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Brian Jones sailing Jelly Baby. Scroll down for photo gallery
A stiff southwesterly breeze with a cloudy sky was the order of the day for the annual Naval Race at Royal Cork Yacht Club in Cork Harbour writes Bob Bateman. This year the organisers chose a central location in the Harbour…
New Autumn League sponsors (left to right): Joe Peake, Commodore of HYC, Eddie Bourke, Chairman of the Autumn League and David Murphy of KBC
KBC Bank has announced its title sponsorship of Howth Yacht Club’s Autumn League. The Autumn League, which is now in its 39th year, is a large multi-class keelboat regatta and is one of the largest sailing events of its type in…
Dublin Bay SB20s will race this Sunday and not Saturday as part of changes to the DBSC Green Fleet owing to the conclusion of the Laser Masters World Championships on the same race track
Due to the Laser Masters World Championships being held on two separate race areas on Dublin Bay this Saturday (15th September), Dublin Bay Sailing Club has made the following changes to the DBSC coastal race programme for that day. The…
Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course At Howth Yacht Club
#HowToSail - Next month Howth Yacht Club will host a two-day course on essential navigation and seamanship for cruising in coastal waters. Run on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October, the course is touted as the ideal introduction to the…
Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove holding the breeze in southern France last week
#HYC - This evening, Saturday 8 September, Howth Yacht Club will host a special reception for newly crowned 49er U23 World Champions Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove. All members are welcome to join the Prosecco toast for the youth skiff…
Levante was a 31.7 winner in last night's NYC 'End of Summer Race' on Dublin Bay
37 yachts or various classes and types assembled at the start last night for the National Yacht Club members “End of Summer Race”. The fleet was allocated to four starts – from Moths to Cruiser Zero from the bandstand under…
National Yacht Club’s End Of Summer Race This Thursday
#NYC - The National Yacht Club’s end of summer season fun race takes place this Thursday evening 6 September. The race is open to all yachts and dinghies owned or helmed by a member of the NYC. Entries are free…
The National Yacht Club's First 40.7 Tsunami (Vincent Farrell)
After her overall success, after 15 races and three discards, in Dublin Bay Sailing Club's Thursday Series in the Cruiser 0 class, the National Yacht Club's Tsunami (Vincent Farrell) was in winning form again on Saturday taking IRC and ECHO honours. Meanwhile,…
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,…
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…
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)…
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…
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…
The historic 12-foot class will hold its fourth championship of recent years in Dun Laoghaire
The historic 12-foot class will hold its fourth championship of recent years in Dun Laoghaire for both International 12 foot Dinghies and Dublin Bay Sailing Club 12 footers. Racing will take place in Dun Laoghaire hosted by the Royal St…
Carrickfergus Ruffian 23 Wins National Title at Royal St. George Yacht Club
Carrickfergus Sailing Club visitor Trevor Kirkpatrick skippering 'Carrageen' was the winner of the 12-boat Ruffian 23 National Championships on Dublin Bay after countback. After seven races sailed and one discard at the Royal St. George Yacht Club, Kirkpatrick had the…

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