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Howth's Eve McMahon celebrates with the Irish tricolour coming ashore at Lake Garda having won the Radial Youth Worlds (girls division)
Howth Yacht Club's Eve McMahon (17) has won the Laser Radial (ILCA 6) Youth World Championships in a stunning performance on Lake Garda this afternoon. As Afloat reported yesterday, the Paris 2024 campaigner has been in a podium position at…
Eve McMahon now leads by five points from Czech Republic's Alessia Palanti on 28 points
Classic Lake Garda conditions returned for the penultimate day of the 2021 ILCA 6 Youth Worlds that saw Howth's Eve McMahon back on top of the leaderboard.  Results are tight and the forecast is good for the final day of…
The Laser Youth Worlds on Lake Garda
Howth’s Eve McMahon managed to stay in second overall after Thursday’s first two finals races in the Laser Youth Worlds on Lake Garda even with missing out on the first race with a DNC. She came back with a third…
Black and silver…..on Lake Garda at the current Laser Youth Worlds, the hyper-dark backdrop could either be an awesome cliff - or a looming thunderstorm
Volatile weather in northern Italy is adding to the drama in the huge fleet racing the current Laser/ILCA Youth Worlds on Lake Garda. The threat of sudden and violent winds making if difficult for competitors and organisers alike to keep…
Two wins out of two races sailed so far for Howth Yacht Club's Eve McMahon pictured above in the Radial youth worlds in Italy
Howth Yacht Club's Eve McMahon has gone straight into the lead of the 2021 ILCA  6 Laser Radial  Youth World Championships in Arco, Italy.  Morning thunderstorms held the fleets ashore for day one at the northern end of Lake Garda. The typical south…
The 2021 Optimist World Championship at Riva del Garda
The nine-day Optimist Worlds currently under way on the marvellous Lake Garda have a programme which would be demanding for mature athletes at the peak of their career-developing stamina curve. But the young sailors seem game for it all, as…
The Provident CRM Optimist Leinsters finished up on Sunday at Howth Yacht Club with three more great races in a fresh breeze, with both the Junior & Senior titles not being decided until the final race. The 60+ competitors were…
Lola and Atlee Kohl won four races to claim the Irish 29er title at Crosshaven
Royal Cork female helmswomen finished first and second overall at the 29er Irish National Championships at Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven this afternoon.  After a ten race series on the Curlane Bank in Cork Harbour, in which brother and…
Eve McMahon sailing towards her medal win at Kastela, Croatia
Howth Yacht Club’s Eve McMahon took the silver medal at the EurILCA Laser Radial Youth Championships in Croatia yesterday, Saturday 3 July. The result from Kaštela, near Split, comes hot on the heels of her U19 silver medal at the…
The Optimist Leinsters got racing in before the fog really descended
The Provident Optimist Leinsters got underway at Howth Yacht Club today, with 61 boats on the start line. There was lots of excitement and adrenaline running in the young sailors, delighted to be racing again. Three races were sailed, with…
Howth Yacht Club is the venue for this weekend's Optimist Leinster Championships
The flags are up for the Provident CRM Optimist Leinsters and the Howth Yacht Club boat park is being cleared of other boats, to make space for the 65 or so Optimists who will compete for the Leinster Championships this…
The 50th edition of the Youth Sailing World Championships will be held at Mussanah Sports City, Oman
World Sailing is delighted to announce that the 50th edition of the Youth Sailing World Championships will be held at Mussanah Sports City, Oman, from 11-18 December 2021. Mussanah Sports City has played host to several Olympic class sailing events,…
Howth Yacht Club ILCA 6 sailor Eve McMahon
Leaving out the first two races of the ILCA 6 U21 European Championship & Open European Trophy 2021 in which she added more than 80 points, Howth Yacht Club sailor Eve McMahon later became the best of the sailors in the remaining…
Eve McMahon of Howth Yacht Club
17–year–old Eve McMahon of Howth Yacht Club lies 15 points off the podium going into the final day of racing at the 2021 EurILCA Under 21 European Championships and Open European Trophy in Tivat, Montenegro. The Dublin Paris 2024 campaigner had…
Pictured at the launch of the Dublin Bay Biosphere Award was Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderick O’Gorman helped by Olivia Eaton (age 8) and her sister Sadbh (age 5) on Portmarnock Beach. This new three part programme was developed by Scouting Ireland and the Dublin Bay Biosphere Partnership.
Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderick O’Gorman helped by Olivia Eaton (age 8) and her sister Sadbh (age 5) have launched the new launch Dublin Bay Biosphere Award on Portmarnock Beach. The new three-part programme was developed by Scouting…
Mirror and 420 dinghies at Lough Ree Yacht Club
This weekend saw the much-anticipated return to racing for two youth sailing fleets; the Mirror & 420 fleets. This joint event held at Lough Ree Yacht Club, was a Mirror Regional Championship and a 420 "Warm Up" Regatta. The first…

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