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43 boats and over 70 youth sailors enjoyed four races at last year’s Junior Regatta in Bray
#YouthSailing - Bray Sailing Club has announced details of its 2018 Junior Regatta, taking place this coming Friday 27 July. Last year’s regatta was Bray’s largest open event, and this year the club hopes to welcome even more visitors from…
The National Yacht Club's Nell Staunton is up to eighth overall with one race left to sail
A fourth scored by National Yacht Club's Nell Staunton in race eight moves the Dubliner up to eighth overall in the Laser Radial Girls class of the 2018 Youth Sailing World Championships at Corpus Christi Yacht Club in Texas with a single race left to…
Nell Staunton in action in Texas
The National Yacht Club's Nell Staunton continues to race in the top ten of the Laser Radial Girls class of the 2018 Youth Sailing World Championships at Corpus Christi Yacht Club in Texas. The Dublin school girl had another solid performance yesterday,…
Jack Fahy (left) of Lough Derg and the Royal St. George Yacht Club and Nell Staunton of the National Yacht Club on the beach in Corpus Christi
After two races sailed at the 2018 Youth Sailing World Championships at Corpus Christi Yacht Club in Texas, Ireland's Nell Staunton of the National Yacht Club lies in eighth position from 46 overall in the Laser Radial girls Class.  In the boys…
Micheal O’Suilleabhain and Michael Carroll from Kinsale YC at the 2018 Leinster Championships
#420 - Michael O’Suilleabhain and Michael Carroll of Kinsale Yacht Club were sitting in 44th place (47th in the Open) after five days of racing at the 420 Junior Europeans in Portugal. After a strong showing earlier in the week…
Laser Under 21 Bronze Medalist, Liam Glynn from Belfast Lough
As Afloat.ie reported earlier, at the U21 Laser World Championships in Poland today 19-year-old Ballyholme Yacht Club Sailor Liam Glynn from Bangor, Co. Down in Northern Ireland took a bronze medal from a fleet of 133 competitors spanning forty countries. The result…
Liam Glynn, pictured here in a previous event, medalled for Ireland in Gdynia this afternoon
#Laser - Ballyholme’s Liam Glynn added to a stellar weekend for Irish sport when he won bronze at the U21 Laser Worlds in Poland this afternoon. The phenomenal result saw the former Topper world champion come out tops in the…
The workhorses in waiting……Howth Yacht Club’s flotilla of J/80s which fulfill half a dozen roles at various levels of training each week
Howth Yacht Club’s Junior Organiser Sara Lacy has been working through a highly productive eighteen months of research and implementation since being appointed to the post on her election to the General Committee in December 2016 writes W M Nixon.…
Mirror sailing downwind on Lough Ree, which hosts the inaugural Double Ree Regatta on the weekend of 21-22 July
#YouthSailing - Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July are the dates to save for the inaugural Double Ree Regatta at Lough Ree Yacht Club. The four biggest two-handed youth classes will be competing in their respective regional championships at next…
Micheal O’Suilleabhain and Michael O’Carroll from Kinsale Yacht Club during the recent Leinster Championships at the Royal St. George Yacht Club
With the Schull training week and the Leinster Regional Championships already completed earlier in the year, the 420 Class Association are set for a busy summer of events starting with the 2018 Junior European Championships in Sesimbra, Portugal in early…
In a fine turnout of 126–boats, there was 55 Optimists in the main fleet, 50 in the junior fleet and 21 in the Regatta fleet for the Malahide–based Ulster Championships
With five top three results out of six races sailed, Howth Yacht Club & RStGYC youth Johnny Flynn was the clear winner of the Ulster Optimist Championships sailed at Malahide Yacht Club over the weekend by a large margin of 21–points. Dublin sailors…
Justin Lucas of Royal Cork and Tralee Bay Sailing Clubs
A stellar international performance in the Magic Marine Easter Regatta in The Netherlands, and an overall victory in the Irish Sailing Youth Pathway Nationals in Dublin Bay in the Optimist, makes Justin Lucas of Tralee Bay SC and Royal Cork…
Kenneth Rumball in the newly-enlarged Irish National Sailing School premises in Dun Laoghaire this week. He is already in the midst of a busy sailing year, a highlight of which will be racing the INSS’s successful J/109 Jedi in the Volvo Round Ireland Race with former overall winner Michael Boyd as skipper
To say that Dun Laoghaire Harbour is facing a period of administrative flux is an under-statement. This exceptionally complete and totally artificial haven, for so long such an integral part of Dublin Bay that people perceive it as a natural…
Carmel Winkelmann, Dun Laoghaire receives the President's Award from Jack Roy, President Irish Sailing at the Volvo Irish Sailing Awards 2018
Already we’re at the end of April and there’s a busy summer season ahead. The year got off to a great start in February with the Volvo Irish Sailing Awards, celebrating all types of sailing achievement. As well as the…
This year the Laser 4.7 team will compete in the class World Championships in Gdynia, Poland
Three of the five youth sailors named by Irish Sailing for its 2018 Laser 4.7 team are from the Royal St. George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire Harbour.  Royal St. George's Alana Coakley, Charlie Cullen (also National Yacht Club) and…
National Yacht Club Meeting For New Members Next Friday
#NYC - The National Yacht Cub will host a meeting for new and prospective members next Friday 27 April from 8pm in the main dining room. The evening will be an opportunity to learn about the club’s various activities, meet…

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