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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…
The Gonzaga College team, inaugural winners of the Shanahan Team Racing Cup
With his captaining of the successful Gonzaga College team in the inaugural Shanahan Cup raced at the Irish National Sailing School on January 16th, noted junior sailor Jack Fahy is the Afloat.ie “Sailor of the Month” for January 2019. Competing…
Team Racing in Firefly dinghies atDun Laoghaire
Irish Sailing is putting together a funding application to support Irish Sailing’s Team Racing strategy and is seeking quotes for a contractor to develop the programme starting late Spring of 2019 with a tight timeline for the funding application. Irish…
UCD Sailing Club racing at Dun Laoghaire
UCD Sailing Club is hosting a charity run team racing event in aid of the Movember foundation on the 1st of December out of the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. Club members have been working hard growing…
College team racing at Dun Laoghaire Harbour
The Irish Team Racing Association has given its support to the new Schools team racing initiative launched by Gonzaga College and the Irish National Sailing School. The INSS event will consist of one day's team racing using the INSC’s fleet…
Action from the Royal St. George Yacht Club hosted  IDRA /ITRA 70th Anniversary Team Racing National Championships
The weather provided perfect conditions for the IDRA /ITRA 70th Anniversary Team Racing National Championships hosted by the Royal St George YC in Dun Laoghaire this past weekend. Sixteen teams did battle and each was provided with 14 contests over…
Dinghy Team Racing is thriving in the college scene with some twenty-seven teams competing regularly in their four provincial events and the Irish Universities Championships
Some sixteen teams will do battle for the Miss Betty IYA junior team racing trophy presented by Clayton Love Snrthis weekend in the Royal St George YC in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. What marks this occasion is that it is 70 years…
UCD Sailing Club in action in Firefly dinghies in Dun Laoghaire Harbour last weekend
The first Irish Universtiy Sailing Association (IUSA) Team Racing event of the year will be held in Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis Club this weekend (12th – 14th of October) with flight sheets to be posted later this week.   One…
A dozen teams from 10 countries, including Ireland, Japan, Argentina and Australia, traveled to Newport for a frenetic weekend of sailing
Royal Cork Yacht Club finished fourth in the silver fleet at the Global Team Race Regatta in Newport, R.I., USA at the weekend. With steady sailing across a full range of conditions and against a fleet of determined opponents, the…
The Elmo Cup is a team racing event for teenagers aged up to nineteen years old
This weekend the fourth annual Elmo Trophy took place in the Royal St George Yacht Club. This is a team racing event for teenagers aged up to nineteen–years old. This year sixteen teams from all around the country travelled to…
 Winning Team Eoin Horgan (captain) with crew Jonjo Coleman, Richard Bushe (helm) with crew Richard Buckley
The Annual Rambler 100 Team Racing Event was held on Sunday at Baltimore Sailing Club. This event encourages all young sailors to compete as helms or crew with a combined age of no more than 30 years. The competition sees…

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