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Howth Yacht Club Double Hander Race Attracts Stellar Entry
#hyc – A solid entry list of 22 boats and counting has built up for this Saturday's inaugural double-hander at Howth Yacht Club, the brainchild of noted helmsman Simon Knowles. He so enjoyed racing two-handed in the Dun Laoghaire to…
Cove Sailing Club Yacht Wins Quarter Ton Cup At Howth Champs
#hyc – Top performing Cork Quarter tonner, Dom Losty's 'Illes Pitiuses' has won the seven boat Irish Quarter Ton Championships at Howth Yacht Club. High winds in Howth yesterday meant that the final day's racing in the Euro Car Parks East…
Commodore's Yacht Wins Howth 17 Championships
#howth17 – The weekend's Howth 17 Footers Championships was won by Brian & Conor Turvey's 'Isobel'. Winning two of Saturday's four races and following a lengthy protest hearing between 'Deilginis' and 'Rita' (the latter then being disqualified from Race 2)…
Three Howth Yacht Club Half Tonners Set Course for French Classic Cup
#hyc – Three well known Irish half tonners make the journey to Saint Quay Portrieux in Brittany for the Half Ton Classic Cup representing Howth Yacht Club. The Evan's brothers "The Big Picture", Jonny Swan and Jim Freyne's "Harmony" and…
J24 Crew Win Howth Yacht Club's Inaugural Sportsboat Cup
  #hyc – Howth Yacht Club's new Sportsboat initiative attracted J24s, J80s and the visiting 1720 European championships for its first outing last weekend.  Well known cJ24 skipper  Flor O’Driscoll and the crew of his J24 Hard On Port were…
Howth's Sportsboat Cup Has 1720s, J24s & J80s Racing Over Two Courses
#hyc – With only a week to go anticipation is building for the inaugural HYC Sportsboat Cup at Howth in County Dublin writes Ross McDonald.Three fleets will be battling it out over two racecourses in what is promising to be…
Howth Yacht Club Double-Handed Yacht Race Challenge to Feature Kish, Rockabill & Lambay
#hyc – Howth Yacht Club will run an open double-handed race on Saturday, August 23, 2014 for both spinnaker cruiser classes and white sail cruiser classes. The course will use the Kish Lighthouse, Rockabill lighthouse and Lambay and will start…
Lambay Race Win for 'Bite the Bullet' off Howth
#lambay – Howth Yacht Club's 2014 Lambay Races were supported by a keen fleet of almost 120 boats, from the modern day stripped-out racers to equally spartan machines of 1898 writes Emmet Dalton. The Howth 17 Footer and Old Gaffer…
Lambay Sailing Races To Include Traditional Course from Howth Yacht Club This Weekend
#hyc – This weekend, Saturday June 7th, Howth Yacht Club once again hosts one of Ireland's longest established events, the Lambay Races. The event has been part of Howth's sailing calender for well over 110 years, the first trophy dates…
Howth Stage Irish Quarter Ton Cup as Part of Cruiser 2 & 3 East Coast Championship
#quarterton – Hot on the heels of its Sportsboat Cup announcement for June, busy Howth Yacht Club in North Dublin has today announced that its Class 2 and 3 East Coast Championships scheduled for August will incorporate the Irish Quarter…
Howth Yacht Club Launches Sportsboat Cup for 1720s, SB20s, Quarter Tonners, RS Elites, Dragons & J Boat Classes
#hyc – A Sportsboat Cup for Irish keelboat classes to be held around Midsummers day and tailored especially for 1720s, SB20s, Quarter Tonners, J24s, RS Elites, Dragons, J80s and J70s, is to be staged for the first time at Howth…
Healthy Turnout For Howth YC's Round Island Race
#HYC - Howth Yacht Club has a round-up of all the action from the Round Island Race on Saturday 15 March, with the wind's turbulence making for a tough day's sailing around Ireland's Eye. But in spite of the poor…
Cull Beats Craig for Laser Howth Honours
#hyc – Sailors were greeted with a stiff 12 to 15 knot Southerly, as the sun slowly but surely managed to break through the clouds in what proved an eventful last day of Howth Yacht Club's laser series on Sunday.…
Howth Yacht Club Laser Sailors Get the Better of Sunday's Storms
#hyc –  Although the general forecast was for meteorological mayhem throughout Ireland on Sunday, Howth Yacht Club's Laser Frostbite Race Officer Liam Dineen reckoned that an expected but brief mid-morning patch of softer winds, coupled with the fact that it…
Howth's Sailing Story to Finance Fiddles
#hyc – By popular demand, Afloat.ie blogger W. M. "Winkie" Nixon's light-hearted take on "The Story of Howth Sailing" is having a new performance with an enhanced version which now includes historic sailing film material. It's scheduled for next Wednesday,…
Strong Winds Make Irish Moth Sailors Fly at Howth Yacht Club
#moth – Maybe it's the fun factor, maybe its the fear factor – Graeme Grant braved the strong winds off Howth today to sail his Moth foiling dinghy on the first day of the inaugural Moth Irish Championships. Capable of…

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