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Optimist & 420 Sailors Frustrated By Lack of Wind in Brittany
#youthsailing – In Crozon, south west Brittany, two races were completed in very light wind at the Optimist Summer Cup, attended by 15 Irish sailors including the Irish International Development team. In Pleneuf Val-Andre on the north Breton coast, day one…
Irish Youths Post Mixed Opening Day Results in Cyprus
#youthworlds – Ireland will be seeking to improve its scores after day one if the eight boat youth sailing team in Cyprus is to match last year's medal success at the ISAF Youth Worlds this week.  In the Laser Radial, Robbie…
Irish Sailing Squad Named for ISAF Youth Worlds in Cyprus
#youthsailing – Ireland's silver medallist from last year's ISAF Youth Worlds on Dublin Bay has not been selected to sail for Ireland at this year's championships in Cyprus. An eight-sailor squad will represent Ireland at the ISAF Youth Sailing World…
University of Limerick Win Irish Place in Student Yachting World Championships
#sywoc – University of Limerick, with Rob O'Leary as helm, have continued their winning ways into keelboats, emerging as clear winners of the trials to select Ireland's national representatives for the Student Yachting Worlds 2013 to be staged in France…
Student Sailing Worlds Selection Trials Conclude
#sywoc – There are two distinct strands in Irish university sailing these days. The annual National Team Racing Opens in Fireflies – won five weeks ago on Tralee Bay from 26 college teams by University of Limerick skippered by Ross…
Voices Across The Pond Call For Sailing Growth
#Sailing - Scuttlebutt Sailing News has highlighted some North American voices adding to the chorus that calls for a renewed emphasis on dinghy sailing and encouraging a broader base of participation in the sport. Former ISAF president Paul Henderson shared…
Gilmore Ousts Lynch for Laser Radial Title on Derg
#youthsailing – Robbie Gilmore showed the depth of his talent to win Gold at the Laser Radial Youth National Championships on Lough Derg this afternoon. It was one of five Irish youth sailing titles decided at the inland venue. Gilmore…
Athlete Participation Programme Now Open For 2013 Youth Worlds
#YouthSailing - The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is now inviting applications to its Athlete Participation Programme for the 2013 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Limassol this summer. The ISAF Athlete Participation Programme (APP) was created in 2002 and assists…
ISA Youth Nationals Announced For Lough Derg
#YouthSailing - The ISA has announced that the 2013 Youth Nationals and Junior Pathway Championship will be held in Lough Derg Yacht Club from 2-5 April. This will be the event's first visit to Lough Derg and looks set to…
NOR Announced For 2013 EUROSAF Youth Sailing Euros
#YouthSailing - The Notice of Race (NOR) for the 2013 EUROSAF Youth Sailing has now been released. This marks the second occasion on which the combined classes continental championship of Europe has been organised – the first being in Aarhus,…
Open Selection Evening for 2013 HYC U25 Keelboat Team
#HYC - The K25 team at Howth Yacht Club is planning for 2013, including the considerable challenge of competing in the BMW J/24 World Championships next August. If you are interested in applying for the youth keelboat team, please attend…
UCD Crowned Student Yachting World Champions in France
#sywoc – Ireland's UCD sailing team have beaten Canada by 12 points to win the Student Yachting World Cup in France after the series was shortened due to gales in La Rochelle. The Irish team took the lead on Tuesday…
Video Evidence Reinstates UCD as Irish Lead at Student Yachting Cup
#sywoc – UCD sailing team extended their overall lead at the Student world Yachting Cup in La Rochelle France yesterday after producing video evidence to prove they should not have been disqualified from Tuesday's racing for a premature start rule…
UCD Lead Student World Yachting Cup
UCD Ireland Sailing Team currently sit atop the leader board in La Rochelle. Following last nights "Night Race" and this mornings Windward /Leeward the team now lie 6 points clear of the second placed Canadian team. The five and a…
UCD Sailing Team Chase Lead at Student Yachting World Cup
#ucd – UCD sailing team lie second in La Rochelle, France this morning buoyed up by a string of consistent results that sees them chasing overall leaders Canada by four points after xx race sailed so far in the  Student…
Sponsorship Boost for UCD at Student Yachting World Cup
#youthsailing – Although funding issues have already forced the withdrawal of two international teams for the 2012 Student Yachting World Cup, Team Ireland from UCD is celebrating a title sponsor in the nick of time for next week's event in…

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