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Eve McMahon, Olympic Sailing Campaigner
Howth sailor Eve McMahon with head coach Rory Fitzpatrick at the handover of the new van for the Irish Olympic Sailing Team
Ireland’s Olympic sailing team has started the New Year with a fair wind in its sails, having welcomed a new addition to its fleet of commercial vehicles in the shape of a new Mercedes-Benz Vito van. The second of its…
Howth Yacht Club’s 2022-2024 Commodore Neil Murphy racing his co-owned Puppeteer 22 Yellow Peril in a brisk breeze off the Fingal coast. First sailed in 1978, the Puppeteer 22s are the numerically largest among Howth’s successful location-specific One Design classes, and in 2022 the winner of the Class Championship was Paul and Laura McMahon’s Shiggi-Shiggi
The selection of Howth Yacht Club as Ireland’s latest MG Motor “Sailing Club of the Year Award” represents a remarkable harmony of achievement between the competition winners and the sponsors, with Howth Yacht Club becoming “Sailing Club of the Year…
Eve McMahon arriving back at Dublin Airport with her gold medal from the 2022 ILCA 6 Youth Worlds in Texas
Howth Yacht Club’s hotly tipped Olympic prospect Eve McMahon has been named among the five nominees on the shortlist for RTÉ Sport Young Sportsperson of the Year 2022. McMahon has enjoyed an outstanding season on the water. RTÉ says: “The…
Howth's Eve McMahon finished the EurILCA 6 Europeans at Hyeres in 21st place overall in a fleet of 95
In the ILCA6/Laser Women's European Championship in France, Eve McMahon of Howth YC produced a good overall result in one of her first events as a senior after moving up from three Gold medals at World Youth level this season. A…
Olympic champion Marit Bouwmeester of Holand is lying second overall at the ILCA 6 2022 EurILCA Senior European Championships & Open European Trophy in Hyeres, France
In the women's ILCA6/Laser European Championships in France, Ireland's only female competitor, Eve McMahon (Howth YC) has highlighted the tricky conditions. "It's not a good thing for a sailor to say, but I think that with these conditions, you just have…
The Gold medalist in Rio 2016 and multiple times World and European champion Marit Bouwmeester NED (9-5-4-2) is lying fourth with 11 points at the  ILCA6/Laser Euros
After a shaky start on Wednesday due to a penalty, youth sailing star Eve McMahon of Howth Yacht Club is inside the cut-off for the Gold fleet at the ILCA 6/Laser European Championships in Hyeres, France.  McMahon had a consistent…
109 sailors are being part of the ILCA 6 Eurilca Women’s championship, including Ireland's Paris 2024 campaigner Eve McMahon
Eve McMahon from Howth Yacht Club opted to take a penalty in a post-race arbitration session for an incident at a busy mark-rounding in the second race of the ILCA 6/Laser Women's European Championships in Hyeres on Wednesday. In 59th overall…
Ireland's Finn Lynch reached second in the world in the World Sailing rankings this season
Both Finn Lynch of Dun Laoghaire and Eve McMahon of Howth will be keen to capitalise on their outstanding seasons at the final ILCA event of the year when they compete at the EURILCA Senior European Championships in the ILCA 6…
Belgium’s Tokyo Olympian Emma Plasschaert leads at the  ILCA 6 World Championships in Texas
Three races were completed today in the final series at the 2022 ILCA 6 World Championships, where Irish youth champion Eve McMahon of Howth Yacht Club tops the silver fleet overall, scoring race wins in races five and six to…
Ireland's Eve McMahon at the 2022 ILCA 6/Laser Radial Women’s & Men’s World Championships at Kemah, Texas, USA
One race was completed on Wednesday at the 2022 ILCA 6/Laser Radial Women’s & Men’s World Championships and three-time Olympic medallist Marit Bouwmeester of the Netherlands is now leading the event at Kemah, Texas, USA. Howth Yacht Club's Eve McMahon –…
Racing is underway at the 2022 Women's and Men's World Championships at the Texas Corinthian Yacht Club in the USA
Ireland's sole Paris 2024 campaigner Eve McMahon of Howth Yacht Club in the ILCA 6/Laser Radial, is lying 46th after scoring 24 in each of the races on the first day of the 2022 Women's & Men's World Championships at…
Eve McMahon won a silver medal at the U21 ILCA Youth World Championships in Portugal
Eve McMahon narrowly missed her fourth international title this summer in Portugal this afternoon but takes a silver medal at the U21 Laser/ILCA Youth World Championships. The Irish Sailor of the Year's achievement marks the best U21 world championship result…
Eve McMahon is chasing her fourth international title this summer at the U21 ILCA Championships in Villamoura, Portugal
Howth Yacht Club's Eve McMahon is chasing her fourth international title this summer, the 18-year-old is six points off the lead at the 2022 ILCA/Laser U21 World Championships at Vilamoura in Portugal going into the final races on Sunday. Two races were…
Eve McMahon at July’s ILCA 6 Youth Worlds in Texas
Tuesday’s first day of racing saw Eve McMahon take third in the overall ILCA 6 standings — and first among U19s — at the ILCA U21 World Championships in Vilamoura, Portugal this week. The Howth Yacht Club prospect is part…
HYC Commodore Paddy Judge welcomes the Howth squad home from the ILCA6 Youth Worlds in Texas with (left to right) Luke Turvey, Eve McMahon (Gold) and Rocco Wright (Bronze in U17). A carnival-style welcome home celebration will be staged at Howth YC next Friday (August 12th), starting 4 pm
In some ways, Howth Yacht Club has it easy. It isn’t hampered by being the senior sailing centre in Ireland. That particular burden has been carried since 1720 by Cork. Nor is it sailing’s premier centre. Since the active first…
Top Lone Sailor in the Lone Star State – Eve McMahon on her way to a convincing Gold Medal victory in Texas
July 2022 will be remembered as the ultra-crowded month in which sailing in Ireland really did leap back to pre-pandemic levels, something that has been reflected in it recording an unprecedented number of “Sailors of the Month” in six…

Eve McMahon's 2021 sailing achievements

  • Irish Sailor of the Year 2021
  • Gold Medallist Youth World Championships Italy Highest Ranked Irish Female 
  • Star Sailors league Silver medal at the Youth European Championships Croatia Gold medallist U19,
  • Silver medallist U21 Senior European Championships Bulgaria Race win Senior European Championships Bulgaria
  • Selected Paris 2024 Olympic Solidarity Scholarship Sport Ireland
  • 15th Senior European Championships Bulgaria, 1st Irish Female, securing Sport Ireland Carding.
  • Youth ISAF World Representative Oman, equivalent to Youth Olympic in sailing,
  • 4th overall Guinness World Record Participant Beach Clean up -
  • Oman Gold medallist U19 Allianz World Cup Netherlands
  • Gold medallist U23 Lanzarote International Regatta 4th
  • U21 European Championships Montenegro
  • Nominated for Irish Sailor of The Year
  • Bronze medallist Connaught's Wexford
  • 9th Silver Fleet European Continental Qualification
  • 5th Pre-Qualifciation regatta Lanzarote

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