Schull 420 Sailing Week 2018

For many of the sailors travelling to Schull at the start of the school half term the week ahead surely had an ominous look as they passed through heavy snow showers on the M8 at Cashel. But Schull weather is changeable at the best of times and throughout the week the sailors had sun one…

Details of Schull 420 sail training week

As the Schull training week and the Munster’s Championship is fast approaching we are pleased to be able to provide some additional information on the format of the training event. The Munster Championships information is contained within the Notice of Race that has already been posted on the website, the Sailing Instructions for this event…

420’s to the max

The Open 420 Training weekend hosted by the National Yacht Club over the weekend provided the sailors with the maximum range of sailing conditions possible for 420 sailing, from 3-30 knots. Saturday started with winds of 15 knots and gusts up to 30 knots with the wind speeds gradually reducing to close to zero by…

420 Class representatives win the 2017 All Ireland Junior Sailing Championships

Congratulations to Michael O’Suilleabhain and Michael Carroll, the 420 class representatives, on winning the 2017 All Ireland Junior Sailing Championships at the Fastnet Marine Outdoor Educations Centre in Schull this weekend. The All Ireland Sailing Championships have been running since 1947 and this year marks the 70th anniversary of this unique Irish competition. The aim of the event…