Podium finish for Michael O'Sullivan at Braassemermeer 2016

Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin posts an amazing podium finish at the Magic Marine Easter Regatta 2016

Team CH Marine member, Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin revelled in the strong conditions in Holland last week-end to post an amazing, 2nd place finish at the Magic Marine Easter Regatta 2016. This major annual Optimist event, hosted by Yacht Club Braassemermeer on the Braasermemeer, an inland waterway just south of Amsterdam, attracted a huge fleet of 240 boats.  In […]

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Events, training and more events

The ISAF Miami World Cup ended last week after a tough week of tricky racing. Ireland was represented by Matt McGovern and Ryan Seaton in the 49er, Aoife Hopkins (laser radial), Annalise Murphy (laser radial) and John Twomey, Ian Costello & Austin O’Carroll in the Sonar. Day 1 was very light and shifty and only […]

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Aoife’s Rio Round-up

Fionn and I got back from the Copa Brazil de Vela in Rio de Janeiro yesterday after a 9.5 hour flight to Lisbon, a 2 hour delay on our connection and then finally a flight from Lisbon to Dublin (and then a Dublin-Cork drive for Fionn!). Rio was a tricky venue and a tough event but […]

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Zhik boots & toe strap combinations

We are very pleased to now be selling zhik gear here at CH marine. Video below explains really well the need for a good boot and toe strap combination. We are currently selling both zhik straps and boots, such as the zhik 360, which both have the ZhikGrip II , as well as a extensive […]

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Aoife Hopkins and Fionn Lyden in Rio

Aoife Hopkins and Fionn Lyden in Rio this week

Team CH Marine Members, Aoife Hopkins and Fionn Lyden are in Rio this week attending the COPA BRASIL DE VELA regatta hosted by the Rio  Yacht Club this week. This is as warm up event for Olympic hopefuls. Aoife reports they have received a very warm welcome, the weather is great not to hot and […]

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Aoife Hopkins Laser

Aoife Hopkins for Laser Radial Class Olympic Trials

Aoife Hopkins announced this week that she intends to compete in the Olympic Trials for the Laser Radial Class. “If I am ranked the top Irish Candidate over the trials series, I will be selected to represent Ireland at the Olympics in Rio 2016″ she said. The Olympic Trials consist of the following three events: […]

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