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# ROWING: Galway and Dublin crews dominated the rankings at the Carrick-on-Shannon Head of the River yesterday. Trinity’s senior eight won the second head in 11 minutes 45.3 seconds, and their senior quadruple held off NUIG’s senior four for second.

101 Dublin University BC mens Senior 8+25:47.237:32.4 11:45.3
102 Dublin University BC mens senior 4X-26:15.438:47.0 12:31.6
103 NUI Galway BC mens senior 4-26:38.939:12.2 12:33.3
105 Colaiste Iognaid RC mens J18A 8+27:34.640:20.9 12:46.3
111 Dublin University BC Bmens novice 8+30:08.242:57.3 12:49.1
108 Dublin University BC mens novice 8+28:52.841:46.8 12:54.0
112 NUI Galway BC mens intermediate 4+30:41.143:51.8 13:10.6
114 NUI Galway BC Bmens intermediate 4+31:34.444:49.4 13:15.0
104 St. Josephs College RC mens J18A 8+26:04.239:22.3 13:18.1
107 Commercial RC mens J18A 4X-28:24.441:47.0 13:22.6
113 Dublin University BC mens intermediate 4+31:09.644:37.7 13:28.1
120 NUI Galway BC womens intermediate 8+35:46.549:41.3 13:54.8
106 Colaiste Iognaid RC mens J18A 4X-28:06.242:06.7 14:00.6
132 Commercial RC Cmens masters 4+36:47.551:03.0time only14:15.5
119 Commercial RC womens intermediate 8+35:10.049:27.6 14:17.6
130 Carrick-on-Shannon RC mens novice 4X+41:58.856:28.6 14:29.8
129 Dublin University BC mens novice 4X+41:43.956:24.4 14:40.6
117 Commercial RC Bmens intermediate 2X33:42.548:43.0 15:00.4
137 Athlone BC B (Munnelly)mens J18A 1X44:26.759:30.8 15:04.1
42 NUI Galway BC (Egan)mens intermediate 1X37:15.352:19.6time only15:04.2
116 Commercial RC mens intermediate 2X33:17.448:23.3 15:05.9
110 St. Josephs College RC mens novice 8+29:37.844:55.3 15:17.5
138 Carrick-on-Shannon RC (Griffin)mens novice 1X45:00.600:18.6 15:18.0
136 Commercial RC (Yeomans)mens J18A 1X43:53.459:12.5 15:19.1
148 Commercial RC mens J16 2X48:59.604:31.1 15:31.5
149 Carrick-on-Shannon RC mens J16 2X49:24.104:57.2 15:33.1
133 Commercial RC B (Gleeson)mens senior 1X42:43.558:19.4 15:35.9
131 Sligo RC mens novice 4X+42:28.458:05.7 15:37.3
123 Athlone BC mens J15 8+37:41.553:23.7 15:42.2
126 Carrick-on-Shannon RC womens J18A 2X39:47.055:32.9 15:45.9
125 Commercial RC womens J18A 2X39:29.055:15.4 15:46.4
115 St. Josephs College RC mens J18 2X32:28.548:17.6time only15:49.1
151 Sligo RC mens Novice 1X50:31.906:25.7 15:53.7
134 Athlone BC A (Egan) mens J18A 1X43:11.959:22.0 16:10.1
154 NUI Galway BC A (Hurst) womens intermediate 1X52:23.908:36.3 16:12.4
150 Colaiste Iognaid RC mens J16 2X50:06.106:24.1 16:18.1
169 Commercial RC B (Baskerville)mens J15 1X59:53.816:16.5 16:22.7
155 Commercial RC A (Foley) womens intermediate 1X52:56.209:21.8 16:25.6
147City of Derry (Durso) (e)mens masters 1X48:28.504:55.014:47.516:26.5
143 Colaiste Iognaid RC womens J16 4X+46:47.103:17.8 16:30.7
167 Commercial RC A (Beggan) mens J15 1X59:26.116:02.0 16:35.8
146 Belfast BC (Lockwood) (f 61)mens masters 1X47:57.004:37.114:25.016:40.0
144 Sligo RC womens J16 4X+47:18.004:01.8 16:43.8
174 Commercial RC (Rooney)womens J16 1X02:12.819:01.0 16:48.2
71Commercial RC C (Keogh)mens J161X00:37.717:26.1time only16:48.4
157 NUI Galway BC B (Keogh)womens intermediate 1X53:26.310:14.7 16:48.4
142 Carrick-on-Shannon RC womens J16 4X+46:09.903:01.1 16:51.2
164 Garda Siochana BC Bwomens novice 4+56:48.713:40.6 16:51.9
173 Commercial RC E (Phelan)mens J15 1X01:38.018:40.9 17:02.9
162 Commercial RC womens novice 4+56:09.813:12.9 17:03.1
160 Athlone BC womens J15 4X+54:42.211:46.4 17:04.2
121 Lady Victoria BC (e 234)mens masters 4+36:24.553:42.715:59.217:18.2
170 Commercial RC C (Beggan)mens J15 1X00:00.917:36.0 17:35.1
176 Athlone BC womens J14 4X+03:01.520:44.6 17:43.1
127 Colaiste Iognaid RC womens J18A 2X40:28.158:28.7 18:00.6
152 Commercial RC womens J18A 2-51:15.009:28.3 18:13.3
118 Dublin University BC mens intermediate 2X34:17.352:33.6 18:16.4
153 Commercial RC Bwomens J18A 2-51:48.010:13.6 18:25.6
172 Commercial RC D (Byrne)mens J15 1X01:11.919:46.5 18:34.6
141 Sligo RC (Patterson)mens j16 2X45:53.904:30.4 18:36.5
166 NUI Galway BC Bwomens novice 4+58:53.517:47.1 18:53.6
124 St. Josephs College RC mens J15 8+39:02.457:57.2 18:54.8
158 Belfast BC (Lockwood)womens intermediate 1X53:57.413:02.7 19:05.3
161 Sligo RC womens J15 4X+55:26.614:33.6 19:07.0
128 Commercial RC Bwomens J18A 2X40:54.200:34.8 19:40.6
165 NUI Galway BC womens novice 4+58:01.019:16.8 21:15.9
175Commercial (Rooneywomens J16 1X02:37.925:06.0 22:28.2
Published in Rowing

