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Whither Irish Sailing? – Richard Burrows
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#sailing – Former Irish Olympic Sailing Chief Richard Burrows has been following the debate on the future for Irish sailing and suggests the focus should be on recruiting the next generation of sailors. Writing today (as a grandfather), the 1986…
Dinghy Sailing in Schull, West Cork is Strong & Getting Stronger – David Harte
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#youth sailing – David Harte of Schull Community College Sailing Club offers his views on how one secondary school in West Cork is contributing to youth sailing and the Irish dinghy scene. I have taken on board, with interest, many…
Adult Sailing Needs a Lift - Ric Morris
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#sailing – The keenest sailors are coming out of youth classes looking around and thinking that they have left the best sailing of their life behind them. Why has adult sailing failed to grasp the issue of creating a well-structured and…
Former ISA President Calls for Change in Irish Sailing Debate
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#isa – Roger Bannon has a lot to say about the state of Irish sailing. The former president of the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) - and a dinghy and sportsboat champion in his own right - used his term in…
ISA Dinghy Sailing Workshop Hits Choppy Waters
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#dinghydecline –Arrangements for a promised workshop to address dinghy sailing decline in Ireland is in choppy waters following a complaint the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) is 'restricting attendance' at the meeting. The workshop follows a motion raised at the associaton's…
Norman Lee & Bryan Armstrong's Dinghy Sailing Presentation to the ISA AGM
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#dinghy – Dinghy sailing affairs dominated Saturday's ISA agm (March 2nd 2013) with a motion seeking a change in policy to stem the decline in participation from Wicklow's Norman Lee and Sligo's Bryan Armstrong. The pair outlined problems ranging from…
ISA AGM: Clubs & Classes to Regroup in Next Step for Dinghy Racing
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#dinghydecline – A meeting of clubs and classes is to be held within the month to decide on the next step for Irish dinghy sailing after yesterday's proposals were heard to stem decline in the sport at the Irish Sailing…
ISA AGM: Dinghy Sailor's Proposal Gains Support
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#dinghy – Dinghy sailors are blowing the bugle for change at tomorrow's Irish Sailing Association (ISA) agm with some of the country's top regatta organisers, club commodores, champions and racers joining in an online debate in advance of a motion…
Proposal Seeks 'Shake-up' of ISA Policy to Stem Dinghy Sailing Decline
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#isa – A full 'shake–up' for sailing is on the agenda at Saturday's Irish Sailing Association (ISA) agm when a former dinghy champion takes aim at current policies he claims are 'damaging the sport'. GP14 and Mirror dinghy sailor Norman…
Celebrate Irish Sailing At The ISA Awards Ball
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#ISA -  Supporters of Irish sailing are asked to come together for a night of celebration and pay tribute to some of the outstanding contributors to sailing across six categories including the Mitsubishi Motors Club of the Year, Volunteer of the Year,…
New Workshops For 7th ISA National Conference
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#ISA - The ISA Dubarry National Conference is back for its seventh year with even more exciting and interesting seminars and workshop than ever before. Taking place on 2 March 2013 at the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire, the…
ISA Chief Sees Bright Future for Irish Sailing
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#IRISH SAILING - Irish Sailing Association (ISA) chief executive Harry Hermon took time out from the ISAF annual conference in Dublin this week to talk to Sport for Business about the growth of sailing in Ireland. “2012 has been in…
ISA To Receive Sports Capital Programme Funding in 2012
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#ISA FUNDING - The Irish Sailing Association will receive a special allocation of €70,000 through the Sports Capital Programme for 2012, it has been announced. Deputy Michael Ring, Minister of State at the Departent of Transport, Tourism and Sport, made…
Last Day to Tender for ISA Photos & Social Media Content at Weymouth
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#ISA NEWS - The Irish Sailing Association's Olympic Department is inviting tenders for photographic services and social media content for the Irish sailing team at the Sail for Gold Regatta in Weymouth from 4-9 June. The tender requires attendance at…
Annalise Recognised for Olympic Sailing Achievement
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#SAILING – Olympic Single handed sailor Annalise Murphy was recognised at home on Saturday night when the 22–year–old National Yacht Club sailor who won an Afloat Sailor of the Month award last May, lifted the Irish Sailing Association's (ISA) 'Achievement'…
Conference to Highlight Big Sailing Season
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#SAILING – An Irish sailing conference has undergone a revamp to boost the sport in Ireland ahead of a season billed as one of the biggest in years. Irish footwear manufacturer Dubarry of Ireland are on board as sponsors for…

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