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Eve McMahon won a silver medal at the U21 ILCA Youth World Championships in Portugal
Eve McMahon narrowly missed her fourth international title this summer in Portugal this afternoon but takes a silver medal at the U21 Laser/ILCA Youth World Championships. The Irish Sailor of the Year's achievement marks the best U21 world championship result…
Eve McMahon is chasing her fourth international title this summer at the U21 ILCA Championships in Villamoura, Portugal
Howth Yacht Club's Eve McMahon is chasing her fourth international title this summer, the 18-year-old is six points off the lead at the 2022 ILCA/Laser U21 World Championships at Vilamoura in Portugal going into the final races on Sunday. Two races were…
Eve McMahon at July’s ILCA 6 Youth Worlds in Texas
Tuesday’s first day of racing saw Eve McMahon take third in the overall ILCA 6 standings — and first among U19s — at the ILCA U21 World Championships in Vilamoura, Portugal this week. The Howth Yacht Club prospect is part…
HYC Commodore Paddy Judge welcomes the Howth squad home from the ILCA6 Youth Worlds in Texas with (left to right) Luke Turvey, Eve McMahon (Gold) and Rocco Wright (Bronze in U17). A carnival-style welcome home celebration will be staged at Howth YC next Friday (August 12th), starting 4 pm
In some ways, Howth Yacht Club has it easy. It isn’t hampered by being the senior sailing centre in Ireland. That particular burden has been carried since 1720 by Cork. Nor is it sailing’s premier centre. Since the active first…
Top Lone Sailor in the Lone Star State – Eve McMahon on her way to a convincing Gold Medal victory in Texas
July 2022 will be remembered as the ultra-crowded month in which sailing in Ireland really did leap back to pre-pandemic levels, something that has been reflected in it recording an unprecedented number of Afloat.ie “Sailors of the Month” in six…
Homecoming - Eve McMahon with her mother Vicky and her father Jim upon arrival at Dublin airport
Dublin sailor Eve McMahon (18) was pictured arriving home to Dublin Airport this morning after capturing gold in the single-handed ILCA 6 class at the 2022 ILCA 6 Youth World Championships in Houston, Texas on Saturday, July 30th. Irish Sailor…
ILCA Women’s Youth Words Podium at the ILCA Youth Worlds with Ireland's Eve McMahon in gold medal position. This is McMahon’s third gold medal this summer after winning the ILCA 6 Youth European Championships in Greece and the Youth Sailing World Championships in the Netherlands. She finished the event with only 13 net points. Second place went to Germany’s Linda Hensel with 26 net points, who finished eighth in the first race of the day followed by two seconds. Tea Peteh of Croatia secured bronze with a 13th, third, and first in yesterday’s races. The leaderboard of the women’s division was maintained all week by these three women and they all were able to sail consistently enough to bring it home
ILCA 6 Laser youth world champion Eve McMahon returns to a Dublin Airport homecoming this morning after a stellar performance on the world stage. The teen sensation from Howth Yacht Club retained gold in the single-handed ILCA6 class at the…
Eve McMahon on her way to World Championship success in Texas
Eve McMahon (18) returned to top form for Ireland with two more bullets in today (Saturday's) final three races in the ILCA6/Laser Radial Youth Worlds 2022 at Houston in Texas. After six straight wins in the first four days, there…
Howth's Eve McMahon in the lead in Houston
Fresh from winning two major international championships in Europe already during July, Howth's Eve McMahon (17) has launched her campaign in the Laser Radial/ILCA6 Youth Worlds at Houston in Texas in appropriately rocket-assisted style with four bullets in a stellar…
Keeping cool – Eve MacMahon leading in The Netherlands as the temperature builds
Despite the gathering record-breaking heatwave over Europe as July progressed, Ireland’s Eve McMahon (17) won Gold at both the ILCA 6 (Laser Radial) European Youth Championship in Greece, and then Gold again at the 2022 World Sailing Youth World Championship…
President Michael D Higgins:
While it may take a day or two for the full significance of the Gold Medals won in this week's World Youth Sailing Championship in The Netherlands by Eve McMahon and Rocco Wright to sink in among the population at large,…
The sweet smile of success. Eve McMahon afloat at The Hague after another win
Time was when the Hill of Howth was the only part of Ireland above water. Admittedly that was about 600 millions years ago, and our rare old Howth rocks were down around where Australia is now located before they took…
Eve McMahon (left) celebrates her World Sailing Youth Gold in The Hague
Both of Ireland's single-handed sailors have won Gold medals at the Allianz Youth Sailing World Championships in The Hague this afternoon (The Netherlands, Thursday 14th July 2022) Eve McMahon, the 2021 Irish Sailor of the Year, and Rocco Wright, both from…
Two race wins plus a third place for Eve McMahon on Wednesday leaves the Howth Yacht Club sailor with a commanding 14-point lead of the ILCA6 dinghy class
Howth Yacht Club ILCA 6/Laser Radial sailors look set for podium finishes in both boys and girls finishes at the Allianz World Youth Sailing Championships in The Hague on Thursday. Dubliner Eve McMahon sailed out of her skin to notch…
After the first day of competition, Ireland's Eve McMahon has gone straight into the lead of the World Youth Sailing Championships at the Hague in the Netherlands.  McMahon, who is competing in the Girls Single-handers class, arrived in the Hague as…
Ireland's Eve McMahon arrives as a pre-championship favourite being both World and Europan youth titleholder in the ILCA 6/Laser Radial class
As The Hague is ready to host the world's best youth sailors, Ireland's Eve McMahon arrives as a pre-championship favourite being both World and Europan youth titleholder in the ILCA 6/Laser Radial class.Over 450 of the world’s best youth sailors…

Eve McMahon's 2021 sailing achievements

  • Irish Sailor of the Year 2021
  • Gold Medallist Youth World Championships Italy Highest Ranked Irish Female 
  • Star Sailors league Silver medal at the Youth European Championships Croatia Gold medallist U19,
  • Silver medallist U21 Senior European Championships Bulgaria Race win Senior European Championships Bulgaria
  • Selected Paris 2024 Olympic Solidarity Scholarship Sport Ireland
  • 15th Senior European Championships Bulgaria, 1st Irish Female, securing Sport Ireland Carding.
  • Youth ISAF World Representative Oman, equivalent to Youth Olympic in sailing,
  • 4th overall Guinness World Record Participant Beach Clean up -
  • Oman Gold medallist U19 Allianz World Cup Netherlands
  • Gold medallist U23 Lanzarote International Regatta 4th
  • U21 European Championships Montenegro
  • Nominated for Irish Sailor of The Year
  • Bronze medallist Connaught's Wexford
  • 9th Silver Fleet European Continental Qualification
  • 5th Pre-Qualifciation regatta Lanzarote

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