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Full 10-race schedule completed at BMW J24 European Championships at Howth

In ideal conditions – moderate to fresh south-easterly winds and sunshine – the BMW J/24 Europeans Championships concluded at Howth (Thursday 15th) with four back-to-back races to complete the full 10-race programme. Top of the table was ‘Reloaded’ (Mark Penfold), sailing under US colours, with 34 points, three ahead of the leading European entry ‘Il Riccio’ (Ian Southworth/Chris McLaughlin) which takes the European Championship trophy....
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O’Driscoll adds J24 Easterns title at Malahide to season’s haul

Flor O’Driscoll, who recently retained his J24 National title and won Class 3 in the Dublin Bay Challenge, added to his season’s haul of trophies by winning the Malahide Marina-sponsored J24 Eastern Championships hosted by Malahide Yacht Club last weekend. Something of a dress rehearsal for Irish entries in the BMW J24 Europeans at Howth from September 12th-15th, the second day of the event was...
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National Championships at Lough Erne

O’DRISCOLL RETAINS J24 NATIONAL TITLE AT LOUGH ERNE Flor O’Driscoll and his crew on ‘Hard on Port’ successfully defended their Irish J24 Championship title at Lough Erne last weekend but they were pushed hard all the way by the two McCaldins, Mickey and son JP, from the host club. The eight-race championship, sponsored by Waterways Ireland, was sailed in a wide variety of wind strengths,...
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Western Championships at Lough Ree

Countback needed to win J24 Western Championships at Lough Ree. 22nd June, 2011 Irish J24 Champion Flor O’Driscoll and his crew on ‘Hard on Port’ won the first J24 regional event of the season – the Western Championship at Lough Ree Yacht Club – last weekend but not with his usual margin of victory. Instead, he was pushed all the way by several boats and...
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J24 National Championships 2010

14th September, 2010 Day 1 Mc CALDIN DEFENDING HIS TITLE IN STYLE After indifferent form in previous regional championships, Mickey McCaldin of Lough Erne YC did not arrive in Howth as the favourite to retain the Irish title he won last year but after the first five races of the eight race series, he and his experienced crew on ‘Murder Picture’ have made it clear...
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