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The National Yacht Club dining room - where non-members face a 10% rise in prices to sustain the club for the future
#NYC - National Yacht Club members will not have to pay a 10% increase in bar and catering prices brought in for the Dun Laoghaire waterfront clubhouse. Instituted by the…

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Nicolai Sehested runs a second sheet to the masthead Zero for Team AkzoNobel on Saturday 28 April
#VOR - Four teams are within four miles of the lead as Leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race enters its second week on Sunday morning. As at 1.40pm Irish…

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OCC Member Mervyn Wheatley (left) reunited with Captain Wells of the Queen Mary 2 who rescued him
Single-handed sailor Mervyn Wheatley was taking part for the fifth time in the Observer Singlehanded Transatlantic Race (OSTAR) to raise funds for The Royal Marines Charity when he encountered hurricane…

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Nicola and Fiona Ferguson of the National Yacht Club are on the Junior European Team
The Irish 420  team has been announced for the 2018 Junior European Championships. Easter's Volvo Irish Sailing Youth Pathway National Championships was the qualification event for the selection of an Irish…

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SB20 sailors started their DBSC Summer Season last night with the first Thursday night race on Dublin Bay
In the first Thursday night race of the season in Dublin Bay, the SB20 class, vice captain, Pat O'Brien (& Dave Dwyer & Peter Lee) took the first gun of…

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Annalise Murphy & Company Convert Easterly Position Into Northerly Advantage In Volvo Ocean Race
#VOR - Dee Caffari’s Turn the Tide on Plastic saw their strategy pay off on Friday (27 April) as they regained the lead in Leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean…

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Tom Dolan has moved into the top ten in his Transatlantic Race with co-skipper Tanguy Bouroullec
Irish ocean racer Tom Dolan has moved up to eighth overall following a full-on 48 hours in the Transat AG2R La Mondiale. The 30-year-old from Kells, County Meath, and co-skipper…

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Keith and Rodney Martin's Lively Lady was second in Cruisers Zero IRC and ECHO
31.7 - 1. Crazy Horse (F Heath & I Schuster), 2. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 3. Bluefin Two (M & B Bryson) 31.7 - 1. Crazy Horse (F Heath & I Schuster),…

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Preparing to launch the Flying Fifteen fleet at the National Yacht Club
In the first DBSC race of the season there was an impressive turnout of fifteen Flying Fifteens on the start line last night. The first race is usually a mix…

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Conall Morrison Talks Shop In Seattle Before Clipper Race Fleet Returns To Pacific
#ClipperRace - Forty thousand miles over 11 months is no sweat for Conall Morrison, the Irish skipper of HotelPlanner.com, who spoke to Seattle TV news this week ahead of the…

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