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Conor Gorman
Conor Gorman was the winner of the Laser 4.7 division of the JLL sponsored Royal Irish Yacht Club Junior Regatta yesterday. The National Yacht Club sailor, who took third at the Laser Connaughts on Lough Derg at the weekend, emerged…
The Sunfast 3600 Hot Cookie (John O'Gorman) was the DBSC Combined Cruisers Echo winner
Cruiser 3 Tuesday Echo: 1. Saki, 2. Wynward, 3. Asterix Combined Cruisers Echo: 1. Hot Cookie, 2. Powder Monkey, 3. Kalamar Sportsboat: 1. Jay-Z, 2. George 3, 3. Sea Jade Ruffian: 1. Carmen, 2. Bandit, 3. Diane II B211 One…
Chimaera (Andrew Craig) was third in the DBSC J109 race on Dublin Bay
DBSC Results for 27/07/2019 Race 1 Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Wow, 2. Tsunami, 3. Lively Lady Cruiser 0 Echo: 1. Wow, 2. Lively Lady, 3. Tsunami Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Bon Exemple, 2. White Mischief, 3. Ruth Cruiser 1 Echo:…
The Irish Sailing Pathfinder Women at the Helm Regatta is launched at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire in April
Entries are still open for the Irish Sailing Pathfinder Women at the Helm Regatta, hosted by the National Yacht Club on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 August. The event is open to PY dinghy and keelboat racing from Teens to…
Howth Yacht Club Marina
Plans are being developed for next year’s celebrations to mark the 125th anniversary of organised racing in Howth and the establishment of one of Howth Yacht Club’s founding clubs, namely Howth Sailing Club, in 1895. The club says it will…
Ignus Caput Duo  IRL 4068 (David Mulvin and Ronan Beirne) were the winners of tonight's DBSC Thursday night race
DBSC Results for 25/07/2019 Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Tsunami, 2. Lively Lady, 3. Wow Cruiser 0 Echo: 1. Tsunami, 2. Lively Lady, 3. Wow Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Joker II, 2. Dear Prudence, 3. White Mischief Cruiser 1 Echo: 1.…
 George Kingston was the winner of the DBSC Laser Standard division race
Race 1 Cruiser 3 Tuesday Echo: 1. Jiminy Cricket, 2. Asterix, 3. Grasshopper Combined Cruisers Tuesday Echo: 1. Jalapeno, 2. Powder Monkey Sportsboat: 1. George 5, 2. Jay-Z, 3. Sea Jade Ruffian: 1. Carmen, 2. Bandit, 3. Alias B211 One…
Howth Yacht Club Hosting Marina Party This Saturday
Howth Yacht Club is calling on boat owners to be ‘mini-hosts’ as part of the special marina party this coming Saturday 27 July. The club promises “a great night” that kicks off with fireworks at 10pm and continues with guest…
The Fireball fleet at Howth Yacht Club with Race Officer David Lovegrove (centre in blue shirt)
Noel Butler and Stephen Oram (NYC) have retained their Fireball National Champions title after nine races at Howth Yacht Club. The pair scored seven first places discarding a third and a fourth to take the title in style in a…
The Dufour 425 'Act Two' (Michael O’Leary, Tom Roche and David Andrews) was the winner of DBSC Cruiser 5 NS-IRC 1
Race 1 Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Wow, 2. Tsunami, 3. D-Tox Cruiser 0 Echo: 1. D-Tox, 2. Tsunami, 3. Wow Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. White Mischief, 2. Something Else, 3. Gringo Cruiser 1 Echo: 1. Indecision, 2. Jump the Gun,…
IRL 176, the Irish Dragon Phantom team led by Peter Bowring
Martin Byrne’s Dragon Jaguar Sailing Team of Adam Winkelmann and Pedro Andrade of the Royal St. George Yacht Club finished second overall and top Irish boat after six races sailed at the Cup in Abersoch, North Wales yesterday. As Afloat…
Colin Byrne's 'Bon Exemple' from the Royal Irish Yacht Club was the DBSC Cruiser 1 IRC Thursday night race winner
After last weekend's massive Volvo Regatta on Dublin Bay there is no sign of any hangover at the race track this week with an excellent turnout of 125 boats tonight for Dublin Bay Sailing Club's Thursday night racing. The DBSC cruiser and…
Simon Childs, Mike McIntyre (waving) and Caroline McIntyre retained their title as RS Elite National Champions
The 2019 RS Elite National Championship, held as part of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, produced a nail-biting finish with the final result not decided until the tenth and last race. Mike McIntyre and crew, sailing RS Elite 76 Foudafafa,…
Rankin dinghies in Cork Harbour
There is satisfaction in being associated with a good news story about sailing, so the latest step in the Rankin dinghy development, which we have followed for four years on the Afloat website is the announcement that the revived, restored…
Kevin Glynn's 'Grasshopper' from the National Yacht Club was third in DBSC Combined Cruisers race
Cruiser 3 Tuesday Echo: 1. Pamafe, 2. Maranda, 3. Grasshopper Combined Cruisers Tuesday Echo: 1. Jalapeno, 2. Graduate Sportsboat: 1. Team INSS, 2. Sea Jade, 3. Jay-Z Ruffian: 1. Carmen, 2. Alias, 3. Bandit B211 One Design: 1. Yikes, 2.…
Strangford Lough Yacht Club
Fourteen sailing clubs across Northern Ireland have been given a unique opportunity by RYANI to grow and develop their clubs. Through the Focus Clubs programme, each of the selected clubs will receive support from RYANI so that they can focus…
X302 Dux (Caroline Gore-Grimes HYC) is the 2B winner on IRC
The Half Tonners are so blatantly in a league of their own in IRC 2 that a Division B has been formed within the class, and here the X302 Dux (Caroline Gore-Grimes HYC) finished Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta with a…
Nigel Biggs' Checkmate XVIII
The Half Tonners in IRC 2 rival the J/109s in IRC1 in their cut-throat competition at Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, and for the final contest it was Jonny Swan (HYC) with Harmony who found his mojo to sail a dream…
John Maybury has successfully defended his IRC One title in the J109 Joker II
It was with the numerous J/109s in IRC 1 that blood was on the bay today at Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, with the narrow overnight lead of Outrajeous (Richard Colwell & John Murphy) snatched away by a final win by…
Overall winner Mermaid (Seamus Fitzpatrick), right. clears Dalkey Island as George Sisk's Wow passes astern
Seamus Fitzpatrick’s elegant First 50 Mermaid IV (RIYC) was back on form today to win the IRC Coastal Division of Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta today and thus was able to discard yesterday’s unwelcome 11th to put her into the overall lead…

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