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The First 285 'Pamafe' (G. Costello) was the winner of the DBSC Cruiser 3 ECHO race
Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Bon Exemple, 2. Something Else, 3. Gringo Cruiser 1 ECHO: 1. Jump The Gun, 2. Powder Monkey, 3=. Gringo & Something Else Cruiser 1 J109: 1. Something Else, 2. Chimaera, 3. Jalapeno 31.7 One Design: 1.…
Jonny Swann's Half Tonner Harmony from Howth Yacht Club competing in this year's Royal Irish Yacht Club Regatta
Dublin Bay Sailing Club's (DBSC) 2018 Saturday programme will proceed as scheduled now that the Waterfront Club Regatta season has concluded on Dublin Bay. DBSC will have the usual combination of Hut and committee boat starts for its Saturday racing. …
Jonathan Nicholson's Red Rhum from the Royal St. George Yacht Club was second in DBSC Cruiser 2 IRC
Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Tsunami, 2. Lively Lady, 3. D-Tox Cruiser 0 ECHO: 1. Tsunami, 2. Lively Lady, 3. D-Tox Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. White Mischief, 2. Jalapeno, 3. Jigamaree Cruiser 1 ECHO: 1. Jalapeno, 2. White Mischief, 3. Jigamaree…
Class one J109s in the Royal St. George Yacht Club Regatta  on Dublin Bay
The Frank Keane BMW Royal St. George Yacht Club Regatta brought to a close June's Dun Laoghaire Waterfront Regatta weekends with yet another stunning set of sailing conditions for the two-race racing festival on the first Saturday in July. Full…
Sigma 33, Rupert, (Philip and Dick Lovegrove) was the DBSC Cruiser 2 race winner
Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Tsunami, 2. Lively Lady, 3. D-Tox Cruiser 0 ECHO: 1. Tsunami, 2. Lively Lady, 3. D-Tox Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. White Mischief, 2. Bon Exemple, 3. Ruth Cruiser 1 ECHO: 1. Prima Luce, 2. Ruth, 3.…
Royal Cork organisers are making an early call to classes, such as the RS200 for Dinghy Fest 2019
With a year to go to Cork Dinghy Fest 2019, the Royal Cork Yacht Club Organising Committee is reaching out to 'all classes' to get in touch and express their interest in hosting a regional event at Dinghy Fest. While…
Sailing on the Half Tonner, Miss Whiplash, race sponsor Ronan Enright, (third from left) a former Rear RCYC Admiral, was one of 26 boats competing. Scroll down for gallery
There were two separate starts in Royal Cork Yacht Club's July League sponsored by Ronan Enright Solicitors tonight on the club's course 96 in fine sailing conditions in Cork Harbour writes Bob Bateman. Sailing as crew on the Half Tonner, Miss Whiplash, the…
J109 Jigamaree (Ronan Harris) from the host club competing in the Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin RIYC regatta on Dublin Bay
2018 marked a big year for the Royal Irish Yacht Club's Regatta with the announcement that Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin has come aboard as title sponsor of the event, a shot in the arm for the waterfront regatta scene at…
Up to 30 female sailors now sail weekly from the National Yacht Club. From L to R starting back row Derval Tubridy, Elaine Murphy, Rosemary O Connell, Charlotte O Kelly Front row Sarah Byrne, Helen Cooney, Susan Spain, Fiona Staunton and Cecile Van Steenberg.
