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Royal Cork Yacht Club's Alana Twomey and Chris Bateman are leading at the 29er Southern Skiff championships hosted  by Royal Cork Yacht Club
Royal Cork Yacht Club's Alana Twomey and Chris Bateman have a one-point lead after four races sailed at the Irish 29er Southerns Championships in Cork Harbour. Royal Cork skiff sailors also hold second and third places overnight in the 11-boat fleet. A…
The glow of success – Rocco Wright has continued his successful 2022 style in the first majors of 2023
The intensely-fought multi-race Youth Sailing Nationals at Howth in April saw many classes go right to the wire, with only a point or two separating the leaders after the championship concluded. But in the “Senior Junior” class, the large-fleet ILCA…
Dun Laoghaire's Saskia Tidey (right) who sails with Freya Black on the British Sailing Team
The British Sailing Team and British Youth Sailing have joined forces to launch Crew4Gold – a ground-breaking new talent search to discover female athletes capable of becoming Olympic medal-winning 49erFX crews. The 49erFX is the women's two-person, high-performance skiff at…
UCD's Tom Higgins racing a Firefly dinghy at the BUSA Finals in the UK, which UCD won
Dun Laoghaire helmsman Tom Higgins has become the first Irish sailor to receive an invitation to skipper an entry in the prestigious youth Governors' Cup Match Racing Championship event in California. Royal St George's Higgins is an Ad Astra sports…
University College Dublin Sailing Club, BUSA Champions 2023 at Grafham Water, Cambridge – top row (left to right) Triona Hinkson, Kathy Kelly and Cian Lynch, bottom row Liam Glynn, Jack Fahy and Tom Higgins
It’s beginning to look as though University College Dublin is a sailing university with a work and studies problem. As the pressure builds in all departments ashore and afloat, they’re piling on the pace in the team and match racing…
National Yacht Club junior sailors try out the trapeze on a 29er skiff dinghy
When the weather plays ball, the kids enjoy sailing! The two weeks of the Easter break may have been cold and split by the last (we hope) storm of the season, but they certainly deliver some great sailing for our…
2021 ILCA 4 Youth Sailing Champion Sam Ledoux of the Royal St. George YC finished fourth in the 2022 ILCA 6 Youth Sailing Championships at Howth
Dun Laoghaire's Royal St George has worked hard to create a coaching programme to support our youth sailors, and it's great to see it bear fruit with great results at the recent Youth Sailing Nationals at Howth Yacht Club writes club sailing…
Some of the Northern Ireland sailors at the Youth Sailing Nationals in Howth (from left) Charlotte Eadie, Zoe Whitford, Bobby Driscoll and Tom Coulter
Whether it be football or sailing, the people of Larne in County Antrim have plenty to celebrate, for the football club won the Irish League Cup on 15th April and East Antrim Boat Club’s ILCA 6 sailor, Tom Coulter began…
Topper dinghies in the dinghy park of Howth Yacht Club for the Youth Sailing National Championships
The continuing vitality of Irish yacht clubs competing at the Youth Sailing National Championships at Howth Yacht Club is reflected in the fact that some club acronyms overlap, consequently in previous reports of the Topper racing, we had Cormac Byrne…
Rocco Wright (Howth Yacht Club) on his way to the bronze medal at the ILCA 6 European Championships in Andora, Italy in March. Wright adds the Youth Nationals ILCA 6 title to his 2023 season scores after victory on his home waters of Howth on Sunday
Rocco Wright won a home waters victory at the Investwise Youth Sailing National Championships in Howth on Sunday. Wright took the ILCA 6 Youth National Champion title by a clear margin of ten nett points after ten races sailed across…
Royal Cork Yacht Club's Ben O’Shaughnessy and Ethan Spain (right) were the overall winners of the Irish 29er Youth Sailing Nationals oat Howth Yacht Club
A Cork-Dublin partnership won the 29er Investwise Irish Youth Sailing National Championships at Howth Yacht Club on Sunday. The double-handed skiff title was won by reigning Irish 29er class national champions Ben O’Shaughnessy (Royal Cork YC) and Ethan Spain of the (National…
420 Fleet winners - Malahide and Wexford Harbour pairing of Jack McDowell and Henry Thompson were the Investwise Youth National championships winners at Howth Yacht Club
A Dublin-Wexford partnership won the 420 dinghy Investwise Irish Youth Sailing National Championships at Howth Yacht Club on Sunday. The double-handed duo of Jack McDowell (Malahide YC) and Henry Thompson (Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis Club) won by four points from Cora McNaughton (Blessington SC)…
Launching Toppers on day three of the Investwise Youth Sailing Nationals in Howth Yacht Club
With several local weather systems working themselves into lathers of various combinations, it seems that Howth in April for the four-day Investwise Youth Sailing Nationals can either provide sunshine but little wind, or a rising sou'easter but with eventually thickening grey…
The Toppers put out a fleet of 40 at Howth Yacht Club for the Youth National Championships
Some placings waxed and waned, occasionally quite spectacularly, in Day 2's racing in the Investwise Youth Sailing Nationals at Howth, as wind and weather struggled to stabilise themselves after the theatrically unsettled conditions experienced earlier in the week. Nevertheless, in…
East Antrim BC's Tom Coulter who was th winner of last weekend's ILCA 6 Championships at Baltimore Sailing Club logged a 1,2 on the opening day of the Youth Sailing Nationals at Howth Yacht Club
The first day of racing in the big-fleet Investwise Youth Sailing Nationals at Howth Yacht Club saw the Race Team get in two good races in the sweet spot between the morning's near gale that was the last of Storm…
The Optimists will have the biggest fleet at the four-day Investwise Youth Nationals 2023 which get underway at Howth today
Storm Antoni has been making quite a lot of noise and bother all over Ireland in recent days, but now he has moved east just in time for the Investwise Youth Sailing Nationals 2023 to move in on Howth from…