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J109 Jump The Gun (M.Monaghan/J.Kelly) was the winner of today's DBSC Cruisers One ECHO race
BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Bluefin Two (M & B Bryson), 2. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 3. Prospect (Chris Johnston) BENETEAU 31.7 Echo - 1. Fiddly Bits (Timmins/Quigley/Murray/Breen), 2. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 3. Legally…

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France Blue celebrate victory in the 2016 Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup
 After a sensational week of racing, that included eight inshores, one 24 hour overnight offshore race and a round the Isle of Wight race held in 20-25 knots and brilliant…

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Silver medal winner Howth Yacht Club's Ewan McMahon is carried ashore at the Royal St. George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire
In a dramatic conclusion to this week's three world–title Laser Radial dinghy event, Ireland's Ewan McMahon took the boys silver medal challenging American Henry Marshall for gold in a cliffhanger…

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A spectacular setting. However, sailing conditions in Rio de Janeiro show how far we have moved from the abandoned Olympic ideal of a sailing venue where the winds blows true, free from undue influence by steep coastlines and tall buildings nearby. In Rio, most of the sailing areas are admittedly in the more open waters beyond the Sugarloaf, but in this case “more open” is only a very relative term – the winds can be all over the place
Ireland’s six sailing Olympians have reached their selections for the 2016 Games at different times. Some have been secure with their places for many months, while others have been confirmed…

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Andrew Williams' Ker 40 Dan, Israel (Keronimo) lead the fleet out of the Solent in the Round the Isle of Wight Race
20-25 knot winds and glorious sunshine made for one of the most memorable races around the Isle of Wight on record for the penultimate day of the Brewin Dolphin Commodores'…

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The Thursday night overall leader Jack Fahy (Lough Derg/Royal St George) slipped in the rankings in the Rooster Topper Worlds during Friday’s hectic final racing
Things were looking good for the Irish squad going into the final day of the Topper Worlds at Ballyholme YC, with Jack Fahey of Lough Derg and Royal St George…

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Light winds on Dublin Bay for the KBC Laser Radial Worlds
On tomorrow's final day, the KBC Laser Radial World Championship fleet will launch at 8am in an attempt to sail three more races. Dun Laoghaire's Royal St. George Yacht Club…

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Howth Yacht Club's Michael and Richard Evans will be competing in their Humphreys MG30 Big Picture
With the start of the Henri Lloyd Half Ton Classics Cup 2016 fast approaching on Monday 15 August the Half Ton Classics and the town of Falmouth are in the…

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Annalise Murphy, Irish Laser Radial for Rio
China's Lijia Xu, The Netherlands' Marit Bouwmeester and Belgium's Evi Van Acker, medallists from London 2012, will make their Olympic return in the One Person Dinghy (Laser Radial) at the…

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Incredibly close racing continues on day five of the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup
Despite three more inshore races being held on day five of the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup, the Royal Ocean Racing Club's biennial flagship event for three boat teams with Corinthian…

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