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Busy times – Pam Lee in a multi-sail challenge on Kismet’s bowsprit
Multi-talented offshore sailor Pamela Lee of Greystones has been at the heart of it in the annual late season Classics racing on the French Riviera, crewing on Richard Matthews’ 1898-vintage 48ft William Fife-designed-and-built cutter Kismet in a notably successful programme…
Tim Kane's Extreme 37 Wow racing n Class One at the Taste of Greystones Regatta
Barry Cunningham's brand new Cape 31 Blast topped Class One of the Taste of Greystones Regatta off the Wicklow coast on Sunday. The Royal Irish Yacht Club skipper beat a fleet of 12 in the no discard two race series with…
A big change to the Taste of Greystones Regatta this year will be racing on both Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning
A fleet of ten or more will compete for IRC Zero honours in a 41-boat fleet for this weekend's Taste of Greystones Regatta in County Wicklow. The IRC Zero fleet will range from a Cape 31 to a First 50 and include…
Dinghy racing at Greystones Sailing Club
Greystones Sailing Club has announced the return of the Taste of Greystones regatta on the weekend of 27-28 August. A big change to the event this year will be racing on both the Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning, in an…
The IWAI Powerboat Branch RIBs on the River Liffey in Dublin city centre
The 'mystery' to local observers of just who was behind the impressive 15-boat strong RIB raid fleet powering across Dublin Bay last Sunday morning was answered this week on social media when it emerged the boats, ranging from 5 to…
Midwinter lull in an otherwise stormy mid-Atlantic – Pamela Lee in a brief respite aboard the Class40 Redman during the mid-winter west-east Transatlantic Crossing
When they come to write further histories of the Covid Pandemic and the world’s uneven emergence from it, they should call on the many experiences of long-distance sailor Pamela Lee of Greystones. She has somehow managed to keep the development…
“The quiet charm of a self-effacing Power Couple” – Rosemary and Jack Roy in Kinsale
When we published a comprehensive overview of Jack Roy’s achievement-filled career ashore and afloat on 14th July 2017, it was in light of his recently-elected position as President of Irish Sailing. With someone who lived life a hundred per cent…
The yacht was towed to Greystones harbour using the RNLI's new towing equipment
Shortly after 11 pm this Saturday evening, Wicklow RNLI volunteers were assembling at the lifeboat Station following a Coast Guard pager alert. Ten minutes later at 11:13 pm Wicklow RNLI all-weather lifeboat slipped its moorings at the south quay and…
The Leyton Ocean 50 – Pam Lee took her to 32 knots
While the Figaro fleet in Concarneau were watching the meteorological scenario go down the tubes as the start time for their Transatlantic Race approached, further south in the Bay of Biscay, at La Trinite sur Mer, Round Ireland Two-Handed record-holder…
Dun Laoghaire and Greystones Mixed Offshore Keelboat campaigners Kenny Rumball and Pamela Lee are competing in the Saint Hilaire-Sardinha Cup
Dun Laoghaire and Greystones Mixed Offshore Keelboat campaigners Kenny Rumball and Pamela Lee lie 18th after the first night at sea of the Saint Hilaire-Sardinha Cup, the second stage of the Sardinha Cup in France. The fleet of 21 Figaro Beneteau…
Wakame or Japanese kelp in Greystones Harbour in County Wicklow
Scientists from NUI Galway and Seasearch Ireland are asking divers and marina users to keep an eye out for Undaria pinnatifida, commonly known as Wakame or Japanese kelp. This species was first recorded in Belfast Lough, Northern Ireland in 2012,…
Wicklow RNLI lifeboat brought two fishermen to safety today after their vessel developed engine trouble six miles east of Greystones harbour. The all-weather lifeboat under the command of Coxswain Tommy McAulay was tasked by the Coast Guard at 12:15pm and…
Cllr Derek Mitchell cuts the ribbon on the new coastal park and boardwalk overlooking Greystones Marina in County Wicklow. Front row left to right: Pamela Lee, Derek Mitchell, Breege Kilkenny (Director of Planning WCC),  Back Row. Norman Lee, Frank Curran (Chief Executive WCC), Merlin Ovington (WCC)
A new coastal park and boardwalk overlooking Greystones Marina were opened last week by Cllr Derek Mitchell, Cathaoirleach of Greystones Municipal District in the presence of Frank Curran, Chief Executive of Wicklow Council Council and Pamela Lee who set the…
The rowing challenge aims to voyage from Ireland to Iceland next Spring 2021
A Greystones County Wicklow-based challenge to row from Ireland to Iceland next Spring made a preliminary call into Dun Laoghaire Harbour last week. Led by James Murray, the expedition aims to "safely get from Ireland to Iceland under human power…
Cat Hunt (left) and Pamela Lee will start record bid at the Kish lighthouse
Offshore duo Pamela Lee and Cat Hunt who have announced an October bid to set a new Female Round Ireland sailing speed record now say the record run will start from the Kish Light and not as originally indicated off…
Dinghies prepare to launch at Greystones Harbour
Taking advantage of the glorious weather and the lifting of restrictions, Greystones Sailing Club launched a fleet of 37 dinghies last Saturday, and another 18 went out last night (Thursday). This was the second week of a race training programme…

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