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Irish J24 Class Sailboat News & Regatta Results
O'Driscoll Lifts J24 Northern Title in Nail-biting Finish
Flor O'Driscoll sailing "Hard on Port" claimed the J/24 Northern Championship in Lough Erne by just one point from JP McCaldin in one of this season's closest J/24 finishes. Entries from Lough Swilly, Royal Cork, Lough Ree and Howth joining…
Lake Sailors Conquer J24 Eastern Champs at Howth YC
#J24 – With a third place in the opening race being his worst result in the six-race series, JP McCaldin in Jamais Encore from Lough Erne YC was an impressive winner of the Mediagasmic-sponsored J/24 Eastern Championships at Howth YC…
J24 World Champs for Howth in 2013
#J24–Howth Yacht Club will stage the J24 World Championships  from 22nd to 30th August 2013. This follows the successful staging of the class European championships at the club in September. Irish boats will be required to qualify for the event.
Top international J/24 award for Eagleson
Robin Eagleson, the Chairman of the Irish J/24 Class Association (and Vice-Chairman of the International Class Association - IJCA), has been awarded the J/24 Class’s top accolade - the Geoff Evelyn Memorial Trophy – for outstanding service. The trophy is…
Penfold Wins J24 Euro Title in Last Race Decider
In ideal conditions – moderate to fresh south-easterly winds and sunshine – the BMW J/24 Europeans Championships concluded at Howth (Thursday 15th) with four back-to-back races to complete the full 10-race programme. PRIZEWINNERS PHOTOS BELOW Top of the table was…
Consistency Puts Two Boats Clear at BMW J/24 Europeans at Howth
The 42-boat fleet at the BMW J/24 European Championship at Howth Yacht Club faced a tough schedule of five back-to-back races on the third day of the regatta, sailed in ideal conditions. They made up for the weather-affected programme and…
Defending Champions Take First Race at BMW J/24 Europeans at Howth (PHOTOS)
After losing the first day’s racing to the weather, day two of the BMW J/24 European Championships at Howth today (Tuesday 13th) saw one race completed in fresh and gusty south-westerly winds and witnessed a win for the defending champions…
High Winds Scupper First Day at BMW J/24 Europeans
 The first day of the BMW J/24 European Championships at Howth Yacht Club fell victim to the weather today (Monday 12th September), when winds in excess of 30 knots and gusts over 50 knots left the Principal Race Officer David…
J24 Euros Open in Howth, Strong Winds Cancel Practise Race
The BMW J/24 European Championships were officially opened last night with a ceremony on the forecourt in front of the Howth Yacht Club clubhouse on the podium erected by the sponsor but a practise race scheduled for this afternoon was…
42-boat fleet for BMW J24 Europeans at Howth
Over 200 sailors from nine countries will compete in the BMW J24 European Championships which start at Howth Yacht Club next Monday (12th), hard on the heels of the Star Europeans in Dublin Bay. Measurement and registration take place between…
O'Driscoll Adds J24 Easterns Title at Malahide to Season's Haul
Flor O’Driscoll, who recently retained his J24 National title and won Class 3 in the Dublin Bay Challenge, added to his season’s haul of trophies by winning the Malahide Marina-sponsored J24 Eastern Championships hosted by Malahide Yacht Club last weekend.…
Irish J24s practise for Europeans at Easterns
Ten Irish boats from the 41 international entries for the forthcoming BMW J24 European Championships at Howth are availing of the opportunity to practise in the same race area this weekend by competing in the J24 Eastern Championships hosted by…
BMW J24 Europeans' Entries Reach 40-Boat Mark
Entries for the BMW J24 European Championships, to be hosted by Howth Yacht Club in two weeks’ time, have now reached the 40-boat mark from eight nations, making for an impressive fleet when racing starts on September 12th. Irish and…
Ainslie to Contest J109 Championships
The Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta is based around a programme of rowing and sailing events, but also incorporates a busy programme of activities including air displays, fireworks, a large fair, and many other smaller events that happen in and…
O'Driscoll retains J24 title at Lough Erne
Flor O’Driscoll and his crew on ‘Hard on Port’ successfully defended their Irish J24 Championship title at Lough Erne last weekend but they were pushed hard all the way by the two McCaldins, Mickey and son JP, from the host…
Countback needed to decide J24 Western Championship
Irish J24 Champion Flor O'Driscoll and his crew on 'Hard on Port' won the first J24 regional event of the season – the Western Championship at Lough Ree Yacht Club – last weekend but not with his usual margin of…

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