#rowing – Carrick Rowing Club announce that this year's August bank holiday regatta will be as big as ever with over 170 different crews racing on Sunday 5th August.

Crews from 18 different clubs from around the country will compete in 30 different categories from Junior 14s right through to Veteran Masters who have been coming to the banks of the Shannon for as long as they can remember of an August Bank Holiday.

Carrick Regatta is raced over a not too arduous 450m and is a real sprint regatta. Crews always enjoy this distance on the Shannon as they wind down from Julys National Championships raced over 2000m in Inishcara in County Cork. Indeed there will be lots of crews out to take scalps from newly crowned national champions! However every result and place on the on the day will count as clubs also compete for the much sought after Carrick on Shannon Perpetual Trophy. Coupled with this Carrick Regatta again hosts the finals of the Waterways Junior "Row for It" Leagues and with only a few points between the leaders in many of the categories there will be some very exciting finals come Sunday afternoon. The Waterways League offers Junior Rowers a chance to build experience over the course of the season and with points for 1st 2nd and 3rd it might just be that the most consistent rowers over the season come out with the overall honours

This year's draw features some fine head to head battles with some of the biggest and best clubs going at it on the day. In the Mens Senior 4s and Senior 8s we have UCD, Athlone, NUIG and City of Derry looking for a share of the spoils while in the Mens Senior Single Carrick's Paul Little will be looking reign supreme. Paul has had a fantastic season now competing in the national senior ranks after some very successful years as a junior under the guidance of Kieran Hynes, Carrick RC. In the Senior Ladies Sections NUIG again feature with some tough opposition from some Belfast crews

