Apthorp and Green take Easts with four wins in five races

Charles Apthorp and Alan Green won the East Coast Championship at County Antrim Yacht Club at the weekend (May 16-17), with four firsts from the five races sailed in challenging winds.

David Gorman and Chris Doorly finished second, with local sailors Bryan McWillis and John McPeake third. 

The next FFAI event is the Northern Championship at Strangford Lough YC on June 13-14. report   |   Day 1 pictures (external link)   |   Full results:


Dunmore East looking good

This short promotional slideshow from Waterford Harbour Sailing Club has come our way, in advance of the South Coast Championship at Dunmore East in July.


FFAI President Poole looks forward to 2015 season

To all FF sailors:

I'm sure you are all looking forward to the new season now that the evenings have started to lengthen.

We have an exciting calendar of events this year and I would make a special appeal to you all to travel to the first event of the season, the East Coast Championship in County Antrim Yacht Club on 16th & 17th May.


Moments in the Balearic sun

How the Irish got on at the 2014 Europeans in Port de Pollenca, Mallorca

Crosbie hauliers provided a car transporter to get seven boats from Dublin to Mallorca for the Flying Fifteen European Championships hosted by the Royal Club Nautica De Port Pollenca. This was the third event to be held in this beautiful bay in the last ten years and the second time Crosbie's and their very able driver Declan have helped us get the boats there.


FF legend Windebank sails away for the last time

Sailing and boat-building legend Roy Windebank has passed away. Read this fine obituary on the Flying Fifteen International website. 

'What the Flying Fifteen class owes Roy is beyond computation. At its barest, he refined something probably rather old fashioned into the sleek and enduring boat it became.'