posted on November 04, 2011 12:15
4th November 2011
Tracht beach in Kinvara, Co. Galway again played host to the final series on the Irish Slalom Tour 2011. 2011 has been a fantastic year for breeding new slalom racers as some new faces joined the fleets and forced the established competitors to sit up and take notice.
From Cork to Kerry up to Newtownards and Donegal; back to Dublin; there was nowhere better to finish than in the beautiful fishing village of Kinvara. With a forecast of 18-20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots on Saturday and Sunday similar, with slightly less gusts, the 32 registered sailors across the Gold and Silver Fleet took to the water for what was an incredibly close competition.
for the full report.
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25th October 2011
Round 6 of the Irish National Windsurf Racing Championships will take place in Galway Bay Watersports, Tracht Beach, Kinvara, Co. Galway on Saturday and Sunday the 29th and 30th of October.
The event will be for Gold and Silver fleets only and it is planned to run both fleets on the same course. There is no Bronze fleet at this event.
Registration will take place on Saturday morning from 9:00am with a briefing at 10:00am and a first possible race starts at 10:30am.
As always at the ISS events IWA membership is mandatory and this can be done on-site at the event.
For more information, NOR and registration form see here