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ISORA Race 3 – Pwllheli Day Race

Saturday 14th May 2011

This was a fantastic advert for offshore racing with something for everyone and a little of everything.

The forecast was for a 4 to 5 NW with WNW later and the scenic, triangular 40 mile course was set with a start from the CHPSC bridge and a short close reach to PSC 2. […]

ISORA Race 2 – Slow end to great race!!

It had been hoped that there would be a bumper fleet out for this popular day race run in conjunction with the Royal Alfred Yacht Club and the Lee Overlay Offshore Series but despite 25 entries, only 15 came to the start line. The heavy offshore race to Holyhead and delivery back the previous weekend […]

Flying Fifteen Championship of Ireland 2011

The Flying Fifteen Championship of Ireland takes place in Dun Laoghaire on the 17th-19th June and is hosted by the National Yacht Club.

Click Link for Notice of Race: Flying Fiften Nationals NOR 2011 cm (Word Doc 660kb)

Entry form; download here: FF Entry form 2011

Congratulations to Dave Gorman and Chris Doorly from the N.Y.C. for becoming […]

ISORA Race 1 – Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead

30th April 2011 – Start 08.00.

Despite Royal Weddings, Leinster playing in the rugby semi-final, not a great weather forecast etc etc, 21starters from an entry list of 23 boats came to the start line at the East Mark in Scotsman’s Bay on Saturday. The only new boat in the race was “Sgrech”, a J109 owned […]

ICRA Nationals Update

The ICRA Nationals planned for the Royal Cork Yacht Club from 17th to 19th June already has entries from New Zealand, England, Wales, Dublin , Waterford, Kinsale, Crosshaven, Glandore, Schull and the West Coast and promises to be a true National Championship with top boats attending from all regions.

An exciting addition to the 2011 […]

Huge Turnout at ISORA Talk

 Over 90 people turned out for the ISORA talk “Introduction to Offshore Racing” held in the National Yacht Club on the 7th April.

The first speaker was Capt Mick Liddy who gave a talk on “Preparation for Offshore Racing”

Capt. “Mick” Liddy is an Air Corp Helicopter pilot / flight instructor with extensive Search & Rescue experience. […]