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Diana Kissane Leads Irish Charge In Women's Match Racing World Series
#MatchRacing - Ireland's Diana Kissane will skipper a team in the upcoming Women's International Match Racing Series, how entering its third year of competition. The Howth Yact Club match racer leads one of the 20 teams already confirmed for the…
Cork Match Racer Philip Bendon to Contest World Match Racing Tour on The Hamble
#worldmatchracing – Cork Match Racer Philip Bendon and his team will take on the rising stars of this sailing discipline when the International Sailing Federation's World Match Racing Tour comes to the Hamble in the UK on June 14. Bendon shot…
Ireland Finish Runners–Up in ISAF Nation's Cup Match Racing European Finals off Howth
#matchracing – After four days of intense and challenging match racing in Howth Yacht Club this week, it was the experienced French teams who emerged as victors for the 2015 ISAF Nation's Cup European Finals in Ireland this week. La…
Howth Yacht Club Host ISAF Nation's Cup European Finals
#matchrace – Thirteen teams from eleven nations will compete in the Open series at Howth Yacht Club this week with Ireland represented by experienced match-racer Marty O'Leary and his team - no strangers to Howth waters, having competed here in…
Howth Yacht Club's Flanigan Takes Scarlino Match Race Victory With Team GBR
#matchrace – London Olympic sailor Scott Flanigan of Howth Yacht Club was sailing with the Great British Match Racing Team again at the weekend and won the Scarlino Grade 3 match race event, beating world number 17 Tomislav Basic in…
2015 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship Notice Of  Issued
#matchrace – The Notice of Race for the 2015 ISAF Youth Sailing Match Racing World Championship set to be held in Swinoujscie, Poland from 15 – 19 September 2015 has been released. Organised by the Polish Match Tour in conjunction…
Irish Match Racing Open Curtailed By Strong Winds
#match–race – The much anticipated Irish Match Racing Open has been succesful writes Diana Kissane albeit strong winds on Sunday curtailed the running of a full programme. With 7 domestic teams and 3 UK entries the event attracted some of…
Howth Yacht Club to Stage 2015 ISAF Nations Cup European Final
#matchracing – Ireland's hosting of International Match racing events is set to to continue in 2015 with Howth Yacht Club's annuoncement that it will host the 2015 Nations Cup European Final on 7-10th May 2015. It follows the acclaimed 2014…
Howth Yacht Club to Host Irish Match Racing Open
#matchracing – In little over a fortnight Howth Yacht Club will host the Irish Match Racing Open bringing to a close a year that has seen reinvigorated participation in the discipline by Irish sailors. Many of the female sailors who…
World #2 Anna Kjellberg is Women's World Match Race Champion
#wmr – The Petit Final led off today and provided a brilliant introduction to the display of match racing that was enthralling for the spectators to watch today writes Claire Bateman. Caroline Sylvan (SWE) put up a tough fight against…
Women's Match Race Final Will Be Ulrikkeholm v Kjellberg
#wmr – World #1 Camilla Ulrikkeholm of Denmark defeat Sweden's Caroline Sylvan 3 – 0 in their semi-final of the 2014 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship in front of large spectator crowds in Cork harbour this afternoon. In the other…
Strong Winds for Women's Match Race Quarter Finals
#wmr – 17 races were successfully sailed to complete the quarter final stage of the 2014 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship in Cork Harbour today. Strong winds gusting almost 30 knots and heavy rain delayed proceedings for a number…
Ireland Out As Eight Match Race Teams Progress to Knock-Out Quarter Finals
#wmr – Another day of picture perfect conditions greeted the sailors in Crosshaven for Day 2 of the 2014 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship. Although the wind was a little light to begin with in the morning, the sun…
Danish Domination in Cork Harbour at Day One of ISAF Women's Match Racing Worlds
#corkharbour – Today the waters of Cork harbour saw the commencement of the first leg of the series to decide the 2014 ISAF Women's Match Racing Worlds Championship writes Claire Bateman The initial stages of the competition started today with…
Women's ISAF World Match Race Teams Line Out at Royal Cork Yacht Club
#wmr – A chilly breeze did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm and sheer exuberance of the thirteen teams assembled for the opening ceremony of the 2014 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship at the Royal Cork Yacht Club last night…
ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championships to Race at Cork City Quays
#matchrace – A most unusual event will take place off Albert Quay, Cork, on June 6th from 2pm to 6pm when some of the world's top ranked women match racing sailors will match race in J80 sailboats with full running…

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