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Round Britain and Ireland Sailing Race
Conor Fogerty’s internationally-successful Sunfast 3600 Bam! is entered for the two-handed division in the RORC Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race in August
Ireland’s current “Sailor of the Year” Conor Fogerty of Howth Yacht Club has a mind-bogglingly busy programme to fulfil during 2018 writes WM Nixon. But the intrepid class winner of the 2017 OSTAR is well able for it. He has…
Phil Sharp’s Imerys - seen here competing in the recent Normandy Channel Race - is a class favourite in this year’s RB&I
#RB&I - A record 10 Class40s have entered the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race and more are expected to take up the tough 1,800 nautical mile non-stop race this August. Starting and finishing from Cowes on the Isle of…
Kuba Szymanski's Beneteau First 40.7, Polished Manx II
A regular ISORA competitor will take on the marathon Round Britain and Ireland Race double handed class starting on Sunday 12th August, a feat that follows in the wake of Liam Coyne's National Yacht Club First 36.7 Lulu Belle that took double–handed honours…
Entries Open For RWYC’s Round Britain & Ireland With June Start In Plymouth
#RB&I - The Royal Western Yacht Club of England is now taking entries for the latest Round Britain and Ireland two-handed race, which starts from Plymouth on Sunday 3 June. This year marks the 14th running of the quadrennial yacht…
Round Britain & Ireland Tale For Poolbeg Y&BC & Wicklow Sailing Club
#srbi – Irish offshore sailors Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive will relive their stunning Round Britain and Ireland voyage next Wednesday night at 8pm in Poolbeg Yacht Club on the River Liffey. In the same week the pair will deliver…
Irish Duo Win First Ever Two Handed Round Britain & Ireland Race
#rorcsrbi – Before the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race, a two-handed team had never completed the 1800-mile course. However three teams from Ireland, Britain and Germany have now accomplished that magnificent achievement. Racing Two Handed around Britain and…
'It's Amazing How That Sail Held' - Skipper Talks Lula Belle At Round Britain & Ireland Finish
#RORCSRBI - Liam Coyne and his sailing partner Brian Flahive crossed the finish line at Cowes around lunchtime today on their plucky First 36.7 Lula Belle to claim sixth place overall in this year's Round Britain and Ireland Race. Writing…
Lula Belle Bears Down On Finish Line After Epic Round Britain & Ireland Race
#RORCSRBI - As of 10am BST this morning, Liam Coyne's Lula Belle was bearing down on the finish line just 8.4 nautical miles from Cowes at the end of a remarkable Round Britain and Ireland Race. The First 36.7, skippered…
Varuna Declared Overall Winner Of Round Britain and Ireland Race
#RORCSRBI - The Royal Ocean Racing Club has declared Jens Kellinghusen's Ker 51 Varuna (GER) as the overall winner under IRC of the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race. Race sponsors Sevenstar Yacht Transport have also awarded Jens Kellinghusen…
LulaBelle Reaches the Scilly Isles in Round Britain & Ireland Epic
#rorcsrbi – Irish duo Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive continue their two–handed lead in the Round Britain and Ireland Race and send Afloat readers this morning update off the Scilly Isles, giving them under 300 miles to go and an…
Gear Failure No Set Back, Coyne & Flahive Still Lead Two Handed Round Britain & Ireland Race
#rorcsrbi – The Plucky National Yacht Club duo that have experienced major gear failure in the last 48 hours are still leading IRC Four and the Two-Handed Class of the Round Britain and Ireland Race with 360 miles to go. Liam…
Lulabelle Update: 'We Have Wind, A Compass & Charts So We Can Finish...'
#rorcsrbi – Dublin offshore two handers Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive are heading for the finish line of the Round Britain & Ireland Race on Saturday even though they have had a series of gear failures over the last 72…
Brave 'Lame Duck' Lulabelle Struggling On Round Britain & Ireland Race
#rorcsrbi – After nine days at sea and 500 miles still to sail, Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive are struggling to finish the 1800–mile Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race this Saturday in Cowes. Two spinnakers gone, the mainsheet track shattered,…
Dublin Sailors Lead Round Britain & Ireland Race After Fantastic Run of 200 Miles in 24 Hours
#rorcsrbi – After more than a week at sea, Irish Two-Handed team, Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive racing First 36.7, Lula Belle, have had a fantastic 24 hour run, covering nearly 200 miles in the Round Britain and Ireland Race.…
Coyne & Flahive Approach St.Kilda, 800 Miles to Finish Round Britain & Ireland Race
#rorcsrbi – Dubliner's Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive, racing First 36.7 Lula Belle always knew it would be a test of endurance and now after a week at sea the Dubliner's are approaching St.Kilda, 800 miles from the finish of…
Coyne & Flahive Reach Shetlands But Upwind Sailing Takes Its Toll
#rorcsrbi – Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive's progress continues in the 1800–mile Round Britain and Ireland race today. The Dublin two handed pair sent this update from Lulabelle as they approach the Shtland islands leaving them with a 1,000 mile…

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