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Afloat.ie: McMahon Home First in Howth Yacht Club
Runner-up in this year's Laser National Championships, in Howth Yacht Club Paul McMahon, was top of the Laser Winter Series in Howth this afternoon (Sunday 15th November) followed home by Daragh Sheridan of the host club. In the Cruiser class…
DBSC to Present 90 Cups and 116 Prizes
90 Cups–some up to 100 years old–will be presented at Dublin Bay Sailing Club's annual prizegiving this Friday night in a celebration of sailing at the Royal Marine Hotel. 1665 members raced in four separate series and up to 116…
Peridot Wins Opening DBSC Round
With 75 boats racing for in its first outing last Sunday now there is a real prospect that the Viking Marine DBSC Turkey Shoot Sailing Series will make 100 entries for the first time. The spectacle of boats racing in…
Blue Skies for Dinghy Supplies Howth Frostbites
The first race of the 2009/2010 Howth Yacht Club Frostbites was started with blue skies and an inviting 10kt northwesterly. This was a welcome relief after the 38kt squall which caused sailing to be abandoned on the water the previous…
First Frostbites Approaching Howth Yacht Club
Paul McMahon, current Irish No. 1 ranked Laser sailor, will be the favourite as the first race of the Howth Yacht Club Frosbites approaches this Sunday. Chasing Paul for the prestigious Rowan Cup will be relative newcomer Ronan Cull, currently…
Howth Yacht Club Autumn League Finishes on a High
It is often said that some the best sailing weather seems to be reserved for each year's Autumn League at Howth Yacht Club and after five very good Sundays, the fleet was not to be disappointed for the finale, with…
27th Howth Yacht Club Laser Frostbites
Dust off that Laser parked in the corner of your front garden and get down to Howth Yacht Club for November 1st! Howth has the biggest and longest running Laser Winter sailing series in the country. Racing starts at 11am…
HYC League Still Blessed with Sunshine
Tight finishes both on the water and on handicap were the order of the day for the penultimate sailing of this year’s Howth Yacht Club's Autumn League which was again blessed with fine conditions, with a pleasant 12-16 knot westerly…
Howth Yacht Club to host European J24 Championships
Howth Yacht Club has been awarded the rights to host the J24 European Championship in 2011 by the International J24 Class Association at its World Council Meeting (WCM) in Malmo, Sweden, last weekend. The Club was invited to make the…
National Claims Offshore Dominance
The National Yacht Club is claiming dominance in offshore racing on the east coast following a prizegviving in the offices of Lee-Overlay & Partners for this years series. Following the National's clean sweep in the 2009 ISORA Series, the took…
Good racing conditions continue as discards kick in
Another Sunday notable for fine sailing weather, with westerly winds of over 10 knots gusting stronger (but with plenty of holes too) and a few class leaders thankful for the introduction of discards as they recorded their worst race results…
Barafundle takes second Howth Yacht Club win
In class one, Matt Davis’s Barafundle from Skerries continues to upset the odds to win again in Howth Yacht Club on IRC. Full results for this afternoon's race four over the fold: HYC AUTUMN LEAGUE, RACE 4/10/2009. Class 1 IRC…
More wind, same good conditions for HYC Race 3
The half-way stage of this year’s Howth Yacht Club Autumn League was reached in stronger westerly winds than were originally forecast although the conditions certainly met with the competitors’ approval for the third successive Sunday. A light force 2 breeze…
Pot Black in pocket for Squibs at Howth Yacht Club
Wins spread all across the classes in fresh conditions at Howth Yacht Club's Sunday Autumm League Race. Full results over the fold. HYC AUTUMN LEAGUE, RACE 4/10/2009. Class 1 IRC – 1 Barafundle, M. Davis, SSC, 2 Tiger, Hughes/Harris, HYC,…
Sunburn is Class Two Winner at Howth Yacht Club
Ian Byrne's Sunburn was the Class 2 IRC winner in today's third round of Howth YC's Autumn league sailing. For full results click read more: HOWTH YACHT CLUB AUTUMN LEAGUE (RACE) 27/09/2009 Class 1 IRC: 1, Barafundle M Davis SSC;…
Light Air End to DBSC 2009 Season
There was a light air end to the 2009 Dublin Bay Sailing Club season at the weekend when the 300-boat sailing fleet dealt with a flood tide and fickle gradients with no hope of a sea breeze. Vincent Farrell's Tsunami…
Mumbo No. 1 for Class 1 IRC at HYC
Howth Yacht Club's Autumn League is coming along a treat, with lots of close-fought competition and near shaves. Dermot Cronin's Mumbo took first and third in Class 1 IRC and Class 1 Echo respectively, while Dave Clarke's Harlequin dominated both…
Clarke wins in Howth Yacht Club Harlequin
Dave Clarke's Harlequin won the Puppeteer division of the second Howth Autumn League Race race thisd morning. Second was Terry Harvey in No Strings with Neil Murphy's Yellow Peril third. For all the results click 'read more' HOWTH YACHT CLUB…
Light Airs for First HYC Autumn race
Autumn league – race Number 1: The weather forecast for the first race in the 2009 Howth Yacht Club Autumn League, jointly sponsored by Crystal Holidays, Irish Life Investment Managers and Today FM, was as accurate as it gets –…
Wow in top form in DBSC

Wow in top form in DBSC

13th September 2009 DBSC
George Sisk's WOW from the Royal Irish YC was in top form for the light northerly winds and the third last Saturday race of the Dublin Bay Sailing Club season. Filled with sails the bay was also playing host to…

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