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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…
Irish Team Details Eagerly Awaited for Commodore's Cup 2012
#COMMODORES CUP – Although Ireland is officially slated by the Royal Ocean Racing Club to be defending its 2010 title won on the Solent there is still no details of the compostion of an Irish team for July's Commdore's Cup.…
Ireland Thankful to Escape Favourites Tag for Commodore's Cup 2012
Ireland's 2010 Commodore's Cup winning captain showed his relief at the news that Hong Kong have been tipped as favourites for next July's event, The Irish Times reports. http://www.afloat.ie/sail/events/commodores-cup/ http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/sport/2011/1021/1224306212856.html The announcement was made this week at the Royal Ocean…
New Sponsor Announced for 2012 Commodore's Cup
The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) has announced Brewin Dolphin as the new Title Sponsor for the 11th Commodores' Cup sailing championship, which is run, with the support of the Royal Yacht Squadron, between Saturday 21st and Saturday 28th July…
RORC Clarifies Commodores' Cup Rating Band Rules
London's Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) has moved tonight to clarify details of today's announcement for the 2012 Commodores' Cup at Cowes. In a statement the club says 'Following the press announcement earlier today re. Advance Notice of the 2012…
2012 Commodores' Cup Event Announced by RORC
Ireland can formally seek to defend its Commodores Cup title now that the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) has announced details of the 2012 Cup to be held in Cowes, Isle of Wight between Saturday 21st and Saturday 28th July…
Ireland's 1978 Commodores' Cup Victory Remembered
As Irish sailing prepares to honour the team that brought the Commodores' Cup home after a ten year wait, the fact Ireland previously won the Cup 32 years ago will be news to many involved, wrote David O'Brien in last…
Commodores' Cup Celebration Dinner to be Held at Royal Cork
A Commodores' Cup dinner to celebrate the historic achievement of the Irish Team winning the Rolex Commodores Cup in August 2010 will be held at the Royal Cork Yacht Club on November 13th at 19.30 hrs. Team Ireland boats, Antix…
Commodores' Cup Arrives in Ireland
The Rolex Commodores' Cup arrived back in Cork last night and winning team Ireland received a heroes welcome from the Royal Cork Yacht Club writes Claire Bateman. In his welcome Admiral Paddy McGlade mentioned there were ten trophies for the…
Roller Coaster Takes M2 Buoy Race
There was a great turnout, but not 28 boat as earlier reported, and despite the flukey conditions experienced by some yesterday, the M2 buoy race from Dun Laoghaire was a highlight of the ISORA series. It was a second win…
Ireland Claims Victory in Blustery Rolex Commodores' Cup Finale
Ireland has done it. After mounting multiple teams, considered favourite going into both the 2006 and 2008 events but failing to win either, so the Irish boats Antix, marinerscove.ie and Roxy 6 today secured the Rolex Commodores' Cup for the…
Unstoppable Ireland Win 2010 Commodores' Cup
Ireland has won the 2010 Commodores' Cup but it was not without final race drama this morning. According to reports from the race course, Team Captain Anthony O'Leary was in a collision before the start of the race with a…
Jury Gives Roxy Race Win
Last night, Ireland was among several teams that presented appeals to the International Jury that awarded full redress to Rockall III of the Hong Kong team for missing a course change in Thursday race. Initially, Ireland's lead increased to 40.5…
Hard Work Should Pay off in Final Cup Race Today
Following good performances by Ireland's three boats in the Rolex Commodore's Cup in Cowes yesterday plus the reinstatement of Roxy 6 in the jury room, Ireland has extended its overall lead to 36 points with just the final, high-scoring race…
Update: Ireland Consolidates Lead in Isle of Wight Race
Ireland looks to have consolidated its overall as the yachts competing in the Rolex Commodores' Cup Round the Isle of Wight Race enter the closing stages of the race. The race on Friday, 20 August, has been a short offshore,…

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