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Mirror racing at Mullaghmore in County Sligo
The Mirror National Championships held in Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo last weekend were won by Ben Graf and Daniel Smyth. Graf adds the title to the RS Feva National Championship title won earlier in the summer with Oscar Lubliner. Second was Eoghan…
Eoghan Duffy and Cathal Langan at this past weekend’s UK-Mirror Nationals in the Lake District
#Mirror - Eoghan Duffy of Lough Ree Yacht Club and crew Cathal Langan of Clontarf Yacht and Boat Club/Sutton Dinghy Club are on a mission to make their mark at the Mirror Worlds in Australia this winter. Their preparation included…
Double Ree regatta was made up with 8 29ers, 16 420s, 15 RS Fevas and 18 Mirrors
Lough Ree Yacht Club (LRYC) have created an event that brings all competitive youth double-handers to one location for a weekend of fun and racing. Now, after the inaugural success of 'Double Ree' last weekend, the only question for the…
Mirror sailing downwind on Lough Ree, which hosts the inaugural Double Ree Regatta on the weekend of 21-22 July
#YouthSailing - Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July are the dates to save for the inaugural Double Ree Regatta at Lough Ree Yacht Club. The four biggest two-handed youth classes will be competing in their respective regional championships at next…
Mirror dinghy training on Lough Ree
Mirror class winter training for 2018 was held over four weekends between January and April (13/14 Jan, 24/25 Feb, 24/25 Mar & 21/22 April) and all sessions were held on Lough Ree at Lough Ree Yacht Club with support of…
Winter Training Dates For Irish Mirror Class
#Mirror - Winter training for the Mirror will once again be based in Lough Ree Yacht Club, the Irish class has announced. The central location, weather conditions that are usually forgiving enough to permit winter sailing, and the offer of…
Croasdell & Farrell Finish On Top In Lough Ree 1-2 At Mirror Southerns
#Mirror - Caolan Croasdell and Alexander Farrell brought the 2017 Mirror season to a close with victory in the Southern Championships on Lough Derg earlier this month. Close behind the defending champions were fellow Lough Ree YC pairing Ben Graf…
Hannah Smith and Ben Graf at 2017 Mirror Easterns prizegiving in Clontarf last Sunday
#Mirror - Ben Graf and Hannah Smith of Lough Ree Yacht Club topped the table at the 2017 Mirror Eastern Championships in Clontarf last weekend. The duo pipped their club-mates Caolan Croasdell and Alexander Farrell in a reversal of their…
Clontarf Hosts Mirror Easterns Next Weekend
#Mirror - The Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club is hosting the International Mirror Class Association of Ireland’s Mirror Eastern Championships for 2017 later this month. Six races are scheduled over the weekend of Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 August, with…
Ireland’s Mirror pairs on the final day of the World Championships in Falmouth this past week
#Mirror - Caolan Croasdell and Alexander Farrell of Lough Ree Yacht Club were the best of the Irish at the Mirror Worlds in Falmouth this week, placing 13th overall in the 51-boat fleet. Highlights for the Irish contingent over the…
Mirror Southerns At Lough Derg Yacht Club Next Weekend
#Mirror - The 2017 Mirror racing season opens with the Southern Championships at the host venue of the 2013 Mirror Worlds, Lough Derg Yacht Club, next weekend from Saturday 20 to Sunday 21 May. Mirror Sailing Ireland is hoping for…
€1,000 First Prize at Royal Cork Yacht Club PY Dinghy Sailing Race
Royal Cork Yacht Club will run its fourth edition of the Horizon Energy Group sponsored PY1000 river race on March 25th. The Portsmouth Yardstick handicap dinghy race takes place on the Owenabue river in Crosshaven Cork, in front of the…
Mirror winter training is held, as in previous years in Lough Ree YC, and is run over four weekend sessions between January to April
The Irish Mirror sailing season starts in less than two weeks with the first weekend of the Winter Training Programme. The winter training is held, as in previous years in Lough Ree YC, and is run over four weekend sessions between…
Mirror Dinghy ‘Changed Sailing Forever’
#Mirror - The Mirror newspaper has paid tribute to its namesake dinghy, which features in the top 10 of Yachting World’s list of the most influential boats of all time. Launched in 1963 and aimed at the same market as…
Competitors at the pre–race briefing for the 41st All Ireland Inter-Schools Sailing Regatta at Sutton Dinghy Club
Last weekend Sutton Dinghy Club ran their Inter-Schools Sailing event. The event in its 41st year attracted 32 schools with 107 boats and 144 youth sailors making the start line last Saturday morning. Well 2 start lines actually with 38 boats…
Radial sailor Johnny Durcan from Royal Cork alongside his coach–boat before a race at this summer's Laser Radial Youth Worlds in Dun Laoghaire. Durcan is among the talented Junior All Ireland Championships line–up in Schull, West Cork tomorrow
Tomorrow's All Ireland Junior sailing championships looks like it will get off to a wet and windy start for the 16–nominated junior sailing stars drawn from seven yacht clubs from around the country. The Under–18 championships is scheduled to race…

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