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Round Ireland Yacht Race Updates from Wicklow Sailing Club
#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…
Round Ireland Latest. French Yacht Leads Fleet Past Cork Coast
#roundireland – (Monday morning, June 25th). There is an element of déjà vu about the early leaderboard as the yachts make slow progress along the south coast in the 2012 Round Ireland Yacht Race.  Inis Mor, second in 2010, leads…
Defending Champ Gets off to a Great Round Ireland Start
#RoundIreland– Sole Dutch entry Tonnerre de Breskens skippered by Piet Vroon looked every inch the defending champion when she won the reaching start of a crowded Round Ireland start line in Wicklow this afternoon. SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE PHOTOS BY BOB…
Final Countdown for Student Entry in Round Ireland Yacht Race
#roundireland – The countdown has begun for Sunday's Round Ireland Yacht Race where NUI Galway is supporting the first ever university-backed entry into the 700-mile  race. Ten NUI Galway students and graduates will be on the start line in Wicklow…
Green Dragon Entry Boosts Sunday's Round Ireland Race Fleet to 38 Boats
#roundireland – Galway sailor Enda O'Coineen will skipper the Green Dragon in Sunday's Round Ireland Race from Wicklow. The last minute Volvo 70 entry (that is awaiting an IRC handicap cert) has been confirmed by Wicklow Sailing Club and brings…
Ireland's Volvo Race Yacht 'Green Dragon' to Race Round Ireland
#roundireland – Round Ireland race organisers have confimed Ireland's former entry in the Volvo Ocean Race, 'the Green Dragon', will sail in Sunday's Round Ireland yacht race from Wicklow Sailing Club as one of the biggest entries in the race. Wicklow…
Tips for Round Ireland Yacht Race Success by a Double Winner
Cork Harbour's Dave Hennessy is getting ready for his seventh Round Ireland race in two weeks time. The two times winner of the 704-mile offshore race in the vintage Granada 38 Cavatina gives some advice on what's involved in a…
More British Than Irish Entries for 2012 Round Ireland Race
#roundireland – There will be more British than Irish entries in this month's Round Ireland race that has been boosted by a number of last minute entries. Only last week race organiser Dennis Noonan told the Irish Times Sailing Column…
International Line Up Adds Spice to Round Ireland 2012 Fleet
#ROUND IRELAND RACE – Adrian Lee's Cookson 50 in the big boat division of this year's Round Ireland race along with Sir Geoffrey Mulcahy's, Noonmark VI, a Swan 56 with a top crew, are just two of 25 entries received…
2012 Round Ireland Yacht Race Riding High with British Entries
#RIR – Early British offshore entries account for 50% of the yachts entered so far for next month's Round Ireland Yacht Race from Wicklow, an offshore offshore fixture that for the first time counts for the same points as the…
NUI Galway Support Student Entry in Round Ireland Yacht Race
#ROUND IRELAND YACHT RACE – A crew of NUI Galway students and graduates are, for the first time ever, entering this year's Round Ireland sailing race. The race is a 1400km non-stop circumnaviagtion of Ireland by sea. The NUI Galway…
Round Ireland Yacht Race 2012 Takes Shape
#SAILING–Wicklow Sailing Club's Round Ireland Yacht Race departs from Wicklow Bay at 12 noon on Sunday 24th June 2012, leaving Ireland and all its islands to starboard. 2012 mark's the 32nd anniversary of Ireland's premier off-shore sailing event, organised by…
Round Ireland Yacht Race 2012 Starts from Wicklow on Sunday, June 24th
Wicklow Sailing Club is comtemplating a mid-day start for the 2012 Round Ireland yacht race on Sunday, June 24th. Plans for the 31st offshore race are underway and will follow the successful pre-start 'Wicklow Sailfest' formula held in the town…

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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