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Howth Yacht Club (HYC) Sailing News
SB20s Warm-up for Howth Yacht Club Eastern Championships
#hyc – The second weekend of Howth Yacht Club's Spring Warmer series provided conditions in complete contrast to the previous week's light airs, with very strong winds testing the competitors and boats throughout the two races. Whilst it was a…
Checkmate off To a Winning Start at Howth Yacht Club Spring Warmer
#hyc – Competitors at the Key Capital Spring Warmer series in Howth Yacht Club were treated to glorious sunshine on the opening weekend of the season but unfortunately for all, the wind gods weren't as generous writes Daragh Sheridan. In…
Howth Yacht Club Spring Warmer Series for Cruisers, SB20's, J24's, Puppeteers & Squibs
#hyc – Howth Yacht Club's traditional season opener is run over three Saturdays with six great Windward /Leeward races, starting on Saturday 4th April 2015 with cranes and storage all included. There are starts for Cruisers 1, 2 & 3,…
Famous Half–Tonner Checkmate Gets New Berth At Howth Yacht Club
#checkmateforhowth – The story is that there has been a bit of re-juggling in the Half Tonner lineup at Howth, where Dave Cullen has moved on from the historic King One which once upon a time took the Half–Ton World…
Asgard: The Story of The Most Famous Yacht in Irish History Told This Wednesday At Howth Yacht Club
#hyc – Howth Yacht Club's Pat Murphy presents the life of Asgard, this famous yacht in Irish history from her launch in 1905 to her current conservation in Collins Barracks Museum and the 100th commemoration in 2014. The venue for…
Howth Yacht Club's Shane Diviney Wins Warren Jones Youth Regatta in Perth
#hyc – Howth Yacht Club's (HYC) Shane Diviney, a former Dublin City University student now based in Australia, was on pit duty for Chris Steele's winning 36 below team in Perth for the Warren Jones Youth Regatta this week.  Steele…
Howth YC Hosts New Year's Brass Monkey Race & Raffle
#HYC - Howth Yacht Club's new year gets off to a brisk start with the New Year's Day Brass Monkey Race & Raffle. HYC promises a fun day out for all the family on Thursday 1 January, with the race…
Howth Yacht Club Autumn Series Concludes in Blue Skies & Warm Winds
The final day of the MSL Park Motors Mercedes-Benz Autumn League was a fitting culmination of a hugely successful 6-weeks keelboat racing for this 35th year of Howth Yacht Club's annual autumnal regatta. The 15-25 knot southerly wind, accompanied by…
Howth Yacht Club Autumn League Counts Down to Saturday Climax
#hyc – Howth Yacht Club's (HYC) leaderboard showed some small changes to the leaderboards yesterday within the nine classes, but no change to the idyllic conditions after week five of the MSL Park Motors Mercedes-Benz sponsored event that has enjoyed for every…
Howth Yacht Club League Dominated By 'Perfect' Storm, New Entrants Sail Over From Dun Laoghaire
#hyc – The by now familiar blue skies for this year's Howth Yacht Club's Autumn League were accompanied by slightly cooler weather this Saturday, along with a brisk 13-20 knots of wind from the west. Other alterations from the previous…
Light Winds & Tricky Sailing At Howth Yacht Club Autumn League
#hyc – September's relentless warm sunshine lit Howth Yacht Club's Autumn League race course again last Saturday, providing competitors with what must prove to be a final opportunity for 't-shirt and shorts' sailing as the inevitable October weather looms. The…
Howth Yacht Club's Late Season Mini–Series to Postpone Those Winter Blues
#HYC – Several forecasts suggesting that the current spell of exceptionally good weather could last until mid-October have helped to inspire the revival of a Mini-Series between Howth and Dun Laoghaire boats during the last three races of the Howth…
Howth Yacht Club Trio in US Grand Slam Match Race Series
#hyc – Howth Yacht Club sailors were involved in August's US Grand Slam series which consists of four ISAF grade 2 match race regatta's held across the Mid West and East Coast of the United States during the month of…
Howth Yacht Club Autumn League Favourites Emerge After Second Race
#hyc – Almost 100 keelboats raced in Howth Yacht Club's idyllic conditions on Saturday for the second weekend of the MSL Park Motors Autumn League. Competitors enjoyed bright sunshine and the steady 10-13 knots of north-easterly wind enabled the two…
Howth's Autumn League Attracts 97 Boats, Storm Takes the Lead in Cruisers One IRC
#hyc – The first race in Cruisers One of Howth Yacht Club's 2014 Autumn League was won by the local J/109, Storm skippered by Pat Kelly on Sunday. The six boat cruisers one fleet is part of a total entry of 97…
Howth Yacht Club Announces New Format & Sponsor for Autumn Sailing League
#hyc – No sooner had Howth Yacht Club successfully staged a new double–handed fixture on the capital's waters this month than the north Dublin Club is back with a further announcement on a new format for the Howth Yacht Club…

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