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Irish Sailing Star Annalise Goes Hydrofoil 'Moth' Sailing
#annalise – Afloat's Irish sailor of the year Annalise Murphy is the latest sailor to bite the bullet on the hydrofoil sailing Moth dinghy craze. Annalise who competes at the ISAF World Cup in Palma at the end of this…
Irish Olympic & Paralympic Sailors Awarded €168,000
#rio – London Olympic sailors Annalise Murphy and Peter O'Leary have been awarded €40,000 each in the annual allocation of funds by the Sports Council. Sailors were awarded a total of €168,000 with fellow London Olympians Ryan Seaton, Matt McGovern.…
O'Leary's 'Spiced Beef' Finishes Eighth at Star Class Bacardi Cup
Ireland's 'Spiced Beef', Peter O'Leary's Star keelboat, finished eighth overall at the Bacardi cup in Miami, Florida at the weekend with a disappointing 27th scored in the penultimate race pushing the Cork man, sailing with Rodney Hagebols, out of overall…
Annalise to Test New 2016 Olympic Racing Format at Trofeo Princesa Sofia Mapfre
#annalisemuphy – Like Miami, Florida a month ago Ireland's Annalise Murphy will try out the Rio 2016 racing format at Trofeo Princesa Sofia Mapfre, Spain later this month. The 44th edition of the Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia Mapfre for Olympic…
O'Leary Takes a Win in Big Breeze at Bacardi Cup
#bacardicup – The Irish team of Peter O’Leary and Rodney Hagebols (bow 73) are eighth overall after four races at the 86th Bacardi Cup after winning the fourth race in a day of high drama on Biscayne Bay yesterday. As…
O'Leary Drops to Fifth at Bacardi Cup, Miami
#bacardicup – Now fifth overall in the standings at the 2013 Bacardi Cup in Miami is Irish Olympian Peter O'Leary and Rodney Hagebols who have 13.5 points after finishes of 2.5-36-11. Breeze just into the double digits made the second…
O'Leary Lying Second after Opening Race of the Star Bacardi Cup
#bacardicup –Royal Cork's Peter O'Leary is off to a flying start at the 2013 Bacardi Cup in Miami taking second in unseasonally chilly conditions and light and shifty winds on Biscayne bay. O'Leary, who crossed the finish line in second…
O'Leary Returns to the Star and Miami's Bacardi Cup
#bacardicup – Royal Cork and Baltimore's Peter O'Leary is heading for Florida and Bacardi Cup next week where he lines up against some of his London 2012 Olympic rivals for the first time since Weymouth. The Star keelboat however is…
Kiteboarding Makes its Debut at ISAF World Cup Event in Spain
#isafworldcup – The 44th edition of the Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia Mapfre for Olympic classes, the first European ISAF Sailing World Cup stop, will include Kiteboarding as an invited class. The kites will sail for the very first time in…
Annalise Loses Out on Miami Medal
#roadtorio – 'A bit disastrously' is how Annalise Murphy describes the outcome of Saturday's three short medal races in Florida where the Irish one time leader of the USA Olympic classes regatta went from first to fourth overall, denying her…
Annalise in Pole Position for Today's Medal Races
#roadtorio – Annalise Murphy stormed back to regain the overall lead at Miami Olympic Classes regatta yesterday and goes in to today's medal races as top sailor after a week long battle of 13 races in her 29-boat Laser Radial…
Annalise Murphy Loses Overall Miami Lead But Stays in Contention
#road to rio – Annalise Murphy lost her overall lead at the Miami Olympic classes regatta in Florida this afternoon but the Irish solo sailor stays very much in contention as the competition enters its final stage. American Olympian Paige…
Olympic Sailor Annalise Extends Lead with Another Race Win in Miami
#annalisemurphy – Annalise Murphy has extended her lead at the ISAF Sailing World Cup series yesterday, winnning two of the last three races in medium to fresh conditions. Murphy now has a three point lead over America's Paige Railey, a…
Annalise Moves into the Lead in Miami
#mocr – Annalise Murphy shot to the top of the leaderboard in Florida today after four races sailed in the Miami Olympic classes regatta. Murphy who was placed eighth going into today's second day of racing in the Laser Radial…
Annalise Lying Eighth in Miami
#annalisemurphy – Irish Olympic solo sailor Annalise Murphy of Dun Laoghaire lies eighth overall from a fleet of 29 after two races of the Laser radial class in today's opening round of the Miami Olympic classes regatta. The Irish 22-year…
Annalise Murphy's Road to Rio Starts in Miami
#olympicsailing – Annalise Murphy (22) embarks on her road to Rio on Monday in the USA for the second round of the International Sailing Federation's (ISAF) World Cup series off Miami. The National Yacht Club (NYC) sailor is no stranger…

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