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Fireball Worlds Sligo, Two weeks and Counting!
The Fireball Worlds are now only two weeks away! The regatta officials have been announced! A title sponsor has been secured! New boats are in the final stages of preparation and new sailing combinations have been honing their skills and…
40 Knot Gusts Force Postponement of Leinster RS Feva Championships
RS Sailing
The RS Feva Leinster Championships taking place at Howth Yacht Club were postponed today following gusts of over 40-knots in the race area. Today's sailing schedule was initially postponed before the championship was scrubbed at lunch time. The hope is…
Another Win for Sophie as Breezy Conditions Continue
Tralee's sailing sensation Sophie Brown continued her winning form this month when Galway Bay Sailing Club played host to the Optimist Connacht championships last weekend. Brown was the winner of this month's bank holiday Mitsubish Youth championships in Dun Laoghaire.…
Collins Ends SB3 Champs in 11th Place
Top Irish perfomer Mel Collins and his Royal Cork crew have ended up 11th overall at the SB3 Worlds in Torquay today. The winners were Geoff Carveth, Andy Ramus, Ian Mills and Emma Clarke (GBR) Video with the winners below..…
Collins Crew Score Race Win at SB3 Worlds
A win for Royal Cork's Mel Collins and his crew on Sibelus today has moved the top Irish boat up four places in the overall rankings. The Crosshaven crew are now in the top ten of the 103-boat fleet going…
Collins 14th, Duncan 16th at SB3 World Championships
Royal Cork's Mel Collins continues to move up the leaderboard of the SB3 World Championships finishing 11,10 and 22 in the gold fleet today to place 14th overall and overhauling Howth Yacht Club's Ben Duncan now in 16th place. Results…
Collins Takes a Well Earned Second on Day Two (Video here!)
A second in the last race of today's SB3 World Championships gives Royal Cork's Mel Collins 17th overall and keeps the Crosshaven trio top Irish crew in Torquay. Howth's Ben Duncan – racing for New Zealand – is 11th overall.…
SB3 Worlds Day One: Collins Leads Irish Hopes at Torbay Worlds
Royal Cork Yacht Club's Mel Collins is top Irish boat in 24th place after the first days racing of the 2011 SB3 World Championships in Torbay. Scroll down for pics and Video. Collins Finishes 11th Overall.  Results here Collins scored…
14 Races to Decide SB3 World Title
Worlds Preview: Racing for the 2011 SB3 World Sailing Championships 2011 begins tomorrow and runs until Friday 20th May hosted by the Royal Torbay Yacht Club in Torquay, UK. 11 Irish boats are entered. Scroll down for Video. 103 entries…
Royal Cork Trio Among 11 Irish to Contest SB3 Worlds
Royal Cork SB3 trio Mel Collins, Kieran Dorgan and Killian Collins are among 11 Irish boats entered in this weeks SB3 World championships on the English South coast at Torbay.  Irish crews are also coming from Howth, Dublin Bay and…
SB3s Give Thumbs Up to New Dublin Bay Courses
The SB3s have given a thumbs up to the introdution of the new Thursday night Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) courses and who wouldn't with such a thrilling downwind leg last week? 'So many marks, loads of decisions and loads…
McKee and Smyth are Flying Fifteen Northern Champions
Flying Fifteen
The Flying Fifteen Northern Championships took place in the picturesque village of Whitehead at the weekend and were hosted by County Antrim Boat Club in their newly renovated clubhouse. 22 crews descended on the town full of hope in what…
Cullaun Sailing Club Launch New Omegas
Despite gale force winds Cullaun Sailing Club was in celebratory mood at its open day on Sunday 8th May. The club based in Kilkishen, Co Clare, had the launch of its fleet of Topper Omegas and blessing of the boats…
New Combinations Fill Top Slots in Carlingford
Fireball Leinster report by Cormac Bradley. In a preview of the Fireball Leinsters which opened the Irish Fireball regatta schedule for 2011this weekend just past, your correspodent speculated in another forum on how the regatta might go, suggesting that the…
Fireballs Announce Dubarry as Title Sponsor for Sligo World Championships
Next month's Fireball World Championships at Sligo Yacht Club has announced Irish boating shoe manufacturer Dubarry as title sponsor. The event is expected to attract up to 100 boats from 13 countries. Dun Laoghaire's Noel Butler is expected to lead…
BMW to sponsor J/24 Europeans at Howth
Howth Yacht Club has announced that BMW Ireland is to be the title sponsor of the J/24 European Championship at Howth next September when up to forty boats from six countries are expected to compete. One of the major regattas…

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