In the Mens Veteran Masters sections there are no less than 6 mens 8s, 7 mens 4's, 8 mens doubles and 10 mens Single scullers competing. This is very pleasing for all the organisers in Carrick that our regatta is held in such high esteem by these men the backbone of Irish rowing clubs over the years. It is also a reflection on the hard work done and friendships built on by Carrick stalwarts such as Tony Keane, Breffni Hyland and Gabriel Cox over the years travelling the length and breadth of the country. For the Ladies Masters section there are a number of entries in doubles and singles with our friends from Lagan Scullers slipping a number of crews.

In the Junior Competitions Carrick will be having a very busy day with entries in most competitions in Junior 14, 15, 16 and 18s. The committee and everyone at the club take great delight in this. Many of these younger juniors only took to the water this time last year and we now see fine young Oarsmen and Oarswomen capable of competing with the best around the country. This is due to the dedicated core of coaches working hard at the club with many of them juggling many different roles on the committee as well also. To list all our competing Juniors at this stage would probably take til next week's edition but suffice to say if you are passing the bridge at any stage on Sunday there will plenty of Carrick Blue coming up and down the river especially in the afternoon when we get to the finals stage of the regatta.

We are delighted to say again that we look forward to welcoming all our friends from around the country near and far. This year we welcome Athlone BC, Bann RC, Belfast BC, Belfast RC, Carlow RC, City of Derry BC, Fermoy RC, Lady Victoria BC, Lagan Scullers Club, Lee RC, NUI Galway BC, Offaly RC, Portadown BC, Queens University Belfast BC, Sligo RC, St. Josephs College Galway RC and U.C.D. BC. We hope they all enjoy their time in Carrick and have no doubt they will be given a good Leitrim welcome. Carrick Rowing Club would like extend an invitation to one and all around Carrick on Regatta day to come down and have a look from the Quays,

Give a bit of a shout for Carrick if it takes your fancy, come in to our club and have a cuppa with us- you never know who you might meet, have a look around the new club building but mostly soak up the fun, craic and occasion that is Carrick Regatta one of the oldest sporting events in the country.

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Howth Yacht Club information

Howth Yacht Club is the largest members sailing club in Ireland, with over 1,700 members. The club welcomes inquiries about membership - see top of this page for contact details.

Howth Yacht Club (HYC) is 125 years old. It operates from its award-winning building overlooking Howth Harbour that houses office, bar, dining, and changing facilities. Apart from the Clubhouse, HYC has a 250-berth marina, two cranes and a boat storage area. In addition. its moorings in the harbour are serviced by launch.

The Club employs up to 31 staff during the summer and is the largest employer in Howth village and has a turnover of €2.2m.

HYC normally provides an annual programme of club racing on a year-round basis as well as hosting a full calendar of International, National and Regional competitive events. It operates a fleet of two large committee boats, 9 RIBs, 5 J80 Sportboats, a J24 and a variety of sailing dinghies that are available for members and training. The Club is also growing its commercial activities afloat using its QUEST sail and power boat training operation while ashore it hosts a wide range of functions each year, including conferences, weddings, parties and the like.

Howth Yacht Club originated as Howth Sailing Club in 1895. In 1968 Howth Sailing Club combined with Howth Motor Yacht Club, which had operated from the West Pier since 1935, to form Howth Yacht Club. The new clubhouse was opened in 1987 with further extensions carried out and more planned for the future including dredging and expanded marina facilities.

HYC caters for sailors of all ages and run sailing courses throughout the year as part of being an Irish Sailing accredited training facility with its own sailing school.

The club has a fully serviced marina with berthing for 250 yachts and HYC is delighted to be able to welcome visitors to this famous and scenic area of Dublin.

