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J109 Ruth Wins ISORA's Baily–Rockabill–Kish Lighthouse Race
#lighthouserace – The Adrian Lee & Partners Lighthouse Race, as part of the ISORA Avery Crest Offshore Series 2015 and the RAYC Offshore Series, took place starting and finishing in Dun Laoghaire yesterday writes Peter Ryan. The race culminated three…
ISORA's 'Jackknife' Wins Royal Dee's Challenging Lyver Race
#isora – "Jackknife", owned by Royal Dee YC and Pwllheli SC member, Andrew Hall, won the very challenging 2015 Lyver Race and the first race in the 200th Anniversary Royal Dee YC Irish Sea Offshore Regatta. The 100 mile race…
RORC, ISORA, Royal Dee & VDLR Team Up Results in Four Offshore Races in One
#isora – The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) in London and Dublin's headquartered Irish Sea Offshore Racing Association (ISORA) have joined forces to offer a unique offshore offering to Irish Sea sailors in July.  ISORA boats can look forward to…
ISORA Video Captures J109 Sailing Offshore
#isora – It's always 'darkest before the dawn' the song goes on this onboard video from last weekend's 'frustrating but enjoyable' ISORA offshore weekend. An exhuasting overnight race from Holyhead to the Isle of Man in fickle conditions bore out the…
'Frustrating But Enjoyable' Isle of Man Offshore Weekend
#isora –Following our post race ISORA report on Monday, Peter Ryan follows up with an indepth report on last weekend's very frustrating, sociable and enjoyable offshore racing weekend.  Race 4, from Holyhead to Douglas, started at 19.20 on Friday evening 22nd…
Pwllheli Sailing Club Yachts Lead ISORA Fleet into Dun Laoghaire
#isora – After a frustrating weekend of racing on the Irish Sea it was Welsh yachts from Pwllheli that took the upper hand in race five of the ISORA series last night. In a 100–mile race from Doulgas in the…
ISORA Race 5 Tracker Isle of Man to Dun Laoghaire Here!
#isora – ISORA's Race five's 100–miler from the Manx port of Douglas to Dun Laoghaire starts at 0630 hours. Follow the race tracker above.
ISORA Holyhead – Douglas Race Tracker Live Here!
#ISORA –  Race 4 - from Holyhead to Douglas, Isle of Man starts on Friday evening at 1915 hrs and the night race will provide many challenges for the fleet with the decision taken by the Organising Authority to declare…
ISORA Sailors Set Sail for Isle of Man Offshore Weekend
#isora – No sooner is last night's DBSC racing over than some round–the–cans regulars are venturing outside the Bay this evening on a two–race ISORA weekend, with the Isle of Man as the focus. As David O'Brien reports in this…
ISORA Race Trackers Represent 'Big Step' for Offshore Racing in Ireland
#isora – The Race 3 of the ISORA Avery Crest Offshore Series was very special as it was the first time that an ISORA Race was to be recorded using Yellow Brick (YB) satellite trackers that featured on Afloat's home page…
ISORA Dun Laoghaire – Holyhead Race Tracker Live Here!
#isora – Today's ISORA offshore race has been confirmed as starting at the DBSC Pier Mark on Dublin Bay with a direct to finish at Holyhead, a distance of some 54–nautical miles. Follow the race on the tracker above. Winds are…
ISORA Offshore Fleet Race from Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead This Saturday
#isora – Racing under the burgee of the National Yacht Club, the third race in the Irish Sea Offshore Racing Association (ISORA) 2015 series will start from Scotsman's Bay on the south side of Dublin Bay early on Saturday morning.…
First ISORA Blood to J109 Ruth But Reflex 38 Lynx In Hot Pursuit
#isora – The reigning ISORA champion Ruth skippered by Liam Shanahan was the winner of today's first race coastal race of the 2015 season. The National Yacht Club J–109 took a six minute win on corrected time from the Irish National…
ISORA Offshore Yacht Racers Get Yellowbrick Trackers For 2015 Sailing Season
#isora – Yellowbrick (YB) satellite trackers will be fitted to ISORA offshore boats for the 2015 Irish offshore season transmitting critical boat data including boat speed and position for a series of races across the Irish Sea. YB Tracking are responsible for…
#isora – With the first ISORA coastal race in just two weeks time, (25th April with races from Dun Laoghaire and Pwllheli) offshore sailors gather next Friday for an  ISORA Pre–Season Talk & Reception at the National Yacht Club. ISORA…
Dickie Richardson 1926 – 2015
#isora – Dickie Richardson of Holyhead, who died last month aged 89, played a key role in the Irish Sea Offshore Racing Association during the Golden Age of distance racing in the area during the 1970s. Yet although he was…

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