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O'Leary to Captain Potent Irish Commodore's Cup Team
#commdorescup – Although Ireland will be setting sail for Cowes as a potent Commodore's Cup force this July it will only be a single team as a second 'corinthian' team could not be mustered. At the Spring meeting of the…
Irish Commodore's Cup Preparations Continue Apace With More Wins on the Solent
#commodorescup – Royal Irish pair Michael Boyd and Niall Dowling from Dun Laoghaire have won the final "championship" weekend of the Warsash Spring Series in Hamble in Tarka with a 1,2,1,3,1,1 scoreline beating their rival Jim McGregor's "Premier Flair" who…
Irish Quokka Result at Les Voiles De St. Barths Bodes Well for July's Commodore's Cup
"Quokka" is the "small" boat on this year's Commodore's Cup team and we had a fantastic week in Les Voiles De St. Barths. We managed to win the regatta with straight bullets but were pushed hard all the way by…
Irish Commodore's Cup 'Green Team' Named; Antix, Catapult & Quokka
#commdorescup – An American and a British yacht will join Royal Cork's Antix to form the 'Green Team' to win the Commodore's Cup for Ireland it has been officialy announced. The three boat team is Catapult, a Ker 40 owned…
Irish Commodore's Cup Team Announcement Imminent
#commodorescup – An announcement of the three–boat Irish team to contest the Commodore's Cup this July is imminent, according to Afloat.ie sources this morning. Since last October's news that Ireland is to enter the Cup there has been increased speculation…
Peter O'Leary to Compete at Key West Regatta
#commodorescup – The build up for next Summer's Commodore's Cup event starts next month in Florida. Irish Interest in Key West features Cork Olympic sailor Peter O'Leary at the helm of the New York based Ker 40 Catapult, a boat tipped as…
Canadian Team For 2014 Commodore's Cup
Hoping to bridge an almost 30 year gap in Canadian Offshore racing, Sail Canada has announced its intention to lodge a challenge for the 2014 Commodores' Cup by forming a three boat team of Canadian sailors, the former head of…
Third Boat Sought for Ireland to Contest 2014 Commodore's Cup
#commodore'scup – Ireland is set to contest the 2014 Commodore's Cup with two of three boats required already slated for the biennial event which is being held in Cowes, Isle of Wight between 17-25 July 2014. Sailing officials from the Irish…
Commodore's Cup 2014 Competition to Run from July 19–26
The Royal Ocean Racing Club announced the publication of the Notice of Race for the 2014 Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup, a trophy Ireland won in 2010 and seeks to win again next year. The event based in Cowes will start…
Team GBR Red Win 2012 Commodore's Cup
#commodorescup –The Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup ended with a more typical Solent day, finally providing sailors with some fresh conditions and waves for the last double points scoring race of this week long series for international three boat teams and…
RYA Team GBR Red Take Lead at Commodore's Cup
#commodorescup – The Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup fleet received an inadvertent visit from HM Queen Elizabeth II this morning, her Diamond Jubilee Tour taking in Cowes Yacht Haven where the 21 boats are based in this premier three boat team…
Commodore's Cuppers Ashore After Light Air Offshore Race
#commodorescup – The Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup fleet came ashore today after their high scoring offshore race with war stories, not of wrestling on the foredeck in gale force winds, but of repeatedly anchoring in a flat calm to prevent…
Drifting Through the Night at Commodores Cup
#commodorescup – At 1000 the 21 competing yachts set off on the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup 24-36 hour long offshore race, the most highly scoring segment in this series for international three boat teams with amateur crews. While conditions this…
No Defending Champions but Teams Set for Sail Commodores' Cup in Cowes
#commodorescup – Although it sets sail this morning without its defending champions from Ireland the seven international teams are ready for action at the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup that runs until next Saturday at Cowes on the Isle of Wight.…
Ireland Pulls Out of Commodore's Cup
Ireland will not defend the Commodore's Cup title it won in 2010 it has been announced this afternoon after weeks of doubt about Ireland's ability to put a competitive three boat team together. There will be little surprise with the…
Team GB Field Four Teams for Commodores Cup
#COMMODORESCUP – With the Irish title holders apparently out of the picture it seems the announcement of Great Britain's four team line-up for the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup, then force of numbers, at the very least, will be on the…

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