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29er skiff sailing at the New Year Dinghy Clinic hosted by Tralee Bay Sailing Club
Dinghy Performance teamed up with Tralee Bay Sailing Club to bring back the Tralee Bay New year clinic onto the 2022 calendar. The clinic's concept is to have all the main junior and youth classes in the same venue, allowing…
Baltimore Sailing Club in West Cork is, predominantly, a ‘summer club’ that is very busy when seasonal visitors arrive in the village from Cork City, Dublin and other locations. That does not limit its ambitions to develop the sport as…
File image of East Antrim Boat Club on Larne Lough
Topper racer Connie Wilson, who sails out of East Antrim Boat Club in Northern Ireland, is one of 14 young sailors across the UK who have been awarded their own boats and boards donated by the John Merricks Sailing Trust.…
Waszp sailing at Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Waszp Ireland, the foiling dinghy class has announced a three-event foiling tour of Ireland for 2022, see poster below. The foiling tour features events in Cork (Baltimore) for the "foiling weekend" in May, the Nationals in Dun Laoghaire Harbour in…
Launching dinghies for the Lough Ree Yacht Club Night Sail
As often happens, the result of an improvised plan can be better than the original. Due to Covid, Lough Ree Yacht Club was unable to hold their usual Christmas party in the clubhouse. It was decided instead to decorate boats…
The wind was scarce on Belfast Lough for the Ballyholme Yacht Club Cadets Christmas Regatta
Great patience was required from the 44 youngsters competing in the 39 dinghies at the Ballyholme Yacht Club Cadet Christmas Regatta as wind was scarce on Belfast Lough. But persist they did in a variety of dinghies – Toppers, Picos,…
Eve McMahon - fourth overall at the Youth World sailing Championships
Howth Yacht Club's Eve McMahon has finished in fourth place overall in the Women’s ILCA6 (Laser Radial) at the Youth Sailing World Championships in Mussanah, Oman. A 3rd, 6th and 8th place in the final three races secured Eve’s top…
Eve McMahon - A 3.0 and 6.0 scored yesterday sees the Dubliner just 11 points off the podium going into the final day of the Youth Worlds Championships
At a high scoring regatta in Oman, Howth's Eve McMahon has regained her top five placing overall going into the final day of competition at the Youth World Sailing competition on Friday. On Wednesday, at the halfway point of the…
In the Men’s ILCA 6 (Laser Radial), Royal Cork’s Jonathan O’Shaughnessy (pictured above) is in 36th place overall
Midway at the Youth Sailing World Championships in Mussanah, Oman Eve McMahon of Howth lies in 16th place overall after six races in the Women’s ILCA 6 (Laser Radial) fleet of 46. It's a drop of some ten places overnight…
Ireland is represented by a team of four sailors at the Youth Sailing Worlds in Oman including Ben O'Shaughnessay and James Dwyer of Royal Cork in the 29er skiff
Howth Yacht Club's Eve McMahon continues to be the top Irish performer after another big day on the water at the 2021 Youth Sailing World Championships om Oman. With 11 events due to be decided by the end of this…
It's tight racing in the ILCA 6 class at the World Youth Sailing Championships in Oman where Howth's Eve McMahon lies fifth overall after day one in the girls division
Howth Yacht Club's Eve McMahon is in the top five of the Youth Sailing World Championships after day one delivered stunning weather for the start of the championships in Mussanah, Oman. The Irish Radial youth world champion took an 11 and…
Royal Cork's James Dwyer Matthews and Ben O'Shaughnessy competing at the 2021 29er European Championship on Lake Garda in October. The duo compete for Ireland at the Youth worlds in Oman on Monday.
After a year’s absence due to COVID, Irish sailors finally have the opportunity to compete at the Youth Sailing World Championships in Oman on Monday.  As Afloat previously reported, Ireland's team is Eve McMahon in the girl's Laser Radial class,…
The GBR youth team for the Oman World Sailing Championships
Sixteen of the UK's most promising young sailors are ready to take on the world’s best when they represent Great Britain at the Youth Sailing World Championships. The talented youngsters, all aged 18 or under, will represent the British Youth…
Irish Radial champion Royal Cork's Jonathan O'Shaughnessy is one of four Irish sailors in Oman
The seaside resort of Mussanah in Oman is ready to host the world’s best young sailors when the 2021 Youth Sailing World Championships commences on 11 December. A total of 433 sailors from 56 nations are entered in 11 youth…
Eve McMahon on her way to Gold on Lake Garda. She is probably the only World Champion involved in the recent school exam programme in Ireland.
So many 50th Anniversaries in international sailing are being celebrated these days that you could be forgiven for thinking that all these major events - such as next week’s opening of the event’s Golden Jubilee celebration, and the staging of…
Dinghy sailing at Monkstown Bay Sailing Club in Cork Harbour
There is no doubt that youth involvement is key to the future of sailing. So it is wise for clubs to devote attention to developing youth sailing leading, hopefully, to onward transition into adult boats and classes and cruiser racing.…
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