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Something Else wins prestigious Silver Marine Scottish Series – IRC Class 2

John & Brian Hall’s J109 ‘Something Else’ won the IRC Class 2 in the prestigious Scottish Series in a highly competitive fleet featuring boats from northwest Europe.

This was an incredibly tight class across the whole weekend and it couldn’t have ended any closer with just one point separating the top three boats. John and Brian Hall pulled out all the stops on Something Else to net a second and third which was enough to top of the table and also bring home the Causeway Cup awarded to the entry which in the opinion of the Race Committee gave the best performance of the IRC classes in the Series. Full results here

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Flying Fifteen Northern Championships – 3 NYC boats on the podium!

The Flying Fifteen Northern Championships was hosted by Portaferry Sailing Club at the weekend and was won by former World Champion and guest UK helm Charles Apthorp with Alan Green (NYC) crewing. Ian Mathews & Keith Poole were second with Dave Gorman & Chris Doorly (NYC) a close third.

For a full report of the event, please visit

Royal Cork’s Nick Walsh Crowned Laser Master Champion at the NYC

Royal Cork’s Nick Walsh was the winner of the Irish Laser Master Championships at the Club at the weekend. The Crosshaven man beat local Dublin Bay Sailing Club’s Dan O’Connell on the tie break rule after both sailors finished on the same net points of 14 after six races sailed.

Full story on – Read the full post for a picture gallery

NYC Rory Fitzpatrick wins HYC “Moth Flutter” event

Rory, sailing Little Drinkie, was the clear winner of the Howth Yacht Club 10–boat Moth flutter beating Alistair Kissane sailing Enzo by 5 points.  Full results here: 2016_Moth_Flutter_scoresheet and a beautiful video of foiling  Moths in the full post!

Finn Lynch, Youngest Ever Irish Olympic Helmsman, Saluted by National Yacht Club

Finn Lynch (20), returned home from theLaser World Championships in Mexico last Friday to what he thought was a imple family dinner in the National Yacht Club…and got a hero’s welcome. The  clubhouse was packed to cheer the ground breaking achievemements that saw the U21 Laser world champion claim the single Rio berth ahead of London 2012’s James Espey of Belfast.