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TP52 Menorca winner Platoon (GER) (Harm Müller-Spreer)
Over a regatta which consisted of five races, there was no room in a winning scoreline for one big result. While several rival teams left the sunshine island of Menorca today rueing small mistakes which ultimately cost them their chances…
Racing for the J Class yachts at Les Voiles de Saint Tropez is under IRC handicap
The enduring, friendly rivalry between J Class duo Velsheda and Topaz resumes Tuesday 5th to Saturday 9th October at the famous Les Voiles de Saint Tropez regatta in the south of France. The crew of the Frank C. Paine designed,…
The O'Brien family on Excelsior are competing in Schull Sailing Club's final Autumn League this Saturday
Close racing is expected at Schull Harbour Sailing Club in West Cork on Saturday when the final league racing of the season takes place. Sean Norris, Commodore at Schull Sailing Club, says: "We are wrapping up our season here this…
The Swan 50 fleet at the Copa Del Rey Mapfre Regatta at Palma this week includes good Irish crew representation on three boats in the 16-boat fleet
Howth Yacht Club sailors Dylan Gannon and Luke Malcolm are lying seventh overall after four races sailed on Ross Warburton’s Club Swan 50 Perhonen at this week's Swan Copa Del Rey Mapfre at Palma, Spain.  As you would expect at a Swan…
Rob McConnell's new 1720 sportsboat was the top performer at Waterford Harbour Sailing Club's annual Club Cruiser Championships and Open Keelboat Regatta
Local Rob McConnell's new 1720 sportsboat was the top performer, both as a one-design and on rating in last weekend's Waterford Harbour Sailing Club's annual Club Cruiser Championships and Open Keelboat Regatta. A total of seventeen boats, including seven 1720s, took…
 Commodore Cup Winners - Peter Forte & Crew with Michal Czubala and Brody Sweeney of Camile Thai at the prizegiving of the Mullaghmore Regatta
A turnout of 22 boats was the best in recent years with competitive sailing in both spinnaker and non-spinnaker fleets. Weather was spectacular with end to end sunshine – the only downside was light and often flukey winds but that…
The O'Brien family on Excelsior were winners for the third week running in Class Two Echo and IRC
Superb sailing conditions arrived in West Cork for the fleet of 13 cruiser-racers competing in Saturday's Schull Harbour Sailing Club race. The third time was a charm for the O'Brien family on Excelsior in Class Two Echo and IRC, winners for…
Camile Thai is the new title sponsor for Mullaghmore Regatta. From left to right: Liz Morrow (Vice Commodore), Andrea McElroy (MSC Clean Regatta Coordinator), Michal Czubala (Commodore), Chris Fox (Camile Thai Sligo)
County Sligo's Mullaghmore Sailing Club (MSC) has announced that Camile Thai is the new title sponsor for its annual regatta which takes place from 23-25th July. MSC Commodore, Michael Czubala said, "We are really pleased to have Camile Thai come…
MOD70 PowerPlay, with Peter Cunningham on the helm, finished the race at 10:51:01 BST (09:51:01 UTC) in an elapsed time of 4hrs 11mins 01secs.
Peter Cunningham’s PowerPlay Racing Team is the first to finish the 90th edition of the Round the Island Race. MOD70 PowerPlay, with Peter Cunningham on the helm, finished the race at 10:51:01 BST (09:51:01 UTC) in an elapsed time of…
The Quarter Tonners had a hard three-day 12 race regatta
From a nail-biting finale, a fitting conclusion to what felt like a long, hard three-day 12 race regatta that enjoyed winds from 5kts to 18kts Ian Southworth and Team Hamble successfully retained the Quarter Ton Cup on the Solent out…
The 2019 Quarter Ton Cup startline
Over the next three days on the Solent out of Cowes Ian Southworth and the Team Hamble crew of Protis will do their best to retain the Quarter Ton Cup title that they won on the same waters in 2019,…
RC44 Team Aleph on which Dublin Bay sailor Cian Guilfoye is competing
For the first 44 Cup event in 17 months, Portorož could not have offered better conditions to date; slowly ramping up the wind strength to the third and penultimate day of racing, when the wind was at times solidly into…
Dun Laoghaire Harbour's Cian Guilfoyle (left) on the winch on Aleph in this week's RC44 Cup in Slovenia -
There's Irish sailing interest in the RC44 Cup fleet in Slovenia’s Adriatic coast this week as Dun Laoghaire Harbour's Cian Guilfoyle lies second on French boat Aleph Racing after three races sailed and Belfast Lough's Stephen Milne is seventh on Artemis.…
The Dubarry Women's Open Keelboat Championship takes place on 5th/6th June
The Women's Open Keelboat Championship (WOKC) will be returning to Hamble for its 12th edition in June 2021. After sadly having to cancel the 2020 edition of the event organiser say they can’t wait to see lots of boats on…
Entries for the world-famous Round the Island Race opened at 00.01 this morning, 19 March
Entries for the world-famous Round the Island Race opened at 00.01 this morning, 19 March. Organised by the much-respected Island Sailing Club, the Round the Island has always been one of the UK’s largest participation sporting events and regularly attracts…
UK’s Maritime & Coastguard Agency Targets Uncoded Race Yachts
The UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) says it wants “to send a clear message” to owners and operators of commercially operated yachts that their vessels — including those engaged in racing — must be coded. The message comes after…

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