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#isora – ISORA sailors are in bullish form after a strong turnout last night for the 97th race from  Liverpool to Douglas in the Isle of Man. Organisers of the Offshore Racing Weekend are hoping hoping that the 25–boat fleet for the first…
No Big Deal as Shannon Estuary Yacht Makes Its Mark on ISORA Race to Holyhead
#isora – Utilising its virtual waypoint rule for the grey and windy conditions that existed at the time of yesterday's start, a 20–boat ISORA fleet headed out of Dublin Bay on a long port hand windward leg bound for Holyhead.…
ISORA Fleet Prepares for 100–Mile Offshore Race from Dún Laoghaire to Holyhead
#isora – It's a busy weekend for offshore sailors with both British and Irish crews heading on separate key races counting towards overall series points in the RORC and ISORA programmes but as well as the forthcoming fixtures the most…
Steel Hulled 67–Footer Wins 'Punishing' ISORA Race,Yacht Rescued off Holyhead
#isora – A former steel hulled BT Global Challenge yacht was the winner of a 'punishing' second ISORA offshore race from Holyhead to Dun Laoghaire on Saturday morning. The 15–boat fleet faced a fetch into 30 plus knots of wind that veered…
Howth's Dux Wins First ISORA Race from Dun Laoghaire to Wicklow Buoy
#isora – The arrival of three Howth Yacht Club boats onto the ISORA scene this season has produced immediate results with HYC entry Dux, an X302 yacht skippered by Anthony Gore-Grimes winning the first ISORA race from Dún Laoghaire to Arklow on Saturday. …
iPhones At The Ready as Offshore Yacht Racing Goes Digital
#iphone – Navigating with the iphone is on the cards for Saturday's first ISORA race of the season with courseoptions for crews on both sides of the Irish Sea. Dublin offshore sailors will race from Dun Laoghaire to North Arklow…
ISORA Sponsor Presents Trophy for July's Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli Race
#isora – As the leading Irish offshore series gets ready for a coastal race in a fortnights time, ISORA series sponsor, Kona, marked its third year of sponsorship with a new trophy presentation for the Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli ISORA…
ISORA to Track Races with Wind Tracker iPhone App
#ISORA – Offshore sailors are preparing for the 2014 season with the first ISORA race now only five weeks away. The first race is a coastal day race in Ireland - the Dun Laoghaire - North Arklow buoy – Dun…
New ISORA Team Series for 2014 Offshore Sailing Season
#ISORA – All boats entering the ISORA series in 2014 will have the option of taking part in a Team Series, Saturday's AGM at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire was told. The teams of 3 will be randomly…
ISORA 2014 Offshore Programme Includes New Welsh IRC Nationals & IOM Midnight Race
#isora – 2014's proposed ISORA offshore racing programme on the Irish Sea (scroll down this page to download the proposed programme) has some innovative new races attached including a new isle of man fixture plus a brand new Welsh IRC…
ISORA Attracts More Harbours for 2014 Irish Offshore Sailing Circuit
#isora – The 2014 Round Ireland race brings more interest to a burgeoning Irish Sea offshore scene (ISORA) next June and while ISORA commodore Peter Ryan of the National Yacht Club (NYC) is not proposing to include this 704–mile offshore race in the…
ISORA Champions 'Sgrech' Retain Title in Final Race to Dun Laoghaire
#isora – Under not ideal weather and sea conditions yesterday's final ISORA race of 2013 was a battle of gargantuan proportions between the Series leader "Ruth" and close second "Sgrech". The two J109's, with "Sgrech" only giving 43 seconds in the expected 12…
ISORA Race Win for J/109 Jedi
#isora – Race 10, the last Dun Laoghaire ISORA Day Race and run in conjunction with the Royal Alfred Yacht Club, took place on Saturday 31st August writes Peter Ryan. The course was to be to the M2 weather buoy and back…
ISORA Race Pwllheli Prize Won By National Yacht Club J109, Ruth
#isora – Of the 20 boats entered 13 came to the start line at 08.00 on Saturday 24th August to be set off for Pwllheli by Vice Commodore of the NYC, Larry Power writes Peter Ryan. Some of the entrants…
'Ruth' Snatches Victory from 'Jedi' in J109 ISORA Night Duel
#isora – On Friday (26th July) 16 boats from an entry list of 22 boats came to the ISORA start line at Pier mark in Dun Laoghaire writes ISORA Chairman Peter Ryan. On Friday 26th July 16 boats from an…
Lyver Race Goes to Reigning ISORA Champion, Sgrech
#isora – A fleet of 18 ISORA boats left the start line at Holyhead on Friday evening, 5th July, for the Lyver Race to Howth writes Peter Ryan. Of the 18 boats, 10 of them were ISORA boats. The low…

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