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Duffy's Hera Wins Victorian Styled Howth 17 Title
The Howth 17 Class battled a closely fought contest to be deemed the Class Champion at the weekend. The event began on Friday evening at 19:00hrs from the East Pier in Howth and continued into Saturday for a further four…
Tide Dictates Tactics for Dublin Bay Cruisers
George Sisk's J111 WOW led a tightly packed bunch of cruisers in to Scotsman's Bay to escape the flood tide after the start of this afternoon's Dublin Port sponsored Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) race. It was a tactic that…
National Yacht Club Prepares to Host Two Major Sailing Events
The National Yacht Club beside Dun Laoghaire's much walked East Pier will be a blaze of red, white and blue for two massive sailing events in August. On Wednesday 10th the NYC will host the first ever stop in Dublin…
Tux Wins First Race of Royal Cork's 'O'Leary Insurance' League
The first race in the Royal Cork O'Leary Insurances League" was a bit cooler than previous Thursdays but it was still a pleasant one for the Cork harbour cruiser fleet writes our Cork Harbour Correspondent. The breeze was coming from…
Gringo Outfoxes Contango on Dublin Bay
In the Cruisers One Division Tony Fox's A35 Gringo was first home in blustery conditions in tonight's Dublin Bay race. The DBSC Commodore beat the Corby 33 Contango (Barry Cunningham) for IRC honours. Third home was the J109 Jedi (Sarratt/Austin/McGuinness).…
McCaffery's Pterodactyl Wins Glen Race
DUBLIN PORT Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 2 AUGUST 2011 CRUISERS 3 - 1. Asterix (Counihan/Meredith/Bushell), 2. Upd8 (Whelan/McCabe/Carey), 3. Papytoo (M.Walsh/F.Guilfoyle) Ensign - 1. NYC 1 (Olivier Prouveur), 2. NYC 2 (Helen Cooney) GLEN - 1. Pterodactyl (R…
Kirwan's Ruff'n'Ready to the Fore on Dublin Bay
July's last Dublin Bay Sailing Club race on Saturday produced a win for Ann Kirwan's Ruff''n'Ready in the Ruffian class. Second was Michael Cutliffe's Ruffles and third Derek Mitchell's Derek Mitchell. Full results for the DUBLIN PORT Dublin Bay Sailing…
No Excuses for Overall Winner Crosbie in IRC 2
The last race in the Royal Cork Timberland League was another excellent night's racing writes our Cork Harbour Correspondent. The weather gods were with us three Thursdays in a row! The breeze was coming from the North 8 to 12…
WOW Makes Her Mark in Breezy DBSC Thursday Race
In a great turnout for the Dublin Bay fleet prior to the August Bank holiday, George Sisk's new J111 WOW chalked up another win in IRC Zero in Cruisers One.  Vincent Farrell's Tsunmai was second. Sisk's club mate Colin Byrne…
Irish Squib Championships 2011 Preview
The 2011 championship in Howth, North County Dublin, sponsored by SIAC Construction promises to be the largest Irish Squib Championship for many years, with 38 entries from fleets throughout the country, including 2 boats from Kinsale on the south coast,…
Cock O' the North National 18 Photos HERE!
There was frustration yesterday until late in the afternoon for the biggest ever National 18 fleet that is gathered in Cork Harbour for Cock o'the North trophy honours. The morning race was postponed waiting for wind. After 40 minutes or…
Optimist Sailor Hyland Wins Howth Dinghy Regatta
HOWTH YACHT CLUB. DINGHY REGATTA (O'ALL) 24/07/2011 Optimist: 1, Adam Hyland RStGYC (2.00); 2, Ronan Cournane RCYC (3.00); 3, Richard Hogan HYC (6.00); Optimist Junior: 1, Jamie McMahon HYC (7.00); 2, Luke Rickard NYC (9.00); 3, Megan Cahill HYC (14.00);…
Largest Ever Fleet of National 18s Assemble at RCYC
Every four years the National 18 Championship or as it is known, the Cock O'the North, comes to Crosshaven and this year Class Captain Peter O'Donovan had the brainwave to stage a reunion for the Class writes Claire Bateman. Much…
Diane II Races to Ruffian Success on Dublin Bay
Taking the Ruffian prize at Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta two weeks ago, Class vice-captain Alan Claffey sailing Diane II added the national title yesterday after a three day series on Dublin Bay. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOS BY GARETH CRAIG. The…
Royal Cork Counts Down to National 18 Sailing Championships 2011
At Royal Cork Yacht Club there is a great air of activity and a palpable excitement in the air writes Claire Bateman. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOS BY BOB BATEMAN. Hacksaws were sawing at a great rate, fittings were being screwed…
Sisk's Wow Sails to Victory in DBSC Race
George Sisk's new Wow sailed to success in the Crusiers Zero divison of the Dublin Port sponsored Dublin Bay Sailing Club race this afternoon. The new J111 that sailed its first race in July's Volvo Dun Laoghaire regatta beat Vincent…
Sun Shines for RCYC Thursday Racing
Last night the sailors in the Royal Cork Timberland League were saying "What's happening in the world, nice weather two Thursdays in a row?". The breeze was coming from the North 8 to 15 knots. Full main and a light…
The Royal St. George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire Co. Dublin plays host to the second annual International Match Racing Challenge over this coming weekend, the 23rd and 24th July.  Ireland’s top five Match Racing Teams will go head to…
More Mischief on Dublin Bay
National Sigma 33 Champion White Mischief was up to its old tricks winning races on Dublin Bay last night. The Royal Irish yacht sailed by Timothy Goodbody beat Paddy Maguire's Gwili Two. Third was Enchantress (Michael Larkin et al). Full…
Sailing boats of any kind are being invited to take part in a fun pursuit race on Dublin Bay this Friday to help raise funds for Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin. The organisers have set a goal of €5,000 and…

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