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Kinsale Yacht Club Hosts Top Youth Sailors for All Ireland Challenge
#youthsailing – ISAF youth silver medallist Seafra Guilfoyle is a wild card entry into this weekend's All Ireland youth sailing event at Kinsale Yacht Club this Saturday. Crosshaven based Guilfoyle, who won world silver in Portugal in July, is slated…
Jellyfish Wipes Out First Race of Dublin's Junior Sailing Series
#Dublin Bay junior sailors turned up to race yesterday on what was arguably one of the best sailing days of the season so far only to learn the first race of their September Series was scubbed due to 'jellyfish reasons'.…
Youth Sailors Draw Crowds at Youth Olympics
#youthsailing – The four Techno 293 and Byte CII fleets played to a crowd of 2,000 at the Youth Olympic Games as racing commenced on Lake Jinniu in Nanjing, China.  In spite of Ireland's recent prowess at youth sailing in…
30 Boys Line Up for Second Olympic Sailing Competition
#yog – A fleet of 30 Boys Byte CII's will line up to race on Monday 18 August when sailing commences at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) but Ireland is not represented because the Byte is not an…
Young British Sailor Found Dead Near Home
#YouthSailing - Mail Online reports on the death of British youth sailing prospect Jess Eales, whose body was found in the New Forest last week a day after her 17th birthday. Eales had recently represented Great Britain at the Youth…
Black Flag on the Baltic Costs Seafra Guilfoyle Top Five Finish at Radial Youth Worlds
#laserradial – A black flag disqualification in the second race of the Laser Radial Youth World Championships in Poland ruined Seafra Guilfoyle's ambition of a second youth medal this summer last week. Despite the unlucky error, the plucky Crosshaven under–18…
National Yacht Club's Hemeryck Takes Fourth at Laser 4.7 Europeans
#laser4.7 – At the Laser 4.7 European Championships in Norway, two National Yacht Club (NYC) sailors scored impressive results in both the boys and girls under 18 fleets. While 2013 Irish champion, Daniel Raymond was 22nd in his 60–boat Gold…
Children Sailing in the Optimist Europeans – Whatever Happens to Them?
#optimist – Anyone looking at the 254 young sailors – mostly thirteen to fifteen year olds – milling around at the closing ceremony of the recent Optimist European Championships in Dun Laoghaire on Dublin Bay last weekend might wonder what…
Reliving Seafra Guilfoyle's Silver Medal With ISAF Youth Worlds Vid
#youthworlds – Here's a wrap up highlight video from the ISAF Youth Worlds Laser Radial Boys and Girls fleets. Joel Rodriguez and Martina Reino made it a double Spanish victory in the Laser Radial fleets but it was a week…
Silver Medal For Laser Star Seafra Guilfoyle at ISAF Youth Worlds
#youthworlds – The pre-race guarantee of a medal did nothing to stop Seafra Guilfoyle's final bid to reclaim his week long lead at the ISAF youth woulds in Tavira, Portgual this afternoon. In the end the Royal Cork 18–Year–old sailed…
Guilfoyle In Race For Gold As Ireland Guaranteed Youth Sailing Medal in Portugal
#youthworlds – Ireland's Seafra Guilfoyle lost his lead in the dying airs of race eight of the ISAF Youth worlds last night but is still in the fight for Ireland's first youth gold medal at Tavira, Portugal today. A ten point…
Seafra Guilfoyle Leads Laser Radials Into Day Four of ISAF Youth Worlds
#youthworlds – Argentina's Francisco Guaragna Rigonat may have been the epitome of consistency in the 57-boat Laser Radial Boys fleet as he took double bullets yesterday but Ireland's Seafra Guilfoyle, who picked up a fifth and discarded a 17th in…
Royal Cork's Guilfoyle Builds Bigger Lead at ISAF Youth Worlds
#youthsailing – New Irish youth sailing star Seafra Guilfoyle has extended his lead in the 53-boat Laser Radial class at the ISAF youth worlds in Tavira, Portugal this afternoon. The Royal Cork single-hander has a three–point cushion over Martin Lowy…
Laser Sharp Guilfoyle Leads ISAF Youth Worlds in Portugal
#isafyouthworlds – Ireland's Laser Radial Boys racer Seafra Guilfoyle was all smiles after the first day of racing at the ISAF Youth Worlds in Tavira in Portugal today with good reason, he holds the lead in the 57-boat fleet. Royal Cork's…
Irish Sailing Team Ready for First Race of ISAF Youth Worlds in Portugal
#isafyouthnats – As Ireland hosts the Under–16 European Optimist Championships on Dublin Bay today, simultaneously the 44th edition of the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship has been declared open by ISAF President Carlo Croce at the opening ceremony in Tavira,…
Olympic Silver Medallist Visits Sutton To Inspire Young Sailors
#YouthSailing - US sailor Morgan Reeser gave an inspiring talk to over 50 young sailors, their instructors and a few parents at Sutton Dinghy Club on Thursday 3 July, writes Andrew Johnston. Reeser's son Nicolas has been a regular attendee…