More refits…

Over in Ireland, Brendan and crew on Running Wild are nearing the end of a busy winter! He says: ‘We’ve… Removed and replaced all the gelcoat below the water line. Dropped the keel off, sandblasted and re-expoxied and faired it (corrosion revealed after blasting was way more than we could Read more…

A Calves Week Bonanza!

We missed this great news back in the summer, but Judy McGrath and crew on Bonanza¬† IRL 9515 won Calves Week in Schull on the South Coast of Ireland. Judy writes: ‘We hail from RCYC, Royal Cork Yacht Club. We won Class 3 overall with 3 race wins out of Read more…

Dun Laoghaire regatta 2015

Richard Harding writes from Dublin: ‘The 6th, bi-annual, Dun Laoghaire regatta took place from the 9th to the 12th July. There were over 400 boats competing in a wide range of classes form dinghies to offshore cruisers, and the Impala class was represented by Bambi, GBR 9612, which is now Read more…

Recovered like Rambler?

Here’s a sorry sight. A racing boat was recovered from the sea following a major accident near the Fastnet Rock… No, not Rambler, but this sad-looking Impala, spotted ashore in Baltimore. She looks as though she may have got a little too friendly with some of Ireland’s finest rocks. Anyone Read more…