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The GBR team of Alex Colquitt/Rebecca Coles show off their impressive speed at the Howth Championships
420 week concluded today at Howth Yacht Club with the third day of racing in the 2018 420 Open and National Championships. And what a week it was, it kicked off with a three-day training module followed by a second…
KBC Bank is the new title sponsor of Howth Yacht Club’s Autumn League
#HYC - Howth Yacht Club’s annual Autumn League gets a whole new makeover for 2018 with a new sponsor, plenty of weekly prizes and promotions, and a full entertainment programme. Racing in the KBC Autumn League 2018 begins on Saturday…
David Gorman (right) & Chris Doorly (left) of the NYC are presented with the Facet Trophy by Pat Shannon
What has now become an established event in the DBSC Flying Fifteen calendar the Facet Jewellers Trophy presented and donated by Pat Shanahan of Facet Jewellers took place over the weekend with a 17– strong fleet and was won by David…
White Sail Cruisers competing on Dublin Bay
Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Wow, 2. Lively Lady, 3. Hot Cookie Cruiser 0 ECHO: 1. Wow, 2. Lively Lady, 3. Hot Cookie Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. White Mischief, 2. Something Else, 3. Jalapeno Cruiser 1 ECHO: 1. Raptor, 2. Something…
A start in the women's Laser Radial class at the World Championships, a fleet in which Ireland has fielded two competitors
After two days of racing, Laser sailor Finn Lynch from the National Yacht Club had a fourth place, his second top ten of the four races, and lies 24th overall and inside the cut for the Gold fleet at the…
All in blue – Team IRL at the opening ceremony of the World Sailing Championships in Aarhus, Denmark
Howth Yacht Club’s Aoife Hopkins carried the Irish flag in tonight’s opening ceremony for the 90 nations represented at the Sailing World Championships in Denmark. Team Ireland has already been in action on Day One with two Finns competing in…
Chimaera (Andrew Craig) was third in DBSC's Cruiser 1 IRC
Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Tsunami, 2. Lively Lady, 3. Wow Cruiser 0 ECHO: 1. Lively Lady, 2. Tsunami, 3. Wow Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. White Mischief, 2. Bon Exemple, 3. Chimaera Cruiser 1 ECHO: 1. Bon Exemple, 2. White Mischief,…
Irish J109 champions Storm are heading to Cardigan Bay
Entries are still invited for the IRC Welsh National Championships in Pwllheli from 17th-19th August 2018, just a few days after the ICRA Nationals in Galway. This flagship event is being hosted by Plas Heli, the Welsh National Sailing Academy…
Colin Kavanagh's Blue Velvet leads at the Puppeteer National Championships off Howth
North Sails-powered "Pups" took 1st, 3rd and 4th overall at the Puppeteer 22 Irish Championships held in Howth Yacht Club on July 28/29. Long-time North Sails Ireland clients Colin and Kathy Kavanagh in "Blue Velvet" won the title for their…
Niall Dowling of the Royal Irish Yacht Club was the line honours and overall winner of the Round Ireland Race
The achievement of Niall Dowling of the Royal Irish YC in taking both Line Honours and the Overall Win in Wicklow’s Volvo Round Ireland Race 2018 with the Ker 43 Baraka GP is put into its proper perspective when we…
Second overall in IRC was George Radley’s Pat Mustard
Eight boats turned out for the final race of the Cork Harbour Clubs Combined July League. They all raced under ECHO handicap and three had IRC handicaps. Four were from Great Island Sailing Club, two from the RCYC and two…
A rainbow appears on Dublin Bay as Laser sailors come ashore at the RStGYC in Dun Laoghaire
Cruiser 3 Tuesday ECHO: 1. Pamafe, 2. Maranda, 3= Grasshopper 11, Papytoo Combined Cruisers Tuesday ECHO: 1. Elandra, 2. Hot Cookie, 3. Jalapeno Ruffian: 1. Alias, 2. Ruff Diamond, 3. Diane II B211 One Design: 1. Yikes, 2. Isolde, 3.…
Great conditions on Dublin Bay for the 29er national championships at the Royal St. George Yacht Club
Following a very successful 29er event at the Lough Ree Double Ree Championships, the newly established 29er fleet had three days in which to prepare for their next event, the inaugural Deutsche Leasing IRL 29er Nationals at Royal St George…
Royal Irish Ladies Make A Day Of It On Dublin Bay
#RIYC - The women of the Royal Irish Yacht Club filled four 1720s for two great races on Dublin Bay as part of the club’s Ladies Race last Friday 27 July. Conditions were challenging with gusts of up to 25…
Squib Easterns Champions Colm Dunne and Fiona Ward with Gary Cullen of Provident CRM and HYC Rear Commodore Paddy Judge
#Squib - Every kind of weather was experienced by the National Squib fleet in Howth at the 50th anniversary of the East Coast of Ireland Championships sponsored by Provident CRM. In Race One on Saturday 28 July, in a shifting…
The Beneteau 31 Levante was third in today's scratch one design race
Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Wow, 2. Tsunami Cruiser 0 ECHO: 1. Wow, 2. Tsunami Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. White Mischief, 2. Dear Prudence, 3. Bon Exemple Cruiser 1 ECHO: 1. Dear Prudence, 2. White Mischief, 3. Something Else Cruiser 1…
Action at the leeward mark, Shark Eleven leads from Second Wife
The National 18s were out in force on the wide Blackwater estuary during the week of 15th to 20th July. Winds were in the south and were reinforced by sea breezes to a steady force 3 to 5. Add plenty…
The DBSC Cruiser 1 IRC winner White Mischief, Tim and Richard Goodbody from the Royal Irish Yacht Club
Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Tsunami, 2. Lively Lady Cruiser 0 ECHO: 1. Tsunami, 2. Lively Lady, 3. YoYo Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. White Mischief, 2. Something Else, 3. Bon Exemple Cruiser 1 ECHO: 1. Jump The Gun, 2. Something Else,…
Mixed cruiser racing in Cork Harbour
The Cork Harbour Combined Clubs July Sailing League will conclude tomorrow night (Friday). First Gun will be at 7 pm and the start area for the race will be in the vicinity of No.9 buoy off Whitegate. Monkstown Bay Sailing…
Laser racing on Dublin Bay
Cruiser 3 ECHO: 1. Maranda, 2=. Saki, 2=. Cacciatore Combined Cruisers ECHO: 1. Elandra, 2. Jalapeno, 3. Pastiche Sportsboat: 1. Finding Saoirse, 2. NYC2 Ruffian: 1. Alias, 2. Carmen, 3. Diane II B211 One Design: 1. Beeswing, 2. Yikes, 3.…

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