Chamberlain, Baker take Southern honours at Carlingford

Two wins in the last two races brought Strangford Lough YC's Roger Chamberlain and Hammy Baker overall victory in the 2012 Southern Championship at Carlingford.

Second place went to Gerry Reilly and Tony Quail, of Strangford SC, with clubmates Brian McKee and Steven Martin very close behind. Top of the small fleet travelling from Dun Laoghaire's National YC were Dave Mulvin and Ronan Beirne, who came in seventh overall. Full results.

Lavery and O'Brien pipped to fourth at UK Nationals

The National Yacht Club's John Lavery and David O'Brien finished an unlucky fourth overall in the Allen UK Flying Fifteen Nationals today, after wind conditions saw racing cancelled for the second day. 


Getting back to former glory

Paul Matthews, of Lurgan, Co. Armagh, is restoring an old Copland/McIntosh Flying Fifteen. Here's his progress so far. See Paul's Wanted ad: he's looking for a rudder and stock in any condition to finish the job.


UK nationals racing cancelled

No racing was possible yesterday, Sunday 22nd, at Largs at the UK Allen Flying Fifteen Nationals, leaving Ireland's John Lavery and David O'Brien in fourth place, and just two points off the lead, going into today's racing.


Lavery, O'Brien two points off lead

John Lavery and David O'Brien lay fourth overall, and just two points off the lead, after the second day's sailing at the UK Championship yesterday. Two fourths kept the pair in contention.

A 14th and 15th left Alan Green and Ben Mulligan in 16th overall, while Dave Mulvin and Ronan Beirne lay 20th.