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Finn Lynch racing in gold fleet at the 2020 Laser Worlds
The National Yacht Club’s Finn Lynch, supported by Viking Marine, rounded off the 2020 Laser World Championship qualifying series with a 7th and a 20th, discarding the latter, to qualify for the 42 boat gold fleet in 22nd place. Compatriot…
Finn Lynch - lying 20th
With races completed, Irish Laser sailors Finn Lynch and Ewan McMahon are lying 20th and 76th respectively. Irish champion Liam Glynn of Belfast Lough is 80th.  The National Yacht Club's Lynch continued his day one performance with a 14th and…
Saskia Tidey and Charlotte Dobson lead the 49erFX Worlds
In the women’s 49erFX World Championships at Geelong, Australia, the Royal Irish Yacht Club's Saskia Tidey from Dun Laoghaire sailing with Charlotte Dobson keeping up their winning moves to be lead boat as the top 25 teams also split off to gold…
The 78-boat 49er World Championship fleet in Geelong
Leading Irish 49er duo Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove of Howth Yacht Club dropped ten places in the overall standings to be just a single place outside the all-important gold fleet cut-off at the 2020 49er World Championship in Geelong,…
Charlotte Dobson (left) teamed with Dublin Bay's Saskia Tidey won two 49erFX World Championships Races in Geelong Australia
Charlotte Dobson teamed with Dublin Bay's Saskia Tidey (who will sail for GBR in Tokyo) won World Championship races one and two in the FXs in Geelong, Australia today then just bailed out of the top 10 to finish fifth…
Sean Waddilove (left) and Robert Dickson were world championship race winners in geelong today
After a great first day of racing for Howth Yacht Club's Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove at the 2020 49er World Championships in Geelong, Australia the U23 pairing will be heading into a truncated qualifying series after day one was…
Finn Lynch competing in day one of the Laser Worlds
Irish Laser Olympic hopeful, Finn Lynch, lies in 22nd place after a 14,3 score in the first day of racing at the Laser World Championship in Melbourne, Australia. Compatriots Liam Glynn and Ewan McMahon are 91st and 102nd respectively. Australian…
Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove training in Geelong
A day of waiting for two Irish Olympic 49er teams disappointingly ended without any racing at the 2020 world title for the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 classes in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. The Race Committee monitored conditions on Corio Bay…
Saskia Tidey from the Royal Irish Yacht Club will join sailing partner Charlotte Dobson in the 49erFX at Enoshima
British Sailing’s performance director Ian Walker has predicted a five-medal haul for Team GB at this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo. In a recent sports podcast conversation, as reported on Sailweb, the boss of the UK’s Olympic sailing squad would…
Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy (National Yacht Club) fresh took a silver medal at Sail Melbourne in January
The Irish Olympic Sailing team start competing in Australia at two separate World Championships next week. The 49er World Championships First off are the 49er World Championships in Geelong, Victoria. Ireland will be represented by two teams, Olympian Ryan Seaton…
Aisling Keller on her way to qualifying Ireland in the Women’s Laser Radial for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Lough Derg Yacht Club’s Laser Radial contender Aisling Keller has been named in the shortlist for Her Sport’s Young Athlete Of The Year gong, voted on by the website’s readers. She joins a list with nine other remarkable Irish sportswomen…
2016 Olympic silver medalist Annalise Murphy is one of four Irish sailors seeking Olympic nomination in the Laser Radial class
With Ireland having secured one of the last places in the Laser Radial class at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and with four sailors now set to contest a trials series for the single place, the Irish Sailing procedures for…
Oisin McClelland in yesterday’s Finn medal race in Miami
Northern Ireland’s Oisin McClelland was resurgent on the waters of Biscayne Bay yesterday (Saturday 25 January) but finished just shy of the podium after the Finn medal race at the Hempel World Cup Series Miami. The Donaghadee Sailing Club stalwart finished…
Oisin McClelland struggles with the lighter breeze in Thursday’s racing
Northern Ireland’s Oisin McClelland was off form on Friday (24 January) on Biscayne Bay as two seventh-place finishes saw him slip from the third place he’d held in recent days to fourth overall, heading into the Finn medal race at…
Oisin McClelland racing in Biscayne Bay this week
Northern Ireland’s Oisin McClelland maintains third place in the Finn class at the Hempel World Cup Series in Miami as cold temperatures, wind chill, rain, strong breeze, and more typical South Florida conditions challenged the 182 sailors from 45 nations…
Oisin McClelland racing in Biscayne Bay
The 182 sailors embraced the challenge of the uncharacteristically cold and blustery conditions in Biscayne Bay on Day 3 of the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami yesterday (Wednesday 22 January). The athletes were faced with similar conditions on Tuesday,…

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