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Sailing News

Boathouse Update

As I have mentioned before its great to see so much activity at the weekends by the sailing fraternity. But with so many different groups using the hard and slipway of course it is going to be congested. It may help the flow of traffic if boats are rigged as much as possible before being […]

Helpful Weather Information

The Beaufort Wind Scale

Force

Description

Wind Speed
kmh

Wind Speed
knot

Wind Speed
mph

Land Signs

Sea State

0

Calm

0 – 1.4

0 – 0.8

0 – 0.9

Smoke rises vertically
Mirror Smooth

1

Light Air

1.5 – 5

0.9 – 2

1 – 3

Smoke Drifts
Scaly Ripple

2

Light Breeze

5 – 11

2 – 5

4 – 7

Leaves rustle, […]

Vendee Globe Competitor Steve White coming to the NYC

The Vendée Globe is an utterly simple affair. Its fundamental principles come down to a few sentences, compared to which even the roughest logbook would seem sophisticated….A sailing race around the world, for singlehanders, without any stopover. That’s it.

In theory at least, because beyond these words start great stories.

Vendee Globe competitor Steve White is coming […]

Cork Dry Gin Round Ireland Challenge

The World Sailing Speed Record (W.S.S.R.) Council is the official body for all Round Ireland attempts in both Monohull and Multihull Yachts, and also for Solo Sailing: See their website http://www.sailspeedrecords.com Monohull and Multihull Yachts can also enter the Cork Dry Gin Round Ireland Challenge. See below for details.

Round Ireland Challenge(.pdf)

The Cork Dry Gin Round Ireland Challenge

Monohull and Multihull Record attempts through The National Yacht Club

 The Cork Dry Gin Round Ireland Challenge consists of two divisions. The Open (Multihull) Division for which the Cork Dry Gin Perpetual Trophy is awarded, and the Monohull Division for which the Cork Dry Gin Monohull Trophy is awarded. Both divisions are open to yachts sailing […]

Annalise Murphy – December Sportswoman of the Year

Annalise Murphy has been awarded the December Sportswoman of the Year and is in the poll for the Afloat / Irish Independent Sailior of the year Award.

For details of the Irish Times article, click on link below:

Irish Times Article

To vote for Annalise for the Sailor of the Year Award click on the link below:

Sailor […]