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Irish Wayfarers Class News & Regatta Results
Greystones Harbour hosts the International Wayfarer class next week
Greystones Sailing Club in County Wicklow will host the Wayfarer International Championships next week (Monday 22nd to Friday 26th July) with boats coming from 13 countries around the world including the USA, Canada and across Europe and Scandinavia. The three…
A Class One start at the 2017 Dun Laoghaire Regatta on Dublin Bay
With three months to go to the first gun off Dun Laoghaire’s famous harbour, 410 boats are already entered — and more than half the entries are visiting craft to Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2019. It is an early-season marine…
Top of the fleet at the Scottish Wayfarer Championship were (left to right) Margaret & Bob Sparkes (Loch Lomond SC) with Neil McSherry (National YC) and multiple champion Monica Schaefer (Greystones SC).
Greystones Wayfarer helmswoman Monica Schaefer has rounded out a remarkable racing season with a successful defence of the Scottish title on Loch Lomond writes W M Nixon. This means that she now has the triple, having won the Irish title…
A view from the 2013 Wayfarer Nationals at East Down Yacht Club
#Wayfarer - The National Yacht Club is offering to members a special charter for its four club Wayfarers during the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta this July. The NYC will be the host club for the Wayfarer class hosting its Irish…
It had all the makings of a logistical nightmare. But with much goodwill, lots of energy, and some very clear thinking, the week-long Wayfarer International Rally 2015 from September 5th to September 13th to two of Ireland’s best sailing lakes…
Wayfarer Dinghies To Cruise Lough Derg
#wayfarer – The 4.82 m (15ft 10ins) Ian Proctor-designed Wayfarer dinghy - which first appeared in 1957 - has become a multi-purpose classic for many small boat sailors who like to cruise as well as race. But there are surprisingly few in…
Wayfarer Dinghy North American Champs Won By Ireland's Fisher & Watt
#wayfarer – Every winter, Lake Eustis Sailing Club in Florida hosts the North American Mid-Winter Championships, giving the small, but enthusiastic North American Wayfarer fleet a chance to sail in warm waters. In 2014, this was particularly appealing as most…
Wayfarer Nationals Race at East Down Yacht Club
#wayfarer – It was a fairly quick decision to hold The Irish Nationals at EDYC after they were called off at Greystones Sailing Club outside Dublin due to logistical reasons. Hurriedly a committee was formed to run the event and…
Wicklow Wayfarer Dinghy Nationals Scrubbed
#wayfarer – As one dinghy class, the RS 400s, can boast about record turnouts this season another class has been forced to scrub its Irish nationals, due to lack of interest. Such is the ebb and flow in the Irish dinghy and…
 NI Pair Win Wayfarer American Champs
#WAYFARER – Wayfarer dinghies are a well-known class in North America, with an established racing circuit and a comprehensive calendar of meets and cruises. The 2013 Wayfarer Worlds will be sailed in Canada. The class has received a welcome boost…

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