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The Irish National Sailing School is offering new after schools learn to sail programmes for children of all ages. There are two new programmes available, an after schools club for children of all ages and our all new Wednesday afternoon’s…
#Angling - Members of the Boyne Valley Fishing Hub, which comprises clubs along the River Boyne with a focus on developing youth angling, enjoyed a fishing trip to Courtlough Trout Fishery earlier this month. Some 30 experienced and novice anglers…
#Boatyard - Multicat workboat, Sgt Pepper which carries out marine coastal project work was among the recent customers of Mooney Boats, Co. Donegal, writes Jehan Ashmore. The workboat earlier this year was involved in an RNLI related project in Dun Laoghaire…
Seamus Butler is, to me, a man who embodies all that is good about sailing. He has a deep love for the sport, he enjoys it and teaches those values to young sailors, building the future of sailing. I found…
#Rowing: The Ireland junior double of Ronan Byrne and Daire Lynch took second place in their heat and qualified for the quarter-finals of the World Championships in Rotterdam today. New Zealand took over from early leaders South Africa in the…
#Missing - The search resumed at first light this morning (Wednesday 24 August) for a swimmer reported missing off Bundoran in Co Donegal yesterday evening. BreakingNews.ie reports that the man got into difficulty while swimming at Tullan Strand. The alarm…
#BusiestDay - On the Firth of Clyde, Scotland is ABP’s Port of Ayr which has recorded one of its busiest days in the last 25 years, with five vessels calling at the port last week. Overall, it was one of…
Speaking on Newstalk's Off The Ball radio programme last night Olympic silver medal winner Annalise Murphy explained the difference between now and the London Games was the amount of time she spent studying the course in Rio. The National Yacht…
#MinistersTour - Northern Ireland's Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard and Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir toured Stena Line’s port operations in Belfast Harbour. The Ministers on Monday had the opportunity to see the impact of significant investment by Stena Line operations…
The President of the governing body of International Sailing has spoken about the possibility of a foiling boat in the OIympic Sailing line–up for Tokyo 2020. In a far reaching interview with Scuttlebutt's Craig Lewick, World Sailing's Carlo Croce also…
Sunseeker International will showcase the exceptional 95 Yacht at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival, Europe’s leading in-water show. The 95 Yacht’s stunning lines and unique layout is the latest in Sunseeker’s cutting-edge design and innovative build processes. With all the spacious…
A new model in the popular 53ft–range from luxury British boat manufacturer Fairline Yachts opens up a host of new possibilities for owners who love to entertain. This latest addition is the Targa 53 OPEN, which debuts at Southampton Boat…
#Rowing: Ireland’s under-23 lightweight quadruple joined the under-23 lightweight pair at the A Final stage of the Under-23 World Championships in Rotterdam. The crew of Fintan McCarthy, Shane O’Connell, Stephen O’Connor and stroke Colm Hennessy finished second to Britain in…
#Rowing: Ireland’s David O’Malley and Shane Mulvaney became the country’s first A Finalists at the World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam today. The under-23 lightweight pair won their semi-final with almost three seconds to spare. The two UCD men took over…
Howth Yacht Club's Autumn league will run for six Saturdays and commences September 10th (with a break for one week on Oct 1st), this will be the 37th year of Howth's end-of-season premier keelboat racing event. The racing is expected…
Princess have will launch the super sleek new S60 at the London Boat Show in January 2017. Powerful and exhilarating yet timelessly elegant and sophisticated, the new S60 is unmistakably S Class. Her sleek exterior styling with sculpted hull glazing generates…
What about this for a day cruiser, a shadow boat, a support vessel or even as a fishing boat? The Italian built Arcadia Sherpa 55 from Naples has an extremely short foredeck and expansive cockpit behind the superstructures. The most striking feature is…
In her day – which began in 1973 – the John A Bennett-designed Colvic 31 received deserved admiration as the kind of motor-sailer, complete with a proper deckhouse, which any sailing enthusiast thinking about moving into more comfortable boat territory…
#OilRig - Tugboats from Smit Salvage have tugged the 17,000-tonne Transocean Winner free during high water levels and will be taken Broad Bay on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland until it can be transported to a repair facility. The Daily…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club's 2016 end of season race, an important occasion in the Club’s racing calendar, has been rescheduled to this Wednesday (August 24th) to allow Dublin Bay sailors participate in Annalise Murphy's special homecoming reception at the People's Park…

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