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Last weekend, September 12th-13th the Carlingford Sailing Club hosted the Irish Open Multihull Championships 2015. Sailors arrived on Friday night to 40 knot winds and driving rain not deterred at all they set up tents! After a few hours the…
Anthony O'Leary and his Royal Cork crew are sixth overall at New York Yacht Club's Invitational Cup. The first race of the day was won by RCYC, which O'Leary unfortunately followed with back-to-back double-digit finishes. They stand sixth overall with 49…
The sun shone down on Villierstown Boating Club on September 6th for the inaugural VB250 pursuit race for 25 dinghy sailing crews sponsored by Union Chandlery. Competitors arrived from the local club, Youghal SC, Dungarvan Harbour SC and Greystones SC…
The arrangements for the Water Wags Walpole Prizes were modified to ensure that the results could contribute to the overall championship. The terms of presentation asked for two races, one race for those who had competed in more than six…
The Island Sailing Club is inviting tenders for title sponsorship of the Round the Island Race™ from 2017 onwards, as J.P. Morgan Asset Management announced its conclusion of its 12 year sponsorship of the Race in 2016. Enjoyed by competitors…
Today's lone race favored the teams who were in the right place to strike and who were proficient in sailing in light air. Genoa, Italy, where the Yacht Club Italiano is based, is known for light breeze and, with Leonardo…
Last week, Killaloe Sailing Club hosted its annual sailing regatta. Founded in 1973 at the Lakeside Hotel in Killaloe, the club hosts an open regatta every year. For 2015 it was decided to hold the event over two days, rather…
In San Francisco, after 7 races spread out over 4 days time, including the Ronstan Bridge to Bridge the evening before, Friday broke with the promise superb conditions to wrap up this 2015 edition of the International 18' Regatta hosted…
The Water Wag fleet had one overriding objective for 2015, to achieve a race turnout of more than 25 Water Wags in a Wednesday evening club race writes Vincent Delany. It must be at least 20 years ago that the 25 boat…
DMYC Cancels September Series Over Poor Participation
#Racing - The Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club (DMYC) has cancelled its September Series for 2015 due to poor particpation, with only two boats entering the series. In a statement, the club said: "We cannot in good conscience offer racing…
International 12 Foot Dinghy Irish Championship
The International 12 Foot championships took place in Dun Laoghaire on 30th August under the burgee of the Royal St. George Yacht Club. It is a number of years since a Class Championship was held in Ireland, but since the class…
Water Wags Compete for Sri Lanka Tankard During Heritage Week
On 29th. July the Water Wags competed in Dun Laoghaire in the second of three races for The Sri Lanka Tankard (div.1A) and Sri Lanka Mug (div.1B) and the Meldon Cup (div.2). It was a cool evening with a strong…
Leinster Wins Sailability Ireland President's Cup At Royal Irish Yacht Club
#sailability – Leinster were the winners of the Sailability Ireland President's Cup Event hosted by the Royal Irish Yacht Club last weekend. More than 40 sailors, representing all four Provinces, raced a series of six races over the two days…
'Moosmie' Beats 'Pansy' in 128th Water Wag Club Season Race
#waterwag – On 19th August the Water Wags competed in Dun Laoghaire in the second of three races to commemorate the Wags who died in 1915. 24 boats took part. The wind was about 10 knots from the west. The…
Lough Ree Yacht Club Shannon One Design Crew Do 'The Double'
#sods – 32 Shannon One Designs competed for the Challenge Cup at Lough Derg Annual Regatta in Dromineer that finished today. Lough Ree Yacht Club's David Dixon, with crew Anna and Lola-Anne Leech (SOD 73) completed the double having won the…
Top Irish Boats Will Be Stars At IRC Welsh National Championships
#ircwales – Plas Heli in North Wales hosts the IRC Welsh National Championships from 21st to 23rd August with competitors entered from all corners of the Irish Sea catchment area including Irish stars Jump Juice from Royal Cork Yacht Club…

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