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Overall IRC leader Antix Beag at speed in Cork Harbour for the RCYC Winter League. Scroll down the page for photo gallery
Royal Cork Yacht Club Race officers set Course 97, a route that brought the O'Leary Insurance sponsored Winter League fleet to East Ferry in Cork Harbour and up to number 20 off Cobh writes Bob Bateman. The modified 1720 Antix Beag…
Completing the 24 hour sail in Malahide. The event called ‘DCU x DIT 24hr Sail’ consisted of the same two Topaz boats crewed by teams of two sailed from 5pm on 25th October to 5pm the next day.
A 24-hour sail raised over €2,000 for the Ocean Cleanup organised by DCU and DIT sailing teams in Malahide Yacht Club. The event called ‘DCU x DIT 24hr Sail’ consisted of the same two Topaz boats crewed by teams of…
Best DBSC one design – Chris Johnston's Beneteau 31.7 Prospect from the National Yacht Club
Chris Johnston's Beneteau 31.7 has won Dublin Bay Sailing Club's Newsom Cup for the best one-design boat in the club's 2018 Summer sailing season. It is one of six premier awards to be made by the club at the end…
Of the six spinnaker boats competing in the RCYC League today, two with blue kites above are helmed by dinghy sailors “Nieulargo” Annamarie and Denis Murphy's Grand Soleil 40 is helmed by daughter Mia (16). The Jones' Family  J109 is helmed by son Kian (20). See photo gallery below
Only the bravest hoisted spinnakers in the somewhat reduced fleet that took part in today's heavy weather outing of the O'Leary Insurance Royal Cork Yacht Club Winter League from Crosshaven writes Bob Bateman. The forecast proved correct in Cork Harbour…
DBSC will remember its own members who died in the conflict with a brief ceremony before the start of Turkey Shoot racing this Sunday
This weekend's DBSC Winter sailing fixture will remember club members who died in the conflict of World War One with a brief ceremony before the start of 'Turkey Shoot' racing this Sunday afternoon. The club's Honorary Secretary Donal O'Sullivan relates…
Baltimore, West Cork’s sailing club is seeking to support Olympic-calibre sailors
Baltimore Sailing Club in West Cork is now seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified applicants for its High Performance Fund. Details of guidelines for the Olympic Pathway support fund and the application form can be downloaded from the Baltimore Sailing…
After 27 years in the role, Donal O'Sullivan will retire as DBSC Hon Sec at the Club's agm on November 26th
The retirement at the end of this month of eighty–five-year–old Donal O’Sullivan, Dublin Bay Sailing Club’s (DBSC) Honorary Secretary, after 27 years, is a significant moment in the history of one of Europe’s oldest and biggest yacht racing clubs. In…
Howth Yacht Club is one of the largest and most progressive sailing clubs in Ireland
Howth Yacht Club is one of the largest and most progressive sailing clubs in Ireland and through its 'Quest Howth' brand the North Dublin club offers a range of dinghy, keelboat and powerboat courses for young people and adults. HYC's experienced…
Tricky First Laser Dinghy Day for the Howth Frostbites
The first two races of the Howth Yacht Club Frostbites were held in beautifully mild but tricky conditions, with a 6-10 knot Southerly clocking right all morning. The key discussion point in the dinghy pen before racing was ‘hat or…
Anthony O’Leary sailing the modified 1720 Antix Beag was the winner of the Spinnaker one class. Scroll down for more photos from today's race
Coracle helmed by Mel Collins got off to a good start and led across Cork Harbour followed closely by Anthony O’Leary sailing the modified 1720 Antix Beag in the first races of the O’Leary Insurance Group’s sponsored Winter League at Royal…
Howth's fishing fleet along with other stakeholders will find out what plans are in store in the new year for dredging in the harbour
Monday 12 November is the final date for receipt of tenders for engineering services for the long-awaited dredging of Howth Harbour. Howth Yacht Club Commodore Joe McPeake has confirmed the date after contact with the Department of Transport, Tourism and…
Royal Irish Welcomes ‘Hero’ Canadian Ambassador As International Guest Speaker
The Royal Irish Yacht Club looks forward to welcoming Kevin Vickers, the Canadian Ambassador to Ireland, as its international guest speaker at a dinner next Friday 9 November. Ambassador Vickers has served as Ambassador of Canada to Ireland since January…
Colin Byrne's XP33 'Bon Exemple'
Writing in the Irish Times Sailing Column this morning, David O'Brien predicts that Colin Byrne's XP33 'Bon Exemple' will be the winner of the top performing cruiser-racer in the country's biggest racing fleet this season. Dublin Bay Sailing Club has…
Frank Doyle's J122 Cara
A 15-knot northwesterly breeze brought the 2018 Royal Cork Yacht Club Autumn League to a close today writes Bob Bateman.  The series attracted entries from all the south coast clubs including Kinsale Yacht Club, the newly founded Great Island SC,…
Notice Of Race For 2018 Royal Cork Winter Series
The festive feelings are nearly upon us again and that means that we will be all braving the cold and crisp winter morning to compete in the O’Leary Insurance Group Winter Series at the Royal Cork Yacht Club. From 4…
A Festive Selection For Christmas At The Royal Irish Yacht Club
The Royal Irish Yacht Club has released its 2018 Christmas brochure, detailing events planned for the upcoming festive season. Clubhouse dining options begin on Saturday 1 December and include a family lunch on Sunday 9, and a special seven-course ‘Taste…
John Downing's Miss Whiplash competing in Royal Cork's Autumn League. Five races in the series have been sailed so far.
With another win yesterday, Conor Phelan's Ker 37 Jump Juice has a clean sweep in class zero IRC of Royal Cork Yacht Club's Autumn league. Second in this class is Frank Doyle's J122E Cara on 11 points with Tom Roche's…
Silver sun, shining sea – Conor Fogerty’s historic Silver Shamrock (1976 World Half Ton Champion) and the Formula 28 Animal (G. O’Sullivan) cross tacks in perfect Autumn racing conditions at Howth
The six Saturdays of the KBC Bank Autumn League at Howth Yacht Club experienced some days so perfect that by the time it concluded with the mother of all festive prize-givings last night, everyone had forgotten that somewhere in the…
Conor Fogerty onboard the test keelboat in France
Howth Yacht Club's Conor Fogerty will be the first foiling keelboat in Ireland next season when he sets sail in his new Beneteau Figaro 3 on the Irish Sea next season. Confirmation of the news puts an end to rumours about…
Try Sailing At Howth Yacht Club’s Open Day Next Monday
#HYC - The doors of Howth Yacht Club will be open next Monday 22 October to anyone curious to try sailing or boating in North Co Dublin. HYC will be one of many clubs across Ireland holding open days to…

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