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Irish Squib One Design Sailing & Regatta Results
A start at the 22-boat 2024 Squib Northern Championship at the Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club on Belfast Lough
The Squib Northern Championship went right down to the wire last weekend when the far travelled Ian Travers and Keith O’Riordan in Atomic from Kinsale Yacht Club won the final of five races to knock Dick Batt and Gordy Wright,…
Squib racing at Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club on the southern shore of Belfast Lough
Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club on the southern shore of Belfast Lough has a long-established Squib fleet, and this weekend (25th/26th May), will host the Northern Championships. The entry list (download as a PDF below) is a respectable 22…
Kinsale Frostbite Prizegiving 2024 - John Stallard, Principal Race Officer, Michele Kennelly (Sailing Secretary of Kinsale YC), Ian Travers (Squib keelboat division winner), Harry Lewis (Custom Rigging Sponsor) and winning crew Keith O'Riordan
After 12 races sailed at Kinsale Yacht Club's 2024 Custom Rigging Frostbite Series, Ian Travers and Keith O'Riordan sailing Outlaw were crowned overall Squib keelboat division winners on 16 points, three points clear of Colm Dunne and Daniel McCloskey in Allegro. KYC Club mates Harvey Tucker…
Ian Travers (right) and Keith O'Riordan lead the Squib division at Kinsale Yacht Club's Custom Rigging Frostbite Series in Kinsale Harbour
After six races sailed at Kinsale Yacht Club's Custom Rigging Frostbite Series, Ian Travers and Keith O'Riordan sailing Outlaw are overall Squib keelboat division leaders on seven points, four points clear of Harvey Tucker and Harvey Matthews in Fagan. Springtime weather greeted the competitors for the third…
Squib keelboat racing on the second day of Kinsale Yacht Club's Custom Rigging Frostbite Series with overall leader Outlaw (Number 785) sailed by  Ian Travers and Keith O'Riordan to windward of third-placed Allegro (134) sailed by Colm Dunne and Daniel McCloskey 
After three races sailed at Kinsale Yacht Club's Custom Rigging Frostbite Series, Ian Travers and Keith O'Riordan sailing Outlaw are overall Squib keelboat division leaders on five points, two points clear of Harvey Tucker and Harvey Matthews in Fagan. KYC Club mates Colm Dunne and…
Squib keelboats are part of the lineup for the Kinsale Yacht Club Winter Frostbite Series
Kinsale Yacht Club will start their Winter Frostbite Series of dinghy and Squibs racing on Sunday, January 28. It will run for six weeks for Squibs, Lasers, 420s, Toppers, and Mixed Dinghies, concluding on March 3. Racing will be on…
Squib sailing in Kinsale - the class will compete at five different championship venues in 2024
The Irish Squib Class (ISC) recently announced its calendar of events for 2024 at its annual AGM held via Zoom on November 29th. The meeting, chaired by Class Chairman Ian Travers, drew strong attendance from representatives of both established and…
Connemara sailors at Lough Derg's Freshwater Regatta -  Winners in the Flying Fifteen fleet, sailing
At the end of a busy season for many clubs in Dun Laoghaire Harbour and along the west coast, Lough Derg Yacht Club played host to the Fresh Water Keelboat Regatta last weekend, drawing a fleet of over 60 boats…
Kinsale's Ian Travers and Keith O'Riordan were the Squib class winners of Lough Derg Yacht Club's Freshwater Keelboat One Design Regatta
A win in race four meant Kinsale Yacht Club Squib duo Ian Travers and Keith O'Riordan won a cut-short Lough Derg Yacht Club Freshwater Keelboat One Design Regatta on Sunday.  Four races were sailed on Saturday with one discard, but racing…
Squib racing on Lough Derg at Dromineer
Squib National Champions Gordon Patterson and Ross Nolan from Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club on Belfast Lough are among 33 class entries that will compete this weekend at Lough Derg Yacht Club's Freshwater Keelboat Regatta in County Tipperary. Other entries…
Squibs Eastern Championship Podium Placers at Howth are (left to right) Keith O’Riordan & Ian Travers (Kinsale YC) 2nd, Neal Merry (RCYC) & skipper Emmet Dalton (HYC), the 2023 Champions, and David Stewart & Brian Hare (RIYC) 3rd
The 2023 Squib Easterns at the weekend hosted by Howth YC and sponsored by Challenge, the Medical Insurance Company, provided an event held with light breezes, but basking in the glow of the recently unfamiliar glare of glorious sunshine. The…
Irish Squib Champions David Eccles and Michael Wright sailing Inshallah
David Eccles and Mike Wright, in Inshallah from the host club, Royal North on the south side of Belfast Lough, are the new Irish National Squib Champions and lifted the trophy for the first time. Second were Ruan O’Tiarnaigh and…
James and Harvey Matthews on their way to overall victory at the Squib Southern Championships at Kinsale Yacht Club
An OCS in race four proved costly for overnight leaders Ian Travers and Keith O'Riordan at Sunday's Squib South Coast Championship at Kinsale Yacht Club.  The national champions were beaten overall by clubmates James and Harvey Matthews, whose consistent scoreline…
Rob Gill and Padraig McGillicuddy from Kinsale Yacht Club competing in the Squib Southern Championships at Kinsale
Racing in westerly winds gusting to 30 knots, local crews hold the top three places overall after the first two races of the Squib South Coast Championship at Kinsale Yacht Club. National champions Ian Travers and Keith O'Riordan won both races…
Kinsale Yacht Club hosts the Squib South Coast Championships this weekend
The Squib South Coast Championships are scheduled for this weekend at Kinsale Yacht Club, where the class has strong support. Racing is planned for Saturday and Sunday, with the rules requiring that boats be kept afloat during the event, no…
Jono Browne and Chris Agar pictured following the eighth race of the Squib Championships
The final race of the National Squib Championships in Weymouth Bay, hosted by Weymouth Sailing Club, was to be a battle of the giants, Jono Browne and Chris Agar in 142, 'Two Counts' and six points behind, multi-championship winners Tom…

At a Glance - Squib Class 2024 Event Dates

  • Southern Championships- 8th/9th June- Baltimore Sailing Club
  • Northern Championships – 25th/26th May – Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club
  • National Championships – 26th 28th July – Howth Yacht Club
  • Eastern Championships – 7th/8th September – Royal George Yacht Club
  • Inland Championships – 12th/13th October – Lough Derg Yacht Club

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