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Wave Regatta at Howth Yacht Club
The format for Wave Regatta has been further modified to provide an additional ‘round-the-cans‘ race for cruiser-racers on the Saturday morning before Howth Yacht Club’s famous Lambay Race
The effective full return to sailing announced last week is good timing for Howth’s Wave Regatta team who continue to work towards what is now likely to be the key sailing regatta of this very short sailing season. Wave Regatta…
The J80 class will join Wave Regatta this September for its national championships in the latest details just announced by Howth Yacht Club. Given the seismic shake-up to the sailing calendar this year, Wave Regatta will certainly be a focal…
Howth Half Tonner Harmony will be on the water for Howth's Wave Regatta in September for the Half Ton Cup
It would appear that the decision to reschedule Wave Regatta to the second weekend in September is strengthening the event and the inclusion of the ICRA National Championships within the regatta in Howth will certainly focus the plans of many…
The ICRA Nationals will sail at WAVE Regatta off Howth this September
Following the cancellation of Cork Week 300, ICRA has decided to combine the National Championships with this year’s WAVE regatta which will take place at Howth Yacht Club from September 11-13th. The decision was taken by unanimous vote by all…
Racing in yesterday's Lambay Race as part of Wave Regatta
Howth Yacht Club has decided to move its WAVE Regatta from the end of May to 11-13th September. The decision comes today as the Government moved to stem the spread of the coronavirus. WAVE Regatta is the first of the Summer's big…
Wave Regatta Party at Howth
Heralded as a ‘regatta wrapped inside a three-day party’, Wave Regatta takes place in Howth on the 29th-31st May (the June Bank Holiday Weekend) and the organising team at Howth Yacht Club would appear to have accumulated all the ingredients…
Flying Fifteen under spinnaker on Dublin Bay
The buoyant Flying Fifteens are looking forward to competing in Howth Yacht Club's Wave Regatta in May for the first time as part of the 2020 Irish fixtures calendar announced by Class President Chris Doorly today.  After the excitement and the full programme leading…
Howth Yacht Club's Wave Regatta held from June 1-3 has won an International Environmental award
Sailors for the Sea, the international “Green Boating” support organisation, has awarded Howth Yacht Club’s very successful Wave Regatta 2018 – staged from June 1st to 3rd – their Gold Certificate in enthusiastic recognition of the special efforts made by…
Dave Cullen’s Checkmate burning along with sufficient power to eventually bring out the sun – and take the top title with Nin O’Leary in the ship’s complement
“Wave afloat, rave ashore? And all good? What more could you ask?” The new-style Wave Regatta at Howth over the June Bank Holiday weekend set itself so many ambitious targets that it takes a day or two to get it…
Wave Trophy Winner: David Cullen's Checkmate XV from Class 2. His Checkmate crew are John Murphy, Nin O'Leary, Gary Cullen, Aidan Keating, Declan Byrne, Franz Rotschild and Aidan Beggan
Despite the threat of a dubious weekend weather forecast, Dublin's innovative new Wave Regatta that concluded this evening has delivered in spades for its organisers Howth Yacht Club.  Howth crews topped the major prizes with David Cullen on Checkmate XV…
Racing in yesterday's Lambay Race as part of Wave Regatta
Pat Kelly's all-conquering J109 Storm of the host club continues her winning ways this weekend by topping the leaderboard in Howth's Wave Regatta after a strong turnout for the annual Lambay Race yesterday. It's a result, at least in Class One…
Flags indicate racing at Wave Regatta is cancelled at Howth today
Fog and light winds on the Dublin coast has led to the abandonment of racing on today's first day of Howth Yacht Club's new style Wave Regatta.  Three races were scheduled from 11am but attempts to get the 154-boat fleet under…
The Kelly family's Storm returns to Howth for Wave Regatta following a successful Scottish campaign
With upwards of 150 boat competing, the inaugural Wave Regatta is set to become the largest gathering of racing yachts this year in Ireland. So who is likely to come out with the Howth Yacht Club spoils in each of…
Waterford A35 Fools Gold takes in Wave Regatta before heading for the IRC Euros in Cowes
As soon as Howth's Wave Regatta ends next Monday, Ireland's sole entry in the IRC European Championships heads for Cowes on the Isle of Wight where the Waterford A35 Fools Gold skippered by Rob McConnell is flying the flag for…
Strong IRC fleets have been assembled for Howth's Wave Regatta tomorrow
Tomorrow's first races of Howth Yacht Club's inaugural Wave Regatta marks the return of the host club's J109 Storm to her home waters after the successful defence by the Kelly family of their Scottish Series title in Tarbert last Monday. It's…
East coast champion Andrew Algeo skppering Juggerknot from the Royal Irish Yacht Club leads a clutch of J109’s into division one of June's Wave Regatta at Howth Yacht Club
Andrew Algeo’s Juggerknot from the Royal Irish Yacht Club leads a clutch of J109’s into division one of June's Wave Regatta at Howth Yacht Club as the newly crowned East Coast J109 champion but faces plenty of competition under IRC,…

Wave Regatta provides Howth Yacht Club and the community on the Howth peninsula in County Dublin with a biennial keelboat racing event that aims to be the most attractive sailing event in Ireland.

Maximising many of the local natural resources and involving allied Howth businesses and services, it attracted competitors, visitors and others on its first staging in 2018 with a weekend-long spectacle establishing Howth as a destination of choice for sailors, visitors and allied marine tourism.

Read Afloat's preview and review of the first staging of Wave Regatta.

At A Glance - Wave Regatta 2020

Howth Yacht Club has moved its WAVE Regatta from the end of May to 11-13th September 2020

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