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Irish Youth Sailing News. Regattas, Juniors, Training, Courses, Skills
Entry to the RYA Northern Ireland Youth Championships and NI Schools Cup closes shortly and the RYA is urging as many youth sailors to enter as possible. Northern Ireland's premier Youth and Junior Sailing event will be hosted at Royal…
All Ireland Inter-Schools Team Sailing Event At Sutton Dinghy Club
#schoolsailing – Sutton Dinghy Club on Dublin Bay will be running its ever popular All Ireland Inter-Schools team sailing event on weekend of Sep12/13. Now in its 40th year, the event attracts up to 160+ sailors and 120 boats across…
Howth Dinghy Regatta Just Before Kids Go Back to School
#dinghyregatta – Howth Yacht Club's annual Dinghy Regatta takes place this Sunday coinciding with the end of the summer holidays and the children's return to school.  The north Dublin club promises lots of entries from HYC Lasers, Toppers, Optimists, 420s…
Irish Sailors Advance at Laser Radial Youth Worlds
#youthsailing – There was another successful day for the Irish youth sailors at the Laser Worlds in Kingston, Canada today. In the 55-strong girl fleet, a 12th and a 4th for Aisling Keller (LDYC) moved her up to eighth place overall,…
Irish Girls Near Top Ten of Laser Radial Youth World Championship in Canada
#laser – After two days of Laser racing in Kingston Ontario, Irish youth sailors Aisling Keller (LDYC) and Aoife Hopkins (HYC) are currently tied on points in 10th & 11th position respectively. In the boys fleet, Ewan McMahon (HYC) is…
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#YouthSailing - A narrow miss for Howth Yacht Club's Ewan McMahon in the battle for U17 European Laser Radial title in Portugal last week capped off the busiest period of the summer for Irish youth sailing. Indeed, the 16-year-old believed…
Young Sailors Complete Tough Ireland Circuit In Drascombe Lugger
#lugger– In Baltimore yesterday evening, the Ogden brothers of County Cork received a warm welcome home from family and friends as they successfully concluded their circuit of Ireland with their 18ft Drascombe Lugger Lughnasa. They'd taken eight weeks for an…
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#laseryouth – First elation, then disappointment and then consolation that a very solid performance by Howth Yacht Club's Ewan McMahon had only narrowly missed out on the boy's European (under 17) Laser Radial title in Portugal at the weekend. The…
Irish Youth Sailors Tested at Laser Radial European Championships in Portugal
#laserradialyoutheuros – The Radial Youth Sailing Laser European Championships in Portugal have tested the mettle of the Irish sailors with a different set of conditions each day. Day 1: No sailing due to fog, Day 2: 2 races completed in conditions…
Hopkins Fifth in Early Stages of Laser Radial Youth Europeans
#laserradialyouth – With no racing on day one due to fog, two races of the Laser Radial Youth Europeans were sailed late yesterday afternoon in light sunny conditions and Irish sailors were to the fore in both girls and boys…
Busy Week for Irish Youth Sailing Teams At International Regattas
#youthsailing – In a week of intense international competition Irish youth sailors are conpeting in Portugal, Japan, Wales and Italy. The ISA Laser Radial Academy team are competing in Viana do Castelo, Portugal at the Youth European Championships from 20-25 July. …
Irish Youth Sailing Team Post Top Results at Kiel Week
#youthsailing – After three days sailing an Irish youth sailing team is sailing above expectation at Kiel Week event in Germany. The Irish juniors are psoting top results in 29er and 420 dinghies. Although only competing for a short time in…
'Extreme' Youth Sailing Opportunity With The Atlantic Youth Trust
#YouthSailing - A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for young people to sail an Open 60 racing yacht around the Irish coast is now available thanks to MSL Ballsbridge Motors Mercedes-Benz and the Atlantic Youth Trust supporters club. In total eight places are…
Bcademy Programme For Youth Sailing Prospects Now Underway
#YouthSailing - The Laser Transition Year programme – better known as the Bcademy – is now underway for 2015. For its sixth year, the programme will comprise a mix of sailing and cycling for the seven youth sailors involved: Patrick…
UCD Sailing Club Students To Race Offshore With ISORA Fleet
#ucd – ISORA, the Irish Sea Offshore racing body, has entered into an understanding with University College Dublin (UCD) Sailing Club to provide crew places on ISORA boats. ISORA boss Peter Ryan says: "this innovative scheme will allow students to gain offshore…
Youth Sailing Champions Are Saluted at Royal Cork Yacht Club
#youthsailing – Sunday turned out to be a miserable morning with winds gusting 30 knots at Roches Point and resulted in Principal Race Officer Peter Crowley cancelling all racing for the four youth sailing Classes writes Claire Bateman. Consequently, prize…