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Weather forces cancellation of J24 Westerns

While the fleet did get out on the water on the first day of the J24 Westerns at Lough Ree Yacht Club this weekend racing was abandoned after the first leg or race one. Winds just prior to racing were 18kts gusting 25kts but as race one started winds increased to greater than 20kts gusting in excess of 30kts. The first boats to round the...
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2019 J24 Nationals Accommodation List

The J/24 National Championships will take place in Lough Erne this August. Latest accommodation list for Lough Erne attached. For queries contact Caitriona Johnston on 0044 (0)7704 083848. The event takes place on a Bank Holiday Weeked in Northern Ireland therefore it is advisable to book accommodation as soon as possible. J/24 Nationals 2019 Accommodation List – Lough Erne (PDF)

2020 J24 World Championship Qualification Process

 2020 J24 World Championship Parkstone Yacht Club, UK 10th – 19th September 2020 Qualification Process It is anticipated that a number of Irish J24 crews will participate in the 2020 J24 World Championships at Parkstone Yacht Club, Poole Bay, UK. This will be a closed event, with entries allocated to National J24 Class Associations on the basis of the number of members they have. If the number...
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Greystones Sailing Club’s Usher is Irish Northern J/24 Champion

Mark Usher of Greystones Sailing Club is Ireland’s new 2018 Northern J/24 Champion helming Jumpin Jive in a six-race championship on Lough Erne in boisterous very windy conditions on 29 & 30 September. This top crew counted three firsts and two seconds in their nett final score (7). A month previous, the Jumpin Jive team had emerged second among the three Irish boats in the...
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Stefan Hyde Wins J24 National Championships at Foynes Yacht Club (Afloat.ie)

J24 National Champions – Maurice Johnson and Partners – RCYC (LtoR Killian Dickson, Gareth Nolan, John Malone, Stefan Hyde, Graeme Grant) The J24 National Championships concluded at Foynes Yacht Club today in a light to moderate westerly breeze. OOD Derek Bothwell was able to start on schedule for the first time this weekend after hours spent waiting around for wind. Race six of the championships...
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Hard on Port Retain J24 Eastern Championships

The first event of the 2018 J24 season took place this weekend with the J24 Eastern Championships at Howth Yacht Club.  Pre weekend forecasts looked ominous for any racing at all with less than 5kts forecast all week long so competitors could only be pleased when winds picked up to a sailable 6-8kts southerly on Saturday morning. Racing took place just north of Irelands Eye....
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