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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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BMW J24 World Championships Aug 2013 – Howth Yacht Club

In a tense and closely fought final day, Tim Healy and his crew from Newport, Rhode Island, on board ‘Helly Hansen’ were impressive winners of the BMW J24 World Championship at Howth Yacht Club, with eight top-five results (including three race wins) in the 10-race series. Healy, who previously won the title in 2010, was pushed all the way by the defending champion Mauricio Santa...
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J24 Western Championships / Lough Ree Yacht Club / 22nd and 23rd June 2013

Flor O Driscoll and crew in ‘Hard On Port’ take the 2013 Western Championships in Lough Ree. There were 12 entries for the 2013 J24 Western Championships including two relative new comers to the fleet, Scorpio Jnr and Jumpin Jive both from Lough Derg. Two local boats Jeb and Django (formally Jibberish) along with six from Howth and two from Lough Erne made up the...
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JP McCaldin Takes J24 Northerns Title 2013

JP McCaldin, sailing Jamais Encore had a clean sweep on the first day of the J24 Northerns in Lough Erne, and the still conditions on Sunday meant that no more races were sailed. Fresh 15 knot breezes on Saturday gave the competitors lots of work to do. While some boats were challenging JP in the different races his consistency left little scope for anyone to...
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