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UCD Sailing Team Chase Lead at Student Yachting World Cup
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#ucd – UCD sailing team lie second in La Rochelle, France this morning buoyed up by a string of consistent results that sees them chasing overall leaders Canada by four points after xx race sailed so far in the  Student…
Sponsorship Boost for UCD at Student Yachting World Cup
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#youthsailing – Although funding issues have already forced the withdrawal of two international teams for the 2012 Student Yachting World Cup, Team Ireland from UCD is celebrating a title sponsor in the nick of time for next week's event in…
Nine Wins Gives Lyden Junior All Ireland Sailing Title
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#youthsailing – Nine wins from nine races gave Fionn Lyden the Junior All Ireland Sailing Championship this afternoon in Schull, West Cork. Scroll down to download full results as a pdf. Lyden, a member of Schull's Youth Team that lifted…
Lyden Takes Early Lead at Junior All Ireland Sailing Champs
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#youthsailing – Fionn Lyden and Anna O'Regan from Schull Community College Sailing Club lead the All Ireland Junior Championships in Schull this evening. Download full results as pdf below. The Current European U17 Laser Radial champion Finn Lynch from the…
ISAF Youth Silver Medalist in Action at West Cork Junior All Ireland Event
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#youthsailing – Ireland's silver medal winner from the ISAF youth worlds will be back on the water again at the Junior All Ireland Sailing Championship this weekend. Racing takes place at the Fastnet Marine OEC in Schull, Co. Cork in…
Galway's Top Junior Windsurfers Battle it Out for Academy Honours
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#windsurfing – Galway's top junior windsurfers battled it out over 10 races and a freestyle session for the 2012 Rusheen Bay Windsurfing Junior Academy Awards titles on Saturday. The winners were Diarmuid Mc Cormack and Fiona Reidy. The academy began…
UCD Set Sail for Student World Yachting Cup
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#studentyachting – UCD will represent Ireland at the 2012 Student Yachting World Cup in La Rochelle, France from the 27th of October to the 3rd of November. Scroll down for the names of the ten member team. The UCD students…
Black Flag No Deterrent as Lynch Eyes Top Ten Finish at Youth Worlds
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#isafyw12 – Rather than simply pressing for ultimate consistency, as they entered the second half of the 2012 Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships, sailors representing Ireland sought to push harder and take a few more risks, looking…
Bray SC Getting Young Sailors Afloat With Pico Club
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#YOUTH SAILING - Bray Sailing Club has launched a new initiative to get young people out on the water this summer. As the Sunday Independent reports, the Pico Club is named for the easy-to-sail Laser Pico dinghy that's just the…
Sir Bob Geldof to Present Sailing Awards in Dun Laoghaire
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#dmyc – Sir Bob Geldof will present an award made in memory of his late father to an outstanding junior sailor in Dun Laoghaire next month. The 'Bob Geldof Spirit of Sailing Award' for outstanding junior sailors will be presented…
Welsh Youngsters Learn at Ysgol y Môr (School of the Sea)
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youthsailing – Schools from Ynys Môn (Isle of Anglesey) and Gwynedd have won praise from Welsh Government member Ieuan Wyn Jones for spearheading a revolutionary approach to education, which makes the marine environment a key part of learning. At the…
New 'Green Dragon' Sailing Academy Targets Youth Sailors
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In what is being termed 'a major initiative' for young Irish sailors the Green Dragon Academy has been launched to use a second generation Volvo Open 70 and Ireland's entry in the 2009 Volvo Ocean Race as a platform to…
Consistent Lynch Holds Lead at Youth Championships
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#ISAYOUTHNATS – Success on Friday 13th was not about luck but about consistency in the very light and variable winds which, once coupled with the strong tidal flow, made for a second mentally taxing day of racing at the ISA…
Lynch Leads Irish Laser Hopes at Youth Nationals
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#ISAYOUTHNATS – Although there is a Portuguese leader of the Irish Laser Radial class championships, Dun Laoghaire's Finn Lynch is only three points adrift of Pedro Roque after the first two races in light airs of the Mitsubishi Irish Youth…
HYC offers Youth Keelboat Team opportunity
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With the support of Enda O'Coineen and Euro Car Parks, Howth Yacht Club is giving ten under-25 sailors the opportunity to take the step into keelboat racing at a number of J/24 championships, open events and club races building up…
Dun Laoghaire Junior Event Proves Perfect Season Starter
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#JUNIOR SAILING – Laser, Feva, 420, Optimist and Topper fleets competed in the first sailing regattas on Dublin Bay at the weekend when The Royal St. George Yacht Club staged the the RSGYC Junior Spring Open. (Full results downloadable…

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