The National Yacht Club Women on the Water team continues to grow in numbers with up to 30 female sailors now sailing weekly at the Dun Laoghaire harbour–based club. This enthusiastic group entered two 1720 Sportsboats in last weekend's club regatta…
From left to right RIYC Commodore Joe Costello, Denise Rigney and Pat Rigney (RIYC Regatta sponsors and owners of Drumshambo Gunpowder Irish Gin) which is distilled in the shed distillery in Leitrim
The stately Royal Irish Yacht Club is in busy form these days writes W M Nixon. Yesterday evening (Wednesday), Commodore Joe Costello hosted a reception to give a fair wind to the sponsorship by Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin of this…
Saki, P McCormack, was second in the DBSC Cruisers Three Race
Cruiser 3 Tuesday ECHO: 1. Papytoo, 2. Saki, 3. Maranda Combined Cruisers Tuesday ECHO: 1. D-Tox, 2. Borraine, 3. Powder Monkey Ruffian: 1. Alias, 2. Carmen, 3. Different Drummer B211 One Design: 1. Ventuno, 2. Beeswing, 3. Vamoose B211 ECHO:…
Some of the 18-boat Class One division round Seapoint Buoy at the National Yacht Club Regatta
A sea breeze on Dublin Bay for the Davy Group–sponsored National Yacht Club Regatta produced the goods for the estimated 160–boat fleet for the Club of the Year's Summer highlight at Dun Laoghaire on Saturday. Read our NYC Regatta preview here.…
Portsmouth Yardstick (PY) handicap dinghy racing in Cork Harbour
A foiling Moth, National 18s, 505s, RS100s, International 14s, made up a wide range of dinghy classes for Royal Cork Yacht Club's Dognose and Miss Betty Trophy races ran jointly on Saturday for all Cork Harbour Clubs. The Dognose Trophy is…
Conor Fogerty, the current owner of Silver Shamrock, former shipmates Dick Gibson and John McWilliam with Ron Holland
A unique gathering at Royal Cork Yacht Club last night brought yacht designer Ron Holland's tour of south coast Irish yacht clubs to a close. Midsummer night’s brought together old Crosshaven shipmates from way back but the star of the…
Royal St. George's Cevantes skippered by Paul Conway was the winner of Cruiser 5B IRC in Thursday's DBSC race on Dublin Bay
Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Rockabill VI, 2. Wow, 3. Tsunami Cruiser 0 ECHO: 1. Tsunami, 2. Wow, 3. Lively Lady Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Bon Exemple, 2. Gringo, 3. Something Else Cruiser 1 ECHO: 1. Jump The Gun, 2. Gringo,…
Howth 17s are one of several fleets travelling to compete in Saturday's National Yacht Club Regatta sponsored by Davy Group
The National Yacht Club on Dublin Bay is gearing up for its Open Regatta this weekend. Sponsored by Davy Group, the annual club highlight will have over 160 boats racing across three courses. As part of the fleet, the NYC will…
The workhorses in waiting……Howth Yacht Club’s flotilla of J/80s which fulfill half a dozen roles at various levels of training each week
Howth Yacht Club’s Junior Organiser Sara Lacy has been working through a highly productive eighteen months of research and implementation since being appointed to the post on her election to the General Committee in December 2016 writes W M Nixon.…
Royal St. George's Ross O'Leary was a competitor in tonight's DBSC Laser Race
Cruiser 3 Tuesday ECHO: 1. Papytoo, 2. Pamafe, 3. Maranda PY Class: 1. G Bua, 2. T Hennig IDRA 14: 1. Slipstream, 2. Doody, 3. Sapphire Laser PY: 1. R Wallace, 2. M Sorgassi, 3. R O'Leary Race 2: IDRA…
Testing conditions for the Laser Connacht fleet off Cuskinny in Cork Harbour. Scroll down for photo gallery below
Munster sailors are in control of the 14-boat Standard Rig fleet after three races sailed on the first day of the Irish Laser Connacht Championships 2018 at Royal Cork Yacht Club. Kinsale Yacht Club's Darragh O'Sullivan leads the host club's Nick Walsh…
Windjammer (red spinnaker) was the DBSC Cruiser 2 IRC race winner
Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Rockabill VI, 2. Wow, 3. Lively Lady Cruiser 0 ECHO: 1. Wow, 2. Rockabill VI, 3. Lively Lady Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. White Mischief, 2. Bon Exemple, 3. Ruth Cruiser 1 ECHO: 1. Ruth, 2. White…

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