2014 Hansa 303 Irish Nationals

A GREAT WEEKEND AT GALWAY BAY SAILING CLUB AT THE HANSA 303 NATIONALS 19TH AND 20TH JULY 2014.
Belfast Lough Sailability (BLS) attended the Hansa 303 Nationals Disability sailing event in Galway Bay on the weekend 19/20 July 2014, travelling down from home port Carrickfergus with two of the group’s hansa dinghies, 4 racing crew making up a team of 11.   There were racing crews

John Merrick Sailing Trust continue support for children showing potential to gain access to a pathway class

JMST seeks to help young sailors and youth sailing organisations to achieve their goals and was set up in the memory of leading Olympic sailor and 1996 Olympic silver medallist John Merricks.

Exe Sails GP14 World Championships

With only 12 days to go before the start of the Exe Sails GP14 World Championships to be held at East Down Yacht Club (EDYC). This biennial event will see one of the biggest fleets of single class twin crew dinghies assemble in Northern Ireland in 2014. With an international following the event has attracted around 200 competitors (Helm and Crew) some from as far away as Australia. 

F18 World Championships Race Reports

F18 World Championships Round-Up

Ballyholme Yacht Club woke up to champagne conditions on the first day of the F18 World Championship.

As the fleet took to the water however the wind began to drop and swing around, providing a challenge for the race committee.  After a delay of 3 hours and a general recall,