore Harbour Sailing Club. As Afloat.ie previously reported, it was a tough four day series with "Phantom", helmed by Neil Hegarty and…
Jetskiiers like those pictured here in 2015 are seen regularly in the Muckross Bay area of Lower Lough Erne
#Missing - A body was recovered yesterday evening (Monday 10 September) in the search for a missing man on Lower Lough Erne, as the Belfast Telegraph reports. A major search operation was launched in Sunday afternoon after an incident involving…
Learn To Be A Competent Crew Or Day Skipper In West Cork This October Bank Holiday
#HowToSail - Looking to escape to the sea and learn the ropes of how to crew or be a day skipper offshore? This October Bank Holiday weekend, the West Cork Sailing and Powerboating Centre will host five days of clinics…
The Sligo-based Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 118 is involved in the search for the missing jetskiier on Lower Lough Erne
#Missing - The PSNI and emergency services launched a major search operation yesterday afternoon (Sunday 9 September) when a man was reported missing after an incident with a personal watercraft on Lower Lough Erne. According to RTÉ News, one man…
Jeff Fahy leads the 15-17 age group this term
#INSS - Over on the Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School website, Jeff Fahy gives the lowdown for what the 15-17 age group can expect as the INSS Junior Club resumes this weekend. Dinghy and keelboat sailing will be the…
The Lagoon 630 MY
One of the largest Lagoon Catamaran Motor Yachts ever to go on display at Southampton boat show will be promoted by Ross O'Leary of MGM Boats in Dublin. Building from the success of the sailing Lagoon 620, the Lagoon 630…
Raymond McElroy with the remains of the Irish elk he fished out of Lough Neagh on Wednesday
#LoughNeagh - Ten thousand years after the Irish elk became extinct, the remains of one of its number have been fished out of Lough Neagh this week. As BelfastLive reports, the remarkable find — comprising the whole skull and antlers…
The new Prestige 590 at sea
Leading Irish broker Gerry Salmon of MGM Boats, will debut the new Prestige 590 motor cruiser at the Cannes Boat Show in France next week. In a busy month for the Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin marine firm, the Irish yacht brokers will…
28 Lakers members participated during the season and the final outing of the season saw trainees being joined on the water by their parents, demonstrating that sailing really is a sport for all
This week saw the conclusion of Bray Sailing Club’s 2018 “Lakers at Sea” programme which further developed the relationship between the club and Lakers members. (Lakers is a local sports and recreation club for children and adults with an intellectual…
Stains and weathering? Freshen up your sails with UK Sailmakers Ireland’s laundry service
Get a head start on winter servicing for your sails with UK Sailmakers Ireland in Cork Harbour. The current dry spell is no better time to check over your sails before removing them for the winter months — and have…
INSS Junior Club Is Back For Autumn Term This Saturday
#INSS - Saturday sailing with the Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School’s Junior Club is back this coming Saturday 8 September. Students from the summer courses and new sailors alike are invited to continue sailing throughout the school term. The…
Get Ready For The Laser Masters With Viking Marine
#VikingMarine - Getting ready for the Laser Masters on Dublin Bay next week from Friday 7-Saturday 15 September? Stay local with Dun Laoghaire’s leading chandlery Viking Marine, who can help with their selection of Windesign Laser products and wide range…
Deals On New & Ex-Charter Lasers At CH Marine
There are some great deals to be had on new and ex-charter Laser dinghies from leading Irish chandlery CH Marine. Right now you could have an ex-charter for €6,490 (£5,776.10) VAT inclusive ahead of the Laser Masters coming to Dun…
Dave Cullen and the Checkmate XV crew
North Sails Ireland congratulate clients Dave Cullen, Jonny Swan and both teams crews for taking first and second overall at the Half Ton Cup last week in Belgium writes sailmaker Nigel Young. The Half Ton Cup has been well supported by Irish…
The First 36.7 Lulabelle has begun taking on Competent Crew and Day Skipper duties as well as being available for race charter
Well–known Round Britain and Ireland Race competitor Lulla Belle joined the Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School fleet. The First 36.7 has begun taking on Competent Crew and Day Skipper duties as well as being available for race charter. Chief…

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