Baltimore RNLI rescued a windsurfer who had got into difficulty in Baltimore harbour, West Cork, today.
Fully two years before the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Regatta, the qualification stakes open in Aarhus, Denmark today with the first round of racing, as more than 1,200 entries take to the water over the coming 10 days.
As numbers for Volvo Cork Week swell towards 130 boats, one of the highlights of the biennial event will be the start of the Beaufort Cup for military and rescue services that gets underway on Monday morning.
The much-loved 1720 Sportsboard class comes to one of Ireland’s favourite sailing venues this week for a national championship that mixes the best aspects of amateur sailing.
If last weekend’s gale-battered ICRA National Championships in Cork Harbour wasn’t punishment enough, another fleet of cruiser-racers last night departed Dun Laoghaire heading for Dingle on the 275-mile Volvo D2D race.
Should you be looking for The Menu in the coming weeks then he shall mostly be found atop Neidín, roaming the wonderful wilds of West Cork with a knife in his belt and a skillet on his back for the Taste of West Cork Food Festival (Sept 9-18).
Women will be taking to the water in Baltimore next week to help a cancer charity.
Just over a year after Dun Laoghaire’s Annalise Murphy spectacularly missed winning a medal at the London 2012 Olympics, she sailed in from her home waters to rapturous applause at the National Yacht Club as the new European champion for her Laser Radial class.
Irish boats are leading two of the three divisions at the Laser European Championships on Dublin Bay as the 330-boat event reaches the end of the qualification rounds this afternoon.
A second day of superb sailing conditions graced the 90-strong fleet competing in the Covestone Asset Management Sovereigns Cup at Kinsale yesterday.
The Lord Mayor of Cork has announced a major review of the city’s sporting facilities to see what can be done to help the next generation of Irish Olympic athletes.
Irish paralympic sailor John Twomey has urged people to get out on the water this weekend to experience the thrill of sailing.
IRISH hopes of victory on home waters were dashed over the weekend as Britain’s first teams in the open and youth events of the ISAF World Team Racing Championships at Schull emerged overall winners.
THE OWNER of the Rambler 100 has sent an official letter of appreciation to the people of Baltimore expressing “profound gratitude” following the crew’s dramatic rescue.
CHEERS for the heroes of the dramatic rescue of the stricken racing yacht, the Rambler 100, echoed around the pier in Baltimore as survivors came ashore.
COURTOWN Sailing Club’s Philip Doran dominated the fleet at the final day’s racing of the ISAF Youth Worlds in Zadar, Croatia.
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