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Ireland Lodges Appeal at Commodores' Cup
Ireland has lodged an appeal this morning against a jury decision last night that reduced Ireland's overall lead in the Commodores' Cup by ten points. The decision concerns the result of a Hong Kong boat, Christopher Opielok's Corby 36 Rockall III…
Ireland Continue to Lead Commodores' Cup
Two race wins and a third place for the Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) team at Cowes have extended Ireland's lead by ten points overnight as the event reaches its penultimate phase tomorrow with the Round Isle of Wight Race.…
Rolex Trophy Honours Up for Grabs This Morning
This morning the Commodore's Cup fleet compete for the Rolex Trophy over an inshore course. The forecast wind overnight is for 10 – 14 knots from the southwest.
Ireland Tackle Offshore Race to Take Commanding Lead
Boats were returning to Cowes Yacht Haven throughout yesterday, back from the offshore race of the 2010 Rolex Commodores' Cup. With a 2.5x point co-efficient this race had the potential to provide a major upset in the results, but after…
Offshore Race: First Boats Due Home at 11am (Podcast Here!)
Ireland has performed strongly in the decisive offshore race in the Commodores' Cup. The first boats are expected back by 11am. ICRA Commodore Barry Rose gives a 9am dockside podcast update below but it's 'no comment' from Team Ireland on…
British Yacht Penalised in Commodores' Cup
A British yacht in the Rolex Commodores' Cup and one of Ireland's main rivals for the title has been penalised for breaking a Cup rule that limits the number of professional crew (Group 3) that may sail on each boat.…
Ireland Hold Overall Lead But 'Dark, Wet Night' Ahead
The latest positions from the racecourse indicate that Ireland is not only still leading overall in the 2010 Rolex Commodores' Cup, but they have extended their lead albeit marginally. The 17.00 BST sched showed Anthony O'Leary's Antix second among the…
Ireland Go Offshore (Podcast with Barry Rose Here)
This morning (Tuesday) sees the start of the Commodores' Cup Offshore Race that counts for 2.5 times the points of a normal inshore race. The course is intended to last between 24 and 36 hours in duration and by the…
Day Two: Ireland Has Runaway Lead in Commodores' Cup
After two further inshore races off Cowes today, the Irish Cruiser Racing Association's (ICRA) three-boat team continues to hold the overall lead of the Rolex Commodores' Cup at Cowes. The team has a 20.5-point advantage. Team Captain Anthony O'Leary's Antix…
Ireland Leads By 20.5 Points after Day Two of the Commodores' Cup
After two more windward leeward races in bright sunshine and 15-18 knot winds Ireland's Antix scored a joint first and a second in the Rolex Commodores' Cup today. Marinerscove scored a fourth and a second. Roxy was seventh and first. After four…
 Commodores' Cup Race Tracking System HERE!
Follow all the boats racing in the Rolex Commodores' Cup 2010 on the Inshore Race Tracking System HERE!
Monday: Ireland Proceed with Care on the Solent (Podcast HERE!)
In spite of Ireland's domination of the first races of the Commodore's Cup, Irish Cruiser Racer Association (ICRA) Commodore Barry Rose says it is far too early for celebration in the Irish camp. After all they have been here before…
Ireland in the Lead at Commodores' Cup
Ireland is in firat place in the Rolex Commodores' Cup after a strong performance by the three-boat Irish Cruiser Racing Association team in Cowes this afternoon. Two inshore races were sailed with five race wins and a second place scored by the…
Commodores' Cup: Ireland is 'Team to Watch'
The pre-event press release says 'no clear cut favourite but Irish eyes are smiling'. It's the kind of pressure Ireland's three boat team can do without after so many near misses in this event. But as they go afloat this…
Ireland's Commodores' Cup Yacht for Sale at Euro 295,000
Ireland's Commodores' Cup boat '' skippered by Dave Dwyer is up for sale priced Euro 295,000. The Mills 39 is available after next week's Rolex Commodore Cup according to an advertisement on an online advertisement in the UK, click HERE. Described…
Commodores' Cup 2010 Timetable Here!
The Commodores' Cup 2010 racing starts on sunday with two inshore races on the Solent. The full Timetable, programme and points weighting is below: Saturday, 14 August Registration/Skippers' briefing/Opening Reception Sunday, 15 August 2 x Solent inshore races (1.0 each)…
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