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The Commodore's Cup Team - Sailors of the Month for August
The 2010 Irish Commodore's Cup team are jointly the Afloat.ie/Irish Independent "Sailors of the Month" for August. In times past, we've had two or even three "Sailors of the Month" at once. And we even had a family – the…
Dragon Sailor Martin Byrne is July's Sailor of the Month
Martin Byrne of Dun Laoghaire is the Afloat.ie/Irish Independent "Sailor of the Month" for July with his convincing victory in the Irish Dragon Championship on Belfast Lough, a four-day event of first class racing which concluded on Sunday July 25th…
Dave Dwyer is 'Sailor of the Month' for June
Dave Dwyer of Cork is the Afloat.ie/Irish Independent “Sailor of the Month” for June with his convincing retention of the British Open IRC Championship over three days of racing which concluded in the Solent on Sunday June 27th. A busy…
Sailor of the Month: Anthony O'Leary
Anthony O’Leary of Crosshaven is the Afloat.ie/Irish Independent “Sailor of the Month” for May after a steady stream of success at the very sharp end of IRC racing in Ireland and Scotland. With his Ker 39 Antix making her debut…
Gareth Flannigan is April's Sailor of the Month
Gareth Flannigan of Ballyholme is the Afloat.ie/Irish Independent “Sailor of the Month” for April after rising through the 43-strong fleet at last weekend’s busy East Coast SB3 Championship in Dublin Bay. Mobility was the core concept for the 20ft SB3…
O'Leary and Milne are Sailors of the Month for March
Peter O’Leary and Stephen Milne are the Afloat.ie/Irish Independent “Sailors of the Month” for March after their superb performance to place second overall in the Olympic Star Class Bacardi Cup series against an international fleet of 84 boats in Florida.…
Afloat.ie: John Killeen is December's Sailor of the Month
John Killeen of Galway is the final 2009 Irish Independent/Afloat.ie “Sailor of the Month” in celebration of the major role he played in providing Ireland’s sailing highlight of the year – the hugely successful stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race…
Afloat.ie: Sailors of the Month - Richard Colwell and Johnny & Suzie Murphy
Richard Colwell and Johnny & Suzie Murphy are the Irish Independent/Afloat.ie “Sailors of the Month ” for November on the strength of their Corby 25 Kinetic becoming the new Irish Cruiser Racing Asociation “Boat of the Year”. ICRA’s supreme title…
Eamonn Rohan is October's Sailor of the Month
Eamonn Rohan of Crosshaven is the Irish Independent/Afloat.ie “Sailor of the Month ” for October. His prototype King 40 Blondie IV has taken the Class 1 championship in the Royal Cork’s Autumn League by 0.5 points, after the most hotly-contested…
Nicholas O'Leary Named Sailor of the Month
Nicholas ‘Nin’ O’Leary of Crosshaven is the Irish Independent/Afloat.ie Sailor of the Month for September after retaining the all-Ireland Helmsman’s Championship in demanding light wind conditions in Cork last weekend. Racing in the Irish Sailing Association’s flotilla of J80s, O’Leary…
Murphy is Sailor of the Month
Annalise Murphy is the Irish Independent/Afloat.ie “Sailor of the Month” for August after her impressive showing in the Laser Radial Worlds in Japan. Racing in the first week of August, the 19-year-old National Yacht Club sailor was advancing a potential…
O'Driscoll is Sailor of the Month
Flor O’Driscoll, overall champion of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2009. is the Irish Independent/Afloat.ie “Sailor of the Month” for July after an inspirational performance which saw his veteran J/24 Hard on Port emerge as supreme champion from a fleet…

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