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Howth Yacht Club's Kissane Lying 15th Overall in Women's Match Racing  After Busan Cup
Howth Yacht Club's Diana Kissane, Jane Butler, Clara Hynes, Tara Flood and Jennifer Andreasson were tenth overall at the Busan Cup Women's International Match Race at the weekend. As Afloat.ie reported…

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At the National Yacht Club's fish supper in aid of the RNLI are from from right to left are Rita O'Reilly, Ken Robinson, Pamela Bell and Emma Robinson
Dun Laoghaire RNLI Lifeboat hosted a fundraising Fish Supper at the National Yacht Club last Friday where €1,000 was raised. The RNLI Fish Supper initiative, is an annual charity fundraising…

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HYC's Diana Kissane and her crew competing in Busan, Korea this week
There was no place, unfortunately, for Howth Yacht Club's Diana Kissane in the quarter finals of the 2016 Busan Cup Women’s International Match Race Championships in Korea this week. The…

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Recent Autumn League racing in Cork Harbour. Yacht racing continues next month with the O'Leary Insurances Winter League and a new Archie O'Leary commemorative trophy for IRC entries
This year Royal Cork Yacht Club will present the 'Archie O Leary' perpetual trophy for the best boat of the series in class under IRC in its Winter League starting next…

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Cruising in Cork Harbour. A view of Drake's Pool near Crosshaven
After the inaugural success of the Howth Yacht Club 2016 Cruising Conference, the Irish Sailing Association is bringing the one day event to Cork Harbour at the Port of Cork…

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Squib racing at Kinsale
Jeff Condell and Jeff Cochrane from Kinsale Yacht Club sailing In Squib 812 'Fuggles' are the winners of this year's Irish Squib Travellers Trophy.  The annual keelboat class award is…

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Ireland's IRC interests were represented at the world conference in Cowes last weekend. The 2017 Irish IRC championships, raced as part of the ICRA National Championships, will be held next June in Cork Harbour. The event is chaired by Alpaca skipper Paul Tingle (above) of Royal Cork Yacht Club.
Ireland's Mark Mills, the Irish Cruiser Racer Representative (ICRA), was among forty delegates from 15 countries descended upon Cowes, Isle of Wight, the home of yachting in the UK, for…

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International 6 Metres of the 1940s were highly specialised sailing machines with their own very clear idea as to how cockpits should be arranged. This is Goose (foreground), which paved the way for the two times Olympic Gold Medallist Llanoria
These days Dermot O’Flynn, Director of Training in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, does much of his sailing in a classic Water Wag dinghy in Dun Laoghaire and…

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SB20 Midlands winners (from left)  Owen Laverty, LDYC Commodore David Meredith, Davy Taylor and Michael O'Connor
Michael O'Connor, Owen Laverty and Davy Taylor had a convincing second day to take the SB20 honours with at the conclusion of the regatta at Lough Derg Yacht Club at…

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Sail-trainee, Stavros S Niarchos of the Tall Ships Youth Trust which docked in Dublin Port this afternoon
#SailStavros – A French Navy fleet tanker replenishment vessel this morning departed Dublin Port and where a UK youth sail training ship arrived this afternoon, writes Jehan Ashmore. BCR Somme…

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