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Levana skippered by Jean Mitton competed in the Beneteau 31.7 class race that featured a 100% turnout to mark the last DBSC Thursday Race of 2018
There was a buoyant turnout of 146 entries last night for the final Thursday race of the Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) 2018 season. The fleet included 100% turnouts for both Cruisers Zero, Cruisers 3A and 31.7s for the Dublin…
Diane II won the Ruffian 23 race
Cruiser 3 Tuesday ECHO: 1. Maranda, 2. Wynward, 3. Pamafe Combined Cruisers Tuesday ECHO: 1. Jalapeno, 2. D-Tox, 3. Extreme Reality Sportsboat: 1. NYC2, 2. Finding Saoirse Ruffian: 1. Diane II, 2. Alias, 3. Carmen B211 One Design: 1. Beeswing,…
French entry Black Magic Pierre-Yves Lambert, Mailys Dulos, Frederic Herpin and Marie Faure are 22nd overall
After five races sailed at the SB20 Europeans Irish entry 'Bad/Kilcullen' crewed by Stefan Hyde, Jerry and James Dowling are up fourth overall at the Royal Irish Yacht Club hosted event and are just 13–points off the overall lead. After another three…
47 SB20s start race two of their European Championships on Dublin Bay with IRL 3737 Black (James Gorman) pictured centre
Ger Dempsey of the host club is the top Irish boat of 22 home entries in an international fleet of 47 after two races sailed at the SB20 European Championships at the Royal Irish Yacht Club yesterday. Russia's Victoria Sailing…
Mike Rider’s Rear Admiral Cruising sailing in last weekend's RCYC 'At Home' Regatta. Scroll down for photo gallery
Photographer Bob Bateman captured the sailing cruiser and mixed dinghy action in Cork Harbour during Royal Cork's 'At Home' Regatta 2018 last weekend. A nice southwesterly sea breeze filled in on Saturday for the opening day of the Royal Cork…
Gringo was third in Cruiser 1 ECHO
DBSC Results for 25/08/2018 (Incl. Greystones feeder race) Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Bon Exemple, 2. Jalapeno, 3. White Mischief Cruiser 1 ECHO: 1. Jalapeno, 2. Prima Luce, 3. Gringo Cruiser 1 J109: 1. Jalapeno, 2. White Mischief, 3. Something Else…
Peter Beamish's Camira, of the Royal Irish Yacht Club, won three of six races to win the Irish title
Peter Beamish and his crew on Camira have beaten defending champion Jean Mitton's Levana to win the 2018 Beneteau 31.7 National Championships at the Royal Irish Yacht Club. Beamish, of the host club, won three of four races on Saturday to…
Peter Beamish's Camira has a six-point overnight lead at the Beneteau 31.7 National Championships
With three wins from four races, Peter Beamish's Camira from the host club has established a six-point overnight lead at the Beneteau 31.7 National Championships at the Royal Irish Yacht Club on Dublin Bay. Racing initially this morning in gusty north-westerly…
2018 Half Ton Classics Cup winners David Cullen and the Checkmate XV team Darragh O'Connor, Nin O'Leary, Jonathan Sargent, Aidan Beggan, Niki Potterton and Franz Rothschild of the Howth Yacht Club
With a convincing win in the final spectacular race run in glorious sunshine and big seas off Nieuwpoort, Checkmate XV (1985 Humphreys) and her crew of owner David Cullen, Darragh O'Connor, Nin O'Leary, Jonathan Sargent, Aidan Beggan, Niki Potterton and…
Celebrating the homecoming of the long-lost portrait of John ‘The Magnificent’ Smith Barry were (left to right) Gavin Deane General Manager Royal Cork Victoria Tammadge General Manager Fota House and Gardens Admiral Pat Farnan Royal Cork Anne O'Donoghue CEO Irish Heritage Trust and Dermot Burns Club Archivist, Royal Cork
Royal Cork Yacht Club in Cork Harbour has been celebrating the homecoming of the long-lost portrait of John ‘The Magnificent’ Smith Barry which has been jointly acquired by both Fota House, in collaboration with the Royal Cork Yacht Club (RCYC)…
Howth Yacht Club's Dave Cullen has clinched the overall lead of the Half Ton Classics Cup
Howth Yacht Club's Dave Cullen has clinched the overall lead of the Half Ton Classics Cup 2018 in Nieuwpoort, Belgium going into the final day of the competition. Day four's Long Inshore Race proved to be both an incredibly closely fought…
MGM Boats Supports Howth Yacht Club’s Dinghy Regatta This Sunday
#HYC - Howth Yacht Club’s annual Dinghy Regatta, sponsored by MGM Boats, takes place this Sunday 26 August. Three races will be held back-to-back for Optimists, Lasers, RS Fevas, 420s and IDRA 14s, as well as other classes on PY…
An expected 13-boat Beneteau 31.7 fleet will race a six race series from the RIYC this weekend for national championship honours
Jean Mitton's Levana of the Royal St. George Yacht Club will defend her Beneteau 31.7 National Championship title at the Royal Irish Yacht Club this weekend on Dublin Bay. An expected 13-boat fleet will race a six race series. Four on Saturday…
Johnny Durcan is in tenth place at the U21 Europeans
Royal Cork's Johnny Durcan marked his return to the Laser class with some 'great downwind speed and front row starts' to record the best daily score of anyone in the fleet with a first and sixth at the U21 European…
Jonny Swan's Harmony hit the front up the first beat of race four and then hung onto her lead all the way to win by forty-seven seconds on corrected time
Both Howth Yacht Club Half Tonners are in the top five overall of the Half Ton Classics Cup in Belgium after six races sailed. What a difference a day makes! After the grey skies and light winds of the first…
Dublin Bay sailors Clare Gorman NYC (top) and Tom Higgins RStGYC celebrate following their top threes scores yesterday at the Laser Radial Youth Worlds
Two third-place finishes for Tom Higgins of the Royal St. George Yacht Club yesterday has left him in 16th position overall (269 entries) after the qualifying series at the Laser radial youth world championships in Kiel, Germany. Tom will now…
Howth Yacht Club's Checkmate XV, skippered by Dave Cullen, in light airs racing yesterday
Light airs continued to plague the Half Ton Classics Cup 2018 on day two of the regatta where, in spite of the often extremely fickle conditions, Race Officer Paul Charlier and his team did a superb job to achieve races…
In DBSC Cruisers 3 racing, Kevin Glynn was second in the Hanse 301 Grasshopper II
Cruiser 3 Tuesday ECHO: 1. Cacciatore, 2. Grasshopper 11, 3. Papytoo Combined Cruisers Tuesday ECHO: 1. Elandra, 2. D-Tox Sportsboat: 1. RSGYC 1, 2. NYC2 Ruffian: 1. Carmen, 2. Alias, 3. Different Drummer Glen: 1. Glendun, 2. Glencoe, 3. Glenroan…
Nicola and Fiona Ferguson from the National Yacht Club competed in the 420 World Championships in Newport, Rhode Island
Nicola and Fiona Ferguson from the National Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire, competed in the 420 World Championships in Newport, Rhode Island, from 10th-15th August. 167 boats from 18 countries competed in this event. Sailors travelled from all parts of the…
Dave Cullen's Checkmate XV (blue hull second from left) from Howth Yacht Club emerges in clear air in the light-wind start of yesterday’s opening race in the Half Ton Classics in Belgium
Dave Cullen's Checkmate XV from Howth Yacht Club lies second after the opening day of the Half Ton Classics Cup in Nieuwpoort, Belgium brought overcast skies, fickle light winds and a big challenge for both the competitors and the Koninklijke…

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