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Protocol Announced For 36th America’s Cup
#AmericasCup - The protocol of the 36th America’s Cup was released yesterday (Thursday 28 September) at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron after “focused and friendly” negotiations between the defending…

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The start of race two at the Flying Fifteen British Nationals
After a lost day of racing due to high winds and driving rain yesterday, The Flying Fifteen National Championship got underway yesterday at the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, Falmouth with some…

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John Twomey, with crew, at the helm of his Sonar keelboat
John Twomey, Ireland’s most decorated Paralympian athlete, to host exclusive black-tie ball in Cork in aid of Spinal Injuries Ireland.  The Cork Jazz Ball in aid of Spinal Injuries Ireland…

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Jeanie Johnston seen undergoing repairs, notably at the stern and aft-mast while berthed at her current berth along Dublin's Custom House Quay.
#tallships - The Dublin Inquirer poses the question is the Jeanie Johnston worth its cost?  It is since 2015 that Dublin City Council inherited the Jeanie Johnston from the Dublin…

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DBSC racers will have two races this Saturday – with some special prizes –  to mark the end of the Summer season
Dublin Bay Sailing Club is gearing up for Saturday's End of Season Race Day. Two races will mark the conclusion of the 2017 Summer season and racing will start approximately one hour…

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With a 12.2 m2 fully battened mainsail, racks and a trapeze, the boat continues to be one of a few classes which is unapologetic in defying the cliché of being ‘easy to sail, but hard to sail well’
Irish RS600 sailors might be forgiven for feeling somewhat like Defoe’s Crusoe, alienated from the rejuvenated fleets in the UK and adrift amongst the dominant Irish dinghy classes. Of the…

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RCYC General Manager Gavin Deane was also helming a National 18 dinghy in the end of season crews race at Crosshaven
Last Friday evening saw the last races of the National 18 season that consisted of two races in front of Royal Cork Yacht Club and with buoys at the rear of the…

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Tony Fox's A35 Gringo from the National Yacht Club is today's DBSC Cruisers One winner
CRUISERS 1 - 1. Gringo (Tony Fox), 2. Jalapeno (P Barrington et al), 3. White Mischief (Tim Goodbody) CRUISERS 1 - 1. Gringo (Tony Fox), 2. White Mischief (Tim Goodbody),…

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 Celebrat​ions ove​r the Ro​und Brit​ain 2017​ finish ​line
126 days after having set sail from Largs on the West coast of Scotland, the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain 2017 Voyage were welcomed back to their starting point…

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Battle For Positions Continues As Clipper Race Fleet Crosses Leg 1 Finish Line
#ClipperRace - Several teams continue to jostle for position in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race after Sanya Serenity Coast claimed line honours yesterday afternoon (Thursday 21 September), closely…

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