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Irish J24 Fleet Embrace ICRA’s Call

Date 11th February 2020 Irish J/24 Fleet Embraces ICRA 25 / 25 scheme The Irish J/24 Fleet has answered the call from ICRA to offer a 25% discount on entry fees for all U25 squads entering J/24 Events in 2020. Without hesitation, J/24 event hosts, Carrickfergus Sailing Club, Sligo Yacht Club, Foynes Yacht Club and Howth Yacht Club have all recognised the importance on ICRA’s...
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Breaking: Successful Bid to Host 2021 J/24 European Championships

This Irish J24 WhatsApp group is alight with the announcement that Howth Yacht Club has been selected to host the J24 European Championships in 2021. Ireland’s proposal was made at the 2019 World Council Meeting in Miami on 28 October 2019 and voted on by the European NJCA’s with the announcement made this week. The Irish J24 Fleet and Howth Yacht Club will re-kindle a...
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J24 Europeans 2020

Please find attached details of the J24 European Championships 2020 taking place at Porto San Rocco in Trieste, Italy. Event Location Notice of Race Entry Form

Il Riccio Wins J/24 Western Championships at Lough Ree Yacht Club

Report by Chris Scott. JP McCaldin and his Lough Erne Yacht Club crew were victorious at last weekend’s J24 Western Championships hosted by Lough Ree Yacht Club. A 13 strong fleet defied the aftermath of Hurricane Lorenzo to return Lough Ree for a re-run of the event which was originally blown out in mid-April. The easterly breeze on day one ranged between 10-15 knots with...
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So, You’re Going to the Worlds!

I’ve written this piece based on my experience on going to the Worlds in Italy in 2018 and hopefully there will be some good advice and tips that may help you. Planning: For me this started two years before the event, getting the crew together and then putting a budget in place, it’s surprising how quickly costs can build, boat prep, sails, travel and accommodation...
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J/24 Ireland National Championships 2019

While the official entry was thirty-three for the 2019 J24 Irish National Championships at Lough Erne Yacht Club, twenty-eight made it to the first start line including five under 25 teams. DAY 1 – Friday, 23rd August It was a busy first day for the organising committee so we asked three boats to give a summary of their first day of racing at the J/24 Irish National...
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