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2014 Zhik Irish Laser National Championships

Ballyholme Yacht Club 28th - 31st August 2014

Day 1

The 3 Laser fleets woke up on a beautiful sunny day at Ballyholme Yacht Club knowing that the wind was to fill in over the afternoon but no-one was sure by how much. There is a little tension among the 126 competitors for the first time in a few years but if anyone was ignoring the pressure,

Final Call for Awards

RYA NI Chairman John Taggart and Development Officer Mary Farrell promoting the RYA NI Annual AwardsThere are just two days left to nominate clubs and individuals for the Royal Yachting Association of Northern Ireland’s (RYA NI) prestigious annual Awards. RYA NI Chairman John Taggart is calling on the public to submit their nominations by the 29th August to be in with a chance of being shortlisted. The 2014 awards will highlight, promote and reward the good work carried out by clubs and individuals, encouraging participation, development and excellence in sailing and boating.


Three squads of RYA NI sailors have successfully competed at two major events this week, the Topper Worlds in Pwllheli, Wales and the UK Laser Nationals in Largs, Scotland.

Ballyholme Yacht Club and Bangor open for business

Ballyholme YC member Mark Johnston from local media company Two Tin Cans has put together a complilation Youtube video from footage of the 2014 F18 World Championship.

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