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Seafra Guilfoyle is Laser 4.7 National Champion
The National Champion is Seafra Guilfoyle (Royal Cork YC). Second is Darragh O’Sullivan (Kinsale YC). Third is Finn Lynch (NYC/Blessington SC) The first Girl is Sian Kneafsey (National YC. Laser 4.7 CLASS Sailed: 8, Discards: 1, To count: 7, Entries:…
Brother and Sister are 420 National Champions
The 2011 420 dinghy National Champions are Patrick Crosbie & Chloe Crosbie (Royal Cork YC. Second is Aodh Kennedy & Daniel Browne (Kinsale YC & Tralee Bay YC). Third is Emma Geary & Niamh Connolly (Royal Cork YC & Baltimore…
The 2011 National Champion in the Laser Radial class is Philip Doran (Courtown Sailing Club). Second overall Robbie Gilmore (Strangford Lough YC) and third Eoin Keller (Lough Derg YC). The first Girl is Sophie Murphy of Quoile Yacht Club. Laser…
Dun Laoghaire Hosts Lose Out as Five National Youth Titles Awarded
Royal Cork Yacht Club sailors have lifted two national titles at the 2011 Mitsubishi National Youth Sailing Championships this afternoon in a series cut short today by gale force winds on Dublin Bay. SCROLL DOWN FOR THIS AFTERNOON'S PRIZEGIVING PHOTOS.…
Tralee's Kennedy and Browne Lead 420s on Dublin Bay
More testing, ideal sailing conditions greet youth sailors this morning on Dublin Bay for the fourth and final day of competition at the Mitsubishi Youth Championships. Up for grabs are places on the national youth team to represent Ireland at…
Guilfoyle Consolidates in Day 2 of Youth Nationals (Photos Here!)
Royal Cork's Seafra Guilfoyle consolidated his position at the top of the Laser 4.7 fleet with a second and sixth placing in  day Two of the Mitsubishi Youth Nationals. Dublin Bay presented more challenging conditions for the 300 sailors than…
Doran Leads Day One of Youth Nationals (Plus Photos!)
Courtown's Phliip Doran leads the Laser Radial class after the first day of sailing at the Misubishi Youth National Championships on Dublin Bay today. Scroll down for Gareth Craig's on the water photos. A steady 10 knot north easterly wind…
300 Top Junior Sailors Bound for Dublin Bay
Over the next few days hundreds of boats will arrive in Dun Laoghaire in preparation for the Mitsubishi Youth National Championships over the May Bank Holiday weekend (29 April – 02 May). Over 300 sailors will compete in Dublin Bay…
Laser Radial Gets New Home
Following this week's request for a good home for a reader's Laser Radial dinghy we can report the boat has a new berth. The donor has decided it will be used by a club to teach teenagers too big for…
Free Laser Dinghy to Train Non Sailing Youths
Following our recent articles on youth sailing, a sailor, who bought a Laser Radial sailing dinghy four years ago and used it only once, is kindly offering the boat free to an organisation who could put it to good use…
Dinghy Sailor Finn Lynch Wins Laser 4.7 Prize
Irish youth sailing sensation Finn Lynch has won the Laser 4.7 prize sailing in Lake Garda in Italy this month, the win was recorded at his first international event since moving to the Laser class. Lynch from the National Yacht…
Youth Worlds Places Up for Grabs on Dublin Bay (Podcast)
April's Mitsubishi Youth National championships is not only going to be a big test for up to 350 competitors seeking a place on the Irish team at the 2011 ISAF Youth Worlds in Croatia, it's also being treated as a…
Bank Holiday Youth Champs to Expect 300
May Bank Holiday weekend (29 April – 02 May) over 300 sailors will compete in Dublin Bay in seven different classes (Laser Radial, Laser 4.7, 420, Feva, Topper, SL16 and Optimist). For youth sailors, this event is the most crucial…
Mitsubishi ISA Youth Nationals Preview
April 28 - May 01. As part of the build up to the Dublin Bay 2012 sailing competition, the ISA and Dun Laoghaire waterfront clubs are combining to create a new exciting youth championship to be hosted at the 2012…
Northern Ireland Yacht Club Awarded Volvo RYA Champion Club Status
Carlingford Lough Yacht Club in Northern Ireland has been presented with the prestigious Volvo RYA Champion Club award.  Carlingford Lough has been recognised for its very active racing programme focusing on the Laser 4.7, Radial and Topper classes. The club…
Irish Team Ready for Student Yachting World Cup
Yesterday marked the beginning of the 30th Student Yachting World Cup (SYWoC), and for the Irish Team, it was the first opportunity for some of them to check out La Rochelle. This year's Team Ireland consists of a joint effort between…

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