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Ireland's Eve McMahon arrives as a pre-championship favourite being both World and Europan youth titleholder in the ILCA 6/Laser Radial class
As The Hague is ready to host the world's best youth sailors, Ireland's Eve McMahon arrives as a pre-championship favourite being both World and Europan youth titleholder in the ILCA 6/Laser Radial class.Over 450 of the world’s best youth sailors…
Euro Youth Gold for Eve McMahon - The 17-year-old Dubliner celebrates her win in Thessaloniki. She adds the Greek result to her 2021 Youth World Championship win on Lake Garda, Italy last August.
Paris 2024 Campaigner Eve McMahon from Howth Yacht Club has won the ILCA6/Laser Radial European Youth championship in impressive fashion at Thessaloniki, Greece, this afternoon (Wednesday 6th July 2022) The 17-year-old Dubliner adds the Greek result to her 2021 Youth…
Eve McMahon of Howth Yacht Club has taken the overall lead at the Laser 6 Youth European Championships going into the final day of competition
Laser dinghy sailor Eve McMahon of Howth Yacht Club now leads at the Youth ILCA 6/Laser European Championships going into the last day of racing in Thessaloniki, Greece. Ten races have been sailed with significant changes in the top of the…
Howth's Eve McMahon is a Paris 2024 hopeful for Ireland in the ILCA 6 dinghy class
Months of study for June's Leaving Certificate examination have not blunted Howth's Eve McMahon's ambition on the International ILCA/Laser race track.  The Paris 2024 hopeful is back on the circuit and lying second overall at the ILCA6/Radial Youth European Championships…
Volvo 70 Green Dragon's entry in the Round Ireland Race marked the ten year anniversary of the Volvo Ocean Race in Ireland
Ten young sailors from Galway Bay who were part of the crew that sailed the Green Dragon in last week's Round Ireland Race from Wicklow finished as Line Honours runners-up and second in Class Zero in the biennial 700-mile race. …
Double-handers on the water at Largs, 18-19 June 2022
As part of the RYA Regional Junior Championships, RYA Scotland hosted Scottish youth and junior sailors at Largs Sailing Club in testing conditions this past weekend of 18-19 June. High west and northwest winds dominated the weekend, with volunteers and…
First look - Royal Cork mixed dinghy racing in the annual Coolmore Race in Cork Harbour
Run by the Royal Cork Yacht Club for its junior and youth sailors, Sunday's fun Coolmore race for dinghies started off Coolmore House near Rabbit Island in Cork Harbour and finished in front of the RCYC clubhouse at high tide.…
Royal Cork's Oisin Pierse leads the Optimist Munster Championships in Cork Harbour
Fresh from his IODAI Optimist Trials success at Ballyholme at Easter, Royal Cork's Oisin Pierse has taken the overall lead on home waters at the Optimist Munster Championships after four races sailed in the 46-boat senior fleet.  119 boats in three fleets are…
Our Isles and Oceans Ambassadors leaving Tobermory
The Our Isles and Oceans’ group of inexperienced sailors witnessed upwards of 30-knot winds in the Sound of Mull in Scotland today. The Our Isles and Oceans 68-foot Clipper Round the World racing yacht set sail from Tobermory Harbour this…
Connie Wilson from East Antrim Boat Club in her Topper provided by the John Merricks Sailing Trust
Enthusiastic young sailors from across Northern Ireland are being encouraged to apply to be in with a chance of being awarded their own boat. Through an ongoing partnership between the John Merricks Sailing Trust (JMST) and RYA OnBoard, 10 boats…
Santiago Sesto-Cosby and Leo Wilkinson racing in the GBR 29er Skiff
Sixteen of the UK’s most promising young sailors have been selected to represent Great Britain at the Youth Sailing World Championships. The talented youngsters, all aged 18 or under, will represent the British Youth Sailing (BYS) Team in eight classes…
Bobby Driscoll - fifth overall in the Toppers at the Eric Twiname 2022 Championships
Nine young sailors from Northern Ireland travelled to England last weekend to compete in the Eric Twiname 2022 Championships at Rutland Sailing Club in the East Midlands. The first Eric Twiname event took place in 1986 and has seen thousands…
Starting this Sunday 8th May, Dun Laoghaire Waterfront clubs are on the water from 2-5 pm for inter-club sailing and coaching sessions in RS feva dinghies. The aim of the harbour training is to 'encourage all skill levels to join…
Participants of Badoireacht youth programme Alex Doyle, Kim Murphy-Maurice, Charlie Duff, Sam Hennessy, and Caoimhe Cotter with Alex Denby, Assistant Badoireacht Manager Meithel Mara, Clare Hayden, Badoireacht  Manager, Meitheal Mara, Liam McCormick, Water Activities Assistant, Meitheal Mara and sponsor Martin Clancy, Marketing Manager Glenveagh
Once again, the city quays are expected ring out with the cheers of spectators, the cries of coxswains, the beat of drummers, the splash of the oars hitting the water and the whoops and hollers of relief as rowers and…
RYA Northern Ireland's Jackie Patton and Margie Crawford with members of the Youth Forum
A group of young sailors recently came together to mark another successful year of the RYA Northern Ireland Youth Forum. The celebration event took place at Carrickfergus Sailing Club with guests representing RYA clubs across Northern Ireland in attendance. The…
55th Governor’s Cup Youth Match Racing - Five Americans, three Australians, two teams from New Zealand, and one team each from Sweden and the United Kingdom are picked
The skippers invited to the 55th Governor’s Cup International Youth Match Racing this week make this event more like a traditional, pre-COVID “GovCup” lineup after the Cup’s cancellation in 2020 and last year’s event which featured a U.S. vs. Europe…