Ireland's sailing, boating & maritime magazine

In association with ISA Logo Irish Sailing

Youth headers

Irish Youth Sailing News. Regattas, Juniors, Training, Courses, Skills
Top Irish 420 youth pairing Douglas Elmes and Colin O'Sullivan got a timely boost before flying out for next week's important ISAF Youth Worlds in Malaysia. The pair won the UK's 420 End of Season regatta at Grafham Water Sailing…
There was a packed clubhouse for the Pyewacket Trophy presentation and Junior Sailing Laying Up supper and prizegiving writes Claire Bateman The juniors were out in force for their Laying Up supper last Friday night,with over 80 young sailors and…
UCD Sailing Club has finished third overall at the Student Yachting World Cup in France. The week long regatta counted about 150 competitors, representing 15 countries from all around the world.The Student Yachting World Cup (SYWoC) is an event organised every…
#YouthSailing - ISA Performance has announced its regional Laser squads for the new season. The Leinster Laser Radial team will comprise Sally Bell, Tara Coveney, Loghlen Rickard, Aaron Rogers, Nell Staunton, Rory and Jenny Fekkes, Patrick Coyle and Rob Salters.…
Is Dun Laoghaire Harbour a busier dinghy sailing venue on Autumn Sundays than it is in Summer? Certainly if yesterday's activity at the National Yacht Club, Royal St. George YC, Royal Irish, Irish National Sailing School and DMYC is anything…
Only 3.5 points separated the top three sailors after the medal race of the of the junior All Ireland sailing championships off Kinsale this afternoon. Sailed in Topaz dinghies, Peter McCann of Royal Cork Yacht Club won the Championships with…
Last year's champions Cara McDowell of Malahide Yacht Club and Royal Cork Yacht Club’s Harry Durcan return to defend their ISA All-Ireland Youth Sailing Championships titles in Kinsale this weekend. The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) received nominations this month from all sailing…
Entry to the RYA Northern Ireland Youth Championships and NI Schools Cup closes shortly and the RYA is urging as many youth sailors to enter as possible. Northern Ireland's premier Youth and Junior Sailing event will be hosted at Royal…
All Ireland Inter-Schools Team Sailing Event At Sutton Dinghy Club
#schoolsailing – Sutton Dinghy Club on Dublin Bay will be running its ever popular All Ireland Inter-Schools team sailing event on weekend of Sep12/13. Now in its 40th year, the event attracts up to 160+ sailors and 120 boats across…
Howth Dinghy Regatta Just Before Kids Go Back to School
#dinghyregatta – Howth Yacht Club's annual Dinghy Regatta takes place this Sunday coinciding with the end of the summer holidays and the children's return to school.  The north Dublin club promises lots of entries from HYC Lasers, Toppers, Optimists, 420s…
Irish Sailors Advance at Laser Radial Youth Worlds
#youthsailing – There was another successful day for the Irish youth sailors at the Laser Worlds in Kingston, Canada today. In the 55-strong girl fleet, a 12th and a 4th for Aisling Keller (LDYC) moved her up to eighth place overall,…
Irish Girls Near Top Ten of Laser Radial Youth World Championship in Canada
#laser – After two days of Laser racing in Kingston Ontario, Irish youth sailors Aisling Keller (LDYC) and Aoife Hopkins (HYC) are currently tied on points in 10th & 11th position respectively. In the boys fleet, Ewan McMahon (HYC) is…
29er Worlds Prepare For Big Breeze, Durcan Twins Second in Silver Fleet
#29erworlds – Another late night with sailors coming off the water at 1945pm with 3 races held in the Gold fleet. Harry and Johnny Durcan from Royal Cork lie second in the silver fleet. Full results here. The morning breeze…
Little Breeze Means No Racing at 29er World Championship in Wales
Despite best efforts, no racing was held in Pwllheli, Wales yesterday. As Afloat reported previously, two Irish boats are competing, the Durcan twins from Royal Cork and Blathnaid O'Connell and Heather Sword.  What little breeze was forecasted never settled to anything…
Royal Cork's Durcan Twins Stay in Top Third of 29er Worlds
#29er – Day two of the 29er worlds in Pwllheli in North Wales got off in almost identical conditions to day one. 15 knots South West constant, gusting mid 20's, moderate seas and with the sun shining bright by 11:30, this…
Royal Cork 29er Twins Start 29er World Champs in Top Third
#youthsailing – The sole Irish 29er sailed by skiff debutantes Harry and Johnny Durcan of Royal Cork lie 52nd in a fleet of over 190 at the 2015 Zhik 29er World Championship in Pwllheli, North Wales. The conditions improved after…

Featured Sailing School

INSS sidebutton

Featured Clubs

Howth Yacht Club
Kinsale Yacht Club
National Yacht Club
Royal Cork Yacht Club
Royal Irish Yacht club
Royal Saint George Yacht Club

Featured Brokers

mgm sidebutton
bjmarine sidebutton
xyachts sidebutton

Featured Associations

ISA sidebutton
isora sidebutton

Featured Events

tokyo sidebutton
sovscup sidebutton
vdlr sidebutton

Featured Chandleries

CHMarine Afloat logo
viking sidebutton

Featured Sailmakers

northsails sidebutton
uksails sidebutton

Featured Marinas

dlmarina sidebutton

Featured Blogs

W M Nixon - Sailing on Saturday
podcast sidebutton
BSB sidebutton
sellingboat sidebutton

Please show your support for Afloat by donating