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Weiser Wins Dragon Gold Cup
Dragon

Weiser Wins Dragon Gold Cup

21st September 2011
After three days of severe winds and mighty waves, the Derbigum Dragon Gold Cup Fleet went out early yesterday morning to sail two races. No Irish boats were racing in the 62-boat fleet. After the first start, the fleet cut…
Dunmore East is Venue For Final Fireball Fling of 2011
Fireball
The Irish Fireball sailing regatta season, which has seen the hosting of the World Championships in June, in Sligo, draws to a close with the Munster Championships being sailed this weekend, 24/25th, in Dunmore East in the SE corner of…
Sharkbait Wins By a Single Point at SB3 National Championships
SB20
Top Race officer Jack Roy did a superb job getting a full schedule of three races in on Friday and three on Saturday at the SB3 sports boat National Championships that were hosted by the Royal Irish Yacht Club. Unfortunately…
Sharkbait Wins SB3 National Championship (Full Results Here)
SB20
After six races sailed and against a fleet of 39 SB3 sportsboats there was little surprise that champions 'Sharkbait' sailed by Ben Duncan, Brian Moran and Ric Morris were the winners of the National Championships sailed at the Royal Irish…
Penfold Wins J24 Euro Title in Last Race Decider
J24
In ideal conditions – moderate to fresh south-easterly winds and sunshine – the BMW J/24 Europeans Championships concluded at Howth (Thursday 15th) with four back-to-back races to complete the full 10-race programme. PRIZEWINNERS PHOTOS BELOW Top of the table was…
Consistency Puts Two Boats Clear at BMW J/24 Europeans at Howth
J24
The 42-boat fleet at the BMW J/24 European Championship at Howth Yacht Club faced a tough schedule of five back-to-back races on the third day of the regatta, sailed in ideal conditions. They made up for the weather-affected programme and…
Defending Champions Take First Race at BMW J/24 Europeans at Howth (PHOTOS)
J24
After losing the first day’s racing to the weather, day two of the BMW J/24 European Championships at Howth today (Tuesday 13th) saw one race completed in fresh and gusty south-westerly winds and witnessed a win for the defending champions…
Greystones Lead Both Fleets in RS 200/400 Irish Nationals
RS Sailing
Blustery conditions formed the backdrop to the Irish RS 200/400 National sailing championships, which took place in Cushendall this weekend. Greystones sailors Simon Herriott and Tom Moran led the RS400 class, while Roy Van Maanen and Glen Reid won top…
High Winds Scupper First Day at BMW J/24 Europeans
J24
 The first day of the BMW J/24 European Championships at Howth Yacht Club fell victim to the weather today (Monday 12th September), when winds in excess of 30 knots and gusts over 50 knots left the Principal Race Officer David…
J24 Euros Open in Howth, Strong Winds Cancel Practise Race
J24
The BMW J/24 European Championships were officially opened last night with a ceremony on the forecourt in front of the Howth Yacht Club clubhouse on the podium erected by the sponsor but a practise race scheduled for this afternoon was…
1720s and Mansfield Enjoy New Lease of Life
1720
'The big man is back' reports WM Nixon this morning in the Irish Independent's Sailing Column. Reports of the demise of the 1720 are greatly exaggerated he concludes in a nice write up for the class and new champion, former…
 Italian Victory, Ireland Fourth at Star European Championships
Star
Another first place in the penultimate race for Italians Diego Negri and Enrico Voltolini sealed their series-long domination and overall victory at the Star European Championship (2nd-10th September) at Dun Laoghaire yesterday. Irish Olympic campaigners Peter O'Leary and Dvid Burrows…
O'Leary and Burrows Slip to Fifth at Star Euros
Star
Lighter winds saw Peter O'Leary and David Burrows drop to fifth place overall and Italians Diego Negri and Enrico Voltolini continue at the top of the leaderboard after three more races at the Star European Championships in Dun Laoghaire. The…
RS Fleets Gather in Cushendall
RS Sailing
Sailors from across Ireland and the UK are due to arrive in Cushendall today and tomorrow for the RS 200/400 National sailing championships. The three-day event rounds off Cushendall Sailing and Boating Club's 2011 sailing season, during which the club…
42-boat fleet for BMW J24 Europeans at Howth
J24
Over 200 sailors from nine countries will compete in the BMW J24 European Championships which start at Howth Yacht Club next Monday (12th), hard on the heels of the Star Europeans in Dublin Bay. Measurement and registration take place between…
RS Sailors Heading North to Cushendall
RS Sailing
The 2011 RS400 and RS200 Traveller Series draws to a close this weekend with the National Championships taking place at Cushendall Co. Antrim. Two strong fleets of over 40 boats in total are expected. In the RS400's Simon Herriott of…

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