New applications for membership are always welcome

Howth Yacht Club FAQs

Howth Yacht Club is one of the most storied in Ireland — celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2020 — and has an active club sailing and racing scene to rival those of the Dun Laoghaire Waterfront Clubs on the other side of Dublin Bay.

Howth Yacht Club is based at the harbour of Howth, a suburban coastal village in north Co Dublin on the northern side of the Howth Head peninsula. The village is around 13km east-north-east of Dublin city centre and has a population of some 8,200.

Howth Yacht Club was founded as Howth Sailing Club in 1895. Howth Sailing Club later combined with Howth Motor Yacht Club, which had operated from the village’s West Pier since 1935, to form Howth Yacht Club.

The club organises and runs sailing events and courses for members and visitors all throughout the year and has very active keelboat and dinghy racing fleets. In addition, Howth Yacht Club prides itself as being a world-class international sailing event venue and hosts many National, European and World Championships as part of its busy annual sailing schedule.

As of November 2020, the Commodore of the Royal St George Yacht Club is Ian Byrne, with Paddy Judge as Vice-Commodore (Clubhouse and Administration). The club has two Rear-Commodores, Neil Murphy for Sailing and Sara Lacy for Junior Sailing, Training & Development.

Howth Yacht Club says it has one of the largest sailing memberships in Ireland and the UK; an exact number could not be confirmed as of November 2020.

Howth Yacht Club’s burgee is a vertical-banded pennant of red, white and red with a red anchor at its centre. The club’s ensign has a blue-grey field with the Irish tricolour in its top left corner and red anchor towards the bottom right corner.

The club organises and runs sailing events and courses for members and visitors all throughout the year and has very active keelboat and dinghy racing fleets. In addition, Howth Yacht Club prides itself as being a world-class international sailing event venue and hosts many National, European and World Championships as part of its busy annual sailing schedule.

Yes, Howth Yacht Club has an active junior section.

Yes, Howth Yacht Club hosts sailing and powerboat training for adults, juniors and corporate sailing under the Quest Howth brand.

Among its active keelboat and dinghy fleets, Howth Yacht Club is famous for being the home of the world’s oldest one-design racing keelboat class, the Howth Seventeen Footer. This still-thriving class of boat was designed by Walter Herbert Boyd in 1897 to be sailed in the local waters off Howth. The original five ‘gaff-rigged topsail’ boats that came to the harbour in the spring of 1898 are still raced hard from April until November every year along with the other 13 historical boats of this class.

Yes, Howth Yacht Club has a fleet of five J80 keelboats for charter by members for training, racing, organised events and day sailing.

The current modern clubhouse was the product of a design competition that was run in conjunction with the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland in 1983. The winning design by architects Vincent Fitzgerald and Reg Chandler was built and completed in March 1987. Further extensions have since been made to the building, grounds and its own secure 250-berth marina.

Yes, the Howth Yacht Club clubhouse offers a full bar and lounge, snug bar and coffee bar as well as a 180-seat dining room. Currently, the bar is closed due to Covid-19 restrictions. Catering remains available on weekends, take-home and delivery menus for Saturday night tapas and Sunday lunch.

The Howth Yacht Club office is open weekdays from 9am to 5pm. Contact the club for current restaurant opening hours at catering@hyc.ie or phone 01 832 0606.

Yes — when hosting sailing events, club racing, coaching and sailing courses, entertaining guests and running evening entertainment, tuition and talks, the club caters for all sorts of corporate, family and social occasions with a wide range of meeting, event and function rooms. For enquiries contact office@hyc.ie or phone 01 832 2141.

Howth Yacht Club has various categories of membership, each affording the opportunity to avail of all the facilities at one of Ireland’s finest sailing clubs.

No — members can join active crews taking part in club keelboat and open sailing events, not to mention Pay & Sail J80 racing, charter sailing and more.

Fees range from €190 to €885 for ordinary members.
Memberships are renewed annually.
Tel: 01 832 2141 or info@hyc.ie

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