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O'Leary Continues Lead in 1720 Nationals
Anthony O'Leary continues to lead at the Irish 1720 National Championships hoste by Baltimore Sailing Club writes Claire Bateman. After four races sailed on Friday and one discard applied the results are: 1. Anthony O'Leary, Antix 3 pts: 2. Neil…
Antix Takes Early Lead in 19-Boat 1720 Nationals
Only a fortnight after success in the Commodore's Cup Anthony O'Leary sailing his 1720 also called Antix took the first win of the series at the 1720 National Championships yesterday in Baltimore, West Cork followed by Denis Murphy's Aquatack with…
20 Boats Expected for 1720 National Championships
The 1720 National Championships are to be held once again in Baltimore, West Cork next weekend from 9th to 12th September. Last year's event attracted 15 boats including three boats from the O'Leary Family and were held in great sailing conditions,…
1720s make Calves Week Comeback
With over 60 confirmed entries at present, the 2010 Calves Week in Schull is expected to top the 80 boat mark for the annual West Cork festival of sailing. The week long sailing event is once again supported by the…
EARLY SEASON sportsboat competition and a forecasted fleet of 30 boats for next month's 1720 East coast championship will make 1997 a watershed year for the Category B class in only its third season afloat. The Cork harbour design makes…
1720 Cuts a Dash on Dublin Bay
We reported on Anthony O'Leary's custom 1720 in May and his first season afloat in Scotland, the ICRA Nationals and Sovereign's Week but it was not until July's Dun Laoghaire Regatta that we grabbed video of the sportsboat. The 'skid…
CH Marine 1720 Nationals 2009
Sailing was the big winner at the CH Marine 1720 Nationals, held in Baltimore from the 27th–29th August, with varying conditions from 25/30 knots in the first two days followed by a sunny 10/12 knots on the Saturday. It proved…
CH Marine 1720 National Championships at Baltimore SC
Following on from last years successful event, the Irish 1720 Association has again decided to return to Baltimore for the 2009 National Championships from August 27th to the 29th. The event this year will once again be sponsored by CH…
Hamble Yacht Services (HYS) is to this year sponsor the J/80 and 1720 Class UK National Championship. The HYS UK National Championship 2009 for both of these exciting sportsboat classes will take place from the 10th to 13th of June…
This morning's Irish Times sailing column provides news on Anthony O'Leary's new creation; a 1720 with a lid! The new toy was berthed briefly at Crosshaven marina but is now enroute to Scotland. David O'Brien's report is here. Our photos…
The SB3s big sister made a return to popularity at its birthplace on the Cork coast last month and now we have video to prove it!  Nearly 20 boats raced for national championship honours and Nicholas O'Leary turned the tables…

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