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Youth Sailors Brave Chilly Waters at Dun Laoghaire for Sailing School Fun
#inss – There were plenty of thrills and spills in Dun Laoghaire harbour last weekend when local youths took to the chilly February waters as part of the Irish National Sailing School's year round sailing syllabus. The Irish National Sailing…
Laser Regional Squads Announced
#laser – The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has announced 2014 regional Squads for the Laser 4.7 & Radial. Leinster Radial Squad: Sandy Aplin, Mark Bolger, Patrick Cahill, Chloe Eggers, Ciaran Finnegan, Jack Higgins, Aoife Hopkins, Luke Murphy & Dougie Power…
Student Yachting Title for France, Ireland Finish Eighth & Ninth
#sywoc – France won the 2013 Student Yachting World Cup in style on home waters at the weekend leaving the Irish defending champions, UCD in eighth. A second Dublin universities team was ninth in the 14–boat fleet. Details from Michalis Pateniotis:…
Irish Youth Teams Eighth & Ninth at Student Yachting World Cup
#sywoc – Irish sailing teams lie eighth and ninth after the fourth day of racing at the Student Yachting World Cup in France. The Swiss team had an outstanding performance to be in second place but it is still the…
Ireland Lying Fourth at Student Yachting World Cup, France Leads
#sywoc – Ireland lies fourth at the The Student Yachting World Cup in France. Yesterday, the French team dominated the races but got an OCS penalty in one windward leeward race. The final ranking of the first day was: The USA first…
Dun Laoghaire Versus Howth for Student Yachting Worlds
#sywc – Keeping the top student sailing teams together is a challenging task, as the usual three to four year period at university means that personnel turnover is inevitably rapid writes WM Nixon. Then too, it has to be remembered…
Laser Ace Phillip Doran to Helm UCD Defence of Student Yachting World Cup
#sywoc – UCD launched the defence of its Student Yachting world Cup (SYWC) title last night at the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire, revealing Laser dinghy ace Philip Doran from Wexford as its helmsman. It also announced there…
Royal Cork Ace Seafra Guilfoyle Claims Junior All Ireland Sailing Title
#juniorallireland – Former Optimist star Seáfra Guilfolyle sailing with Richard McGinley from Royal Cork Yacht Club outwitted two Irish world sailing champions today to be crowned the 2013 Junior All Ireland Sailing Championship after a close nine race regatta at Schull…
Youth Sailors Durcan v Lynch Battle for Lead at All Ireland Juniors in Schull
#juniorallirelands – Optimist champion Johnny Durcan and Patrick Crosbie share the lead of the All Ireland Junior Sailing Championships with U21 Laser Radial World Champion Finn Lynch and crew Florence Lyden at today's halfway stage of the Schull regatta. Five races have been…
Youth Sailing Stars Compete at Junior All Ireland Sailing Championships in Schull
#youthsailing – Two Irish youth sailing world champions are among a fleet of 23 junior sailing stars set for this weekend's Junior All Ireland sailing championships in Schull, West Cork. This month's U21 Laser Radial World Champion Finn Lynch is a…
Top 29er Skiff Result for Irish Dinghy Pair at Hayling Island
#29er – Irish 29er skiff pairing were fifth overall at the Zhik UK 2013 29er Class National & Open Championships at Hayling Island SC last week. Sean and Tadhg Donnelly of the National Yacht Club, who disappointed at the Cyprus ISAF Youth…
Should Ireland Bid for ISAF Youth World Sailing Championships Again?
#youthsailing – The Government was thrilled with it, Dun Laoghaire was thrilled with it, ISAF itself was thrilled with it. The Four Star Pizza sponsored Youth World Sailing Championships in Dun Laoghaire in 2012 was widely acknowledged as one of…
Youth 29er Skiff Sailors Take Black Flag Penalty in Denmark
#National Yacht Club Skiff youth pairing, Sean and Tadhg Donnelly struggled yesterday in the Gold fleet of the 29er 29er Skiff Worlds in Denmark. The pair were 26th in Tuesday's massive 216–boat fleet thus making the gold fleet cut, but a…
29er Brothers Racing in World Championship Gold Fleet
#29er – More than making amends for a disappointing second appearance at the ISAF Youth worlds a fortnight ago, the National Yacht Club Donnelly Brothers are through to the Gold fleet of the 29er 29er Skiff Worlds in Denmark today. Sean…
Top Ten Scores Boost Irish ISAF Youth Sailors In Cyprus
#ISAF – A couple of top ten individual race results scored at yesterday's ISAF World Youth Sailing Championships has boosted an Irish team in the closing stages of the competition in Cyprus. The Irish youth sailing team of five boys…
Irish Youth Sailors Trying to Find Form in Cyprus
#isafyouthworlds – Flying the flag for Ireland at the ISAF Youth Worlds in Limassol, Cyprus, an eight crew Irish team are among the world's best youth sailors drawn from 61 nations. Racing in marginal planing conditions in yesterday's day two,…

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