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Top Finish for 420 Boys at Kiel Week, Cork 29er Debutantes Also Score Well
#youthsailing – Youth sailors Peter McCann and Harry Whitaker from Royal Cork took third overall in the 420 dinghy at Kiel week, Germany at the weekend. Douglas Elmes and Colin O'Sullivan of Howth finished fifth overall in the same 154–boat…
Irish Youth Sailing Team Post Top Results at Kiel Week
#youthsailing – After three days sailing an Irish youth sailing team is sailing above expectation at Kiel Week event in Germany. The Irish juniors are psoting top results in 29er and 420 dinghies. Although only competing for a short time in…
'Extreme' Youth Sailing Opportunity With The Atlantic Youth Trust
#YouthSailing - A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for young people to sail an Open 60 racing yacht around the Irish coast is now available thanks to MSL Ballsbridge Motors Mercedes-Benz and the Atlantic Youth Trust supporters club. In total eight places are…
Bcademy Programme For Youth Sailing Prospects Now Underway
#YouthSailing - The Laser Transition Year programme – better known as the Bcademy – is now underway for 2015. For its sixth year, the programme will comprise a mix of sailing and cycling for the seven youth sailors involved: Patrick…
UCD Sailing Club Students To Race Offshore With ISORA Fleet
#ucd – ISORA, the Irish Sea Offshore racing body, has entered into an understanding with University College Dublin (UCD) Sailing Club to provide crew places on ISORA boats. ISORA boss Peter Ryan says: "this innovative scheme will allow students to gain offshore…
Youth Sailing Champions Are Saluted at Royal Cork Yacht Club
#youthsailing – Sunday turned out to be a miserable morning with winds gusting 30 knots at Roches Point and resulted in Principal Race Officer Peter Crowley cancelling all racing for the four youth sailing Classes writes Claire Bateman. Consequently, prize…
Youth Sailing Thrills As Strong Winds Sweep Cork Harbour
#youthnationals – There were thrills and spills galore at Royal Cork Yacht Club today (Saturday) in the penultimate day of the Irish youth sailing national championships writes Claire Bateman. The ebb tide flowing out of the Eastern Bank in Cork Harbour…
Competition Intensifies at Youth Nationals and Optimist Trials
#youthnationals – The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) Pathway Youth Nationals 2015, taking place at Royal Cork Yacht Club are in their second day of competition at Crosshaven writes Claire Bateman. Topper, 420, Laser 4.7 and Laser Radial classes are competing…
Radials & 420s Start Youth Nationals At Royal Cork
#youthnationals – Today saw the first day of racing at the ISA Pathway Trials and Youth Sailing Championships at the Royal Cork Yacht Club writes Claire Bateman. Today's fleets were Laser Radials and 420s. The Principal Race Officer was Alan…
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…

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