Racing News

DBSC & RAYC To Discuss Merger in 2016

Two of Dublin’s leading yacht racing clubs are in talks over a possible merger in order to rationalise a crowded Dublin Bay yacht racing calendar.  Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) and the Royal Alfred Yacht Club (RAYC), whose origins date back to the late 1800s, have agreed to sit down and discuss the best way forward given the current ‘very crowded calendar…

ISORA Celebrates 2015 Offshore Season at National Yacht Club

174 ISORA members and guests were treated to a very special evening to celebrate the 2015 season at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire in the annual ISORA Avery Crest Prize giving and Dinner dance on Saturday evening 14th November. Read the full post for the full report and a gallery of pictures

Rescue Drama on Final Day of NYC Frostbite Series

Sixteen Flying Fifteen’s took part in Saturdays racing where there was drama on the water when Joe Coughlin’s crew Ed Ruane had to be taken from the boat with a dislocated shoulder.  The drama unfolded on the reach in Race 2 when Joe himself fell overboard leaving Ed to fend for himself with the spinnaker still up in a force 4!

Royal Cork’s O’Leary Retains All Ireland Title in Style

The defending All Ireland Sailing Champions Anthony O’Leary with crew Dan O’Grady and Cian Guilfoyle were winners again but this year by a clear margin of five points after two days of the competition hosted by the N.Y.C.

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F15 & Moth Frostbite – results after day 1

Light winds for the first day of the combined classes frostbite series and far from frostbiting conditions either…read the full post for full results.

NYC Sailors shine at Fireball Munster Championship

NYC’s Stephen Oram and his helm Noel Butler  won the Fireball Munster 2015 Trophy at the week-end amid the largest fleet of Fireballs (17) assembled yet this year for a Regional Event