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Colin Kavanagh's Blue Velvet leads at the Puppeteer National Championships off Howth
North Sails-powered "Pups" took 1st, 3rd and 4th overall at the Puppeteer 22 Irish Championships held in Howth Yacht Club on July 28/29. Long-time North Sails Ireland clients Colin and Kathy Kavanagh in "Blue Velvet" won the title for their…
Mullingar SC Fleet Captain Michael Collender and Hon. Treasurer Brian Walker are into GP 14 racing on Lough Owel
It has had at least two different event descriptions since it was first sailed all of seventy years ago. Back then, Irish sailing was finding its feet in the late 1940s, becoming re-energised in the exciting developmental world of modern…
Irish Sailing President Jack Roy on duty as Race Officer at June's ICRA National Championships at Royal Cork Yacht Club
This summer I’ll be wearing two hats – one as President of Irish Sailing, and the other as a Race Official at several events, and a very busy summer it is proving to be writes Jack Roy It’s been a…
Mike Evans's  Half–Tonner The Big Picture will be in action on home waters in Howth Yacht Clubs' Spring Warmer Series on Saturday, April 1
Howth Yacht Club's traditional Key Capital Private Spring Warmer Sailing Series at Howth Yacht Club will run over two consecutive Saturdays with four Windward /Leeward races, starting on Saturday, 1st April with cranes and storage all included in the regatta entry…
Class 2 of Howth Yacht Club's Autumn League includes the club's newest assets, where up to five HYC J80s and Dominic O'Keefe's J80 'Graduate' from RIYC in Dun Laoghaire will compete
Howth Yacht Club's 37th year of its Autumn League begins this Saturday at 2:30pm and repeats each Saturday (with the exception of October 1st) until the final day on the 22nd of October.  As the entries to Howth Yacht Club's…
Puppeteer keelboats racing for national honours at Howth Yacht Club
The Sutton Cross Pharmacy 2016 Puppeteer National Championships was won by Dave Clarke & Liam Egan and crew on “Harlequin” following two days of intense racing at Howth Yacht Club this weekend. They managed to beat 2014's winning boat -…
Puppeteers race for national honours in Howth next week
The Sutton Cross Pharmacy Puppeteer 22 National Championship 2016 takes place in Howth Yacht Club over the weekend of the 30th. and 31st. July. This class provides very close midweek racing in HYC, with 20 odd boats out on Tuesdays.…
Scorie Walls & Crew Win Puppeteer Nationals Off Howth
#puppeteers – The 2015 Puppeteer National Championships was won by Scorie Walls, Declan Brown and crew on 'Gold Dust' following 2 days of intense racing in Howth this weekend. They managed to stay ahead of last year's winning boat -…
Puppeteers Race for National Title At Howth Yacht Club
#pupeteers – Howth Yacht Club hosts the Puppeteer 22 National Championships this weekend sponsored by Sutton Cross Pharmacy. The first warning signal is at 10:30am both days and there will be three races each day.
Puppeteer National Title Goes to Harlequin of Howth
#puppeteer – Racing was tight, challenging, and even described as 'chaotic' in the weekend's Puppeteer National Championships off Howth, in County Dublin. Race officer Harry Gallagher got the best out of a range of trying conditions, and it was the…
Eclipse Wins Puppeteer Nationals at Howth
#puppeteers – Robin Hegarty sailing Eclipse won the Puppeteer National Championships at Howth Yacht Club yesterday but only by half a point margin with former IDRA 14 champion Terry Harvery second. The Sutton Cross Pharmacy event attracted 17 entries. Full…
Harlequin takes Volvo Puppeteer Nationals title
The Volvo Puppeteer National Championships, sponsored by H.B. Dennis Airside and sailed at Howth Yacht Club over the weekend, had an exciting finish, with bookies’ favourite Dave Clarke in ‘Harlequin’ snatching first place on the last day with emphatic wins…
Competitive fleet for Volvo Puppeteer Nationals
At least 20 boats are expected to race this weekend in a highly competitive 3-day Volvo Puppeteer National Championship at Howth Yacht Club sponsored by H.B. Dennis Airside. In the absence of the 2010 champion Garret May and with at…

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