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ISORA Champion On Form in Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead Race
#isora – After a magnificent race from Dun Laoghaire on Dublin Bay to Holyhead on the Welsh coast under sun and blue skies, the J109 Sgrech, Stephen Tudor, the reigning ISORA Champion, crossed the line after seven hours hard sailing…
Raging Bull Yacht Returns as Team Kingspan to win First ISORA Race of 2013
From an entry list of 22 boats 19 boats came the start line on Saturday in Dun Laoghaire for the first day race of the ISORA lynx metmAsts Offshore Series 2013 run in conjunction with the Royal Alfred Yacht Club's…
Offshore Sailors Start ISORA Season on Saturday
#isora – Irish offshore sailing chief Peter Ryan from Dun Laoghaire is calling for a strong turnout of cruisers for the first day race of the 2013 ISORA lynx metmAsts Offshore Racing Series series this Saturday (April 27th) (Notice of Race…
ISORA Offshore Sailing Lecture at National Yacht Club on Wednesday
#isora – Preparing for the offshore racing season and especially the Dun Laoghaire to Dingle race and Fastnet Race is the subject of Wednesday's pre-season ISORA talk at the National Yacht Club on Wednesday at 7pm. 'Prof' O'Connell of North…
Repaired Raging Bull Aims to Reclaim 2013 ISORA Lynx MetmAsts Championship
#isora – The 2010 and 2011 ISORA champion Matt Davis has vowed to return to the circuit and regain ISORA's famous Wolf's Head trophy in 2013. Davis's chances were scuppered in 2012 when his championship winning yacht Raging Bull broke…
ISORA Salutes its Offshore Winners from 2012
#isora – ISORA saluted its annual prizewinners at a black tie dinner at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire on Saturday night. The full prizewinners list is available to download as an excel file below. Scroll down for more…
ISORA agm to Agree 2013 Offshore Race Programme for the Irish Sea
#isora – ISORA has issued its 2012 AGM Agenda plus its 2013 draft Race Schedule for the Irish Sea next year. Both are available for download below as pdf documents. The race programme will be approved on November 17th at…
Tudor's ISORA Win Completes 2012 Offshore Season
#isora – Having being runner up for the past two seasons the weekend winner of the 2012 ISORA Championship Sgrech is no stranger to the Irish Sea, her skipper Stephen Tudor and crew are a hardened offshore racing team from…
Welsh Entry 'Sgrech' Wins 2012 ISORA Championship
#isora – A bad weather forecast that prevented Dun Laoghaire boats making the start line meant overall leader "Sgrech" had the championship won before the start of the last race from Pwlhelli to Dun Laoghaire on Saturday writes ISORA Commodore…
'Tsunami' Pips 'Lively Lady' in ISORA M2 Buoy Race
#isora – There was a great turn out for Saturday's ISORA's day race to the M2 buoy run in conjunction with the Royal Alfred Yacht Club writes ISORA Commodore Peter Ryan. 18 boats came to the start line where RAYC…
Welsh Yacht Moves into Commanding Lead for ISORA's Overall Trophy
#isora – After the weekend's cross channel offshore race to Pwllheli, the North Wales J109 yacht Sgrech is in a commanding position for ISORA's Wolf's Head Trophy overall but Dublin Bay's Joker 2 (John Maybury) can still steal the silver…
ISORA Fleet Prepare for Pwllheli Offshore Race with Overall Points Close
#isora – With overall ISORA series points very close, Saturday's race from Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli will be a critical one, being the penultimate cross channel race of the ISORA season. Scroll down to download the overall points file. Consistent…
Joker II Plays the Right Cards to Win Overnight ISORA Race
#ISORA – J 109s continue to fight it out at the top of the ISORA fleet with John Maybury's J109  Joker II taking first place in the 40 mile East coast fixture.  21 boats crossing the start line off Dun…
Bay Racers Get Chance to Broaden Horizons with ISORA Night Race
#isora – Offshore commodore Peter Ryan will accept entries right up until the pre-race briefing for tonight's popular 40 mile offshore race from Dun Laoghaire. Making much of the fact that no ISORA offshore race has been cancelled this year…
J Boats Prepare for Offshore Night Race Along East Coast
#isora – J boats look set to continue their success in ISORA next weekend when the Irish and Welsh offshore fleets come together for a night time coastal race. J boats that have dominated both ISORA and the Round Ireland…
First 36.7 Lula Belle Fifth Overall after ISORA Race Four Pwllheli to Wicklow
#ISORA – In a change to the earlier results posted Dun Laoghaire's First 36.7 Lula Belle a two hander sailed by Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive won the weekend offshore trophies including the new lynx metmAsts Perpetual Offshore Trophy writes…

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