SafeTrx H.E.R.O. Award


SafeTrx by 8 West sponsors H.E.R.O. Award for Outstanding Individual 8 West Consulting, the company that developed SafeTrx, the vessel tracking smartphone application, has been announced as the sponsor of the International Maritime Rescue Federation’s H.E.R.O. award for Outstanding Individual Contribution to a Maritime SAR Operation. The deadline for nominations for the IMRF H.E.R.O Awards, […]

Learning to be a Senior Instructor


Learning to be a Senior Instructor in Baltimore September 2017 A team of fourteen instructors joined a five day Irish Sailing Senior Instructor course in Baltimore Sailing Club earlier this month. The combination of professional trainers Shane McElligot and Victor Fusco, the incredible facilities of Baltimore’s club house, and beautiful waters of West Cork, made […]

Volvo Optimist Squad


Volvo Optimist Squad 2017 / 2018 Announced We are happy to announce that the following sailors have been selected for the Irish Sailing Volvo Optimist Squad: Michael Crosbie of Royal Cork Yacht Club Hugh Turvey of Howth Yacht Club & National Yacht Club Luke Turvey of Howth Yacht Club & National Yacht Club Moss Simington of Royal St […]

Volvo Optimist Squad Programme 2017/18


The Irish Sailing Volvo Optimist Squad Programme 2017-18 Irish Sailing are delighted to announce the Volvo Optimist squad Programme will be led by top Optimist coach Pieter Van den Bossche, who will deliver 21 days of coaching contact this Winter. In order to give the squad international exposure and competition the programme includes the Optimist […]