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King Constantine Cup race & ISORA Pwllheli to Pwllheli – Race 6

The forecast for Saturday was for a steady 12 to 15 knots from the west with clear skies and sunshine.

The fleet of 9 set off from the Pwllheli start line with a beat into strong winds which gusted up to 30 knots and it was grey.

The fleet was lead by Wennol II but remained bunched […]

NYC Team for Round Ireland Race – Results

The team representing the National Yacht Club in next Sunday’s Conway Media Round Ireland Race from Wicklow will consist of “Tsunami”, First 40.7, Vincent Farrell / Peter Ryan, “Lula Belle”, First 36.7, Liam Coyne and “Daft.com”, Class 40, Mick Liddy & Mark Pollock.

Other NYC boats in the race are “Galileo”, Tony Tennyson, Sean Lemass & […]

Report on Race 5 – Dun Laoghaire Sunday Race

From an entry list of 27 boats, 16 boats came to the line in Dun Laoghaire for the 5th ISORA race and first Sunday Race. It was hoped that this format would encourage those boats that regularly compete in the Dublin Bay and Howth racing and are reluctant to take part in ISORA as they […]

Light conditions for ISORA race 4

Report on Race 4 – Pwllheli – Causeway – Bardsey – India Nt – Wicklow – 5th June 2010.

From an entry list of 28 boats, 14 boats came to the line in Pwllheli for the 4th ISORA race – 75 miles to Wicklow. Due to tidal difficulties the race start time was brought forward to […]

Team Daft Update

Follow the progress of Mick Leady and Mark Pollock onboard their Class 40 and onto their double-handed Round Ireland Challenge LIVE! from their facebook page here: http://www.facebook.com/TeamDaft

Mick and Mark will be flying the NYC Burgee at the start of the Round Ireland Race on Sunday June 20th.

Watch Team Daft’s interview on youtube here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnGkVSy939k

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Mark Pollock training in NYC 1720 ‘Hoot’ for the Round Ireland

Following the recent teaming up of adventure athlete and author Mark Pollock and NYC member Mick Liddy for their double handed entry in the round Ireland,Mark (who was a sailing instructor before he lost his sight) has been busy training in the National’s 1720 sportsboat, successfully helming in and out of Dun Laoghaire Marina and […]