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Mansfield Returns to 1720s With a Title Win
After a break of five years, former class European champion Mark Mansfield returned to the 1720 class at the weekend and won the CH Marine sponsored national championships in Cork Harbour from a fleet of 14 boats. The last race…
Fireballs Start International Week
The grey skies above Sligo this morning will not deter the Fireballs who will start this year's International Week preamble to the Class World Championship hosted by Sligo Yacht Club at Rosses Point writes our Fireball Correspondent.In a sad note…
Fireball World Champs Makes the News
Monday's Fireball World Sailing Championships got a publicity lift last night when the 58–dinghy sailing event bound for Rosses Point in Sligo made the RTE News bulletin. (See clip below). It's an interesting piece about how a local sailing family,…
Strangford Trio Win SB3 Southern Champs
Former Olympic sailor, Laser, Flying Fifteen and Squib champ Peter Kennedy from Strangford Lough produced an overall win in the weekend's SB3 Southern Championships at Tralee Bay Sailing Club. Only 16 boats travelled to Europe's most westerly port for the…
Gilmore Wins Topper Ulsters Sailing Championships
Strangford's Laura Gilmore won this weekend's Topper Ulsters sailing championships, which was hosted by Cushendall Sailing and Boating Club. Scroll down for event photos. Fifty boats took part in the two-day provincial sailing championships, with six races taking place over…
Kinsale Trio Take Dragon East Coasts
A strong, unstable and blustery airflow produced exciting, and at times marginal racing conditions at the week end for the East Coast Dragon Championship hosted by the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. Despite Race Officer Jack Roy's skill and patience only…
Hyland Wins Leinster Optimist Championships
Dublin Bay local Adam Hyland has won the Optimist Leinster Championships on home waters this afternoon in blustery conditions that saw the series completed in the comparative shelter of Scotsman's bay in the lee of Dun Laoghaire's East pier as…
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
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…

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