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  1. Joan Mulloy shows off her new boat livery featuring the Grace O’Malley brand
    Joan Mulloy is set to compete under the black sails of the Irish pirate queen — and fellow Mayo mariner…
  2. Mick Cotter’s SouthWind 94 Windfall is the largest boat entered for next month’s Volvo Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race run by the National YC, and he’ll be looking to topple the course record he established with the 78ft Whisper in 2009.
    You’ll seldom if ever hear anyone who has actually done the biennial Volvo Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race dismissing it…
  3. Bernard Moitessier’s steel ketch Joshua. A One-Design class of ten new boats developed to this design is planned to provide the backbone of the fleet for the 2022 Golden Globe re-enactment.
    For those of us who find historical re-enactments to be slightly spooky, following the twists and turns of the Golden…
  4. Adelie success – Peter Hall (owner), Mairéád Ní Cheallacháin (skipper), and crew Louise Dwyer, Antonia O'Rourke, Nikki Dwyer and David Crosbie
    Peter Hall's Adélie of the National Yacht Club sailed to another success in the Ruta de la Sal from Denia…
  5. Pat Lawless is hopeful to join the next Golden Globe fleet in 2022
    As the awards day for the 2018 Golden Globe Race is taking place today (Monday 22 April) in Les Sables,…