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Antix Wins ICRA's Cork to Dublin Offshore
Cork Harbour saw the start of the feeder race to Dun Laoghaire for the Liebherr ICRA Nationals last Friday writes Claire Bateman. This race was mandatory for yachts wishing to compete in the Commodore's Cup to be held in the Solent in August and…
Five Boats Fight for ICRA's Offshore Honours
Only five boats came to the line for the inaugural Irish Cruiser Racer Association (ICRA) Offshore Trophy at Crosshaven tonight but what the sailing fleet lacked in numbers it made up for in close competition inside Cork Harbour. Under spinnaker…
Royal Cork Boats Prepare for Dublin Departure
Sailing Boats are preparing to depart Crosshaven tonight on the Irish Cruiser Racer (ICRA) feeder race to Dun Laoghaire. Among those competing is the new Roxy 6 pictured below at Crosshaven marina by Bob Bateman. Ireland's entire Commodore's Cup team…
French Present Main Challenge for O'Leary in Scotland
In preparation for this year's Commodore's cup ICRA members will be interested to know that France is fielding a strong sailing challenge at the Scottish series in two weeks time which means Royal Cork's Anthony O'Leary will get all the…
Entries go to the Wire for ICRA feeder
RCYC has issued a last reminder for anyone still wishing to take part in the feeder race from Cork to Dun Laoghaire on Friday. ICRA members will be interested to know that this promises to be a challenging and exciting…
Commodore's Cup Team Join ICRA Feeder
The waiting is over for ICRA members writes Claire Bateman and this is the last sailing reminder for anyone still wishing to take part in the feeder race from Cork to Dun Laoghaire on Friday next. This promises to be a challenging and…
Welcome Roxy 6 to the Royal Cork Yacht Club
The Davies/Creighton Corby 36 has made a very welcome appearance on the marina at the Royal Cork Yacht Club writes Claire Bateman.  She was recently completed at the Dale-Nelson Yard in Wales. She is built of strip cedar and is…
Provisional ICRA 2010 bands published
Provisional IRC class bands for ICRA's Liebherr Cruiser Nationals in the Royal St George are now up online. Sailors can download a word document with all the details and contact the organisers with any feedback. The link to the bands…
New Trophy for Offshore Race from Cork to Dublin
A new sailing trophy will be awarded to the winning yacht in a new offshore race from Cork Harbour to Dublin as part of the build up to the Irish Cruiser Racer Nationals to be held on Dublin Bay from…
ICRA Release Class Divisions for National Champs
The Irish Cruiser Racer Association Sailing Nationals in Dun Laoghaire next month will have at least 107 entries and this week organisers have issued class divisions. There will be 12 boats in class Zero, 22 in class One, 28 in…
30 Entries for ICRA Nats
30 entries have already been received for the Liebherr Cruiser Nationals sailing in Dun Laoghaire from May 21st to 23rd and this number is expected to grow over the next week as the discounted entry fee deadline of 31st March…
ICRA Entry Approaches 100
ICRA are reporting its national sailing championships entry is approaching the 100-mark nearly two months out from the event, the first big regatta of the sailing season. The Liebherr Cruiser Nationals to be held in Dun Laoghaire from May from…
 ICRA National Championships in full swing The Irish Cruiser Racing Association’s National Cruiser Sailing Championships is now just a week away and for the first time ever it’s being hosted on the West Coast by Tralee Bay SC – a…
Afloat.ie: Kinetic Named Boat of the Year
Class two sailing champion Kinetic has won ICRA's Boat of the year award. The decision against a short-list of other campaigns was announced on Sunday at the ICRA conference in Kilkenny. The Corby 25 yacht owned by John Murphy and…
Afloat.ie: 'Trials' Give Way to 'Self Selection'
Irish sailing team formation will be left to individual skippers for the 2010 Commodores Cup following a decision at the weekend by the Irish Cruiser Racer Association (ICRA). Earlier this year ICRA had signalled trials as a possbility but in…
Afloat.ie: Murphy to Deliver Winning Talk
Next weekend's ICRA conference in Kilkenny includes a sailing talk by John Murphy of Kinetic, the Division 2 national champion, on how to prepare a boat for a major regatta. There will also be debate on whether the White Sails…

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