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2015 Ocean to City – An Rás Mór Prizewinners
#oceantocity – Cork harbour waters featured a flotilla of over 180 Irish and international boats taking part in the Ocean to City, An Rás Mór on Saturday. A record number of boats competed in the race which saw competitors row 28km…
All Ireland Currach Racing League  Makes Return to Moy Estuary Boat Club
#currach – The Ballina Quay Regatta fest is making a fantastic return to the quay from June 12th -14th and is set to reignite the nostalgia of years gone by with a spectacular line up featuring All Ireland Currach Racing, boat treasure…
East Coast Rowers Line Up for 2015, Download Coastal Rowing Fixtures Here!
#coastalrowing – This week sees the launch of the fixture list for the East Coast Rowing regatta circuit. Crews of men, women, and children from Skerries in the north to Courtown in the south will compete for the individual regatta…
Coastal Rowing Championships Attract 2,700 Rowers to Waterville, Kerry
#coastalrowing – The Coastal Rowing Clubs of Kerry played host to this year's All Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships which took place on Lough Currane, Waterville, Co Kerry, at the weekend from Friday, 15th to Sunday 17th August 2014 writes Valerie…
All-Female Team Completes Pacific Crossing, Setting World Record
#Boatylicious4 – Team Boatylicious have finished the Great Pacific Rowing Race, arriving in Hawaii at 2.14pm local time after 50 days at sea. Emily Blagden (GB), Amanda Challans (GB), Ingrid Kvale (USA) and Aoife Ní Mhaoileoin (IRL) are the first all-female…
Coastal Rowing Championships Comes to Dun Laoghaire
#coastalrowing – St. Michael's rowing club, Dun Laoghaire, will host round six of the East Coast, Coastal Rowing Championships on Sunday 27th July, 2014. The regatta will take place from the West Pier to the North of Seapoint Tower. With more…
Heartbroken Solo Rower Seeks Return of Abandoned Boat Still Adrift
#oceanrower – British solo rower, Daryl Farmer, who was taking part in the Great Pacific Race rowing from California to Hawaii, was forced to call for assistance four days after beginning the race, having become dangerously dehydrated from sea sickness.…
Rowers Set Out To Follow 'Camino' Route By Currach
#Rowing - The Irish Independent reports on four intrepid coastal rowers who plan to follow the famous Camino pilgrimage route in a traditional currach. Danny Sheehy, Liam Holden, Breandan O Beaglaoich and Breandan O Muircheartaigh set out from St James'…
Dun Laoghaire Rowing Crew Accomplish Irish Sea Celtic Challenge
#celticchallenge – During the May bank holiday weekend (2nd-5th May), 12 men and women from of St Michael's Rowing Club, Dun Laoghaire and volunteers from Irish Charity GOAL participated in the biennial rowing race across the Irish Sea known as…
Malahide Yacht Answers the Call to Support St. Michael's 'Celtic Challenge' Rowing Quest
#celticchallenge – Over the coming May bank holiday weekend (2th-5th May), 12 men and women from of St Michael's Rowing Club, Dun Laoghaire and volunteers from Irish Charity GOAL, will take part in a biennial rowing race across the Irish Sea known…
Calling All Boat Owners! Who Will Support St. Michael's Irish Sea Rowing Challenge?
#celticchallenge – Less than two weeks away from the start of the Celtic Rowing Challenge and a couple of strong contenders for suport boats for a Dun Laoghaire bid on the Irish–Wales race have fallen through. As Afloat reported earlier,…
Dublin Woman to Row 2,400 Miles in Pacific Rowing Race
#rowing – On June 7, a doctor from Castleknock in Dublin will set off on a 2,400 mile rowing expedition from Monterey, California to Honolulu, Hawaii. Aoife Ní Mhaoileoin and her teammates, Emily Blagden, Laura Kennington and Ingrid Kvale, will…
Coastal Rowing Club Offers Free Youth Try Outs in Dun Laoghaire
#coastalrowing – Coastal Rowing is an extremely exciting and rewarding sport and on Saturday 26th April between 10am & 2pm, St. Michael's Rowing Club, Dun Laoghaire will be holding open rowing sessions for U12s, U14s, U16s, U18s Boys & Girls. The…
Dun Laoghaire Coastal Rowers Seek Support Boat for Irish Sea Celtic Challenge
#celticchallenge – Over the May bank holiday weekend (2nd-5th May), St Michael's Rowing Club have teamed up with charity GOAL to send twp crews across the Irish Sea to participate in the biennial 'Celtic Challenge'. The race sets off from…
Rowing Boys Have 700 Miles of Transatlantic Voyage Left to Go
#2boysinaboat – They have been rowing for 40 days – non stop. They have faced huge waves, 30 knot winds, constant soaking in sea and rainwater, no more than 80 minutes sleep at a stretch. They have lost over 12kg each…
Coastal Rowing Gets a Super Sunday for Dun Laoghaire Regatta
#coastalrowing – Last Sunday saw the 8th and penultimate leg of the 2013 East Coast Rowing series. It was a fantastic day in Dun Laoghaire, and the heavy downpours, which at one stage saw 8mm of rain fall within 30 minutes, was…

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