Event Report – 2017 Ulster Championships

The 420 Ulsters took place in Ballyholme Yacht Club on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th. There was a mixture of weather conditions to test the sailors over the 2 days. All-girls crews dominated the 420 event, occupying the first 3 places overall. Gemma McDowell and Emma Gallagher from MYC won the event, Grace O’Beirne and…

ISA Sailor of the Year Awards

Well done to Ewan Mc Mahon, former 420 sailor, who won the Irish Junior Sailor of the Year in Dublin on Friday night.  Ewan achieved a Silver medal in Laser Radial at the Laser Worlds held in Dublin last summer. Other former 420 sailors nominated included Harry Durcan and Harry Whitaker for the Junior award…

Time to renew your membership …

Sailors are now asked to renew their membership for 2017. In advance of the training clinic in Schull, the Committee would ask that memberships are renewed using the on-line facility on this website.  The membership fee for 2017 of €20 can be paid when completing the form through a paypal account or alternatively using a…

Local Pairing Win at 420 Ulsters

Michele Halpenny reports: The 420 Ulsters 2016 took place at Strangford Lough Yacht Club on 24th/25th September. 11 teams competed in a very windy event. Racing was cancelled on the Saturday due to the storm; however, the sailors got in 3 races on Sunday in gusty weather with wind speeds up to 25 knots. Juliette…

IRL 51838 – price reduced

420 for sale. Lenam built 2004. Sail No. 51838. Combi trolley and road trailer in excellent condition. 3 mainsails and jibs and 2 spinnakers in sail bags. Dry storage winter. Bought in 2014 and only sailed twice as crew in Cork! Sailed in Lough Derg Yacht Club.  REDUCED PRICE €2100 must sell buying new boat.…