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Howth Yacht Club (HYC) Sailing News and Results
HYC's Bam competing in last month's Round Ireland race. Sailing solo this week, skipper Conor Fogerty is in contention in the Solo Fastnet race and expected to finish the race tomorrow
Solo Sailing
Conor Fogerty's BAM from Howth Yacht Club is lying second overall in class and fourth overall in the inaugural Solo Fastnet race this morning. Fogerty is expected to finish the five day course tomorrow. The Royal Western Yacht Club of…
Women's match racing
Match Racing
#MatchRacing - Howth Yacht Club's Diana Kissane and crew finished 10th in the first round of the Women's International Match Racing Series in Helsinki on Friday (1 July). Kissane and crew Lizzy McDowell (Malahide YC), Isabella Morehead (Cork), Ellen Cahill…
Dublin born pro-sailor Diviney on China One
Racing
Shane Diviney from Howth Yacht Club represents Irish sailing interests at the Extreme Sailing Series this weekend in Cardiff. The unique global professional racing circuit visits eight countries in ten months where seven international crews compete including the Dublin born…
Royal Irish Quarter Tonner Cartoon (Ken Lawless & Sybil McCormack) is vying for the IRC Three title at the ICRA National Championships at Howth YC
ICRA
After five races sailed, there are big changes at the top of the leader board in three of the four IRC classes at the Irish Cruiser Racing Association National Championships this evening which means the stage is set for tomorrow's cliff–hanger finale…
Off to a flying start. Tim & Richard Goodbody’s first major campaign with their new J/109 White Mischief saw them in top form in yesterday’s first two races of the ICRA Nats at Howth in Class 1, in which eleven J/109s are competing.
W M Nixon
If you’d brought a party of strangers to sailing out in a spectator boat to view yesterday’s first day of the three-day Irish Cruiser Racing Association’s National Championship, they could have been forgiven wondering why it all attracts such interest.…
David Cullen's Half Tonner Checkmate from Howth Yacht Club is competing in today's ICRA Nationals off Howth. Read full entry list below.
ICRA
In a further boost to today's first race of the Irish Cruiser Racing Association national championships at Howth Yacht Club, the fleet has risen from 73 to 86 boats in six classes over the past week. While over 24 clubs from…
Friday's ICRA National Championships at Howth is likely to produce a rerun of tight competition between J109s for the class one title as was the case between (above) Storm and Joker II at last year's Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta
Howth YC
With just three days to the start of the ICRA National Championships, Saturday's annual Lambay Race at Howth Yacht Club on the same race track provided a last minute form guide. Current forecasts reveal a similar sub ten–knot wind for…
Dave Barry's Lia crew Gareth Nolan, Sam Hunt & Rory Groves were third in Howth's Sportsboat Cup and overall winners of the SB20 Easterns at the same venue
SB20
Lia (Dave Barry, Gareth Nolan, Sam Hunt & Rory Groves) were winners of the SB20 Eastern Provincial Championships. The regatta, run under the excellent stewardship of race officer Rupert Jeffares and the flag of Howth Yacht Club was challenging for…
ICRA Nats with racing at its best. In the foreground is the vintage Mills 36 Raptor (ex Aztec) campaigned by Dennis Hewitt & partners of RIYC, and entered for next week’s ICRA Championship in Howth
W M Nixon
To say that Irish sailing’s programme in June 2016 is crowded is a massive understatement. It’s a month which needs at least two extra weekends. Yet with only four available, sailors have to make hard choices, both as to where…
The look of a long-distance voyager – Conor Fogerty in Howth today following his return from the Caribbean
Offshore
Just ten months after sailing away into the wide blue yonder, Conor Fogerty of Howth has returned this week with his SunFast 3600 Bam with more than 12,000 miles logged in just ten months away, and a Class win recorded…
Class one ICRA champion J109 Joker II skippered by John Maybury will defend their national title in Howth next Friday
ICRA
ICRA has published provisional class divisions for next week's 73–boat national championship fleet at Howth Yacht Club. The divisions are as expected but this year's class two has been forced to combine boats that in previous championships sailed in classes two…
Top Irish radial sailor Ewan McMahon emerged as the winner of May's Belgium round of the Laser Europa Cup. Third was  Royal Cork's Johnny Durcan
Youth Sailing
As Irish youth sailors continue to perform on the international competition circuit, the Royal St. George Yacht Club has announced the host nation will boast the largest fleet at July's KBC–sponsored Laser Radial World Championships on Dublin Bay. Top Irish youth…
ISA Medals will be presented to the winners of next week's ICRA National Championships at Howth Yacht Club
ICRA
Howth Yacht Club and ICRA have revealed the trophies for next week's cruiser–racer national championships to be staged at the north Dublin venue for a record fifth time. The three day event, from next Friday, will decide eight national titles…
“The most unspoilt coastline in all Ireland” – the Howth 17s Aura and Pauline in the annual race round Lambay, where the coastline remains pristine despite being less than a dozen miles from Dublin city centre
Howth YC
#LambayRace - Howth Yacht Club’s annual Lambay Race, which goes back at least as far as 1904 and maybe even further, is set to make the best of the current spell of summer weather this Saturday 4 June, writes WM…
Lawrie Smith was third overall at the Sir Kenneth Preston Trophy in Cowes
Etchells
Howth's Bedrock skippered by Richard Burrows was the sole Irish Etchells competing at a star studded Sir Kenneth Preston Trophy fleet at the Royal Yacht Squadron at the weekend. The HYC boat finished 19th from 28 in a fleet that included…
Howth Yacht Club Crowns Royal Cork 1720 As Sportsboat Cup Champ
Howth YC
After three days of champagne sailing at Howth Yacht Club it was consistency in the largest fleet of the regatta that crowned Clive O'Shea and Tom Durcan's "T-Bone" as the 2016 Sportsboat Cup Overall Champion! The Crosshaven team topped the…

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