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Paul O'Higgins' Rockabill VI was ISORA's James Eadie race winner from Pwllheli to Dun Laoghaire Harbour on Saturday
Top Irish offshore yacht Rockabill VI was first in line honours, first in IRC overall and class in the seven-boat James Eadie long offshore (76-miles) from Pwllheli to Dun Laoghaire yesterday.  Race 15 was the final race of the Musto ISORA Offshore Series…
Irish ISORA coastal champion Rockabill VI (Paul O'Higgins) is competing in Saturday's final long offshore race of the 2021 season
Out of an entry list of 13 boats, seven will take part in the last offshore of the Musto ISORA Offshore Series on Saturday.  The 'Long Offshore' will start from Pwllheli in North Wales at 10 am and sail a…
RORC racing from the RYS Line
The Royal Ocean Racing Club Season’s Points Championship concludes this weekend in the UK with the Castle Rock Race, the grand finale for the RORC season. The eleventh and final race for 2021 will decide the class winners for the…
Conor Doyle's XP50 Freya from Kinsale Yacht Club is entered into the 2021 Rolex Malta Middle Sea Race this October
With 50 days to the start of the 42nd Rolex Middle Sea Race, the Royal Malta Yacht Club (RMYC) is preparing itself for a stellar fleet and there is Irish offshore sailing interest in the lineup too with Kinsale's XP50…
Second overall was Pete Smyth's Sunfast 3600 Searcher that won in IRC 2
Provisional results give Paul O'Higgins' Rockabill VI the overall win in ISORA's Race No. 12. The Royal Irish JPK 10.80 was the line honours winner in the slated 35-mile coastal day race that started and finished Dun Laoghaire Harbour.   It was a light…
Howth Yacht Club's J109 Indian chases line honours winner, the larger J125 Jackknife shortly after the start of the Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli, 80 miler on Saturday.
First in IRC One and first in IRC overall, Peter Dunlop and Vicky Cox sailing the J109 Mojito were the winners of the seven-boat ISORA race from Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli on Saturday.  Andrew Hall's Jackknife took line honours in…
Grant Kinsman's Archambault 31 A Plus from the National Yacht Club in Dún Laoghaire is racing to Pwllheli
ISORA will stage its first cross-channel race in nearly two years on Saturday morning for a 75-mile offshore race from Dun Laoghaire Harbour to Pwllheli. Despite teething problems with COVID passports, new customs procedures, a clash with deliveries to Calves Week…
Peter Dunlop and Vicky Cox's J109 Mojito were winners of the Tremadog Bay 'pop up' Regatta in North Wales. Pictured from left to right are Peter Dunlop, Stephen Tudor, Hon Sec in Pwllheli and ISORA, Vicky Cox and Mark Thompson, Vice Commodore in Pwllheli SC and a member of the ISORA management committee
Peter Dunlop and Vicky Cox's J/109 Mojito were winners of the Tremadog Bay 'pop up' Regatta at Pwllheli Sailing Club in North Wales. This Welsh regatta was organised over the same days as the cancelled Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta - hence…
JPK 10.80 Rockabill VI (left) and J122 Kaya cross tacks on the Dublin Bay shore line at Sandycove in the early stage of yesterday's 35-mile ISORA Race Ten
According to provisional tracker results, reigning Irish ISORA Champion Paul O'Higgin's in the JPK 10.80 Rockabill VI was the winner of yesterday's 35-mile Dublin coastal race.  There was a fine turnout of 14 competitive boats for Race Ten of the…
Leslie Parnell's Black Velvet First 34.7 from the Royal Irish Yacht Club is entered for Race Ten of the ISORA series from Dun Laoghaire Harbour
There is a 'quality' fleet now assembled for Saturday's 35-mile Viking Marine sponsored ISORA race that starts and finishes at Dun Laoghaire Harbour. With entries still open for race ten of the season, the Irish fleet is back to full strength…
Frank Whelan's new J122, Kaya
14 strong and competitive entries have been received for Saturday's ISORA Race ten of the Musto Irish Coastal Series including potent Greystones 2021 debutante, Frank Whelan's new J122, Kaya. The July 10th race will be to and from Dun Laoghaire…
Rockabill VI Paul O'Higgins leads the ISORA Musto points series
Reigning ISORA Champion Rockabill VI Paul O'Higgins leads this season's ISORA Irish points series after Saturday's 64-mile offshore race from Dublin. The Royal Irish JPK 10.80 also leads in the overall combined UK and Irish ISORA league. As regular Afloat readers know,…
Chris Power-Smith's J122 Aurelia
Paul O'Higgin's JPK10.80 Rockabill VI from the Royal Irish Yacht Club was the IRC winner of ISORA's race eight over a 64-mile course off Dublin Bay yesterday with Chris Power Smith's corinthian crew on the J122 Aurelia taking line honours…
John O'Gorman's Hot Cookie, third in June's Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race is racing the 64-mile ISORA Viking Marine Coastal Course this Saturday from Dun Laoghaire
There are six proposed starters for Saturday's first ISORA race since June's big offshore Dun Laoghaire Dingle Race including the 2021 Irish Sea Coastal Champion Rockabill VI (Paul O'Higgins of the Royal Irish Yacht Club).  The Archambault 31 A Plus,…
While Paul O'Higgins' JPK 10.80 Rockabill VI (RIYC) – the defending champion in next week's NYC Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race – is clearly fond of a good breeze of wind, her experienced crew have shown they can stay ahead in lighter airs
Way back whenever, as each wave of COVID seemed to sweep over its predecessor with a power worthy of Aileens herself, the incurable optimists among Ireland's sailors continued to hope that by some miracle we'd have reached a stage on…
New ISORA entry, the Sunfast 3600 Searcher was one of three 3600s in yesterday's training run on Dublin Bay
Billed as the last training event before June 9th's Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race, a fleet of 11 boats turned out on Saturday morning for a light wind training run but after 12 hours of racing over a 50-mile course,…

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