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Martin, Murray top 34-boat Easts

34 boats, including 15 from the National Yacht Club, competed for the Flying Fifteen East Coast Championships, held at Carlingford Sailing Club on the weekend of September 25-26. Chris Doorly reports

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Neck and neck in Carrick

Darren Martin and Simon Murray of Strangford Lough YC hold the narrowest of leads on the break after four races at the National Championships at Carrickfergus, with Dun Laoghaire's John Lavery and David O'Brien second, on equal points.  David Gorman and Chris Doorly of the National YC lie third. Full first day results

Intelligent life

Ronan Beirne spotted this Flying object while passing a field in Oughterard, Co. Galway.

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Stray thoughts on the Northerns

Chris Doorly gives the view from the south...

The 2010 Flying Fifteen Northern Championships took place in Strangford Lough and were hosted by Portaferry Sailing Club, with nearly 30 boats participating. As usual, the welcome and hospitality were great and very appreciated by those who travelled, especially the ‘Fifty Somethings’ that found themselves locked out of their accommodation in Strangford on Friday night.

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Martin, Murray triumph at Portaferry

On Saturday 12th and Sunday, 13th June, Portaferry Sailing Club hosted the Flying Fifteen Association of Ireland (FFAI) Northern Championships supported by Ards Tourism. There was a great turnout of 25 boats, seven of which travelled up from the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire, who enjoyed a challenging four-race series. Kieran Gilmore reports

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