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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,…
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…

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