West Kirby Sailing Club narrowly beat the RSGYC Green of the home club 2-1 in the final to win the first Elmo team racing Trophy. 8 teams of under 18 sailors took part, quickly getting to grips with the equally matched fleet of firefly dinghies. Blue skies and fresh breezes on Saturday saw Storm sails… View Article
The 65th Wilson Trophy was marked by high winds and innumerable cups of tea as competitors and umpires waited for suitable sailing conditions. Sailing was delayed on Friday afternoon, and with average wind speeds of 27 knots, plus 35 knot gusts, there was no racing on Sunday.
The results of the 2013 Irish Team Racing Association Irish Team Racing Nationals could inspire a strange feeling of déjà vu. Yet again the final was sailed between visitors Wessex Exempt and local team the George Knights. Once again, Wessex Exempt, this year’s Wilson Trophy winners, emerged as overall winners, with the George Knights as Irish Champions.
2013 is set to be a vintage year for the Irish Team Racing Association Irish Team Racing National Championships.
20 teams have entered, with others on the waiting list. Four teams are travelling from the UK, including last year’s overall winners Wessex Exempt, and West Kirby.
On Saturday 18th May the Royal St George Yacht Club held a Team Racing ‘Reunion’ to mark the 175th anniversary of the club and the arrival of a new fleet of fireflies. RStGYC teams from the 70s onwards took on an away team led by their friends in West_Kirby SC. Garreth Craig from fotosail was there… View Article
The Royal St George Yacht Club continues to develop as the cradle of team racing in Ireland. The “George Invitational” sailed on 23rd – 24th March marked another important step – with the inauguration of a flight of brand new Firefly dinghies. Nine teams competed this year for the Invitational trophy The top Irish teams… View Article
The Leinster Schools Team Racing Championship will be sailed out of the Royal St George Yacht Club on Saturday 16th March. This event will be the Leinster qualifier for the National Schools Team Racing Championship. Notice of Race Entry Form