On the 20th-22nd of February, the Irish University Sailing Association Inter-Varsities Championships took place in Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis Club. 25 teams from 9 colleges around the country, including 2 teams from Scotland competed for the annual trophy.
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 2013 British Open Team Racing Championship for the Wilson Trophy was won by Wessex Exempt on Sunday in a thrilling best of five final sailed on West Kirby’s marine lake. The six sailors overcame stiff competition from 34 teams from as far afield as America, Ireland and across the UK, eventually meeting Grafham Gorillas in the tense final round of the three-day event.
Less than 24 hours remain until the start of this year’s British Open Team Racing Championship for the Wilson Trophy (3-5 May). At 12 noon on Friday, all eyes will turn to West Kirby’s Marine Lake to see if home team and current Team Racing World Champions, West Kirby Hawks, can defend their 2012 Wilson win against 200 other top sailors, amongst them, 2012 Olympic 470 silver medallists, Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell.
The Howth 2K keelboat team racing event will take place in Howth on 1st and 2nd June (with a practice session on 31st May). The event will be sailed in J80s and its a great weekends training in close-quarter tactics, boat handling and rules knowledge for those who are off to the ICRAs. Expressions of interest… View Article
Source: Afloat Racing in the shadow of a gale warning Schull Community College won the Irish Schools Team Racing Championshipson home waters at the weekend. 14–teams competed in the event drawn Munster, Leinster, Connaught and two teams from the UK. Reduced to a one day affair due to 30–knots winds from the south east, the… 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