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The Rankin dinghy is renowned in Cobh in Cork Harbour
As darkness fell and the lights came on at the RCYC Marina on Friday night I was a happy man. We had sailed our first club evening race in Cork Harbour the UK Sailmakers Ireland League, without any hassle. We…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club’s latest 48-page yearbook is the visible face of a significant part of Irish sailing’s organisational infrastructure
It’s big, it’s unique, and it’s the focal point of recreational interaction with the sea for one of the more affluent areas of population in Europe writes W M Nixon. But anyone visiting Dun Laoghaire Harbour for the first time,…
A bumper fleet of 20 early bird entries are already signed up for June's Sigma championships on Dublin Bay
The Class Captain of the Sigma 33 East Coast Association is reporting a bumper entry of 20 'Early Bird' entries received from 14 different clubs for June's Dublin Bay Chmpionships at the Royal St. George Yacht Club.  'The entries to date reflect…
Sigma 33 numbers on Dublin Bay could reach a high of 25 for this June's Championships with boats travelling from Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales
Sigma 33 sailors are making their sailing plans in good time for 2018 with 15 entries from 11 different clubs received for the class and Irish Championships being held in the Royal St George Yacht Club from 22nd – 24…
Last year's Dun Laoghaire Regatta had up to 20 entries including nine from the home waters and ten visitors from Northern Ireland, Scotland, England, the Isle of Man and local boats from Arklow and Waterford. A similar number are expected for this year's Class & Irish Championships at the Royal St.George Yacht Club in June
The Sigma 33 class is 39–years–old this year and this June the Royal St. George Yacht Club will host the Class and Irish Championship, the first occasion the Dun Laoghaire Club has held these combined events. Download the notice of…
Sigma 33 winners – (Left to Right) Bobby Kerr, Henry Leonard, Dermot Clarke, Adrienne Jermyn and Dick Lovegrove at the Royal St. George Yacht Club
Over 70 Sigma 33 sailors, friends and guests attended the Sigma 33 East Coast Association Annual Prize giving dinner at the Royal St George Yacht Club last night hosted by Dick Lovegrove, the classes senior Sigma 33 sailor. Prizes were…
Tom MacSweeney's Scribbler white sail racing in Cork Harbour
Hearing about the open morning on Sunday, the 24th of September at the Royal St.George YC in Dun Laoghaire where Sigma 33 Class Captain Paddy Maguire wants to raise more interest in Sigmas, brought back how I became interested in…
The Dun Laoghaire Regatta series had 19 entries including nine from the home waters and ten visitors from Northern Ireland, Scotland, England, the Isle of Man and local boats from Arklow and Waterford
Are you Interested in Sailing or Buying a Sigma 33? Experience a sail at our Open Morning on Sunday, 24th September 2017 at the Royal St. George Yacht Club from  9.30–1.00 O’Clock Followed by finger food in the Club afterwards…
Tom MacSweeney racing Seascapes at Royal Cork Yacht Club
It’s launching time at Castlepoint Boatyard at Crosshaven in Cork Harbour where I keep SCRIBBLER II. That’s my Sigma 33, named rather appropriately for a journalist/scribe, as I’ve been told. The first SCRIBBLER was a Ruffian 23, much sailed and…
At least 16 Sigmas will race at Dun Laoghaire Regatta
The Sigma 33 may yet be the biggest one design cruiser fleet at July's Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regtta with 16 entries so far.  The long established Dublin Bay class merged with class two for local DBSC racing this year but…
At the presentation to retiring Sigma 33 class secretary Sandra Moore (second from right) were Shirley Leonard, Henry Leonard and Ann Bergin
The Sigma 33 East Coast class Association held their Annual Dinner in the National Yacht Club on Friday, 11 November 2016 with almost 80 members present. In attendance was the Commodore of Dublin Bay Sailing Club Chris Moore, Roman Beirne…
L-R: Mark Wynter, Commodore, Island Sailing Club & owner of Alchemist, with the 2016 Seamanship Award winner Jeff Warboys and Keith Lovett from Race Partner Haven Knox-Johnston/MS Amlin
Sacrificing his own race to go to the aid of another stricken competitor in the 2016 Round the Island Race has resulted in Jeff Warboys, skipper of a Sigma 33 Workout, being awarded the 2016 Round the Island Race Seamanship…
Henry Leonard's Leuwin crew from the Royal Irish Yacht Club were the winners of the annual Sigma 33 race to Greystones today
Royal Irish Yacht Leuwin skippered by Henry Leonard was the winner of today's Sigma 33 coastal race to Greystones Harbour. Second was September Song skippered by Maurice O'Connell. Third was Dermot Clarke's Gwilli Two. The race was led by Gwili Two…
Sigma 33s are racing from Dublin Bay to Greystones in County Wicklow tomorrow
The Dublin Bay Sigma 33 fleet hold their coastal race tomorrow from Dun Laoghaire to Greystones marina in what is forecast to be favourable conditions for the novel race. Up to six will compete in the 12–mile race for 'The Night Cap'…
The crew of Busy Beaver (Mark Bradshaw & Jack Gallagher) from Scotland, new UK Champions of the Sigma 33 class, with their trophies at RUYC on Sunday
Honouring a tradition of Belfast Lough sailing which can be traced back to its foundation in 1866 and beyond, the Royal Ulster YC at Bangor on Belfast Lough began its four week “Sesquicentennial Sailing Celebrations” over the weekend with the…
Multiple champion Tim Goodbody's retirement from the Sigma 33 class was saluted at a packed Royal Irish Yacht Club on Friday night when class captain Paddy Maguire honoured the stalwart with an 'Excellence Award' setting out his achievements over 16…

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