• The thrill of the race startReal Boats Race off shore
  • There will be times you wish for wind!
  • - then when the wind arrives - great racing
  • It can get a bit wet!
  • - and wild but exhilarating
  • There will be some close quarter Racing
  • Fantastic scenery - if you have time to look!
  • Out of the crowd and then on your own.
  • Team work and tactics - so important for success
  • - will we get there before the tide turns?
  • - and then sail off into the sunset
  • and the challenges of a night race
  • followed by the joy of winning - or just glad to finish
  • Apres Sailing - comparing notes and some refreshments.
  • Enjoy the end of Season Prize giving - legendary!!! That's ISORA.

ISORA race 1a &1b

The Sailing Instructione and Information required for Race 1a and 1b on Saturday 26th April are as follows

Race 1a – Dun Laoghaire to North Arklow Coastal Race - here

Race 1b – Pwllheli Castle Coastal Race for the King Constantine Cup – here

Irish Cruiser Racing Association

ICRAICRA Nationals this year take place at a prime time in the season from 13th to 15th June in the Royal Irish Yacht Club; this will be the major cruiser racing event on the East coast for 2014!

Arrangements are being finalised to provide top class racing on the water to decide National Champions in all divisions. Ashore a vibrant social scene is planned from the time crews step off their boats.

Read more: Irish Cruiser Racing Association

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Latest ISORA News Items

ISORA has teamed up with Predict Wind Tracker to track competing yachts in the ISORA series. This is a cost effective method of recording our races so that the races can be viewed live and also viewed after the...
ISORA Team Racing The Victoria Cup - Irish Sea Cup Background The Victoria Cup was presented to ISORA by the The Royal Mersey Yacht Club for the best Club team in the ISORA series. At a later date the Irish Sea...
The 2014 Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli ISORA Race is sponsored by KONA and was promoted at a recent event when the KONA trophy was presented to ISORA Chairman  Peter Ryan. The KONA Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli ISORA...
The Royal Alfred Yacht Club's 2014 Coastal Series has been set and will again this year be run in collaboration with ISORA. The Race Dates are 26th April, 26th July, 8th August and 23rd August – four races with...
The ISORA gang are a friendly lot and are more than willing to help with the boat set up process or sail trimming techniques and general tips, we will also share our experiences of boat fixes and solutions for...
ISORA provides owners and crew an opportunity to race offshore in a friendly, family atmosphere. Racing is always competitive but there is always a great emphasis on safety which starts with an understanding of the...
The flyer for the Liverpool to Isle of Man - Midnight Race on On Friday Evening 6th June 2014 has been released. A printable PDF version is available here. This is the 4 th Race in the ISORA 2014 series and is...
Amazing mast walk stunt form Hugo Boss - watch the video  here    
'She Of Lleyn' racing in Pwllheli - A She 31B owned by Johnny Wallwork, Al Menaged, Bernard Whittenbury probably 1972.     She of LLeyn was a regular winner in ISORA and was mentioned in the ISORA...
The new Irish Sailing Association SafeTrx App monitors your boat journeys and alerts Emergency Contacts should you fail to return on time. ISA SafeTrx is a Smartphone App for both Android & Apple iOS devices...
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Every boat that enters an ISORA race will make the following declaration and it is a condition of their entry acceptance. 'I wish to enter the ISORA Race(s) 2014.  The details as provided are correct. To the...
'The Irish Sea has few rivals anywhere in the world as an ideal area for middle distance and shorter off-shore races. An interesting variety of coastlines, a useful selection of turning marks, a fascinating mixture...
We are in the process of cataloguing old archived documents including Year Books, Race Week Programmes, Results and Photographs. We will publish these on the ISORA web site as soon as they are ready. If you have...
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We are in the process of cataloguing old archived documents including Year Books, Race Week Programmes, Results and Photographs. We will publish these on the ISORA web site as soon as they are ready. If you have...

Useful Information

The ISORA 2014 Race Schedule is available here. 
The ISORA 2014 Notice of Race is available here.
The on-line entry process for the ISORA 2014 Series (or for any individual race) is available here and is intended to be an easy and hassel free method of entering (or just to register your intention to race). 

The ISORA sailing instructions will be avialable here for each race - when published. Important race information will be distributed by newsletter - so please remember to subscribe to the newsletter service. 
It is now possible to follow the 2014 ISORA racing with live tracking:
 Please subscribe to receive the ISORA General Newsletter or the Priority racing Newsletter withto receive all race information, race results and also articles of general interest regarding offshore racing - Newsletter Application the last newsletter is available here
The ICRA is on 13th - 15th June 2014The Welsh IRC Championships is on 1st to 3rd August

Supporting Clubs


Become a 2014 ISORA Sponsor  - Contact ISORA for details 

2014 IRC Championships


ICRA 13th - 15th June 2014
IRC Welsh Champs 1st - 3rd August