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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
Youth Sailing
#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)
Youth Sailing
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
Youth Sailing
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
Youth Sailing
#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
Youth Sailing
#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
Youth Sailing
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
Youth Sailing
#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…
Council and Sailing School Join Forces to Get Dun Laoghaire Children Afloat
Youth Sailing
#LEARN TO SAIL – Dun Laoghaire's Irish National Sailing School (INSS) run by Fireball dinghy champion Kenneth Rumball has joined forces with Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Sports to provide sailing lessons for children from a number of primary schools…
Youth Sailors Get Chance of Westlife Gig
Youth Sailing
#WESTLIFE – Sailors for this year's Mitsubishi Youth Sailing National Championships in April not only get the chance to win a place on the Irish team for the Dublin Bay Youth Worlds in July but now 'Early Bird' entries get…
International Flavour Expected at 2012 Mitsubishi Youth Championships
Youth Sailing
#YOUTH SAILING – 400 Irish youth sailors get the opportunity to fight for a place to represent Ireland at April's Misubishi Youth National championships on Dublin Bay.  The massive junior event is a Test event for organisers of the ISAF…
2011 All Ireland Junior Sailing Event Scrubbed After Third Attempt
Youth Sailing
#YOUTH SAILING – In spite of three separate attempts to stage it since October, the All Ireland Junior Sailing Championships for 2011 were finally scrubbed this morning in Dun Laoghaire after winds again blew over the maximum limit for youth…
All Ireland Sailing Championships Postponed Again Due to Weather
Youth Sailing
Tomorrow's all Ireland sailing championships has been postponed again due to a high wind forecast Following a meeting with the PRO and club Sailing Manager the conclusion was reluctantly reached that sailing would not be possible tomorrow (Saturday 26th). Weather…
Doran to Defend Junior Sailing Title
Youth Sailing
#YOUTH SAILING – The Royal St. George Yacht Club stages the All Ireland Junior and Girls Sailing Championships this weekend in a fleet of nine Firefly dinghies. The invitational championship, which will see 18 of Ireland's leading junior sailors compete…
Ireland Stage last day comeback and take Bronze at Student worlds
Youth Sailing
The 2011 Student Yachting World Cup came to a close yesterday after three more races. The winds were light giving the fleet a different challenge from what they had encountered for most of the week. The previous day had seen…
Junior All Ireland championships Postponed
Youth Sailing
A forecast for Southerly gales has led the Irish Sailing Association to postpone tomorrow's All Ireland junior sailing championships at the Royal St. George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. 18 juniors were set to sail in firefly dinghies. The new…

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