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Brian Osborne's 1973 Mirror dinghy
Brian Osborne last sailed a dinghy in 1989 on the River Thames near Hampton Court so returning to a small boat this season on Lough Erne was something of a revisit for him. Brian bought a classic 1973 Mirror dinghy…
"The Hat" in his hot glass boat…Caolan Croasdell and Fiona Drayne (Lough Ree YC) on their way to winning the Mirror Nats, with Chloe & Fionn Murphy (also Lough Ree and fourth overall) close aboard, and the black-hulled Blue Away (David Evans & Jack Draper, Sligo YC, 5th overall) chasing them both
With the Mirror Worlds 2021 scheduled for Sligo YC at Rosses Point, there was an extra edge to the weekend's two-day Mirror Nationals 2020 on the race area under the unmistakable profile of Ben Bulben. And though the fleet size…
Mirror dinghy racing in Sligo Bay, which will host the 2020 Mirror Nationals next month
New dates have been announced for the Mirror Nationals and Eastern regional championships by Mirror Sailing Ireland following this summer’s disruption to the schedule amid the coronavirus pandemic. Sligo Yacht Club, host venue for next year’s Mirror Worlds, will welcome…
Mirrors racing downwind on Lough Ree
Mirror Sailing Ireland has announced new dates in August for the Northern regionals that were due to take place this weekend, 18-19 July. Lough Ree Yacht Club will now host the Mirror Northerns on the weekend of 29-30 August as…
Mirror Sailing Ireland has postponed a second event in its 2020 calendar
Mirror Sailing Ireland has postponed another event in its summer regionals calendar amid the current Covid-19 disruption. The Mirror Western Championships, which had been scheduled for the weekend of 6-7 June at Galway Bay Sailing Club, will now take place…
Mirror Sailing Ireland Postpones First Regional Event Of 2020
Mirror Sailing Ireland has confirmed that the class’ first regional event of the year, the Mirror Southerns at Lough Derg Yacht Club which has been scheduled for the weekend of 2-3 May, is now postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions. A…
Mirror dinghy racing on Sligo Bay in 2016
Mirror Worlds Sligo 2021 may be some time away yet, but as Mirror Sailing Ireland writes, for those looking to travel from abroad early planning is necessary. To make the journey easier and to entice more to our shores to…
Cathal and Aidan Cronin, Commodore of CYBC and Eoghan at the prizegiving
Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club recently played hosts to the Mirror Fleet for their 2019 National Championships. Three fabulous days of close racing were held in varied conditions with the event going down to the wire on the last day.…
Eoghan Duffy (LRYC) and Cathal Langan (CYBC/SDC)
Blessington Sailing Club on the shores of the beautiful Pollaphuca Reservoir was the host venue to the Mirror Eastern Championships at the weekend. Six races were held in very difficult conditions for both race management and sailors with 40-degree wind…
Eoghan Duffy & Cathal Langan
Sligo Yacht Club provided a range of weather conditions over the weekend for the Mirror Western Championships. 16 boats took part in glorious sunshine and light winds on Saturday which changed to rain and 20 + knots of wind on…
Mirror Dinghy Class Heads to Sligo Yacht Club for Western Championships
Next up on the Irish Mirror dinghy calendar is the Western Championships to be held against the backdrop of Rosses Point in County Sligo. A good turnout is expected under Aisling Gillen, Sligo Yacht Club Commodore and her team adding to the…
Eoghan Duffy and Cathal Langan set a blistering pace with 4 race wins to clinch the overall Mirror title
The first Regional Mirror dinghy event of 2019 took place on Lough Ree at the weekend in glorious sunshine and light winds. 13 Mirrors took to the waters with sailors from Lough Ree Yacht Club, Sligo Yacht Club, Blessington Sailing…
Mirror dinghy racing on Sligo Bay under Ben Bulben in 2016
#Mirror - Mirror Sailing Ireland had announced details of the next Mirror training weekend and its first competitive of the season. The O’Dowd Trophy will take place on Sunday 28 April at Sligo Yacht Club, which was recently announced as…
Eoghan Duffy and Cathal Langan competing for Ireland in Sydney at the Mirror World Championships
From the start to the finish of 2018, Eoghan Duffy of Lough Ree Yacht Club and Cathal Langan of Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club and Sutton Dinghy Club were on a mission to put their stamp on the international Mirror…
Mirror dinghy racing on Sligo Bay under Ben Bulben in 2016
The International Mirror Sailing Association Ireland (IMCAI) has announced that Sligo Yacht Club will host the Mirror World Championships in 2021. The Rosses Point club will welcome the world’s top Mirror dinghy talent from 16-22 August 2021, preceded by the…
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…

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