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1720 Sportboat Sailing News
Italy's Centomiglia race was held over last weekend and the green sail numbers IRL 1759 of Conor Clarke's 1720 "WOW" were leading the fleet in this iconic race on beautiful Lake Garda. Conor has kept the boat in Garda since…
The Union Chandlery sponsored 1720 European Championships were held at the Royal Cork Yacht Club last weekend with Neil Hogan’s “Micam”, helmed by Mel Collins being crowned champion. The Durcan/Higgins’ owned T-Bone (helmed by David Kenefick) was second and Anthony…
Bob Bateman's photos of the 11–boat European fleet from the first days racing of the Union Chandlery–sponsored event in Cork Harbour.
#1720 – There was a clear cut victory  in the 2015 1720 sportsboat National Championships for Tom Durcan's T–Bone steered by Alex Barry of Monkstown Bay SC yesterday. The 14-boat fleet sailed out in dense fog and had to wait for…
#1720 – A 1,1,4 scored in yesterday's first three races of the 1720 Nationals at Baltimore Sailing Club puts Royal Cork's Tom Durcan sailing T–Bone at the top of the 14–boat fleet. In a dramatic start to the 2015 title…
#1720 – No sooner had Baltimore Sailing Club announced its 1720 National Championships last week than Royal Cork Yacht Club unveils its Union Chandlery sponsored 1720 European Championships to be held in the first week of September. The nine race regatta…
#1720 – The popular West Cork sailing Village of Baltimore will next month play host to the 1720 National Championships which will be sailed in the picturesque setting of Roaring water Bay. The event is sponsored by Danske Bank. The…
#1720 – The 1720 Sportboat 'Heroes and Villains' shot this onboard video of some high speed sailing in Cork harbour yesterday. According to the sailors, they reached a top speed of 20.3 knots in the Tony Castro designed sportsboat in…
#1720 – National 1720 sportsboat Champion Anthony O'Leary on Antix retained his title after three superb days of sailing in a 14–boat fleet at Baltimore Sailing Club, West Cork last weekend. Full results sheet downloadable below. Racing commenced on Friday in…
1720 Sportsboat Video Shows INSC Claiming Third Place at Howth Euros
#1720 – A short video of team Irish National Sailing Club racing in the 1720 Europeans in Howth Yacht Club in June this year. Powered by UK McWilliam Sailmakers, the team with two of INSC's race training skippers on…
1720 Sportsboat Euro Crown Goes to Baltimore Crew
#1720 – Baltimore Sailing Club's Peter O'Leary has won the 1720 European championships by half a point at Howth Yacht Club over the weekend. O'Leary beat another Munster campaign, Denis Murphy's Aquatack, after an eight races series sailed in light…
Anthony O'Leary & Crew Celebrate 1720 Sportsboat Victory
#1720 – Anthony O'Leary celebrated his 1720 National title win on his home waters of Cork Harbour at the weekend, beating his two sons Nicholas and Peter for the overall prize in the 12–boat fleet. The racing took place from…
1720 Irish National Championship Win for Anthony O'Leary at Monkstown Bay Sailing Club
#1720 – Bob Bateman captured the action from the first day's action in the 1720 Nationals in Cork Harbour yesterday.  The event is being staged by Monkstown Bay Sailing Club.  The results overall are as follows: 1. Anthony O'Leary  2. Tom…
Sovereign's Cup & 1720 Euro Sailing Instructions Here!
The sailing instructions for next Wednesday's Sovereign's Cup at Kinsale Yacht Club are now available. As this year's Cup incorporates the 1720 European Championships, two separate sets of sailing instructions have been produced. Both sets are available to download below.…
20 Boats Expected for 1720 Sportboat European Championships!
With 11 boats already entered it is anticipated there will be in excess of 20 boats taking part in the 1720 European Championships, as part of the Covestone Asset Management Sovereign's Cup Regatta.Current entries include Class Captain Finbarr Jeffers, Anthony…

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