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Round Ireland Yacht Race Updates from Wicklow Sailing Club
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…
Round Ireland Yacht Race 2010 Review - Nav Lights, Camera, Action
A win is a win, there and then. But when sail boat racing is first-past-the-post, there's only one plotline to follow, whereas the likes of the Round Ireland Yacht Race never fails to produce sub-plot after sub-plot, races within races.…
Sadie Phelan is First Lady President of Wicklow Sailing Club
Round Ireland organiser, Wicklow Sailing Club has elected its first Lady President in the 60th anniversary year of the club. Long time resident of Wicklow, Sadie Phelan, has been very involved in many roles in the club previously, having served…
The 'Home of the Round Ireland' Celebrates 60
Wicklow Sailing Club's 60th Anniversary Dinner Dance will be held in the Grand Hotel, Wicklow at 8pm on Saturday the 20th of November. Fred Drew will be mounting a one off Historical Display of the Club's major events, which will feature…
Round Ireland Remembered: Saturday Night is Vroon Night
Round Ireland Champ Piet Vroon from Holland is in Wicklow town for Saturday night's celebration of the 30th Round Ireland. Vroon, 80, who has already picked up the Royal Ocean Racing Club's Yacht of the Year award is back in…
Facebook Competition: Win a McWilliams Bag!
Fancy a free McWilliams bag? Easy! All you have to do is head to Afloat's Facebook page, hit the 'Like' button, and post the answer to the following question on our wall: Who was the overall winner of the 2010…
One Week later, It's All Over; Round Ireland 2010 Overall Results here
Exactly one week after it left Wicklow, Yahttzee, the last competitor in the Round Ireland Yacht Race 2010 arrived home this morning allowing Wicklow Sailing club to publish its full overall results table (attached below). It will be a race that…

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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