Image of a boat participating in a race at Killyleagh Yacht Club

Junior sailing sessions for the year, came to a close in glorious style this Sunday afternoon when 24 young sailors took to the water to compete for the Beattie Cup, awarded each year by Raymond and Kate Beattie in memory of their daughter Joanne. There was a strong breeze as the 19 boat fleet took … Read more

Four seasons in one weekend provided interesting challenges for National Race Officer Scott Rodgers and his team as they ran the Squib Irish Championships last weekend. The three day event attracted boats from as far away as Kinsale Yacht Club, with twenty-five competitors taking to the line as racing started on a wet and dismal … Read more

Killyleagh Yacht Club hosted the return of their annual regatta on a blisteringly hot Saturday afternoon this weekend. The hottest day ever recorded in Northern Ireland meant afloat was the only place to be, but light and fickle winds made life difficult for the race management team as they watched wind shift after wind shift … Read more