Team Daft Update

Follow the progress of Mick Leady and Mark Pollock onboard their Class 40 and onto their double-handed Round Ireland Challenge LIVE! from their facebook page here:

Mick and Mark will be flying the NYC Burgee at the start of the Round Ireland Race on Sunday June 20th.

Watch Team Daft’s interview on youtube here:

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Proper Sailing This...

Member of the ID&SRG Maurice O’Connell from North Sails rediscovers the pleasure of 2-handed sailing…

Suzie and I “raced” double handed on Sigma 33 “September Song” in DBSC Spring Chicken series last Sunday.

75-odd boats on the water in four starts. It’s only tremendous.

Results are calculated on “FECKO” – Fintain Cairns’s ECHO.

Suzie made tea going down to […]

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OSTAR Lecture Series in aid of RNLI

Barry Hurley & Dinah

OSTAR class winner, Barry Hurley, of the Royal Irish Yacht Club, is presenting a series of lectures on his experiences in the 2009 edition of this world renowned solo transatlantic race. Using images, chart references and video footage taken during the race, Barry will recount some of his adventures sharing the […]

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ISORA Series opens to 2-handed competitors

The Irish Sea Offshore Racing Association has agreed to accept 2-handed entries for its 2010 race programme.

Download the entry form here:
ISORA Entry Form 2010

Additional information and rules for entry are available on the ISORA website:

The ISORA Calendar will form the basis of the Irish 2-handed race schedule for 2010, culminating with the Wicklow Sailing […]

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Solo Racing in France

An evening of talks at Alliance Française, Thursday 4 February 7.45pm

Paul O'Rian – City Jet

Irish Sailor Paul Ó RIAIN competed solo onboard his yacht “CityJet” in La Solitaire du Figaro in 2007, a gruelling 1,800 mile 4 stage yacht race between France, Ireland and Spain. Come and hear Paul speak about racing in the […]

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Short-handed forum

With over 85 expressions of interest and some 35 sailors of all ages gathering in the National Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin on Wednesday the 16th December to meet, discuss and commit to short handed yacht racing in Ireland, it looks like this type of sailing is going to become a prominent feature on […]

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