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Laura Try and her custom ocean rowing boat docked in Dun Laoghaire
#Rowing - Endurance athlete Laura Try has reached Dublin as part of her ‘Great British Row’ challenge to circumnavigate mainland Britain this summer. Laura set out from Burnham-on-Crouch in Essex on 3 June to row clockwise some 1,800 miles around…
First Prize Boat of the Day went to Flesk-Valley Rowing-Club. Scroll down for more photos from the Ocean to City Ras mor event on the Lee
The River Lee was filled with colour, excitement and drama with over 30 different types of boats all competing in Ocean to City – An Rás Mór on Saturday 10 June. Ireland’s premier coastal rowing race had to make a…
For the first time in Ocean to City’s history, there has been a significant change of race route, due to the high winds forecast for Cork Harbour
The 200-boat Cork Harbour Festival’s Ocean to City coastal rowing race that has been shortened to begin at Blackrock to avoid the weekend's high winds. Cork Harbour Festival grows each year, and its flagship event Ocean to City - An…
Whitegate Coastal Rowing Regatta took place in Cork Harbour on Satrurday
Whitegate Rowing Club's Coastal Rowing Championship Regatta took place on Sunday in the scenic eastern side of Cork Harbour. The one day fixture ran as part of as part of the Coastal Rowing Association (CRA) 2017 season of regattas. More on…
Denise Walsh
#Rowing: Denise Walsh qualified for the A Final of the lightweight single sculls by finishing second in her semi-final at the European Rowing Championships in Racice today. The race was won, with a dominant peformance, by Patricia Merz of Switzerland.…
Dun Laoghaire Harbour based St Michael's Rowing Club won the ladies race in 26 hours
Irish crews were to the fore in last weekend's grueling 150km row across the Irish Sea from Arklow to Aberystwyth. The Vartry Rowing Club from Wicklow won both the overall Challenge Trophy and the Mens Race in just under 19…
Cox Chris Doorly with St. Michael's Rowing Team  Brina Archer, Melissa Mardon, Amy Smyth and Liz Doyle
Irish Flying Fifteen National Champion Chris Doorly is back on the water early this season but before he takes up his usual role at the sharp end of a National Yacht Club keelboat he can be found, as shown in…
St. Michael's dedicated club members that helped with fundraising and refurbishment
St Michael’s Rowing Club, Dun Laoghaire, launched the 2017 coastal rowing season with the official move back into refurbished facilities Councillor Mary Fayne joined the committee and members of St Michael’s Rowing Club for the official opening of their newly…
Olympic silver medalists from Rio, Gary and Paul O'Donovan, (pictured centre) launch the new Wild Atlantic Challenge' on Kenmare Bay in County Kerry
WAC (Wild Atlantic Challenge) Kenmare is a new coastal rowing event taking place on Saturday, 13th May on Kenmare Bay. It is a multi–craft rowing event for competitors of all abilities, with a distance to suit your crew and boat. Whether you are…
The new schedule for coastal rowing regattas accommodates this growing sport in Dublin and Wicklow
This week sees the launch of the fixture list for the East Coast Coastal Rowing regatta circuit 2017. Crews of men, women, and children from Skerries in the north to Arklow in the south will compete for the individual regatta…
Monika Dukarska
#Rowing: Monika Dukarska took her second World title today. The Killorglin oarswoman won the women’s solo final at the World Coastal Rowing Championships in Monaco. She had over 26 seconds to spare over Greek international Alexandra Tsiavou (31) who finished…
Monika Dukarska
#Rowing: Monika Dukarska won her heat and qualified for the A Final of the women’s solo (single) at the World Coastal Rowing Championships in Monaco today. The Killorglin Rowing Club competitor had 11 seconds to spare over second-placed Benedetta Bellio…
The inaugural Kings Island River Rowing Race on the Shannon in Limerick gets into its stride with a remarkable collection of traditional boats from many parts of Ireland, but the fleet also seems to have included some new previously unknown types
Last Saturday, October 2nd, at 5pm on the River Shannon in the heart of the city, the idea of a significant international rally and rowing race event for traditional craft was realised. It’s a developing concept, an event in the making…
East Wall Water Sports have built two new 15 ft multi-purpose rowing punts
East Wall Water Sports Club will launch two new clinker–built rowing boats next month. The hand–crafted punts were built with the support of Dublin Port Company and Dublin City Council.  East Wall Water Sport’s was founded in 1981 provides a…
Cork County Coastal Rowing Championships were held today by Rushbrooke Rowing Club
Cork County Coastal Rowing Championships were staged today by Rushbrooke Rowing Club with ideal conditions in Cuskinny Bay, Cork Harbour. The event is a forerunner to the National Coastal Rowing Championships that will be held in Donegal  in less than a fortnight. 522…
Liberty of Essex, is expected to arrive in Falmouth on or around Wednesday July 27th
Five women are about to enter the record books after a 3,000 mile journey rowing across the Atlantic. They will become the first ever all-female crew to row the Atlantic from West to East, one of the longest and most…

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