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Council and Sailing School Join Forces to Get Dun Laoghaire Children Afloat
#LEARN TO SAIL – Dun Laoghaire's Irish National Sailing School (INSS) run by Fireball dinghy champion Kenneth Rumball has joined forces with Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Sports to provide sailing lessons for children from a number of primary schools…
Youth Sailors Get Chance of Westlife Gig
#WESTLIFE – Sailors for this year's Mitsubishi Youth Sailing National Championships in April not only get the chance to win a place on the Irish team for the Dublin Bay Youth Worlds in July but now 'Early Bird' entries get…
International Flavour Expected at 2012 Mitsubishi Youth Championships
#YOUTH SAILING – 400 Irish youth sailors get the opportunity to fight for a place to represent Ireland at April's Misubishi Youth National championships on Dublin Bay.  The massive junior event is a Test event for organisers of the ISAF…
2011 All Ireland Junior Sailing Event Scrubbed After Third Attempt
#YOUTH SAILING – In spite of three separate attempts to stage it since October, the All Ireland Junior Sailing Championships for 2011 were finally scrubbed this morning in Dun Laoghaire after winds again blew over the maximum limit for youth…
All Ireland Sailing Championships Postponed Again Due to Weather
Tomorrow's all Ireland sailing championships has been postponed again due to a high wind forecast Following a meeting with the PRO and club Sailing Manager the conclusion was reluctantly reached that sailing would not be possible tomorrow (Saturday 26th). Weather…
Doran to Defend Junior Sailing Title
#YOUTH SAILING – The Royal St. George Yacht Club stages the All Ireland Junior and Girls Sailing Championships this weekend in a fleet of nine Firefly dinghies. The invitational championship, which will see 18 of Ireland's leading junior sailors compete…
Ireland Stage last day comeback and take Bronze at Student worlds
The 2011 Student Yachting World Cup came to a close yesterday after three more races. The winds were light giving the fleet a different challenge from what they had encountered for most of the week. The previous day had seen…
Junior All Ireland championships Postponed
A forecast for Southerly gales has led the Irish Sailing Association to postpone tomorrow's All Ireland junior sailing championships at the Royal St. George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. 18 juniors were set to sail in firefly dinghies. The new…
ISA Junior & Girls All Ireland Sailing Championships
Ireland's junior sailing event, the ISA Junior & Girls All Ireland Sailing Championships, will take place on the 29th and 30th of October in the Royal St George Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire in a fleet of nine Fireflies. The invitational…
Turning the tide At The Student Youth Worlds, Ireland in Third
Today the SYWOC fleet endured some frustrating conditions with winds ranging from 2 to 22 knots in heavy swell. The race committee managed to get in only two races in the constantly changing winds, with one windward/leeward and a shortened…
CIT Off to Mediocre Start at Student Cup
A long day on the water finally ended under the cover of darkness at half past eight last night for the CIT sailing team. The 'Bank of Ireland' sponsored Team Ireland past the night race's finishing post in fifth position…
Strong Winds Scupper First Races of Student Cup
The South of France is no refuge from strong winds, forcing the cancellation of the first two days of the student yachting world cup. We've heard from George Kenefick, Irish captain of Cork's CIT sailing team, this morning but and…
Student World Yachting Championships - Practice Race
A fresh southerly breeze blew into the La Trinité Sur Mer today with the practice racing taking place at the more relaxed time of 2pm. Some of the teams that had yet to get used to their new boats were…
Team Ireland has arrived in La Trinite Sur Mer
Team Ireland has finally arrived at the Student Yachting World Championships in La Trinité Sur Mer after 24hours on the road, the trip being made easy thanks to the team van kindly provided by AVIS Ireland. Today the team got…
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…

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