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Northern Ireland Laser Sailor Books Olympic Berth
#OLYMPIC SAILING – Belfast Lough is sending a second boat to the Olympic regatta in July following James Espey's Olympic qualification result in Germany today. After four days of racing at the Laser World Championships in Germany, Espey from Ballyholme…
Olympic Sailors Announce Team Sponsor
#OLYMPIC SAILING – A new sponsor is a further boost for the Irish Olympic Sailing team that says it can deliver an Olympic medal for Ireland in 80 days time. Providence Resources, the Irish oil and gas exploration and production…
O'Leary and Burrows Take Fourth in Hyeres Medal Race and Sixth Overall
#OLYMPIC SAILING – Peter O'Leary and David Burrows finished fourth in today's medal race to finish Semaine Olympique Francaise in sixth overall at the windy Hyeres venue on the French riviera. The Irish Olympic 49er pairing Ryan Seaton and Matt…
O'Leary and Burrows in Hyeres Medal Race Fight
#OLYMPIC – In spite of a broken forestay that cost Peter O'Leary and David Burrows a 'Did Not Finish' result (DNF) in yesterday's race eight of Semaine Olympique Française, the Cork-Dublin duo are set for a Star keelboat medal race fight…
O'Leary and Burrows Lie Fifth in Hyères
#OLYMPIC SAILING – A 4, 10 and 11 gives Ireland's Star sailors Peter O'Leary and David Burrows fifth overall, six points behind Germany's Johannes Polgar and Markus Koy after three races sailed at the Semaine Olympique Française - Hyères yesterday.…
Mistral Puts Paid to Star Racing in Hyères
#FFVoileEvt – Olympic class racing was scrubbed in Hyères, France for Ireland's Peter O'Leary and David Burrows in the Star class yesterday as a strong local Mistral wind blew away any chance of competition in the fragile keelboat class. Others…
Podium Vision for Irish Olympic Sailing Team
#OLYMPIC SAILING – Ireland is on course for an Olympic sailing medal in London according to yesterday's Irish Sailing Association Olympic briefing.  The sailing team will be 'on the podium' this summer according to the 'vision' unveiled by team manager…
Action Packed End to Palma's Trofeo S.A.R. Princess Sofia MAPFRE
#OLYMPIC SAILING – After an action packed final day of racing at the Trofeo S.A.R. Princess Sofia MAPFRE, the third of seven ISAF Sailing World Cup Regattas, the overall Standings have been shuffled around with new leaders taking control. Regrettably…
Espey's Efforts Move Him Closer to Olympic Dream
Although there is little likelihood that any of the five Irish boats sailing in the Olympic classes regatta at the Trofeo Princesa Sofia ISAF World Cup in the Bay of Palma, Mallorca will feature in the medal races on Saturday…
Belfast's Espey Keeps Olympic Dream Alive
Olympic Laser sailor James Espey who seeks a final shot at Olympic qualification next month in the single handed Laser is in the top 20 at the Trofeo Princesa Sofa MAPFRE after mastering another day of light, tricky conditions. The Belfast…
Laser Sharp Espey Masters Palma Conditions
Northern Ireland Olympic sailors made the best of the light conditions after a light air opening to yesterday's Trofeo Princesa Sofa MAPFRE on the Bay of Palma, Mallorca. James Espey who seeks a final shot at Olympic qualification next month…
Annalise in Action at Palma's Olympic Classes Regatta
Top ranked Irish Olympic sailor Annalise Murphy is back in European action on Saturday as part of a four boat Irish team competing at the Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia Mapfre, to be sailed in the Bay of Palma de Mallorca,…
RNLI To Play Big Part in Olympic Torch Relay
#OLYMPICS 2012 - The RNLI will play a "key role" during the Olympic torch relay ahead of the London games this summer, as Yachting and Boating World reports. On 28 May the Olympic torch is set to visit Anglesey in…
French Crew Pip O'Leary/Burrows for Bacardi Honours
#BACARDI CUP – Peter O'Leary and David Burrows have been pipped for a second year running by a French team for overall honours in the prestigious Bacardi Cup. The Irish Olympic pair lost out by three points yesterday but will…
Another Race Win for O'Leary and Burrows
#BACARDI CUP – London Olympic pair Peter O'Leary and David Burrows took another race win in their new boat in Miami yesterday to put them two points off the overall lead gonig into today's final two races of the prestigious…
Race Win Puts Irish Olympic Duo in Contention
#BACARDI CUP – Peter O'Leary and David Burrows have shot to second overall in the Bacardi Cup leaderboard with an impressive 1, 4 scored yesterday in testing conditions on Biscayne Bay, Miami. The Cork-Dublin duo who will sail for Ireland…

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