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Welcome onboard - Annamarie Fegan, Admiral Royal Cork; Rory Bevan, Waterman Kelly Consulting Engineers; Tim McCarthy, RCYC Event organiser; and Eric Waterman, Managing Director Waterman Kelly Consulting Engineers
Waterman Kelly Consulting Engineers has pledged its support for the upcoming Irish Youth Sailing Nationals, which is scheduled to be held at the Royal Cork Yacht Club in April. The Cork Harbour competition is expected to draw around 200 sailors…
Alison Young, seen here competing in Tokyo 2020
Three-time Olympian and 2016 ILCA World Champion Alison Young will provide coaching for Northern Ireland sailors at RYA Northern Ireland’s ‘Female Focused Camp’ at Ballyholme Yacht Club on the weekend of 27-28 April. The camp is specifically targeted for junior…
The Irish RS Feva Championships will be staged on Ballyholme Bay on the south coast of Belfast Lough from August 16th to 18th
The RS Feva class has been growing steadily in Northern Ireland in recent years, and to the satisfaction of Northern Ireland's Ballyholme Yacht Club, the club will host the Irish Championships, designated a 'GP 1' event, on the weekend of…
Blessington Sailing Club's Cora McNaughton and  Sean Cronin (left) were the overall winners of the 420 dinghy Munster Championships at Kinsale Yacht Club
Blessington Sailing Club's Cora McNaughton and Sean Cronin emerged as the victorious duo, clinching the top spot with a lead of four points in the 420 Munster Championships held at Kinsale Yacht Club on Saturday. The championships, which attracted a…
The ILCA squad representing Northern Ireland at the 2024 Celtic Cup were Lewis Thompson, Daniel Palmer, Charlotte Eadie and Rory Pollard
Ten of Northern Ireland’s Topper and ILCA sailors travelled to Plas Heli in Pwllheli for the Celtic Cup earlier this month (3-4 February). This annual event sees the best youth and junior sailors from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland compete…
29ers will be part of the lineup for the 2024 Youth Sailing National Championships at Royal Cork Yacht Club in April
Royal Cork Yacht Club Crosshaven, Co. Cork is all set to host the Youth Sailing Nationals from 4th to the 7th of April. The event promises great sailing at Easter in Cork Harbour, and entry to the event is now…
 Zoe Whitford from East Antrim Boat Club on Larne Lough is one of ten young athletes to be awarded a £500 bursary by the Mary Peters Trust
Seventeen-year-old Zoe Whitford from East Antrim Boat Club on Larne Lough is one of ten young athletes to be awarded a £500 bursary by the Mary Peters Trust. The Sports section of Local Women Magazine in Northern Ireland reports the partnership…
Howth Yacht Club's Sienna Wright (left) on the Youth's Women fleet podium of the 2024 World Championships at Yacht Club Argentino after claiming the silver medal. Italian Maria Vittoria Arseni (centre) became the champion after sailing consistently all week. The third-place award went to Italian Ginevra Caracciolo
Celebrations in Argentina on Friday night for Howth Yacht Club's Sienna Wright (15) were well earned as she added to her ILCA 6 medal haul with a silver medal – and the under 17 title, too – on the final day of racing…
Optimist dinghy racing returns to Cork Harbour in January 2024
The Optimists Spring Series will begin at the Royal Cork Yacht Club on Saturday week, January 20. The IODAI describes the series as “a support to club winter training programs by giving sailors access to competition through the colder months.…
The development of a mixed dinghy fleet is part of the Royal Cork Yacht Club’s programme to encourage more people into sailing
The growth of interest in dinghy sailing through the development of a Mixed Dinghy fleet, part of the club’s programme to encourage more people into sailing, is noted as particularly successful in the annual report of the Royal Cork Yacht…
Ireland's Eve McMahon competing in the first day of gold fleet racing at the 2024 ILCA6 Women’s World Championship at Mar del Plata, Argentina
Despite a gear failure setback in her first Gold Fleet race, Eve McMahon remains very much in the hunt for a Paris 2024 Olympic place in the final three races of the 2024 ILCA6 Women’s World Championship at Mar del Plata, Argentina,…
Howth's Eve McMahon lies 21st overall after five races sailed at the ILCA 6 Worlds in Argentina
Ireland's Eve McMahon has kept her dream of a place in July's Paris Olympic Regatta alive by making the Gold fleet cut at the  ILCA6 World Championships in Mar del Plata, Argentina. Just one race in light winds was possible on…
Eve McMahon delivered two fourth places and a 19th in the second day of racing at the ILCA 6 World Championships in Argentina
Eve McMahon, the 19-year-old sailor from Dublin's Howth Yacht Club, made a striking comeback at the ILCA6 world championships in Argentina on Saturday. After a weather-curtailed first day of racing, McMahon climbed from 37th to 20th place overall after delivering two…
Irish Sailor of the Year 2021 and 2022 Eve McMahon is in action at the Argentina-hosted 2024 World Championships in a bid to win a Paris 2024 place for Ireland in the ILCA 6 Class at the Paris 2024 Olympics
Ireland's Eve McMahon kicked off her world championship bid for Olympic sailing qualification place in Argentina with a 19th-place finish on the opening day of the ILCA6 world championships. McMahon is one of 103 sailors competing for a chance to…
At an early stage of her senior-level career, Eve McMahon (216111) is on a path to Olympic qualification for Paris 2024
Ireland's Eve McMahon, is set to participate in the first major Olympic-class world championship of 2024 in Argentina. The ILCA 6 event, which starts on Friday, will see 105 sailors from 47 nations compete over six days to secure a place…
NYC juniors regatta racing in Dun Laoghaire Harbour in July 2023
Every Sunday morning until 24 March, the National Yacht Club is running a coached racing series for dinghy sailors. The series comprises short sprint-style races set up as a pursuit, with the slower boats starting first and the faster boats…