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Irish Sailing Association Clarifies How New 'Foundation' Funds To Be Spent
#sailing – The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has issued a statement outlining how monies raised in its new Olympic initiative called 'The Irish Sailing Foundation' will be spent.   News of the new initiative that aims to raise €2.75m per year…
Irish Sailing Association Aims to Raise €2.75m Annually for Olympic Team
#irishsailingfoundation – A new Irish Sailing Association (ISA) organisation called the 'Irish Sailing Foundation (ISF)' expects to build 'philanthropic fund raised income to €2.75 million annually in support of the high performance mission and programmes'. The new organisation is seeking to…
Irish Sailing Association Seeks CEO For New 'Irish Sailing Foundation'
#irishsailingfoundation – The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) is seeking a Chief Executive Officer for a new 'Irish Sailing Foundation' (ISF) to raise €2.75m annually in 'philantropic' sailing funding to 'improve performance at Olympic level, increase the level of competition for those…
Sailors Can Take Lead In Encouraging Growth Of Sport Says Lee
#ISA - Wicklow's Norman Lee has "very positive" feelings for the new course plotted for Irish sailing in the ISA's new strategic plan. But the dinghy sailor echoes Afloat blogger Magheramore's comments earlier today that lasting change in the sailing…
Dublin Yacht Club Commodores First to Welcome New Irish Sailing Association (ISA) Strategic Plan
#sailing.ie – Dublin Yacht Club Commodores have been the first to greenlight a new Irish Sailing Association (ISA) agenda mapped out at the Royal St. George Yacht Club yesterday. Over 60 gathered to hear former president Neil Murphy give details of…
Irish Sailing's New Strategic Plan Charts 2020 Course
#isa – Two years after a heave against the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) a new five year strategic plan has been published writes David O'Brien in this morning's Irish Times sailing column HERE. The Plan is for the period 2015 -…
2015 Will be 'Pivotal Year' for Irish Sailing Association
#sailing.ie – Irish Sailing Association (ISA) President David Lovegrove gives an update on a fundamental restructure of the organisation Following the AGM in March 2014, the Board of the ISA received the report of the Strategic Review Group chaired by…
Redundancies At Irish Sailing Association Signal Restructure of Governing Body
#irishsailing – The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has axed two senior roles, scrapped its annual conference, sold its jet–ski fleet and is drafting new policies to 'refocus on core activities'. The moves are part of a fundamental restructuring programme announced…
Irish Sailing Association's Future To Be Heard At Galway Meeting
#irishsailing – The new broom of the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) board is expected to sweep clean in the coming weeks when it publishes a blueprint for an association struggling to show relevancy in a sport it claims to govern. At…
Sports Council Calls for Submissions from Adventure Activity Providers on Safety & Standards
#sailingclubs – Feedback is required by Government 'on the safe and sustainable commercial provision of higher risk adventure activities' including sailing. In an initiative that will be of interest to Irish sailing clubs, sailing centres and instructors, the Irish Sports Council…
ISA Strategic Review Report Heralds Big Changes Ahead
#ISA - They promised a shake-up – and with the release of an independent review of the state of the Irish Sailing Association (ISA), there are indeed some big changes on the way for sailing's national representative body.  Last November…
New ISA Board to Shake–Up Irish Sailing
#irishsailing – After a year of protest over its policies the new board of the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) is to hear plans for a shake–up of the association aimed at reversing the decline in participating numbers.  Incoming Irish Sailing Association…
Board Shake Up for Irish Sailing Association
The Irish Sailing Association's (ISA) Annual General Meeting on March 1 will see a shake up in the board of the national governing body with the retiral of its president and two other directors to be replaced by members of the recently…
Lovegrove Set For ISA Presidency In New Year
#ISA - Howth Yacht Club's David Lovegrove has been nominated to succeed Niamh McCutcheon as president of the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) next spring, as The Irish Times reports. Lovegrove is a former commodore of his North Dublin club and…
Dinghy 'DOKRAG' Conference Hears of Big Drop off in Beginner Sailing
#dinghy – If you don't know to which port you are sailing no wind is favourable. It's an old mariners proverb but it held some truth for last weekend's Dinghy & One Design Keelboat Racing Advisory Group (DOKRAG) Convention at…
'Independent Group' of Sailors to Form Future Irish Sailing Association Plan
#ISAPLAN – The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) is set for a shake–up following a year of controversy over its policies. Last night it was revealed an 'independent group' – that includes some of the association's critics – has been appointed…

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