George David

8 results

Elizabeth Birdthistle off the Skelligs with Clement Pelissier, Dr Rupert Barry and David Garforth. Photograph: Jacques Diedericks

Pacing the pier in Wicklow harbour I cursed the overprescribed adage of suits declaring “feel the fear and do it anyway”, so often bandied about at co(...)

Irish Sailor of the Year Conor Fogerty at the helm of BAM, competing this week in the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600. Photograph: Tim Wright

Irish offshore sailing fans can celebrate stellar performances in the West Indies Friday morning that look set to produce the biggest Irish trophy ha(...)

DBSC entry Lively Lady (Rodney Martin). DBSC has added three coastal fixtures to its 2017 programme starting this April. Photograph: David O’Brien.

New races will add spice to the 2017 Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) season in a revamp that will also see the county’s biggest yacht racing organisati(...)

American George David’s Rambler 88 finishing the 704-mile Volvo Round Ireland Race at Wicklow Sailing Club. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

The presence in Irish waters last month of George David’s Rambler 88 can scarcely have gone un-noticed by anyone who happened to be in Dún Laoghaire (...)

American George David’s Rambler 88 making a record-breaking finish to the Volvo Round Ireland Race at Wicklow SC on Monday. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

A common phenomenon in offshore sailing is the “thousand yard stare” that occurs when sailors come ashore after days or weeks of intense competition a(...)

Entries for this year’s Volvo Round Ireland Race have already reached almost 50 boats for the 704-mile event that starts at Wicklow on Saturday 18th June. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

With little over a month remaining before the main Summer sailing season begins in earnest, major regattas are reporting significant growth in fleet n(...)

In one of the earliest expressions of interest for next year’s Round Ireland Race, Wicklow Sailing Club has confirmed that George David’s Rambler 88 (...)

Shane MacCarthy and Andy Thompson won the GP14 UK National Championships.

A rare Irish victory at the GP14 UK Nationals has been achieved by Wicklow dinghy duo Shane MacCarthy and Andy Thompson for only the second time in 5(...)