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Youth Sailors Set For National Honours at Royal Cork Yacht Club
#youthsailing – The Youth Sailing Nationals for Topper, 420, Laser 4.7 and Laser Radial will be hosted by Royal Cork Yacht Club from tomorrow, Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th April 2015. This is an open event for all sailors in…
RYA Youth Nationals Underway in Weymouth
#youthnats – The RYA Youth National Championships kicked off yesterday with racing for all classes at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy. A single Irish crew is competing in the 56–boat 29er class. An Irish Youth Nationals, expected to…
Last Call For RYA Youth Nationals Entries
The countdown to the 2015 RYA Youth Sailing National Championships is well underway, with just six days left to enter the premier annual event for the UK's young sailing talents. Competitors have up until Sunday 22 March to sign up…
Youngster Becomes One of the 'Youngest Ever' Professional Yacht Masters, Aged Just 18
#youthsailing – A young Cumbrian lad is celebrating after becoming one of the youngest ever professional yacht masters, at the tender age of 18. Former Windermere School pupil, Dominic Jackson, has passed the 'professional yacht master offshore course', delivered by…
ISAF Youth Sailing World Champs Head to Texas
#youthsailing – Corpus Christi, Texas in the USA will host the 2018 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship subject to a successful site visit and satisfactory contractual agreements last week's ISAF conference heard. Ireland won its third ever medal at last…
Ireland Place Fourth In Student Yachting World Cup
#sywoc – The UCD Sailing Team, led by Philip Doran, has placed fourth overall for Ireland in the annual Student Yachting Worlds which concluded on Wednesday night at La Rochelle on France's Biscay coast. In a highly pressurized and very…
Inter-Schools Sailing Attracts Different Classes For Sutton Dinghy Club PY Event
Despite light weather and a number of clashing events, the traditional end of season All Ireland youth sailing Inter-schools event at Sutton Dinghy Club attracted 91 boats across 11 classes, 21 schools and 119 sailors. Now in its 39th year, this event continues…
UCD Sailing Team Return To Student Yachting Worlds 2014
#sywoc – UCD will return to the Student Yachting World Championships next month to represent Ireland for the third year in row and as previous winners in 2012. UCD launches its team for the 34th Student Yachting World Cup this coming Saturday,…
Laura Gilmore Scoops Ladies and Laser Radial Titles At 2014 RYANI Youths
#YouthSaling - Congratulations are in order for Laura Gilmore, Northern Ireland's new ladies and Laser Radial champion after this weekend's RYANI Youths at Ballyholme Yacht Club. The 17-year-old youth sailor fended off strong competition from fellow youths Sarah Eames (Ballyholme)…
Durcan Triumphs With All Ireland Junior Sailing Title Win in Kinsale
#youthsailing – Talented Royal Cork youth sailors made a clean sweep of the All Ireland Junior Helmsmans Championships off Kinsale yesterday. In an end of season boost just ahead of his solo assault on the Optimist Worlds in Argentina next…
Durcan Leads as Royal Cork Sailors Dominate Junior All Ireland Sailing Contest in Kinsale
#allireland – Wild card entry Harry Durcan leads the Junior Helmsmans championhips at Kinsale Yacht Club this evening by a singe point from his Royal Cork clubmate Peter McCann. Durcan's twin brother Johnny is lying third after four races sailed…
Sutton Dinghy Club Hosts All Ireland Inter-Schools Sailing Event on Dublin Bay
#sdc1940 – Sutton Dinghy Club celebrates its 75th anniversary this year and in the month of September the Sutton Creek club is showing no signs of slowing down. This weekend a total of 95 boats are entered in the 39th All Ireland Inter-Schools…
Kinsale Yacht Club Hosts Top Youth Sailors for All Ireland Challenge
#youthsailing – ISAF youth silver medallist Seafra Guilfoyle is a wild card entry into this weekend's All Ireland youth sailing event at Kinsale Yacht Club this Saturday. Crosshaven based Guilfoyle, who won world silver in Portugal in July, is slated…
Jellyfish Wipes Out First Race of Dublin's Junior Sailing Series
#Dublin Bay junior sailors turned up to race yesterday on what was arguably one of the best sailing days of the season so far only to learn the first race of their September Series was scubbed due to 'jellyfish reasons'.…
Youth Sailors Draw Crowds at Youth Olympics
#youthsailing – The four Techno 293 and Byte CII fleets played to a crowd of 2,000 at the Youth Olympic Games as racing commenced on Lake Jinniu in Nanjing, China.  In spite of Ireland's recent prowess at youth sailing in…
30 Boys Line Up for Second Olympic Sailing Competition
#yog – A fleet of 30 Boys Byte CII's will line up to race on Monday 18 August when sailing commences at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) but Ireland is not represented because the Byte is not an…

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