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The yachting firsts of Dublin Bay

In a response to W.M. Nixon’s Sailing on Saturday blog post for Afloat Magazine last week, Peggy Bawn Press publisher and author, Hal Sisk, contributed a fascinating, myth-busting comment on the earliest days of sailing… as a sport… or was … Continue reading

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Sparkling Dublin Bay

What is the definition of a yacht club? One might think of a plush clubhouse, a bit stuffy maybe – especially if long established – and strict dress codes… But in the sometimes strange world of yachting tradition there are … Continue reading

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Dublin Bay Rules

As sailors in the warmer parts of the world, and hardy souls in higher latitudes, find their feet with the most recent revision of the Racing Rules of Sailing – in force since January 1st –  it’s worth reflecting on … Continue reading

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