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Moth dinghy builder Simon Maguire competing on Lake Garda at the RS Aero Cup
Two Irish dinghy sailors travelled to Malcesine, Lake Garda, Italy for the RS AeroCup in late September. Thirty eight competitors from twelve countries raced in superb conditions of a steady 12-16 knots, enjoying this exciting new single hander design. As…
Embarr finished second overall at the US Melges Championships
Conor Clarke's Embarr has finished second overall at the Melges 24 US National Championships in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin in a fleet of 47 boats. It is Clarke's second attempt at this event in the same location, last time he lost…
Start line action during the final stages of the event
Ben Saxton and Toby Lewis (Nacra 17) once again won the Endeavour Championship after some epic sailing hosted by the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, Burnham-on-Crouch, thus successfully defending the title they lifted in 2015 writes Sue Pelling. This win means…
Pat Kelly's Storm was crowned J109 Champion at the  RIYC today. Scroll down for more photos below
After six races sailed and one discard, Rush Sailing Club's J109 Storm emerged winner of the Royal Irish Yacht Club hosted J109 Irish National Championship 2016 on Dublin Bay today.  Pat Kelly's Storm held the overnight lead stayed and ahead in…
Stormin'– Pat Kelly leads the J109 Nationals at the Royal Irish YC
The blistering upwind pace of Rush Sailing Club entry Storm has given Pat Kelly a two point overnight lead of the J109 National Championships at the Royal Irish Yacht Club. Kelly was fourth in race one but followed this with…
A total of 27 invitees – a new record number – will include Nick Craig (DZero champion)
The organisers of the Endeavour Championship can confirm that Olympian Ben Saxton and Paralympian Niki Birrell will be competing as wild card entries in this year’s Endeavour Trophy to be held from 7-9 October 2016 on the River Crouch, Burnham-on-Crouch,…
Joker II skippered by John Maybury of the Royal Irish Yacht Club
It looks like a full fleet on October 1st and 2nd in Dun Laoghaire as the RoyaI Irish YC host a new end-of-season format J/109 Nationals 2016 for one of the most successful multi-pupose cruiser/racer classes in Ireland and on…
calypso leads in race 3 of the International 12 Footer & Dublin Bay Sailing Club 12 Footer Irish Championship
With so much interest in single handed Olympic sailing, it is appropriate that the 12–footers had their Irish championships a week after Annalise’s success in Rio at the Royal St. George Yacht Club. The 12–footers were used for the Olympic…
Half Tonner Swuzzlebubble will defend her Classics Cup Title in Kinsale next summer
Sadly strong winds and huge seas meant that racing had to be cancelled on the final day of the Henri Lloyd Half Ton Classics Cup in Falmouth. Race Officer Jack Penty met with the skippers at 08.30 to review the…
Harmony is lying third in Falmouth
Swuzzlebubble consolidated her lead on the penultimate day of the Henri Lloyd Half Ton Classics Cup 2016 but Howth Yacht Club entry Harmony lies third, one of three Irish Half Tonners in the top six overall. The Jonny Swan skippered…
Big Picture from Howth competing at the Half Ton
Day three of the Henri Lloyd Half Ton Classics Cup was sponsored by Sta-Lok and brought a change of weather and a change of overall leader. After two days of glorious sunshine the sailors found themselves sailing in the infamous…
Half Tonners in yesterday's Coastal Race of Falmouth
#HalfTonCup - Day 2 of the Henri Lloyd Half Ton Classics Cup, sponsored by day sponsor Mylor Yacht Harbour, saw the fleet taking part in a 40-mile Coastal Race, which carried a points weighting of 1.5. For the second day…
Half Tonners racing off Falmouth in the first race of the Classics Cup today
The Henri Lloyd Half Ton Classics Cup 2016 got off to a spectacular start at Falmouth with big waves, a steady breeze, hot sun and two terrific races. The day was sponsored by Euro Car Parks and RAM Gaskets, and…
Artemis Challenge skippers Steve Thomas and Lloyd Thornburg at the Royal Yacht Squadron. Thornburg will receive Round Ireland recordhonours at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire tonight
Round Ireland speed sailing record breaker Phaedo3 skipper Lloyd Thornburg, who will be at the National Yacht Club tonight to celebrate that circumnavigation, picked up another prize yesterday when the American took line honours in the tenth edition of the Artemis…
Howth Yacht Club's Michael and Richard Evans will be competing in their Humphreys MG30 Big Picture
With the start of the Henri Lloyd Half Ton Classics Cup 2016 fast approaching on Monday 15 August the Half Ton Classics and the town of Falmouth are in the final stages of preparation for what promises to be a…
Nigel Biggs sailing C&C 30 Checkmate on Dublin Bay during last year's VDLR Regatta
Royal Irish Yacht Club one design skipper Nigel Biggs was sailing his C&C 30 Checkmate at the North American Championships araced as part of NYYC Race Week at Newport. The crew finished sixth out of nine. Results are here.

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