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Dolan Beats McMahon in Howth Yacht Club Laser Race
HOWTH YACHT CLUB. LASER FROSTBITE WINTER (O'ALL) 19/12/2010 LASER STANDARD: 1, Evan Dolan NYC (28.00); 2, Paul McMahon HYC (31.00); 3, Conor Greagsbey NYC (36.00); LASER STANDARD APPRENTICE: 1, Conor Murphy HYC (12.00); 2, Brendan Costello MYC (21.00); 3, Conor…
DBSC 2010 in Review

DBSC 2010 in Review

13th December 2010 DBSC
Dublin Bay Sailing Club Commodore Tony Fox on racing in the waters of the Capital in 2010 After a miserable and prolonged winter, Dublin Bay sailors in 2010 have had their most enjoyable season for years. Winds were kindly, cancellations…
Greagsbey Wins in Howth
HOWTH YACHT CLUB. LASER FROSTBITE WINTER (O'ALL) 12/12/2010 LASER STANDARD: 1, Conor Greagsbey NYC (31.00); 2, Evan Dolan NYC (33.00); 3, Michael Evans HYC (45.00); LASER STANDARD APPRENTICE: 1, Conor Murphy HYC (12.00); 2, Brendan Costello MYC (16.00); 3, Conor…
HOWTH YACHT CLUB. BRASS MONKEYS WINTER (RACE) 21/11/2010 Class 2 HPH: 1, Joslim J Connolly; 2, C'est la Vie Flannelly/Others; 3, Maximus P Kyne; Class 3 HPH: 1, Pucaban G McGuire; 2, Schullduggery G Forde; 3, Tobago Hanna/Others; Class 1…
Papillon First Home in Howth Brass Monkey Race
HOWTH YACHT CLUB. BRASS MONKEYS WINTER (RACE) 14/11/2010 Class 2 HPH: 1, Papillon B O'Halloran; 2, C'est la Vie Flannelly/Others; 3, Maximus P Kyne; Class 3 HPH: 1, Tobago Hanna/Others; 2, Runaway Higgins/Others; 3, Just Good Friends M Carroll; Class…
29 Compete in CH Marine Winter League
A very good fleet of 29 cruisers came to the line for the first day of the CH Marine Winter league writes Claire Bateman. The first radio sound to be heard was the familiar voice of Afloat correspondent Tom MacSweeney,…
Rum Doodle is Brass Monkey Winner
HOWTH YACHT CLUB. BRASS MONKEYS WINTER (RACE) 07/11/2010 Class 2 HPH: 1, Rum Doodle D Byrne; 2, Flashpoint O'Flaherty/Others; 3, C'est la Vie Flannelly/Others; 4, Papillon B O'Halloran; 5, Maximus P Kyne; Class 3 HPH: 1, Tobago Hanna/Others; 2, Runaway…
McMahon and Hegarty Win HYC Laser Races
HOWTH YACHT CLUB. LASER FROSTBITE WINTER 07/11/2010 RACE 1 LASER STANDARD: 1, Paul McMahon HYC; 2, Conor Greagsbey NYC; 3, Darrell Reamsbottom HYC; 4, Conor Murphy HYC; 5, Daragh Kelleher SSC; 6, Stephen Quinn HYC; LASER STANDARD APPRENTICE: 1, Conor…
Joe English Lunch in Howth Yacht Club
Howth Yacht Club is staging a lunch to help Round the World skipper Joe English who has been diagnosed with Alzheimers disease according to a note on the club website. Coming from a career in sailing that started in 1976…
CH Marine Winter League Kicks Off
CH Marine's  first Winter League race kicks off at Royal Cork Yacht Club this Sunday. Racing continues on 14th, 21st, 28th and December 5th.  The First Gun each day will be at 12.25
Weather Gods at Play for October League Finale
Arriving at the Royal Cork Yacht Club yesterday for the final day of the O'Flynn Exhams Autumn League there wasn't a puff of wind to be felt writes Claire Bateman. The Club Burgee hung limply and the general consensus of…
Ten Good Reasons to Sail Lasers in Howth
Ireland's biggest Laser sailing dinghy series starts in over a week and organiser Dave Quinn has been in touch with ten good reasons to race in the 2010 Howth Laser Frostbite series on Sunday 31st October. We're sure there's many…
Tiger Leads Class III in Royal Cork October League (PHOTOS HERE)
What a day this Sunday's racing turned out to be. From the moment one turned the corner on to the Crosshaven road at Carrigaline there was magic in the air writes Claire Bateman. The sun was shining, the trees were resplendent in…
Freddie Cooney Remembered
The National Yacht Club's former  commodore Freddie Cooney who has died peacefully aged 67, is remembered in a fitting tribute to him this morning in the Irish Times Obituary section.  A successful businessman and sailor whose positive attitude and "can…
Howth Yacht Club… Needs You!
Howth Yacht Club had a particularly busy season and is looking forward to an equally active sailing schedule in 2011. Already in situ the club has secured a full calendar of sailing events for the year ahead and will be…
Latest Photos From Royal Cork's October League
Bob Bateman's latest photos from yesterday's Royal Cork's October League are over the fold. Having sailed six races in the O'Flynn Exhams Autumn League and, with a discard applied, a trend is emerging writes Claire Bateman. The exception to this is…
Ideal conditions to end Howth Yacht Club's 2010 Autumn League
This year's Howth Yacht Club Autumn League – sponsored by WD-40, Crystal Holidays and The Food Room – ended on a high note from a competitive viewpoint, with moderate northerly winds and plenty of sunshine to complete the series with…
Storm Wins IRC 1 Howth Yacht Club Autumn League
HOWTH YACHT CLUB. AUTUMN LEAGUE (O'ALL) 16/10/2010 Class 1 IRC: 1, Storm P Kelly HYC (6.00); 2, Equinox R McDonald HYC (12.00); 3, Crazy Horse Chambers/Reilly HYC (14.00); Class 1 ECHO: 1, Equinox R McDonald HYC (7.00); 2, Storm P…
Freddie Cooney RIP
The National YC announced with sadness this afternoon that its former commodore Freddie Cooney has died. Freddie, an active sailor in a number of classes both at home and overseas, was a trustee of the Dun Laoghaire Club. Funeral arrangements…
Exciting action in big winds and seas at Howth Autumn League
As if to confuse all concerned, the conditions encountered for race 4 of the Autumn League sailing were totally at odds with the forecasts being given in the days beforehand. Instead of the predicted balmy day, the fleets faced very…

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