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Festival season starts at Regatta Great Outdoors

Whatever festival you are attending this year, it is important to go prepared, especially with our unpredictable Irish weather!

O Coineen is back at the helm to finish what he started

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Galway yachtsman Enda O Coineen is set to “unofficially” complete the 2016/17 edition of the Vendee Globe solo round the world yacht race from New Zealand - a year after he was forced to abandon the event in the Southern Ocean.

Galway event to hear of the thrills of taking part in the world’s longest ocean race

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Organisers of the world’s longest ocean race will be in Galway next week to host an event encouraging people from Connacht to take on the challenge of a lifetime by competing in the 40,000-mile Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.

Free dragon boat event this weekend

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Breast cancer advocacy group Europa Donna Ireland has announced that the national Dragon Boat Roadshow will visit Baysport, Hodson Bay in Athlone this Sunday April 6 at 10.30am.

Sailing club up for award

The Galway Bay Sailing Club has been shortlisted for one of sailing’s top awards in Ireland.

Athlone man shortlisted for major sailing award

A local man has been shortlisted for one of the Irish Sailing Association’s (ISA) prestigious annual awards. Vincent Rafter, from Athlone, earned his nomination in the Volunteer of the Year categoryfor his contribution to the Lough Ree Yacht Club.

First team to enter next Volvo race is all-female

The Volvo Ocean Race will feature an all-female team for the first time since 2001-02 after global hygiene and forest company SCA announced they would enter a women’s crew for the next edition in 2014-15.

Groupama sails home in closest ever victory in Volvo Ocean Race

Groupama crossed the finish line near Mutton Island in the early hours of Tuesday to secure a remarkable overall victory in their debut Volvo Ocean Race campaign and finally settle the closest contest in the event’s 39-year history.

NUIG on course

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NUI Galway’s first student entry in the Round Ireland Yacht Race is still on course for honours.

Sailing legends will be special guests at Volvo ‘Skippers’ Shindig’

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An impressive group of world yachtsmen will attend a special maritime dinner as part of the Volvo Ocean Race celebrations in Galway.


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