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Royal Cork Place Fifth In Second Global Team Racing Regatta
A team from Royal Cork Yacht Club made a strong showing in Cowes at the second annual Global Team Racing Regatta over the weekend. Extreme conditions beset the 12-team fleet hosted by the Royal Yacht Squadron, all racing in matched…
The National Yacht Club’s new fleet of Elliot 6 high-performance keelboats
The National Yacht Club’s new fleet of Elliot 6 high-performance keelboats were in action last weekend in Dun Laoghaire for a 2K team racing invitational writes Roisin O'Brien 30 sailors took to the water in Dun Laoghaire Harbour for the day,…
Elmo Cup winners 2019 - Team 'Curious George', Toby Hudson Fowler, Kathy Kelly, Henry Higgins, Isabelle Kearney, Jack Fahy and Emily Riordan
"Curious George" from the host yacht club emerged the winners of the fifth Elmo Team Racing Trophy sailed this weekend at the Royal St George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. 22 teams from all over Ireland competed in the…
New arrival - The new Firefly dinghies at the RStGYC
The Royal St George Yacht Club took delivery yesterday of its new fleet of yellow and green Firefly dinghies, just in time for next weekend’s youth team racing event- the Elmo Trophy. Now in its fifth year, this Dun Laoghaire…
College Team Racing in Dun Laoghaire Harbour in Firefly dinghies
Following funding success from the BIM FLAG initiative (Bord Iascaigh Mhara Fisheries Local Area Group Development), Irish Sailing is rolling out a Team Racing Programme which aims to reduce the attrition of sailors between the ages of 16 – 30…
Team Racing is Ireland's fastest growing form of sailing and is fun, inclusive and competitive for all levels of sailing
The Royal St. George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire is running week-long youth team racing clinics writes Greg Arrowsmith. The clinics, starting on the 10th of June and also on the 1st of July are open to everyone, RStGYC members…
An Irish Sailing 'team racing development programme' has been awarded a grant under the FLAG scheme
The Irish Youth Sailing Club is one of the recipients of grant funding awarded by Ireland’s seven Fisheries Local Action Groups (FLAGs) to 274 coastal based projects at the weekend. Another FLAG grant awardee from the world of Irish Sailing…
Ideal conditions in Schull for the School Team Racing Championships
After 132 races Presentation Brothers Cork (PBC) were the winners of the Irish Schools Team Racing Championships for the third year in a row. 12 teams qualified for the finals and came from Munster, Leinster and Connaught for the Schull, West Cork event. PBC…
The flight sheet for this weekend's Schools Team Racing Championships in West Cork. The sheet is downloadable below as an Excel file
The flight sheet for this weekend's Irish Schools Team Racing Championships at Schull in West Cork has been released. Downloadable below as an Excel file. With up to 64 preliminary races, the event is using four flights so competing teams won’t have…
12 Schools for Irish Team Racing Championships in Schull This Weekend
Hot on the heels of the Irish Youth National Championships at Royal Cork Yacht Club, the Irish Schools Team Racing Championships will be held this coming weekend also in Cork in a packed month of sailing for youth sailors. Organiser David Harte…
Schull's own TR3.6 dinghies ready for the junior all Ireland sailors
The 2019 Schools Team Racing championships at Schull in West Cork looks set to be the biggest yet when it sets sails from the Fastnet Marine Centre in the town on May 4. There will be 13 teams from Munster, seven from Connacht…
The successful Cork Institute of Technology team at the Student Yachting Selection Trials at Howth over the weekend were (left to right) Ewan O’Keeffe, Mark Murphy, Morgan Knight, Harry Durcan (helmsman) and Grattan Roberts, with Commodore Ian Byrne HYC, and Race Officer Scorie Walls
It was Cork crews all the way in yesterday’s intensely-fought final in the two-day Student Nationals in the J/80s at Howth Yacht Club. But in the end, victory was taken by Cork Institute of Technology helmed in style by Harry…
UCD winners - The team consisted of helms Jack Higgins, Patrick Cahill, Daniel Raymond and crews Alanna Lyttle, Lucy McCutcheon and Katie Cassidy
Lucy McCutcheon, Commodore and Team Sailing Captain of University College Dublin SC, is the Afloat.ie “Sailor of the Month (Team Racing) for March after her squad’s victory in very close racing in the Irish Universities Team Championship staged at Lough…
Fireflies were the boat of choice for the Leinster Schools Team Racing Championships
Hosted by the Royal St George Yacht Club, eight teams competed in Fireflies for the title last weekend in mostly light airs and acquitted themselves perfectly providing entertaining team racing in Dun Laoghaire harbour. A light breeze faded by midday and…
UCD winners - The team consisted of helms Jack Higgins, Patrick Cahill, Daniel Raymond and crews Alanna Lyttle, Lucy McCutcheon and Katie Cassidy
UCD Sailing Club has won Irish University Sailing Association (IUSA) team racing Inter-Varsities 2019. They beat Trinity Sailing in a nail-biting semi-final and moved to face UCC in the final. After two extremely competitive races, UCD came out on top,…
Captains shake hands after the final race in Carraroe on Sunday 3 March
For the second year in a row, Comhghairdeas Coláiste Éidne (St Enda’s College) Galway won the Connacht Schools Team Racing Championship on Sunday 3 March in Carraroe, hosted by Cumann Bádóireachta agus Seoltóireachta. Six teams from in and around Connacht…

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