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Round Ireland Yacht Race Updates from Wicklow Sailing Club
#rdirl – One month to go and former winners, battle ready ISORA champions, round the world yachts, and a handful of foreign pot hunters are lined up for the 2014 Round Ireland race. But among the fleet are two stand…
#roundireland – With under two months to the start of the Round Ireland yacht race in Wicklow, Wicklow Sailing Club member David Ryan has chartered the Monster Project, a Volvo 70 class yacht for the race. Amongst his crew will…
There are just over 10 weeks to go to the start of the 17th Round Ireland Yacht Race writes Peter Shearer, Commodore of Wicklow Sailing Club. There is talk of a Volvo 70 chasing line honours, although the record of just under…
#roundireland – Sailing Logic has confirmed an entry of a Beneteau First 40 for the biennial Round Ireland Race in June. Building on the success of their Beneteau First 40 Lancelot II which won the RORC Caribbean 600 (IRC2) in…
#roundireland – Round Ireland race organisers have increased the maximum race entry to 100 yachts following what has been deemed 'an historic expansion' of the Round Ireland Yacht Race that will facilitate yachts of all sizes taking part, it was…
#rdirl – The world's largest yachts will be able to contest the Round Ireland offshore race in June thanks to a new formal arrangement drawn up last month between race organiser's Wicklow Sailing Club (WSC) and the Royal Irish Yacht…
#rdirl – The 2014 Round Ireland Yacht Race, a highlight of the Irish summer sailing season starts from at 2pm on Saturday, June 28th 2014.  A full Round Ireland notice of race has been published here.
Details of the 2014 Round Ireland Yacht Race from Wicklow Sailing Club have been published in good time for next summer's race starting at 2pm on Saturday, June 28th 2014. The closing date for entries is noon on 24th May…
#roundireland – ICRA's Boat of the Year, the NUIG sailing team will talk on their Round Ireland 2012 class win at the Galway Bay Sailing Club this Wednesday (27th February 2012). One the youngest crew to have competed in the…
#roundireland  – An amazing last stretch performance from Inis Mor has resulted in a probable IRC overall victory in the 2012 Round Ireland Race. Tonnerre de Breskens has been in the clubhouse for the last 12 or so hours, setting…
#roundireland – While the official tracker has Inis Mor as the overall leader in the 2012 Round Ireland Race, it's going to be a nail biting few hours for the French boat. As of 3pm, Inis Mor has 30.6 miles…
#roundireland – As predicted by it looks increasingly likely as if Piet Vroon's Ker 46 Tonnerre de Breskens 3 will follow in the footsteps of the legendary Moonduster, by winning successive Round Ireland Races. While the final few miles…
#roundireland – As the on-the-water leaders push down the north Irish Sea, the fleet can now be considered in four groups. In group one, battling it out for line honours, is Green Dragon and Tonnerre and possible Lee Overlay Partners…
#roundireland – Inis Mor, Tonnerre and Noonmark VI are still podium boats as the fleet races across the North coast but the outcome of the next 24 hours may well decide the 2012 Round Ireland race. While often the graveyard…
#roundireland – Inistrahull, or more accurately, Tor Rocks, a sea mile or so to the north, is the most northerly point on the Round Ireland Race Course rhumb line. Green Dragon, saddled with the burden of being the biggest boat in…
#roundireland – It's been a really interesting 24 hours on the south and west coast of Ireland as the leaders converge on Mayo, while the slower boats approach the Fastnet. On corrected time, the Ker 39 Inis Mor retains her…

The Round Ireland Yacht Race is Ireland's classic offshore yacht race that starts from Wicklow Sailing Club (WSC) and is organised jointly with the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and the Royal Irish Yacht Club (RIYC). This page details the very latest updates from the 2008 race onwards including the race schedule, yacht entries and the all-important race updates from around the 704-mile course. Keep up to date with the Round Ireland Yacht Race here on this one handy page.

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