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There were strong winds for the final day of the Mirror Europeans in Cork Harbour
After ten races sailed at the Mirror European Championships at Crosshaven, Lough Ree YC pairing Caolan Croasdell and Alexander Farrell won the 19–boat event. Mel and Sophie Collins of hosts Royal Cork Yacht Club were second on 22–points with another RCYC…
Mirror dinghies racing for Euro honours in Cork Harbour. Scroll down for Bob Bateman's photo gallery below
After five races, Caolan Croasdell and Alexander Farrell from Lough Ree Yacht Club lead the 2016 Mirror European at Royal Cork Yacht Club after five races. The 19–boat event concludes tomorrow. Results here. Bob Bateman's photo gallery is below.   _psEmbed("http://photogallery.afloat.ie");
Mirror dinghy racing on Sligo Bay under Ben Bulben
Lough Ree Yacht Club's Caoilin Croasdell & Alexander Farrel were the Overall and Gold Fleet Winners of the Mirror dinghy Western Championships at Sligo Yacht Club at the weekend. Second place went to Oisin MacAllister & Rory MacAllister of Royal Cork Yacht…
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There is a very full programme of Irish Mirror dinghy events in 2016 with seven events in seven different venues culminating with the European Championships at Royal Cork Yacht Club from 7th - 12th August writes John McGonigle, President of the Mirror Association of Ireland.…
Lough Ree Yacht Club Mirror Dinghy Coaching in the Sleet & Snow
#mirror – The Irish Mirror Dinghy Association's winter training started this weekend in rather tricky weather conditions. 14 hardy sailors headed out on to Lough Ree in gusts of 20 knots on Saturday morning, under the excellent coaching guidance of…
Two Mirror Dinghy World Championship Titles – A Story Of Mirrors & Mentorship
#mirrorworlds – In 2013 Father of Mirror World Champions Michael Robinson wrote about Ryan and Michaela winning the Mirror World championships on Lough Derg. Two years later a second title has been won. Here Michael updates the story after victory at…
Sligo Yacht Club Refurbishing Old Mirror Dinghies
#sligoyachtclub – An interesting winter project is under way in the training room of the new Sligo Yacht Club building. A group of enthusiasts are refurbishing a collection of 10 old Mirror dinghies. It began with a walk around the…
South African Mirror Siblings Defend Mirror World Championship Title First Won on Lough Derg
#mirror – Eighteen months ago brother and sister Ryan and Michaela Robinson, from Boskop Yacht Club in Carletonville, approximately an hour's drive outside Johannesburg, won the Mirror World Championships hosted by Lough Derg Yacht Club. They won against competition from…
No Irish Mirrors To Contest South African Dinghy Worlds
#mirror – After a successful staging of the Mirror dinghy world Championships on Lough Derg in August 2013 the biennial championship is underway again this week but this time at a South African venue and sadly without any Irish boats…
Sutton Dinghy Club Pair Win Mirror National Championships
#mirror – The 2014 Mirror National Championships were held at a resplendent Sligo Yacht Club from August 7th to 10th. Twenty three Mirror Class Dinghies gathered for what proved to be an action packed four days of sailing on the…
The Mirror Dinghy's Famous Red Sails are Back at Royal Cork
#mirrordinghy – Record numbers attended the Mirror Southerns event at Royal Cork Yacht Club last weekend, 19 and 20 July 2014. 46 sailors in 23 boats – with helms ranging in age from 14 to 50+ and crew as young…
Sutton Mirror Dinghy Pair Win Eastern Championships on Dublin Bay
#mirror – The 2014 Mirror dinghy Eastern Championships were completed on Sunday in superb racing conditions at Sutton Dinghy Club with victory for local pairing Robert Dickson and Meisha Johnston. With Junior and Leaving Cert exams coming shortly a smaller…
Winning the Worlds – South African Mirror Champs Recall Lough Derg Victory
#mirror – After the recent Mirror Worlds on Lough Derg, Afloat.ie's Cormac Bradley made contact with Mike Robinson, the father of the winning combination, to get some backgroud to the "Team Robinson" win. While Ryan and Michaela won the 2013 version…
Two Top Ten Results Overall for Ireland at Mirror Worlds
#mirrorworlds2013 – There was no Irish victory but consolation that two home campaigns boats finished in the top ten today at the 2013 Mirror World Sailing Championships on Lough Derg, Co. Tipperary. The top Irish boat was Dougie Elmes & Scott…
Irish Mirror Crews In the Mix as Lough Derg Set for World Championship Climax
#mirrorworlds2013 – Top Irish Douglas Elmes and Scott Levie are in fifth overall, some 25 points adrift of the South African leaders going into the final rounds of the Mirror World Sailing Championships on Lough Derg in County Tipperarty today.  Day…

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