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Greystones Sailing Club ex-pat Sean Cleary is competing at the OK world championships at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron in Brisbane, Australia
Greystones Sailing Club ex-pat Sean Cleary was in the top ten of the OK world championships at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron in Brisbane, Australia, but a DSQ originally reported initially as a fourth (before protest) has proved unfortunate. Nick…
Liam Lynch (right) receives his Tralee Bay Sailing Club Cruiser of the Year trophy
2023 was a great year for Tralee Bay Sailing Club, and there was no better way to end it than with a very enjoyable Christmas party catching up with friends, bringing back fun sailing memories and acknowledging some of the…
Sailing at Plymouth Sound National Marine Park
Thursday 11 July 2024 will see the welcome return of Plymouth Race Week. There will be three great events happening simultaneously during the four-day regatta taking place over three racecourses in Plymouth Sound National Marine Park on the south-west coast…
A number of IRC rule changes from 1 January 2024 relate to the rating and setting of sails
Following the international IRC Annual Congress last month, the 2024 IRC rule text is now published on the IRC website and includes changes that reflect what IRC says is its desire to listen to what sailors want and respond to…
With sailors from 25 countries competing in the Swanmed Cup, Irish sailors raced in the ClubSwan 36 class
With sailors from 25 countries racing aboard the 36 Swan yachts competing across the fleets at the inaugural Swanmed regatta at Scarlino, it was more than appropriate that The Nations League 2023 was to be decided in sparkling Tuscan waters…
Nick Craig and Toby Lewis - winners of the coveted solid silver Endeavour Trophy
Nick Craig and Toby Lewis, representing the D-One class, have won the Endeavour Trophy for the 7th and 10th time, respectively, counting a 1st, two 2nds and an 8th, writes Sue Pelling. This super-tuned team kept their overnight lead when,…
Over 1,200 boats competed in the Barcolana 55 Race off Trieste, Italy
In Trieste, Italy, today,  Arca Sgr won the Barcolana 55 presented by Generali, crossing the course's finish line, shortened to the first buoy, in 1 hour, 49 minutes, 55 seconds. Prosecco DOC Shockwave 3 finished second with a time of…
File image of a boat racing in Howth Yacht Club’s Autumn League
Howth Yacht Club’s staple Autumn League series has been off to a rough start this year, with two of the first three race days — half of the six-week schedule — cancelled due to poor weather. But week two was a…
Racing at the Swords Sailing Club (SSBC) hosted 2023 Eastern Multihull Championships
Swords Sailing Club (SSBC) hosted the 2023 Eastern Championships in the multihull class on September 2nd and 3rd, attracting a fleet of 16 boats. The event saw a total of seven races completed over two days, with wind speeds ranging…
There was no wind in Barcelona for the Rolex TP52 World Championship in Barcelona on Wednesday
Light winds persisted through the afternoon at the Rolex TP52 World Championship in Barcelona on Wednesday, meaning racing remained on hold until the race officer Maria Torrijo decided there was no option other than to display the AP over A…
Two Irish sailors are competing in the Rolex TP52 World Championship in Barcelona, Spain
The Rolex TP52 World Championship has kicked off in Barcelona, Spain, with no clear favourite emerging yet. As the America's Cup teams intensify their training and testing off the Barcelona waters, all eyes are on the TP52 fleet, with sailors…
Diarmuid and Aine Gorman in their Flying Fifteen, won the Moneley Oyster Pearl Regatta Prize
The Moneley Oyster Pearl Dinghy Regatta in Carlingford Lough between Co Down and Co Louth was held last weekend, with racing on a windward/leeward course on both days. So close was the racing that Diarmuid and Aine Gorman, in their…
The Luke McBride skippered Crazy Horse from LEYC was the worthy recipient of the 2023 Oyster Pearl Trophy
The long trail for the crew of the J24 Crazy Horse from the western county of Fermanagh to Carlingford Lough in the east between County Down and County Louth was worthwhile as they went home with the top prize in…
Boats competing in the 2023 E-Boat National Championships, hosted by Skerries Sailing Club
The E-Boat National Championships were hosted by Skerries Sailing Club over the weekend of 24 and 25 June, as part of the Club’s Annual Regatta. With the Club also hosting the Fireball Leinster Championships, there was quite a medley of…
Baltimore Sailing Club's Cliodhna Connolly sailing on Italian entry Altea with Andrea Racchelli at the Melges 24 World Championship fleet in Middelfart, Denmark
It was a demanding second day for Baltimore Sailing Club's Cliodhna Connolly and the rest of the 47 Melges 24 World Championship fleet in Middelfart, Denmark on Wednesday. 1720 sailor, Connolly, who is sailing on Italian entry Altea with Andrea Racchelli,…
Irish Grinder Cian Guilfoyle has joined the American team Sled from the New York Yacht Club for the 2023 52 Super Series
Dublin Bay's Cian Guilfoyle, who already holds a role on French team Aleph on the 44 Cup circuit, has also joined the 52 Super Series, where he is sailing on board New York Yacht Club team Sled. The 2021 champions are a…