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CIT Sailing Team Head Off To Reclaim World Student Yachting World Cup
Cork Institute of Technology's Sailing team depart on this Wednesday, October 19th, to represent Ireland at the 31st Student Yachting World Cup. The regatta, which takes place in Brittany from October 22nd to 30th, will see CIT compete to regain…
Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Celebrates Busiest Year
The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust – the charity which aims to rebuild the confidence of young people who have suffered from cancer or leukaemia through sailing - is celebrating its busiest ever year after taking a record 302 young people…
Kenefick to Skipper Cork Entry at Student Yachting World Cup
Cork Institute of Technology Business and Management student, George Kenefick, who is skippering the CIT Sailing Team who will be heading to France in October to compete in the Student Yachting World Cup, has just returned from the UK where…
Youth Boat Selection Requires Leadership
There has been a call for the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) to take a lead in the big decisions that face youth sailors on what classes to sail to after they leave the ranks of the Optimist, Topper and Feva…
La Rochelle Laser Results Show Progress
Promising results came young Irish sailors came from the World and European Laser Radial Youth Champs in La Rochelle that ended at the weekend. Wexford and the National Yacht Club's Philip Doran finished 11th in Worlds (8th in Euros). Blessingtonn's…
Irish Youth Lasers Compete in La Rochelle
In La Rochelle, France Ross Vaughan lies 82nd in a fleet of 132 at the European Laser Radial Mens Championships. Over 300 Lasers started their World Championships off La Rochelle yesterday in sunshine, a 20-25 kn breeze and a big…
Butler and Andreasson 16th at 470 Youth Worlds
With 30 knots blowing racing at the 470 Youth Worlds in Medemblik, Holland was abandoned on Friday. Dun Laoghaire pairing Jane Butler and Jenny Andreasson lie 16th in the 32-boat fleet. It is the first big step on the international…
ISAF Youth Medals Decided, Doran's Tenth is Top Irish Result
The medals in the eight fleets at the 41st ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Zadar, Croatia have been decided following a dramatic final day. Ireland's team of three take home one overall result in the top ten, an 11th…
Murphy Stays in Top Ten at Youth Worlds
In spite of two thirtieth places scored in today's penultimate rounds Irish sailor Sophie Murphy stays in the top ten of the ISAF Youth Worlds in Zadar, Croatia. The Royal St George Yacht Club and Quoile Yacht Club Laser single-hander…
Top Ten Results for Irish Youths Moves Murphy into Eighth Overall
Irish Laser Radial sailors Philip Doran and Sophie Murphy tackled unfavourable variable light wind conditions in Day 4 of the ISAF Youth Worlds in Zadar, Croatia to produce four top ten performances, results that move Murphy up three places to…
Murphy Closest to Top Ten as Youth Worlds Reach Half Way Stage
Laser Radial Girl Sophie Murphy is closest to Ireland's goal of sailing to a top ten result at this week's  ISAF Youth Worlds in Croatia where conditions at the halfway stage continue to be light and tricky. The event has…
Murphy Wins Laser Radial Race at Youth Worlds
Very light conditions prevail at the ISAF Youth Worlds in Zadar, Croatia as they do at home but Northern Irish Laser Radial sailor Sophie Murphy held her nerve to deliver a race win in the second race of the day…
Doran Fourth at ISAF Youth Worlds
Wexford's Philip Doran lies fourth overall after an impressive opening two rounds at the 41st ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Zadar, Croatia. Doran who is sailing in the Boys Laser Radial class has scored a 7 and 12 to…
Irish Youth Sailors to Compete at Youth Worlds
350 sailors from 60 countries are gathering in the Adriatic town of Zadar in Croatia for the 41st edition of the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship including four youth sailors representing Ireland in three different classes. The competiton runs from…
Sailors Back To Defend ISAF Youth Worlds Titles
The countdown to the 41st ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships to be held in Zadar, Croatia is on with 358 sailors from 59 nations registered to compete from 7-16 July. Many former ISAF Youth Worlds medallists throughout the years have…
Funding Announced for ISAF Youth Worlds Sailors
The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has announced that 27 competitors from 13 nations have been approved to receive funding from the Athlete Participation Programme (APP). None of the Irish sailors bound for Croatia are named on the APP. Since 2002…

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