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Kenneth Rumball of the Offshore Racing Academy
The Offshore Racing Academy which aims to provide professional impartial offshore sailing and racing advice to make offshore sailing and racing more fun, enjoyable and safe for sailors of all levels from the gruelling Figaro and Class 40 solo offshore…
Irish offshore sailors (from left) Conor Fogerty, Matthew Beecher and Kenny Rumball in France
Since our initial news about the launch of the Offshore Racing Academy, we thought it would be time for a quick update on our activities during the Christmas break. We are delighted to announce the Academy has gone from strength…
RS Aero 6 rig - The new option provides major opportunities particularly for females in the sport.
Never one to leave a niche unfilled, RS Sailing have developed the RS Aero 6 rig to fill the gap between the existing 5 and 7 Rigs. The new development is specifically designed for small adults, removing barriers for women…
ISORA Irish Champion 2021 Rockabill VI (Paul O'Higgins) negotiates Dalkey Sound in light winds during a coastal race in July
Following its AGM, ISORA aims to run the full traditional offshore series including the Wolf’s Head overall trophy in what will be its 50th season.  There are great plans for the 2022 season. We have proposed a separate Coastal Series…
The Yacht Week is looking for talented skippers and hosts
The Yacht Week is looking for talented skippers and hosts to work in the Mediterranean next summer. Dun Laoghaire Sailing School, the Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School has teamed up with the Yacht Week and Quarterdeck to assist Irish…
Dun Laoghaire based Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School reports a strong demand to get afloat as the country continues to reopen. There’s such a demand that a new recruitment campaign is underway with watersport and instructor roles for all…
Sailmon helps you sail higher, faster and hit the right end of the line
MarineServices.ie is pleased to announce to be an official dealer of Sailmon. Sailmon is a Dutch-based soft- & hardware developer for the marine industry. They are known for their world-class displays, high-performance processors and innovative cloud solutions for sailing analysis.…
Kenny Rumball of MarineServices.ie unloads more RS Aeros for the Irish fleet
MarineServices.ie the agent for RS Sailboats is delighted to announce the sale of a further four new RS Aeros into the class in Ireland. The single-handed class has enjoyed a buoyant growth in the last year with many turning to…
INSC Commodore Patricia Kelly on the water in Dun Laoghaire
The Irish National Sailing Club is pleased to announce the election of Dun Laoghaire Laser sailor and dinghy instructor Patricia Kelly to the position of the first Commodore of the six-year-old club at their AGM held online on Monday the…
Kinsale Yacht Club’s Online Day Skipper Course Returns This Month
The coronavirus pandemic forced a sudden change of plans for Kinsale Yacht Club’s day skipper course last March. But after jumping in at the deep end and working out on the fly how to adapt the usual on-the-water lessons to…
INSS - overwhelming support of customers and students
The Irish National Sailing School has produced end of the year summary of its sailing highlights at Dun Laoghaire Harbour in County Dublin, a season like no other due to COVID-19. "We don't want to forget 2020, the goodwill, support and friendship…
Hamish Willcox (centre) with decorated 49er duo Blair Tuke (left) and Peter Burling
The Olympic coach behind the success of leading sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke has launched a new 12-week programme to set students “on the path to world-class performance”. Hamish Willcox will deliver the Road to Gold online course which…
SailCork Navigation Courses Are Moving Online This Autumn & Winter
SailCork’s regular navigation courses are moving from the usual environs of the Royal Cork’s clubhouse to the online realm this autumn and winter. Directed by Eddie English, the RYA Online Plus navigation courses use a mix of videos, presentations, group…
Junior sailing with the INSS this summer
The Irish National Sailing and Powerboat School (INSS) is looking forward to the return of the Saturday Sailing programme for kids aged seven to 17. After a successful summer implementing new measures in accordance with coronavirus restrictions, the programme will…
RS Aero dinghy sailing at Dun Laoghaire Harbour
The Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School together with the Irish RS Aero Class Association have decided to postpone the inaugural RS Aero Irish Open, due to take place in one months' time on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th September.…
Dinghy instructor trainees get on the water with SailCork earlier this week
Over the years Eddie, English of SailCork has trained literally hundreds of sailing instructors. And following the coronavirus-enforced break, this week he was back at his favourite job, holding his first five-day course of the summer season with a new…
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