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National 18's Cock O'The North Prizegiving Photos Here!
#national18 – After a week of  National 18 racing in varying conditions with wind from 5 to 25 knots and with eleven of the new Phil Morrison Ultra Design boats sailing, some having been delivered only the previous week, it was…
National 18 'Cock O'The North' Photos Here from Crosshaven!
#nat18 – This week's National 18 Cock O' the North competition at Crosshaven from 26th or the 31st July is a special time for the dinghy Class as it brings together some very old friends and lots of new friendships whilst…
National 18s Celebrate Cock O'The North With Classics, Ultimates and Ultras in Royal Cork
#nat18 – This weekend's Cock O' the North regatta at Royal Cork in Crosshaven will have in the region of 35 National 18s racing across the three eras or the 76–year history, (Classics, Ultimates and Ultras. It is the first…
New National 18 Designs Compete at Cork Harbour's Dognose Trophy
#dognosetrophy – 'Fast, very fast' that's the verdict on the new Phil Morrison National 18 that made its Cork Harbour debut for the 'Dognose Trophy' for mixed dinghies on Saturday afteroon writes Claire Bateman. Bob Bateman captured the action below. The…
First of the New National 18s Arrive on Cork Harbour
#national18 –  There's great excitement around Cork Harbour this week with the delivery of the first four of the completely new Phil Morrison-designed National 18s to join the established fleet at Monkstown Bay SC. In the near future, other boats…
First of New National 18 Dinghies Expected in Cork Next Month
#national18 – Since being introduced to the public at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show in March of this year, the first of the new Phil Morrison designed National 18s has been undergoing sailing trials and completing the required EU stability…
National 18 will be Launched to the Public at the 2015 RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show
#national18 – The new Phil Morrison designed National 18 will be launched to the public at the 2015 RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show, which takes place over the weekend of 28 February/1 March at Alexandra Palace, London. This exciting new hull…
National 18 Adopts New Phil Morrison Designed Dinghy
#national18 – The National 18 Class has adopted the exciting new Phil Morrison designed hull and production has started with twelve hulls already on order for 2015. News of the new N18 hull design story broke on Afloat.ie just over…
Production Begins On New Design National 18 After Class Approval
#National18 - The National 18 Class Association has selected White Formula in Essex as its exclusive build partner for production of the new design National 18. Over the summer, the class voted overwhelmingly to approve the 2013 design by Phil…
National 18 Book Launch In Cork Tonight
#National18 - Here's a reminder for your diary that the official book launch of Brian Wolfe's history of the National 18 will take place tonight (11 December 2013) at 7.30pm at the Royal Cork Yacht Club. The book documents 75…
National 18 foot Dinghy Book To Be Launched at Royal Cork Yacht Club
#natiional18 – The Official launch of the National 18 foot Dinghy book by Brian Wolfe will take place at a reception at the Royal Cork Yacht Club on December 11th, 2013 at 7.30pm writes Claire Bateman. The book documents the…
National 18 Prototype Moves to UK For Further Evaluation
Following Afloat.ie's recent coverage of the new National 18 design and her maiden sail in Cork, there have been extensive trials undertaken with over 50 people in Cork harbour sailing her in the past number of weeks. The protoype is…
History of the National 18' Dinghy to be Published
#national18 – The History of the National 18' Dinghy written by Brian Wolfe will be published shortly. Although the class once enjoyed pockets of enthusiasm in Ireland at Skerries, Portrush, Strangford Lough and Dunmore East, these have faded away and…
National 18 Protoype Cuts a Dash in Cork Harbour
#National18– Have a look at the new prototype National 18 dinghy, looks stunning! The Phil Morrison type got a great reaction when laucnhed yesterday for the CH Marine sponsored Royal Cork Autumn league writes Claire Bateman Showing true Morrison lineage the…
Chapman & Crew Win National 18 Title as Championships Return to Dublin Bay
#national18 – Colin Chapman and his team on "Aquaholics" No 370, with a lead of 7 points after discard, have comfortably won the 2013 Irish National 18 Championships hosted by the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire over the weekend.…
National 18s Set Sail for Irish Title on Dublin Bay
The National 18 class travelled from Cork to Dublin Bay this weekend for the Irish championships, the first time since the mid 1960's that this exciting trapeze class has held its Championships in Dublin. The National Yacht Club is hosting…

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