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Close quarter racing around the Needles
In what will probably be regarded as one of the most challenging on record, the 87th edition of the Round the Island Race was won overall by High Potential with the top Irish result from the four boats competing coming…
Start cannons at the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes
There may be little wind on the racecourse for the 1,200 or so teams contesting Island Sailing Club’s annual 50nm race around the Isle of Wight, but there is certainly no shortage of competitive spirit. Racing is close throughout the…
RIYC yacht Quest will be competing in the Round the Island Race on the Solent. Pictured at the recent Quarter Ton Cup is Barry Cunningham steering, co-owner Johnny Skerritt at the stern, Maurice O'Connell on mainsheet/ tactics, then trimmer Alan Crosbie and bowman Eddie O'Rahilly hiking
With the Round Ireland Race over, the focus for the winning boat Baraka GP plus four Irish boats is now on this weekend's Round the Island Race on the Solent and attention has turned to the weather forecast and, in particular,…
The RC44 fleet lines up for the start of practice racing off Marstrand
Two Irish sailors are among the top level crews set for another classic four days of hot one-design racing in the RC44 class at Marstrand. West Cork sailor Revelin Minihane and Irish pitman Simon Johnson are in the heart of the…
The Magic Touch crew from Ireland were second overall and raised money for charity in the process
After a slow, light airs start to the 2018 Three Peaks Yacht Race, Irish boat Magic Touch, a Beneteau First 34.7 racing as 'Team Digital Built Consultants' crewed by Steve Hayes (owner), John White, Mal Moir and runners Ian Alcock…
RCYC's Paul Gibbons is up to sixth in Anchor Challenge at the Quarter Ton Cup
A third scored in today's race eight of the Quarter Ton Cup moves Paul Gibbons's Anchor Challenge within six points of the top five overall. The Royal Cork yacht is the top Irish boat in the 23-boat fleet, two places ahead…
Jib and Tonic (Morgan Crowe) from the Royal Irish Yacht Club competing at Calves Week. The Dublin Bay boat is one of two Irish entries in next month's Round the Isle of Wight Race
Three Irish entries are among a flurry of international entries to sign up for the 50nm blast round the Isle of Wight next month. With less than three weeks to go until the start of Round the Island Race 2018…
IRL 3087 Anchor Challenge (Paul Gibbons) at a busy mark rounding at the Quarter Ton Cup in Cowes
Two Irish boats are in the top ten after the opening day of the 2018 Revival Quarter Ton Cup Regatta, being held off Cowes from 20 to 22 June, got off to a flying start with four cracking races in…
Team Storm celebrate in Tarbert. Paddy Kelly, David Kelly (Jnr), Lauren O’Hare, Pat Kelly, Alan Ruigrok, Cian Hickey, David Kelly, Paul Kelly, Patrick Boardman (missing from photo- Paul O’Hare & Ronan Kelly)'Team Storm' had one simple quote to sum up there Scottish Series victory, " we're not here to win, we're here to take over."
David Kelly and the crew of yacht Storm from Howth Yacht Club and Rush Sailing Club have won the coveted overall Clyde Cruising Club's Scottish Series Trophy. Having won their class the previous year to come back and do so…
The Kelly Family lead the RC35 fleet in Scotland
Irish boats are winning overall in two divisions and second in another as the final day of the Scottish Series sets sail today in Tarbert that incorporates the Scottish IRC Championships. In the tough RC35 class, Dublin family-based J109s are…
In one of his first roles as RIYC Commodore, Joe Costello presented the overall prizes for the 2018 RS Feva East Coast Championships to overall winners Tim Norwood (Helmsman) left and Finn Cleary (Crew)
Counting four first places Tim Norwood and Finn Cleary of the host club won the six race 2018 RS Feva East Coast Championships by a clear margin of eight nett points at the Royal Irish Yacht Club. Race over two…
Using up to six of the RCYC’s fleet of 707s, the Keelboat Endeavour Trophy will be run in a British Keelboat League-style knock-out format
The Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, Burnham-on-Crouch (RCYC), and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) have announced the launch of the Keelboat Endeavour Trophy writes Sue Pelling.  The aim of this new event, scheduled to take place on 22-23 September 2018, is…
Brush Up On Dinghy Racing Tactics & Strategy With The INSS
#INSS - The Irish National Sailing and Powerboat School (INSS) will host the first of its three-date series on dinghy racing tactics and strategy on Tuesday 3 April. Multiple dinghy national champion and offshore helmsman Kenneth Rumball is holding this…
The Dubarry Women’s Open Keelboat Championship was founded in 2008 by a group of passionate female sailors who wanted to compete against other women
The Women's Open Keelboat Championship will be returning to Hamble for its 10th anniversary edition in June 2018. This year the event, hosted once again by Hamble River Sailing Club, is being held on the weekend of 2-3rd June 2018.…
Racing at Howth Yacht Club’s Autumn League
#IrishSailing - The Irish Sailing Race Officials Conference for 2018, originally set for this past weekend, has been rescheduled for next month on Sunday 15 April. Irish Sailing made the decision on Friday (2 March) on account of the extreme…
Despite going to sea, the DBSC Spring Chicken Series was one of three sailing fixtures cancelled yesterday due to strong winds
Strong and bitterly cold north-westerly winds scotched racing in Dublin Bay and Kinsale yesterday. Winds gusting to 30–knots in snow showers. it was more than enough to put paid to the second race of the DBSC Spring Chicken Series, the…

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