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National Yacht Club's Hemeryck Takes Fourth at Laser 4.7 Europeans
#laser4.7 – At the Laser 4.7 European Championships in Norway, two National Yacht Club (NYC) sailors scored impressive results in both the boys and girls under 18 fleets. While 2013 Irish champion, Daniel Raymond was 22nd in his 60–boat Gold…
Children Sailing in the Optimist Europeans – Whatever Happens to Them?
#optimist – Anyone looking at the 254 young sailors – mostly thirteen to fifteen year olds – milling around at the closing ceremony of the recent Optimist European Championships in Dun Laoghaire on Dublin Bay last weekend might wonder what…
Reliving Seafra Guilfoyle's Silver Medal With ISAF Youth Worlds Vid
#youthworlds – Here's a wrap up highlight video from the ISAF Youth Worlds Laser Radial Boys and Girls fleets. Joel Rodriguez and Martina Reino made it a double Spanish victory in the Laser Radial fleets but it was a week…
Silver Medal For Laser Star Seafra Guilfoyle at ISAF Youth Worlds
#youthworlds – The pre-race guarantee of a medal did nothing to stop Seafra Guilfoyle's final bid to reclaim his week long lead at the ISAF youth woulds in Tavira, Portgual this afternoon. In the end the Royal Cork 18–Year–old sailed…
Guilfoyle In Race For Gold As Ireland Guaranteed Youth Sailing Medal in Portugal
#youthworlds – Ireland's Seafra Guilfoyle lost his lead in the dying airs of race eight of the ISAF Youth worlds last night but is still in the fight for Ireland's first youth gold medal at Tavira, Portugal today. A ten point…
Seafra Guilfoyle Leads Laser Radials Into Day Four of ISAF Youth Worlds
#youthworlds – Argentina's Francisco Guaragna Rigonat may have been the epitome of consistency in the 57-boat Laser Radial Boys fleet as he took double bullets yesterday but Ireland's Seafra Guilfoyle, who picked up a fifth and discarded a 17th in…
Royal Cork's Guilfoyle Builds Bigger Lead at ISAF Youth Worlds
#youthsailing – New Irish youth sailing star Seafra Guilfoyle has extended his lead in the 53-boat Laser Radial class at the ISAF youth worlds in Tavira, Portugal this afternoon. The Royal Cork single-hander has a three–point cushion over Martin Lowy…
Laser Sharp Guilfoyle Leads ISAF Youth Worlds in Portugal
#isafyouthworlds – Ireland's Laser Radial Boys racer Seafra Guilfoyle was all smiles after the first day of racing at the ISAF Youth Worlds in Tavira in Portugal today with good reason, he holds the lead in the 57-boat fleet. Royal Cork's…
Irish Sailing Team Ready for First Race of ISAF Youth Worlds in Portugal
#isafyouthnats – As Ireland hosts the Under–16 European Optimist Championships on Dublin Bay today, simultaneously the 44th edition of the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship has been declared open by ISAF President Carlo Croce at the opening ceremony in Tavira,…
Olympic Silver Medallist Visits Sutton To Inspire Young Sailors
#YouthSailing - US sailor Morgan Reeser gave an inspiring talk to over 50 young sailors, their instructors and a few parents at Sutton Dinghy Club on Thursday 3 July, writes Andrew Johnston. Reeser's son Nicolas has been a regular attendee…
Irish Laser Youth Posts Promising Euros Result Ahead of ISAF Worlds
#youthsailing – In a major boost for Irish Laser youth sailing, Seafra Guilfoyle finished in sixth place from 155–starters at the European Laser Youth Championships in Denmark yesterday. The result is a promising indicator of form for this month's ISAF Youth Worlds in…
Cork Laser Sailors Take 1,2 & 3 at Youth Sailing National Champs off Howth
#youthsailing – Séafra Guilfoyle from Cork has beaten off stiff competition to win the Laser Radial division of the Irish Youth Sailing Championships at Howth Yacht Club today. A reported 250 sailors were competing across five classes since Thursday, with…
Ireland's ISAF Youth Worlds Team for Portugal Selected
#isafyouthworlds – It's an indication of the depth of current talent in Irish youth sailing that selection for this July's ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships came down to the last race of the youth championships in Howth this afternoon. The team of…
Cork Harbour's Guilfoyle Leads Lasers at Youth Nationals
#youthsailing – Fresh from his significant 15th overall a week ago at the Laser Europa Cup in Marseille, Royal Cork's Seafra Guilfoyle took a three point lead after the initial three races in today's opening rounds of the youth national…
Youth National Sailing Championships Set Sail at Howth Yacht Club
#hyc – Up to 250 of Ireland's top young sailors sail from the Fingal port of Howth in County Dublin this morning for the annual four-day Youth National Championships. Three separate race areas will be laid north of Ireland's Eye…
Irish Youth Sailors Fifth in 29er at RYA Youth National Championships
#youthsailing – Sole Irish skiff duo Sean Donnelly and Patrick Crosbie took fifth overall in a highly competitive British youth nationals fleet in Weymouth yesterday. After eight races and one discard in the week long event, the National Yacht Club…

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