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The five day event will consist of both inshore races, coastal races and a night race, all in Grand Suprise keelboats
Racing
UCD Sailing Team set off yesterday to compete in the Student Yachting World Cup, held near Marseille, France. Having qualified against stiff competition at the Student Yachting Nationals in April, the team will represent Ireland in the week to come.…
Over 150 sailors, representing nine colleges competed
Team Racing
The first IUSA team racing event of the 17/18 season took place this weekend (14th - 15th of October) in Wexford. ‘Irish University Sailing Associations Easterns,’ was held in Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis Club, and run very successfully by…
Dublin University Sailing Club hosted the first of the four League events with the goal to grow team racing in the Leinster region
Team Racing
The first round of the Dublin Team Racing League was sailed in blustery conditions yesterday in the relative shelter of Dun Laoghaire Harbour's Carlisle Pier where up to 76 short, sharp races were scheduled. Dublin University Sailing Club hosted the…
Mullingar SC Fleet Captain Michael Collender and Hon. Treasurer Brian Walker are into GP 14 racing on Lough Owel
W M Nixon
It has had at least two different event descriptions since it was first sailed all of seventy years ago. Back then, Irish sailing was finding its feet in the late 1940s, becoming re-energised in the exciting developmental world of modern…
College team racing in Firefly dinghies in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. A new Dublin Team Racing League aims to build on September's Elmo Cup momentum and bridge the gap to college team racing
Team Racing
The Dublin University Sailing Club is hosting the first of four Dublin Team Racing League Events in Dun Laoghaire this Saturday, 7th of October. As discussed at the ISA meeting earlier in the year, the goal of the League is…
New sails for UCD Sailing Club
Team Racing
As the new year of University team racing sailing kicks off, UCD Sailing Club announces it has 'extended its partnership' with sponsors Bank of Ireland so the club sets sails with brand new North sails for its Dun Laoghaire based Firefly…
18 teams took part in the third Elmo Trophy event, with most of the top youth sailors in Ireland competing. Perfect conditions for team racing on Saturday saw 81 races sailed
Team Racing
Royal Cork Yacht Club's Durcan brothers, Harry and Johnny, along with Atlee Kohl, James McCann and Emily Cullen and Ciara Little from the RStGYC emerged as winners of the third Elmo Team Racing Trophy youth team racing competition, sailed in…
18 teams from around Ireland and the UK will be competing over two days
Team Racing
This weekend sees a high profile list of competitors taking part in team racing's Elmo Trophy, being held in the Royal St. George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. This is the third year of the junior team racing event, named…
Bayview Yacht Club in Michigan was the host venue for the Detroit Cup, the middle stage of the USA Grand Slam series
Team Racing
#TeamRacing - It was a tough week in Michigan for Dan Gill, Richard Roberts and Scott Flanigan at the 10th annual Detroit Cup, which concluded yesterday (Sunday 27 August). But the TCD team racing trio managed to stay above the…
Bayview Yacht Club in Michigan is the host venue for the Detroit Cup, the middle stage of the USA Grand Slam series
Team Racing
#TeamRacing - Afloat’s Sailor of the Month for March is competing with his Trinity College teammates at the Detroit Cup in the USA this week. Richard Roberts joins fellow TCD helmsmen Scott Flanigan and Dan Gill on the Plain Sailing…
Team Racing Clinic At Royal St George YC Next Week
Team Racing
#TeamRacing - The Royal St George Yacht Club next week hosts a clinic in team racing — which is quickly gaining a reputation as Ireland’s most enjoyable and fastest growing type of sailing for teenagers.  Running from Monday 14 to…
The Irish Optimist team stand at attention in Thailand
Optimist
After a fine display of Team Racing by the Irish Optimist Team in Thailand, Ireland had a spectacular win over France to finish ninth overall in the Team Racing World Championships 2017. Things were looking good for Team Ireland when…
Optimist Winners with Mary Wilkes at Howth Yacht Club
Optimist
Howth Yacht Club hosted the Optimist Team racing Vice President's Cup last weekend. On the water there were lots of smiles, buckets of team spirit and great selfless tactical moves. The races were so effectively run (well done Richard Kissane…
ISA Predicts Team Racing Is Set To ‘Go Viral’
Team Racing
#TeamRacing - Last weekend’s Student Yachting Worlds selection in Howth shows the health of team racing among the collegiate set, especially among those sailing for fun. But team racing as a discipline is more than just an opportunity for lapsed…
Four of the Howth YC flotilla of J/80s, in in their pen ready for a day’s racing
Youth Sailing
The Annual Student Yachting Worlds, sailed in performance keelboats each Autumn in France, has seen Irish overall success in times past, a noted international varsity star being Nicholas “Nin” O’Leary during his college days in Cork writes WM Nixon But…
The three winning Dublin University helms at Clifden were (left to right) Dan Gill, Scott Flanigan and Richard d”Esterre Roberts
Sailor of the Month
The Irish Universities Sailing Association (IUSA) Intervarsities is a major team racing event attended by over 160 sailors across 26 teams. This year’s, staged at the hospitable Clifden Boat Club in the far west of Connemara and hosted by University…

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