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Rockabill VI (Paul O'Higgins) from the Royal Irish Yacht Club was the winner of DBSC's Cruiser 0 IRC division
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. Juggerknot, 3. Bon Exemple Cruiser 1 ECHO: 1. White Mischief, 2.…
“Lakers at Sea” is a fortnightly sailing course provided by the instructors of Bray Sailing Club to build further on last year’s partnership with the local Lakers club
Bray Sailing Club welcomed members of Lakers (a sport and recreation club for children and adults with an intellectual disability) back to the club this week to kick off the “Lakers at Sea” sailing programme. “Lakers at Sea” is a…
The perfect setting for a summer party – the Royal Irish YC in Dun Laoghaire will be hosting its Annual Regatta on Saturday June 30th, while at the same time sending off a very competitive club contingent in the Volvo Round Ireland race at Wicklow.
The busy and hospitable Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire is set to pull off a remarkable double act on Saturday, June 30th writes W M Nixon. As this is an even year, there’s no biennial five-day Volvo Dun…
Royal St.George's Theo Lyttle was second in last night's DBSC Laser race
Combined Cruisers ECHO: 1. Jalapeno 2. Platinum Blonde Mermaid: 1. Jill, 2. Aideen PY Class: 1. D Fortune, 2. G Bua IDRA 14: 1. Dunmoanin, 2. Sapphire, 3. Dart Fireball : 1. Blind Squirrel, 2. Incubus Laser PY: 1. G…
Denis Murphy and crew on Nieulargo were the winners of RCYC's first pop up race. Scroll down for more photos
Royal Cork Yacht Club in Cork Harbour introduced the first of its Keelboat 'Pop up' family-oriented races last Friday. The idea was to start at 1800 and round as many marks as possible in 1hr and 30mins, for every minute…
Back on station – DBSC's new and improved Starters Hut is lowered back into position on the West Pier
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) West Pier Starting Hut is back on station for the 2018 season following a three-month hiatus. Dun Laoghaire Harbour did not emerge unscathed from the winter storms and neither did the starting hut on the back of the town's…
The Sigma 33 fleet who are merging their Dublin Bay based Championships with the NYC Regatta on Saturday, June 23rd
the National Yacht Club on Dublin Bay – the Mitsubishi Motors Sailing Club of the Year 2018 –  is gearing up for its open Regatta which it hosts every second year. This year it will be held on Saturday 23rd June…
RCYC's June League first race was held in light airs. Scroll down for Photo Gallery
The first race of Royal Cork Yacht Club's June Thursday league, sponsored by Union Chandlery, was held last night in balmy light winds of six or seven knots writes Bob Bateman. The course was from a Committee boat start to…
Just 2 knots on the Dublin Bay buoy
Tonight's DBSC racing programme was abandoned due to lack of wind on Dublin Bay.  With barely, a ripple on the bay, Dublin Bay buoy recorded just 2 knots of wind.  Meanwhile, results for Wednesday's (6th June) Water Wag Race were: 1.…
The J109 Jalapeno from the National Yacht Club won the combined cruisers fleet on ECHO handicap
Cruiser 3 Tuesday ECHO: 1. Jiminy Cricket, 2. Maranda, 3. Papytoo Combined Cruisers Tuesday ECHO: 1. Jalapeno, 2. Platinum Blond, 3. Pastiche Ruffian: 1. Alias B211 One Design: 1. Yikes, 2. Beeswing, 3. Vamoose B211 ECHO: 1. Yikes, 2. Beeswing,…
J109 Something Else (John and Brian Hall) from the National Yacht Club was the Cruisers One winner on Dublin Bay
Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Something Else, 2. Jalapeno, 3. Gringo Cruiser 1 ECHO: 1. Jump The Gun, 2. Something Else, 3. Jalapeno Cruiser 1 J109: 1. Something Else, 2. Jalapeno, 3. Jump The Gun Cruiser 2 IRC: 1. Leeuwin, 2.…
The XP33 Bon Exemple was second in Cruisers One in Thursday's DBSC race
Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Wow, 2. Tsunami, 3. Lively Lady Cruiser 0 ECHO: 1. Tsunami, 2. Lively Lady, 3. Wow Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Joker 11, 2. Bon Exemple, 3. Juggerknot Cruiser 1 ECHO: 1. Joker 11, 2. Platinum Blond,…
IDRA 14 Dart
Cruiser 3 Tuesday ECHO: 1. Jiminy Cricket, 2. Wynward, 3. Papytoo Combined Cruisers ECHO: 1. Borraine, 2. Platinum Blond, 3. Powder M Ruffian: 1. Alias, 2. Different Drumme, 3. Papillon B211 One Design: 1. Vamoose, 2. Beeswing, 3. Ventuno B211…
Atara's winning crew of Paddy Good, Jenny Andreason, Ross McDonald, Aoife English, Robbie English & Richie Harrington with the Romaine Cagney Bowl and the 1720 Europeans Trophy.
As Afloat.ie reported earlier, after getting the full complement of nine races in Aoife and Robbie English's Atara helmed by Ross McDonald won the 1720 Europeans at Howth Yacht Club. They kept their form from the autumn where they won…
Beneteau 21 Racing on Dublin Bay
Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Lively Lady, 2. Wow Cruiser 0 ECHO: 1. Lively Lady, 2. Wow Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Jigamaree, 2. Dear Prudence, 3. Jalapeno Cruiser 1 ECHO: 1. Jigamaree, 2. Prima Luce, 3. Jalapeno Cruiser 1 J109: 1.…
The Atara crew were 1720 European Championship winners in their home port of Howth
The host club's Aoife English won the 1720 European Championship crown sailed as part of the Sportsboat Cup at Howth Yacht Club over the weekend. Raced over nine races with a single discard, English, skipper of Atara, had three individual race…
In the 1720s, Optique leads overall from Dutch Gold and Antix. The top four are tightly bunched on the racecourse and overall
There were magic conditions for Day one of the 2018 Sportsboat Cup at Howth Yacht Club today. Sunshine and high teens temperature greeted the competitors for the midday start. With the wind whistling through the rigs on the marina rigs…
29er action at the Royal Sprints Championships in Crosshaven
The 2018 Royal Sprints Championship, double-handed dinghy regatta, was held last weekend at the Royal Cork Yacht Club writes Clayton Kohl. This first annual regatta, as previously reported by Afloat.ie here, attracted double-handed dinghy sailors ranging in age from 12 to…
The Irish J/80 Championships will be run over three days as part of the Sportsboat Cup at the Howth Peninsula
#HYC - Ahead of the eagerly awaited Wave Regatta, Howth Yacht Club is getting ready to host the Sportsboat Cup 2018 this coming weekend — but it’s a contingent from Cork who are looking to retain the top prize for…
The B211 One Design Ventuno from the RIYC was third
Cruiser 3 Tuesday ECHO: 1. Jiminy Cricket, 2. Grasshopper 11, 3. Maranda Combined Cruisers ECHO: 1. Platinum Bonde Ruffian: 1. Alias, 2. Ruff Diamond B211 One Design: 1. Beeswing, 2. Isolde, 3. Ventuno B211 ECHO: 1. Beeswing, 2. Isolde, 3.…

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