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Alan McLernon’s J80 Jezebel
It would be no exaggeration to say that Ian Patterson from East Antrim Boat Club at Larne likes a challenge and the bigger the challenge, it seems, the better. Ian is, he says, “enthusiastic about helping form an Irish Asymmetric…
File image of Ireland’s Eye off Howth Harbour
On Saturday 12 March, ask yourself whether going clockwise or anti-clockwise around Ireland’s Eye will bring you glory — as the Round the Island Race returns after a two-year break. Supported by Key Capital, sponsors of Howth Yacht Club’s Winter…
The foiling Persico 69F is making its debut on USA waters at the Bacardi Winter Series 2 at Miami
There was a slow start to the opening race of the day for all fleets at Bacardi Winter Series event 2 on January 28, in Miami, Florida with the light fluky breeze ensuring the notorious Biscayne Bay race track lived…
Gold medal to Dylan Fletcher (left) and Stu Bithell (GBR)
Sailmon’s ‘Sail Better’ series of webinars continues following America’s Cup winner Kyle Langford discussing the importance of setting goals with Dylan Fletcher hosting an hour-long how-to on preparing yourself for a dinghy race. The multi-medal-winning sailor will give you all…
The winning French 44Cup team Aleph in Lanzarote with Dun Laoghaire Harbour's Cian Guilfoyle (second from right)
Dun Laoghaire Harbour's Cian Guilfoyle was on the podium in Lanzarote yesterday after his winning role at the 44Cup Calero Marinas Regatta at the weekend. Over four of the most difficult days of racing in 44Cup history, an impressive seven races…
Racing in Lanzarote has been tricky for the nine boat 44Cup fleet in the absence of trade winds this week
Cian Guilfoyle of Dun Laoghaire Harbour on the French entry Aleph has a nine-point lead going into the final day of the 2021 44Cup at Puerto Calero, Lanzarote today. This week a shallow depression centred due west of Gibraltar has effectively shut…
44Cup standout Aleph Racing counts Dun Laoghaire’s Cian Guilfoyle among its crew
Conditions off Lanzarote’s moonscape south coast took on a different character for day two of racing in the 44Cup Calero Marinas Lanzarote on Friday (19 November) with much improved sailing conditions — albeit with the 8-12 knot wind blowing either…
French RC 44 entry Aleph racing in Lanzarote
Dun Laoghaire Harbour's Cian Guilfoyle, a crewman on the RC 44 Aleph, took the first race of the final and deciding event of the 2021 44Cup in Lanzarote yesterday. Racing got off to a difficult start. To race, the nimble RC44s…
Cian Guilfoyle of Dun Laoghaire Harbour is on the French RC44 entry Aleph
The final event of the 2021 44Cup sets sail today out of Puerto Calero, Lanzarote with technically any of the five top teams still able to win the overall prize and any of the top seven capable of landing themselves…
Ireland's Cian Guilfoyle is competing on French yacht Aleph in the Lanzarote round of the 44Cup
Dun Laoghaire Harbour's Cian Guilfoyle will race in the fifth and final event of the 2021 44Cup Championship Tour that concludes next week in Puerto Calero, Lanzarote. The nine boats entered are lining up for an ultra-competitive conclusion. As regular…
Mayo Mayhem Windsurfing Wave Competition had excellent, side to side onshore winds allowing most people to use 4.7 to 5.2 sails and waves maxing out at two metres
The fourth edition of the 'Mayo Mayhem' Windsurfing Wave Competition was run successfully on the weekend of September 24th to 26th in Belmullet on Ireland's famous Wild Atlantic Way This year's event was very special as the 2020 event was…
Overall TP52 Championships winner Takashi Okura's SLED (foreground) racing downwind against Hasso Platner's PHOENIX
The Rolex TP52 World Championship is considered to be a benchmark for inshore yacht racing. The pinnacle event of the TP52 class season gathered ten teams from seven countries in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, for five days of competition. The…
TP52 Menorca winner Platoon (GER) (Harm Müller-Spreer)
Over a regatta which consisted of five races, there was no room in a winning scoreline for one big result. While several rival teams left the sunshine island of Menorca today rueing small mistakes which ultimately cost them their chances…
Racing for the J Class yachts at Les Voiles de Saint Tropez is under IRC handicap
The enduring, friendly rivalry between J Class duo Velsheda and Topaz resumes Tuesday 5th to Saturday 9th October at the famous Les Voiles de Saint Tropez regatta in the south of France. The crew of the Frank C. Paine designed,…
The O'Brien family on Excelsior are competing in Schull Sailing Club's final Autumn League this Saturday
Close racing is expected at Schull Harbour Sailing Club in West Cork on Saturday when the final league racing of the season takes place. Sean Norris, Commodore at Schull Sailing Club, says: "We are wrapping up our season here this…
The Swan 50 fleet at the Copa Del Rey Mapfre Regatta at Palma this week includes good Irish crew representation on three boats in the 16-boat fleet
Howth Yacht Club sailors Dylan Gannon and Luke Malcolm are lying seventh overall after four races sailed on Ross Warburton’s Club Swan 50 Perhonen at this week's Swan Copa Del Rey Mapfre at Palma, Spain.  As you would expect at a Swan…

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