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One Week to Go to Irish Sailing Awards

30th January 2018
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Who will be Sailor of the Year for 2017? All will be revealed on February 9 Who will be Sailor of the Year for 2017? All will be revealed on February 9

Nearly one week to go before the Volvo Irish Sailing Awards, and the judges have been weighing up the nominations for the very last time. You still have time to register for tickets for the Awards, taking place in the RDS Dublin on the evening of Friday 9 February. And you can win a trip to the final of the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 into the bargain too! 

This year as well as the overall Afloat.ie award the night also celebrates heroism and rescue on the high seas, the young talent storming their way up the ranks, the training centres and instructors setting the standards in teaching, the plethora of people who compete around Ireland and further afield, and the volunteers who make it all happen. Irish Sailing is flying over Santiago Alegre from Spain and Simon Hoffman from Australia. These two young men saved the life of Johnny Durcan, one of Irish Sailing's High Performance sailors this summer in California, and we’ll be talking to them to hear what happened.

Please register for your free tickets at [email protected]

Win a trip to the Final of the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18!

To celebrate Volvo Car Ireland’s sponsorship of Irish Sailing and the Volvo Irish Sailing Awards, Volvo are offering you the chance to win a trip for two to witness the final of the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-2018.

The Final will take place in Scheveningen Harbour, The Hague, Netherlands in June 2018. The prize includes two nights accommodation in a four star hotel for two people, dinner on both nights and a tour of the Volvo Ocean Race village.

To enter simply click on the link below and sign up for a test drive at your local Volvo Dealer between now and the 8th of February. The winner will be announced on the 9th of February at the Volvo Irish Sailing Awards here.

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