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Battle of the classes winners on the podium in Tralee Bay
The new year dinghy clinic organised by the Tralee Bay Maritime Centre is now in its third year and 2019's edition was a success with 30 boats attending. 16 Optimists including national champion Justin Lucas and Dublin ace Sam Ledoux…
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INSS Hosts Christmas Holiday Junior Powerboat Course Next Week
Young sailors can make the most of the Christmas holidays with the Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School’s junior club powerboat course. The two-day course runs next week on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 December from 10am to 5pm each…
National Yacht Club Recruiting Senior Instructor
The National Yacht Club in Dn Laoghaire is currently seeking to recruit a senior instructor for 2019. The successful candidate will lead the team of committed sailing instructors and coaches for the NYC’s summer courses. Instructors will be responsible for…
Presentation of Pyewacket Trophy by Rear Admiral Dinghies, Brian Jones (left) to Atlee Kohl (centre) and Admiral Pat Farnan
The Royal Cork Yacht Club Junior Laying Up Supper 2018 was held on Saturday 24th 2018 in the clubhouse with parents and junior Sailors making up the 168 attendees. The end-of-year dinner was dispersed with the Class Captains giving an…
Nathan Van Steenberge (left) and Rian McDonnell Geraghty at the UK 29er Inland Champs
Coach Thomas Chaix travelled with two Irish 29er pairs to Grafham Waters in the UK over the weekend to compete at the Inland Championships. The two pairs competed in the 42 boat fleet. Eight races were sailed in 8 to…
Nacra 15s ready for practice ahead of the 2018 RYA Youth Nationals this past April
Parasailing and kiteboarding have been added to the list of events at the 2019 RYA Youth Championships to take place in Weymouth next spring. Entries are now open for the new-look regatta from 12-19 April 2019, which also welcomes the…
Royal Cork To Host 2019 Youth Sailing Pathway Nationals
#YouthSailing - The Royal Cork Yacht Club will host next year’s Irish Sailing Youth Pathway Championships, it has been announced. The dates to save are 25-28 April 2019 when Ireland’s largest youth regatta comes to the world’s oldest yacht club.…
Henry Start and Elysia O'Leary in the 29er on Belfast Lough
Last weekend saw the final event in the Irish 29er class calendar with the fleet competing at the RYANI Youth Championships at Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club. The event also drew on a number of classes including Lasers, 420’s,…
 Leah and Luke Rickard in the lead in the 29er RYA NI National Championships on Belfast Lough
The RYA Northern Ireland 29er Youth Nationals were raced in mixed conditions September 29-30, 2018 on Belfast Lough hosted by the Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club. This event also represented the third and final leg of the 29er Irish…
Defending champions Micheál O' Sullivan and Mikey Carroll lead a race at the 2018 All Ireland Junior sailing championships raced inside Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Royal Cork Yacht Club's Atlee Kohl has won the 2018 Junior Irish Sailing All Ireland Sailing Championships sailed in Firefly dinghies in Dun Laoghaire Harbour today. With only a single point between the top three boats, first and second place…
Firefly dinghies will be used to decide the Junior All Ireland Sailing Title this weekend in Dun Laoghaire at the Royal St. George Yacht Club
The Junior Irish Sailing All Ireland Sailing Championships will be held this weekend (29-30 September) at the Royal St George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire on Dublin Bay using Firefly dinghies. The Junior competitors include three female teams, lead by…
Fireflies at the Royal St George ahead of last year’s Leinster Schools Team Racing
The Royal St George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire will host the 2018 All Ireland Junior Sailing Championship over the weekend of 29-30 September. Irish Sailing has announced that this year’s youth event will be raced in the Firefly dinghy,…
Chris Bateman and Atlee Kohl in action on Helsinki’s waters
#29er - Atlee Kohl and Chris Bateman followed their overall victory at last month’s 29er Nationals with a strong performance at the class Europeans in Helsinki this past week. The Royal Cork youth duo, and the only Irish contingent at the…
Great conditions on Dublin Bay for the 29er national championships at the Royal St. George Yacht Club
Following a very successful 29er event at the Lough Ree Double Ree Championships, the newly established 29er fleet had three days in which to prepare for their next event, the inaugural Deutsche Leasing IRL 29er Nationals at Royal St George…
Double Ree regatta was made up with 8 29ers, 16 420s, 15 RS Fevas and 18 Mirrors
Lough Ree Yacht Club (LRYC) have created an event that brings all competitive youth double-handers to one location for a weekend of fun and racing. Now, after the inaugural success of 'Double Ree' last weekend, the only question for the…
Nell Staunton of the National Yacht Club
Nell Staunton's consistent performance in the Laser Radial at the Youth Sailing Worlds was rewarded at the weekend with an eighth place overall in Texas, USA. The Corpus Chisti result marks Ireland's highest finish in the girls' discipline, a top class result for…
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