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Doran Leads Day One of Youth Nationals (Plus Photos!)
Youth Sailing
Courtown's Phliip Doran leads the Laser Radial class after the first day of sailing at the Misubishi Youth National Championships on Dublin Bay today. Scroll down for Gareth Craig's on the water photos. A steady 10 knot north easterly wind…
300 Top Junior Sailors Bound for Dublin Bay
Youth Sailing
Over the next few days hundreds of boats will arrive in Dun Laoghaire in preparation for the Mitsubishi Youth National Championships over the May Bank Holiday weekend (29 April – 02 May). Over 300 sailors will compete in Dublin Bay…
Laser Radial Gets New Home
Youth Sailing
Following this week's request for a good home for a reader's Laser Radial dinghy we can report the boat has a new berth. The donor has decided it will be used by a club to teach teenagers too big for…
Free Laser Dinghy to Train Non Sailing Youths
Youth Sailing
Following our recent articles on youth sailing, a sailor, who bought a Laser Radial sailing dinghy four years ago and used it only once, is kindly offering the boat free to an organisation who could put it to good use…
Dinghy Sailor Finn Lynch Wins Laser 4.7 Prize
Youth Sailing
Irish youth sailing sensation Finn Lynch has won the Laser 4.7 prize sailing in Lake Garda in Italy this month, the win was recorded at his first international event since moving to the Laser class. Lynch from the National Yacht…
Youth Worlds Places Up for Grabs on Dublin Bay (Podcast)
Youth Sailing
April's Mitsubishi Youth National championships is not only going to be a big test for up to 350 competitors seeking a place on the Irish team at the 2011 ISAF Youth Worlds in Croatia, it's also being treated as a…
Bank Holiday Youth Champs to Expect 300
Youth Sailing
May Bank Holiday weekend (29 April – 02 May) over 300 sailors will compete in Dublin Bay in seven different classes (Laser Radial, Laser 4.7, 420, Feva, Topper, SL16 and Optimist). For youth sailors, this event is the most crucial…
Mitsubishi ISA Youth Nationals Preview
Youth Sailing
April 28 - May 01. As part of the build up to the Dublin Bay 2012 sailing competition, the ISA and Dun Laoghaire waterfront clubs are combining to create a new exciting youth championship to be hosted at the 2012…
Northern Ireland Yacht Club Awarded Volvo RYA Champion Club Status
Youth Sailing
Carlingford Lough Yacht Club in Northern Ireland has been presented with the prestigious Volvo RYA Champion Club award.  Carlingford Lough has been recognised for its very active racing programme focusing on the Laser 4.7, Radial and Topper classes. The club…
Irish Team Ready for Student Yachting World Cup
Youth Sailing
Yesterday marked the beginning of the 30th Student Yachting World Cup (SYWoC), and for the Irish Team, it was the first opportunity for some of them to check out La Rochelle. This year's Team Ireland consists of a joint effort between…
Cork Institute of Technology Win 2010 Student Yachting Nationals
Youth Sailing
Last weekend saw the Student Yachting Nationals take place at the Royal Cork Yacht Club. The students had the use of the ISA J80 Sailfleet for the event. Six college teams entered for the Nationals which was the Qualifier for the Student…
Silver to Ireland Youth at EUROSAF Team Racing European Championship
Youth Sailing
The 2010 EUROSAF Team Racing European Championship took place from 17 to 19 September in Venice, Italy. Ten teams took part racing in RS Fevas with the title going to the Italian Youth team. After the terrible weather conditions on…
420 Training at Malahide
Youth Sailing

420 Training at Malahide

22nd September 2010
Malahide Yacht Club will be hosting a series of 420 coaching days on the Broadmeadows, Malahide, over four Saturdays in October. The four sessions will run from 9.30am to 5.30pm on Saturday 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd October and are…
Cumann Seoltoireachta an Spideil Host 420 Champs
Youth Sailing
The 420 Class Connacht Championships took place on the weekend of 18th & 19th September at Cumann Seoltoireachta an Spideil, Spiddal, Galway. In spite of the absence of any of the regular circuit competitors a strong entry of 18 boats…
Royal Cork Pair Win Feva Irish Title
Youth Sailing
Strong winds cut short the RS Feva Irish Nationals and Open Championship on Dublin Bay today but before the north-westerly breeze took charge a 58 boat fleet was given a display of top class Feva saiing by visiting Royal Cork…
Blessington's Finn Lynch Wins British Topper Nationals
Youth Sailing
14 year old Finn Lynch of Blessington Sailing Club is the new British Topper Champion after posting a string of consistent results at Pwhelli Sailing Club in North Wales this weekend. From a 15 race series the St. Mary's Carlow…

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