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Blind Courage for Round Ireland Yacht Race
One of the early entries to the ten boat double handed division is Mick Liddy and adventurer Mark Pollock in the much hyped Daft.com sponsored class 40 yacht. It is one of only a few sponsored entries in this year's…
Round Ireland Yacht Race Fleet to Make 37 Entries
A smaller than expected fleet of 35 boats will assemble next week in Wicklow for the 30th edition of the Round Ireland race. Despite the size, nearly half that of the record numbers of the 1990s, it is a still…
Round Ireland Yacht Race Start Time
The Official Start of 2010 Conway Media Round Ireland Yacht Race is 12 noon on Sunday 20th June. Watch the biennial race unfold as up to 37 yachts set sail from Wicklow Bay, with entertainment before and after, including live…
What's On at Round Ireland Yacht Race
There's plenty of entertainment on offer to keep the family amused, here is the SailFest Festival Event Guide and Timetable to help you plan your Round Ireland Yacht Race weekend. Friday 18th June 8-9.30pm:  Official Opening of the Festival by…
Round Ireland Yacht Race Entries Near the 40 Mark
More entries in the last 24 hours bring the total list for the Round Ireland Yacht Race to 36. Two new UK entires, one from the British Armed Forces and another from Liverpool join further entries from Sailing West and…
Round Ireland Yacht Race Countdown Begins
With 10 days to the off, Wicklow is gearing itself up for a bumper weekend of activity both on and off the water as the 2010 Conway Media Round Ireland Yacht Race comes to town on Sunday 20th June. This…
Team Oystercatcher Raising Funds for National Children's Hospital
Team Oystercatcher, a double-handed entry in the Round Ireland race, are holding a charity fundraiser on Saturday the 12th June. Bryan Byrne and Brian Flahive are competing on behalf of the National Children's Hospital and hope to raise at least…
Dawn patrol 1980, with an unforgettable experience many have shared since. It is the finish of the first Round Ireland Race at Wicklow, with Dave FitzGerald’s 40ft Partizan from Galway coming out of the sunrise to place second in line honours. The Sailing Instructions for the first race are viewable below
There will be some in the 2018 race who remember the first Round Ireland Yacht race in 1980. Back then, within a few weeks of the preliminary race programme being published, more than 50 requests for it were received. As…
Round Ireland Yacht Race Fleet to Reach 35 Boats
Within two weeks of the start of the Round Ireland race organisers have reduced downwards expectations of a bumper fleet for the 30th anniversary race on June 20th. Entries have reached 30 boats so far, with event director Denis Noonan…
Planning to do the Round Ireland Yacht Race this month?
Planning to do this year's Round Ireland Yacht Race? You could do a lot worse than listen in to how Galway's Aodhan Fitzgerald put together a team of friends to win the 2008 race. Also on Afloat.ie are navigation tips from tactician Brian…
Calling Round Ireland Yacht Race Skippers; Don't Forget Your Almanac
If you're heading offshore this season with ISORA or navigating Round Ireland this month don't forget your 2010 Irish Almanac. It offers the racing yachtsman ready access to essential information by virtue of its clear information and user friendly format.…
Round Ireland Favourites Show Form
Two of the top entries in this year's Round Ireland race showed their form during the 230-mile Myth of Malham race at the weekend, with class wins for both Piet Vroon's Tonnerre de Breskens III and John Loden's HOD 35,…
Round Ireland Offers Two for One Deal
There is only one week to go to enter the Round Ireland Race before a 50% late entry fee penalty applies. Wicklow Organisers are hoping for a fleet in excess of 40 boats to mark the 30th anniversary of the…
ICAP Leopard Begins Transatlantic Record Attempt
Round Ireland race record holder ICAP Leopard, the 100ft super-maxi racing yacht owned by Mike Slade, crossed the start line at Ambrose Light on Saturday to begin her attempt on the 2,925 nautical mile monohull transatlantic speed record. ICAP Leopard…
Round Ireland Youths are Ready Salted
With under three weeks to go until the Round Ireland start, a team made up of youth sailors from Wicklow has secured a kernel of financial support that will get them to the start line. The Pride of Wicklow team…
New Entrants in Conway Media Round Ireland
The latest entrants in the 2010 Conway Media Round Ireland Yacht Race include boats from Dublin, Cork, Northern Ireland, Wales and England.  “Joker” from Kinsale Yacht Club is a Sigma 38 which has entered the race before but is this…

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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