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Sailing at a previous Eric Twiname regatta
The 2020 Eric Twiname Youth & Junior Team Racing Championships, which had been rescheduled for this October, have now been cancelled. Organisers the RYA and Eric Twiname Trust took the “difficult decision” to call off the event in agreement that…
Trinity Sailing Club's Round-Ireland Run in Aid of the RNLI & Jigsaw
Trinity Sailing Club will be organising a charity run next Saturday 23rd May in aid of RNLI and Jigsaw, in conjunction with the sailing clubs of Universities around Ireland writes Hannah Collins As all on-the-water activities are curtailed during lockdown, Trinity…
UCD 1 winners
UCD Sailing Club has won the Irish University Sailing Association (IUSA) Team Racing Intervarsities 2020. They came out on top after three tough days racing at UL Adventure Centre, Killaloe. Following three extremely competitive finals, UCD Sailing managed to take…
Team Racing is a fun and inexpensive way for clubs to attract young dinghy sailors
Howth Yacht Club will welcome the Irish Sailing team racing roadshow funded by BIM - Bord Iascaigh Mhara - (Ireland's Seafood Development Agency) which is designed to attract sailors between the ages of 14 – 30 from around the area,…
Fireflies are the boat of choice for the Leinster Schools Team Racing Championships in March
Update Saturday 14 March: Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 Virus and that all schools are currently closed, this event is postponed for this term. Royal St George sailing manager Ronan Adams says: “Discussions are ongoing as to…
Junior sailing at the National Yacht Club
Only a handful of spots remain for youth sailors in spring training programmes for Optimist, Topper and RS Feva sailors organised by the National Yacht Club for the 2020 season. Spring training for Oppys runs for five Sunday afternoons beginning on…
The Shanahan Team Racing Cup will be raced in Topaz dinghies
Representatives from clubs, schools and centres have been working tirelessly throughout the winter to develop a calendar of events for Team Racing throughout Ireland. The first schools’ event is to be held on 12th February where teams from around the…
Chris Lindsay - An International Technical Official (ITO) for the Tokyo Olympics
Irish Sailing National and International Judge Chris Lindsay of Carrickfergus Sailing Club on Belfast Lough has been appointed as an International Technical Official (ITO) for the Tokyo Olympics. Not only will Chris be the only Irish race official in Tokyo,…
The delivery of the Irish Sailing Fireflies
With an increased in demand for Team Racing amongst clubs and training centres, Irish Sailing are delighted to receive their brand-new fleet of six Fireflies writes Treasa Cox. The boats were partly funded by BIM FLAG (Bord Iascaigh Mhara, Fisheries…
RStGYC Commodore Peter Bowring (centre) with the winning Baltimore SC team including captain Mark Hassett (second right)
The 71st annual National Team Racing Championship hosted by Royal St George YC in the mid-November weekend attracted 16 squads from all over Ireland, and it was one of the furthest-travelled teams - Baltimore Sailing Club - which went home…
UCD Sailing Club Host 'Movember' Team Racing Event at Royal Irish Yacht Club
This Saturday 30th of November, UCD Sailing Club are running a charity team racing event in aid of the Movember Foundation. Teams have been going head to head throughout the past month seeing who can grow the best moustache, and…
Royal St George Commodore Peter Bowring (pictured centre) with Baltimore SC champions comprising Mark Hassett with Adam Hyland, Fionn Lyden with Amy Harrington and Johnny Durcan with Trudy O’Hara
The Royal St George Yacht Club hosted 16 teams at the 71st National Team Racing Championships last weekend in Dun Laoghaire. Near perfect team racing conditions of 8-12 knots breeze allowed a full round-robin competition of 120 races to be…
Team Racing in Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Irish Sailing’s Team Racing Programme is well underway with interest building across the country at clubs and centres each looking for bespoke training for instructors and sailors of all ages and abilities writes Gail McAllister Team Racing is a fun…
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…

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