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Irish Squib One Design Sailing & Regatta Results
Over the five races to date, there have been five different race winners, from northern, eastern, southern and western coasts of the UK, with three different sailmakers, and hulls which are both low numbers (under 150) and high numbers (over 750)
Today, Thursday, due to lack of wind in Church Bay, Holyhead, the Squib fleet had to wait more than an hour for the wind to settle writes Vincent Delany. Initially the wind was too light to start the fourth championship…
One of Tuesday's starts for the 43-boat Squib fleet
Today, Wednesday, was a difficult day for David Lovegrove, Howth Yacht Club, PRO for the 43–boat Squib fleet at their annual National Championships in Holyhead, Wales writes Vincent Delany. It was planned to hold one race today, as the race…
Squibs racing at the Holyhead National Championships
What a stunning days sailing was had in Holyhead today, for the 43 boat Squib fleet, who sailed two races on Tuesday, to compensate for having lost a race yesterday due to lack of wind writes Vincent Delany. In race…
'Alchemy' Leads at Squib Nationals at Holyhead
Today was what can be called a ‘shoe sailing day’ because Squib sailors normally wear boots when they are racing, but today the champagne conditions in Holyhead Bay for the 45 Squibs racing in their annual championships were so perfect,…
There are 43 entries for the Squib Championships at Holyhead Sailing Club
Holyhead Sailing Club are the Welsh club hosting this year’s premier event for the National Squibs from Britain and Europe, from 17th – 23rd June 2017. The Championships has not been held at Holyhead since 2004, and, to date, there…
Squib winners (left to right) Ross Nolan, Bob Stinson (RNIYC), Paula Lyttle of Sponsor Rodgers and Browne and Gordon Patterson
Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club together with sponsor Rodgers and Browne Estate Agents hosted the 2017 Squib Northern Championship over the weekend of May 27/28. Race Officer Niney did well to complete the full 5 races in light and…
Tears in Heaven shows the fleet how to fly her spinnaker in the light winds of Dun Laoghaire Harbour
On the weekend of 6-7 May, Nigel and Jack Grogan (Current UK Squib National Champions and directors of Hyde Sails) came to Ireland to coach members of the Irish Squib Forum writes Vincent Delany. The coaching took place at the…
Squib racing at Kinsale
Jeff Condell and Jeff Cochrane from Kinsale Yacht Club sailing In Squib 812 'Fuggles' are the winners of this year's Irish Squib Travellers Trophy.  The annual keelboat class award is for Squibs which travel to the regional and national championships. It…
Squib sailing on Lough Derg
Squibs from all over Ireland converged on Lough Derg Yacht Club at Dromineer at the weekend. Three came from the Royal North of Ireland in Belfast Lough, two from Killyleagh Yacht Club on Strangford Lough, two from Royal St George…
Cian and Finbarr O'Regan's local entry was the overall winner by a single point at the Bandon Co-Op Squib Nationals
Only three points separated the top three overall in yesterday's Bandon Co-op Irish National Squib Championships 2016 at Kinsale Yacht Club. After six races sailed and one discard Cian and Finbarr O'Regan's local entry was the overall winner by a single…
Squib racing at Kinsale
#Squib - Poor weather forecast for this weekend has prompted Kinsale Yacht Club to postpone the scheduled Squib Nationals till 1-2 October. Seven races had been planned for the Old Head of Kinsale and the Sovereign Islands in what would…
Squibs racing at Kinsale – the class national championships returns to the south coast port this August
Kinsale Yacht Club host the Irish Squib National Championships for the third time in August. They hosted it first on 2008 and again in 2013 when KYC members James and Bruce Mathews in Mucky Duck took the title.Seven races are…
Lough Derg Yacht Club's freshwater regatta completed the 2015 one design season for the SB20s, Flying Fifteens, (see our earlier report here) and Dragons last weekend. The Squib class also counted the inland event as a Midland Championships. With a…
The top Irish Squib at July's British Isles Championships in Howth has won the 11-boat Squib Irish East Coast Championships at the Royal Irish Yacht Club at the weekend. Afficionado sailed by John Driscoll and David Cagney of the Royal North Ireland…
Squib Title Settled in Howth After Three–Way Tie
#squib – A three-way tie at the top of the 2015 Squib Nationals leaderboard was settled in favour of David Jones and Mark Hogan from South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club writes Emmet Dalton. Saturday's final race was led from start to finish…
'Lady Penelope' Leads Squibs Off Howth, Top Irish Boat is Seventh
#squib – Yesterday the Squib fleet in Howth, north of Dublin, enjoyed conditions similar to those on Sunday last, with an offshore south-westerly wind blowing from Portmarnock beach at about 4 knots. Race officer David Lovegrove decided to postpone racing…

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