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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…
Howth Yacht Club's Double–Hander On Target for Little & Large Boats
#hyc – The new one-day Howth YC Double-Hander, with sponsorship from Aqua Restaurant and shaping its course round the islands and rocks of Fingal plus the Kish Lighthouse, struck a successful chord for its inauguration yesterday (Saturday August 23rd). Brainchild…
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)…
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…

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