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Action from last year's Dubarry Women’s Open Keelboat Championships on the Solent at Hamble River Sailing Club
Dubarry of Ireland will be returning for the fifth year as title sponsor of the Women’s Open Keelboat Championships.The Dubarry Women’s Open Keelboat Championships is an all-female keelboat regatta taking…

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Ireland's James Espey on the extreme right of picture in today's Laser race at Trofeo Princesa Sofia in Palma
Sunny Palma laid on some of its best conditions for the third day of the 47th Trofeo Princesa Sofia IBEROSTAR today but it all started with a lengthy delay as…

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Just some of the 120–boat Laser fleet that assembled in West Cork for the Laser Munster Championships
Despite mustering a fleet of 120 dinghies for the first regional championships of the year there was no Laser racing at all last weekend at Baltimore Sailing Club due to…

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GP14s run downwind at the Barbados World Championships
Ireland stays in contention at the GP14 worlds in Bardbados this week but the lack of official results from the Barbado Yacht Club is possibly best explained by today's layday…

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To apply to be a Clipper Skipper you'll need to hold an RYA Yachtmaster Ocean certificate [commercially endorsed] and have at least 30,000 miles offshore experience on big boats, but also the skills needed go well beyond the professional requisites or normal job requirements.
The world's longest ocean race is seeking 12 extraordinary Skippers to lead its crews around the globe in the next edition of the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race.…

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Northern Ireland 49er sailed by Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern is joint second after two days racing at the Trofeo Princesa Sofia Regatta in Palma
None of the Irish contenders for the mens Laser berth slot have made the gold fleet cut today at the important Trofeo Princesa Sofia Regatta in Palma. The result, however…

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GP14 Worlds Race one underway
Greystones Sailing Club's Shane MaCarthy and Andy Davis took a well earned third in the opening race of the GP14 World Championships in Barbados yesterday. Full (provisional) results for race…

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View the World Sailing Show Below
The World Sailing Show March edition is out now and viewable below on Afloat.ie. The show provides a monthly view of the racing world.  From non-stop around the world racers,…

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James Espey (206752, fourth from left) and Finn Lynch (182600, third from right) in today's tight first race of the Laser class at the Trofeo Princesa Sofia Regatta in Palma. The event is the second part of the Irish mens Laser trial for the Rio Olympics
The crucial Trofeo Princesa Sofia Olympic classes regatta at Palma got underway in perfect conditions today and Irish skiff crews were to the fore for a perfect start in a 12–17 knot…

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Conor Phelan's Jump Juice  from Royal Cork claimed RORC's IRC 2 prize
Royal Cork Yacht Club's Jump Juice (Conor Phelan) has won the 17–boat class two fleet of RORC's Easter Challenge on the Solent today in dramatic fashion. Clubmate Antix (Anthony O'Leary)…

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