Welcome to Flying Fifteen sailing in Ireland
Championship fixtures 2017
The Flying Fifteen is the original sports boat. It's a two-person, 20-foot racer that provides great sailing for thriving fleets around Ireland...
- Published on 06 July 2004
Lough Neagh Sailing Club's Icebreaker Series commences on Saturday, 18th February. It will run for seven weeks, with two races per day. First gun is 13.25. Courses will be windward-leeward and/or triangle, with committee boat.
More information including NOR and entry form are on the LNSC website..
- Published on 23 January 2017
Strangford Lough YC's Brian McKee and Ian Smith won a close-fought Western Championships on Lough Derg at the weekend (October 22-23rd), beating Dave Gorman and Chris Doorly of the National YC into second place on countdown, after each boat finished on 12 points.
Brian Willis and John McPeake were a very close third on 13 points after winning two races, one more than each of the boats above them.
15 boats competed in the event.
- Published on 24 October 2016
Visiting former World Champion Charles Apthorp and National YC crew Alan Green convincingly retained the 2016 Mitsubishi Eastern Championship held in Dun Laoghaire at the weekend (October 1,2) , with 33 boats competing.
The pair scored three wins on day one, enough to give them an eight-point margin over Sean Craig and Chris Doorly, also of the National, who pipped clubmates Ian Mathews and Keith Poole into third.
It was Green's third FFAI event victory this season, and Apthorp's second. FFAI President Keith Poole thanked sponsors Mitsubishi for their support for the event, along with the host club organizers and volunteer team.
- Published on 03 October 2016
Dun Laoghaire sailors Dave Gorman and Chris Doorly emphatically defended the Championship of Ireland at the weekend (July 22-24), with no fewer than three firsts in five races and a 10-point margin over their National YC clubmates Ian Mathews and Keith Poole in second.
Hammy Baker and Charlie Horder of Strangford Lough YC finished a close third in a fleet of 21 boats at the event hosted by Cushendall SBC.
- Published on 25 July 2016