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Howth crew clear winners at J24 Northern Championships 2016

Some great photographs courtesy of David Branigan [Oceansport] All photos by David Branigan/Oceansport A strong performance by Howth’s Under 25 keelboat team delivered victory in the J24 Northern Championship at Sligo Yacht Club last weekend.  Counting all race wins or second-places, the Dublin crew won with a race to spare. With sponsorship from Martin Reilly Motors, the Mespil Hotel and Malin Waters a fleet of...
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J24 National Championships 2015 – Event Report

The J24 fleet was out in force for last weekend’s J24 Nationals. The event, which was held in Lough Derg Yacht Club, saw 13 boats coming from all parts of the country to compete. With 13 J24s on the start line, it was sure to be an interesting and competitive 9 races. Perfect sailing conditions were forecast for the first day of racing all sailors...
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Flor O’Driscoll claims a third Irish J24 National Title

Flor O’Driscoll’s Hard on Port from the Royal St.George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire has taken the J24 national title for 2014 after three days of racing at Lough Erne Yacht Club in Co Fermanagh. In the final day of racing at the Northern Ireland club, Hard on Port took line honours in the penultimate race of the day to set up the Royal St George...
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J24 Westerns 2014 – Iniscealtra Sailing Club

14 J24s turned out for the 2nd Irish J24 event of the year. Hard on Port, helmed by Flor O’Driscoll  won the first J24 event to be held in Iniscealtra Sailing Club on Lough Derg. Hamilton Bear, helmed by Stefan Hyde finished 3 points behind in 2nd place & local boat Scorpio Jnr finished 3rd on 17 points.2 days of tricky sailing conditions in warm...
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J24 Easterns Report 2014 – Howth Yacht Club

The Irish J24 Eastern Championships were run in Howth Yacht Club last weekend as part of the inaugural Sportsboat Cup. Event Report from Howth Yacht club can be found here After 2 days of close racing Flor O’Driscoll(Hard on Port) won the J24 Eastern Championships in Howth Yacht Club. Steve Atkinson(Bád) won the silver fleet. Day 1 After 3 races on Saturday afternoon in a...
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