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One of the event’s organisers, Roger Chamberlain is pictured with sponsor Willowbrook Foods Managing Director, John McCann MBE at Strangford Lough Yacht Club at Whiterock, ahead of the Flying Fifteen Championships of the British Isles beginning on the 27th June 2018
Up to 100 sailors will take to the water this month, as Strangford Lough Yacht Club hosts boats from all over the UK and Ireland to compete in the Flying Fifteen Championships of the British Isles. Beginning on 27th June,…
Day 2 of Leg 10 on board Turn the Tide on Plastic, Monday 11 June
#VOR - The Volvo Ocean Race teams were pointing in completely the opposite direction to the Leg 10 finish line on Tuesday 12 June as they attempted to cross a windless ridge of high-pressure that could hold the key to…
Warrenpoint Port is to invest £3 million in the purchase of a new crane and the refurbishment of two further cranes at the harbour. The investment, which will significantly improve efficiency and increase capacity, forms part of a major drive…
#YouthSailing - Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July are the dates to save for the inaugural Double Ree Regatta at Lough Ree Yacht Club. The four biggest two-handed youth classes will be competing in their respective regional championships at next…
Ireland’s current “Sailor of the Year” Conor Fogerty of Howth Yacht Club has a mind-bogglingly busy programme to fulfil during 2018 writes WM Nixon. But the intrepid class winner of the 2017 OSTAR is well able for it. He has…
BreakingNews.ie reports that a swimmer near Kinsale, Co Cork was in critical condition after a suspected heart attack yesterday evening (Monday 11 June). The man in his 60s was among a group of swimmers at the popular bathing spot of…
#Fishing - Marine Minister Michael Creed has signed a statutory instrument to increase the minimum conservation reference size for razor clam in the North Irish Sea. This new measure, which was initiated by local fishermen, comes into effect on 1…
Waterford Harbour yacht Fools Gold skippered by Rob McConnell was the winner of the second race of the IRC European Championships in Cowes yesterday.  In IRC Three, Dane Michael Mollmann and his immaculately sailed X-37 Hansen put in a 3-1…
On Tuesday 5th June 2018, a man was convicted by Judge Mary Fahy at Galway District Court for being in possession of 1,425 undersized native oysters (Ostrea edulis), contrary to Bye-Law 628 of 1982. Patrick Cormican, with an address at…
#VOR - The Volvo Ocean Race’s overall leaders Dongfeng Race Team were at the head of the fleet on Monday (11 June) as the teams passed the iconic Fastnet Rock off Ireland’s southern tip. With just under 24 hours of…
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