This Week’s Sailing News: Finn World Champion Lynch, Who’ll Get The Helmsman’s, #SailForJack, Cruising Tips & More…

ISA Newsletter
28th August 2014
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Finn ‘World Champion’ Lynch

Finn Lynch is the new U19 Laser Standard World Championship having won the championship in France last Saturday. His fellow teammate Fionn Lyden finished an impressive 11th overall in the U21 category while Aisling Keller narrowly missed out on a medal finishing 4th in the U19 Laser Radial fleet. Read more…

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Meanwhile in Canada John Twomey, Ian Costello and Austin O’Carroll sadly fell two places short of qualifying the nation for the 2016 Paralympics at the IFDS Worlds. They’ll have another shot at qualification in 2015.

ISA All Ireland Sailing Championship

Defending Champion Ben Duncan will face some stiff competition next week as he fights to retain his ISA All Ireland title. 16 national class champions will battle it out for the Helmsman’s Trophy on the 6th and 7th of September in Howth Yacht Club.

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Sail for Jack

Join the Royal St George Yacht Club tomorrow and ‘Sail for Jack’ at a special charity pursuit race. The event is being hosted to raise much needed funds for Jack Kavanagh, a sailor and windsurfer who was paralysed when he dove into a wave and broke his neck in a freak accident. 

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Cruising Update

Last year’s storms caused a great deal of sand movement at Kilmore Quay. Check your depth when entering the harbour at low water springs. Read more…

Scheduled dredging of Dunmore East will commence on the 1st of September and continue for four to six weeks. Read more…

Mary P Trophy

The Naval Yacht Squadron, Monkstown Bay and Kinsale sailors joined together for the Mary P Trophy Race & Cruise with proceeds going to Sailability.

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DMYC September Series

The September Series on Dublin Bay will commence on the 7th of September for five consecutive Sundays and will include the unique Kish Race. 

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ISA Powerboat Challenge

The ISA Powerboat Challenge is back! Have you registered your team yet?

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The Water Wags

Strong support in Dun Laoghaire for these classic boats.

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Topaz National Championship

Dingle Sailing Club is pleased to announce that local sailors Paddy Cunnane and Adam Byrne are the 2014 Topaz Irish National Champions.

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Foreshore Amendment Bill

Changes to the foreshore planning process may make smaller applications more efficient.

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    In this Issue
     – U19 World Champion
     – ISA All Irelands
     – Sail for Jack
     – Cruising Update
     – Mary P Trophy
     – September Series
     – Powerboat Challenge
     – Water Wags
     – Topaz Nationals
     – Foreshore Amendment

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