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McCann Leaps Into European Opti Top Ten
Ireland's top-ranked Optimist sailor, Peter McCann, asserted himself at the front of an international fleet yesterday, posting a first and fourth to leapfrog his compatriots into the top ten. McCann, from RCYC, is now in seventh position overall in the…
Tie-Break Denies Irish Sailor Bronze
Irish Laser Radial sailor Rory Lynch missed out on a bronze at Warnemunde Woche on countback yesterday, finishing on equal points with Pole, Tadeusz Kubiak. The Blessington sailor posted a 5,3,4 scoreline in his final three races, but with Kubiak…
Irish Optis Inside Top 20
After light airs delayed things, Ireland's Optimist sailors got back on course in Poland yesterday, putting in a solid three races at the European Championships. Sean Donnelly retains his crown as top Irish sailor, sitting 15th of 146 boats in…
Irish Optis Begin European Assault
Ireland's European Optimist team are pushing into the top flight at the European Championships in Poland, with Sean Donnelly leading the charge. The Dun Laoghaire sailor is currently tenth overall in the 146-boat boys fleet after two races, the first…
Irish Sailors Perform at Warnemunde
Ireland's Laser Radial sailors are making impressive headway in a huge Laser Radial fleet at the Warnemunde Woche regatta in Germany. Rory Lynch has kept his head and posted two top five results so far to sit just inside the…
104 Oppies at Ballyholme for Ulsters
Three fleets of Optimists, totalling 104 young sailors, gathered at Ballyholme YC last weekend for their Ulster Championships and faced a mix of conditions, everything from blue skies and medium breeze to rain and 30 knots.  Three races were completed…
Youth Worlds team selected
The ISA Board today ratified the team to represent Ireland at the 2010 ISAF Youth World Sailing Championships, which takes place in Istanbul, Turkey from 8th – 17th July 2010. More than 300 young sailors from 60 nations will compete…
Youth regatta discount extended
The discounted entry deadline for the Mitsubishi Youth Regatta in Dun Laoghaire has been extended to tomorrow, Friday April 16. Entrants can now get their entries in online to avail of the lowered price. Click here for more.

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