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1720 Sportboat Sailing News
The 1720 Dutch Gold skippered by Robert O'Leary
Five race wins from eight races sailed at the 1720 Munster Championships gave overall victory to Dutch Gold skippered by Robert O'Leary sailing with his brother, Peter O'Leary, a double Olympic Star keelboat helmsman, as part of the Baltimore Sailing Club…
Robert O'Leary at the helm of Dutch Gold leads the ten boat 1720 Munsters in Cork Harbour
The leaderboard of the 1720 Munster Championships hosted jointly by Monkstown and Baltimore Sailing Clubs has a familiar look to it with Robert O'Leary's crew in Dutch Gold on top after four races sailed yesterday. O'Leary, who has won both Baltimore…
1720 racing returns to Cork Harbour this weekend for Munster Championship Honours
This weekend's 1720 National Championships are to be downgraded to a Munster Championships in the wake of the recent government announcements that appeal to Dubliners not to travel outside the county. As Afloat reported previously, the Championships had already moved…
Robert O'Leary and the Dutch Gold crew are looking to retain the 1720 title in Cork Harbour on September 25th
Robert O'Leary will be going for a hat-trick of 2020 1720 sportsboats victories later this month but not as originally scheduled, as the 1720 National Championships moves venue from Baltimore Sailing Club in West Cork to Monkstown Bay Sailing Club…
Robert O'Leary's Dutch Gold crew are  1720 Southern Champions
Robert O'Leary's Dutch Gold Baltimore Sailing Club crew add the AIB Southern Championship title to their 1720 sportsboat trophy haul after an emphatic six-point win at Cork Harbour today.  O'Leary counted a tally of eight results inside the top four…
Overall leader - Robert O'Leary's Dutch Gold crew are five points clear at the top in the 1720 Southern Championships sponsored by AIB. Scroll down for photo gallery
The overnight AIB 1720 Southern championships leader Robert O'Leary has built a five-point winning margin after five more races were sailed today at the Royal Cork Yacht Club hosted event.  The Baltimore Sailing Club crew sailing 'Dutch Gold' are putting in…
Dan O'Grady's Wet 'N'Black from Howth Yacht Club  in the windy conditions that prevailed on Day One of the 1720 Southern Championships off Roches Point
It's very tight at the top of the 14-boat fleet after a breezy first day of the AIB 1720 Southern Championships at Royal Cork Yacht Club yesterday. Two races were sailed outside Cork Harbour to the South West of Roches Point…
Action from the 1720 Baltimore Cup
The 12-boat 1720 Baltimore Cup was won by Rob O’Leary's Dutch Gold and his crew winning on countback as he was on joint nett points with Finaleg helmed by Anthony O’Leary over a six race series. In third place was…
Dinghy Racers Can Get Into Keelboats With Royal St George’s 1720 Clinic This Week
This week the Royal St George Yacht Club is running its 1720 Sportsboat clinic starting tomorrow, Tuesday 4 August. The four-day clinic will run from 9am-12pm each morning until Friday and is geared at introducing the excitement of big boat…
Perhaps it's no surprise that Daniel Raymond (above) has taken the lead. He is clearly dedicated as he puts on his gear to get ready for another nights racing!
Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. The 1720 class has followed the lead of some other sailing classes and taken the plunge into the world of virtual racing writes Robbie English. The Rope Dock 1720 VR April League started three…
Great conditions for 1720 racing at the 2019 championships
Baltimore Sailing Club will be hoping for the same conditions that graced last year's West Cork race track when the 1720 sportsboat fleet returns for its National Championships from 25 – 27 September 2020. As Afloat reported last September, a buoyant 20-boat…
The Royal Cork Yacht Club, the oldest yacht club in the world, today launched its online entry system for the prestigious Volvo Cork Week 2020 regatta which will see hundreds of boats and thousands of yachtsmen and women from around…
Racing at the 2019 1720 National Championships at Baltimore
A breezy 1720 sportsboat National Championships at Baltimore Sailing Club saw Rob O'Leary's 'Spiced Beef' at the top of the leaderboard over three days in West Cork. In a consistent showing, O'Leary and his crew dominated the 20-boat fleet and with six…
Great conditions for the 1720 Irish Championships in Baltimore, West Cork
With three race wins to his credit, the host club's Rob O'Leary has built a five-point margin over his father after six races sailed at the 1720 National Championships in Baltimore, West Cork. Third in the 20 boat fleet is Royal…
Big breeze for the first day of the 1720 Nationals off Baltimore in West Cork
A breezy start to the 1720 sportsboat National Championships sees Rob O'Leary's 'Spiced Beef' jump into the lead after three incident-packed races on day one in Baltimore, West Cork. After two generals racing started under the black flag on the…
1720 Collision Leaves Plank in Sportsboat Hull at Dun Laoghaire
We're not entirely sure how this plank ended up in the hull of a club 1720 after last Thursday's DBSC race on Dublin Bay but Afloat is reliably informed it is not an experimental foil and much more likely the end…

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