23 Feb Benone Strand

Results Miniyachts RESULTS – Benone 23rd Feb 2020 Great weekend on Benone beach, no shortage of wind. A bright and breezy weekend with great sailing and craic on and off the beach. Saturday was wild but dry and bright with winds of 30 mpg and much stronger gusts. The challenging conditions made for great practice […]

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Rossnowlagh results

January 2020 results. Miniyachts has two days of racing. Stormy conditions and rain made for difficult conditions on Saturday while Sunday had a fresh and challenging onshore breeze, leading to excellent close racing all day. Racemasters, Robert Finlay, Brian Tweedie 1st Sean Doherty 2nd Alan Watson 3rd Kian Clegg Followed closely by, George Brien, Robert […]

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June 29th AGM

AGM was held outdoors for the first time. This year it was on a glorious day on the Co.Meath Coastline. Many thanks to those who travelled from far and wide to attend. Members have access to the minutes. Proposals to increase the number of race event weekends for all classes from 6 to 12 per […]

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World Championships – Bronze for Graeme Grant

IPKSA member Graeme Grant topped of his race win at the World Landsailing Championships in Sankt Peter Ording, Germany with an overall 3rd place in Class Standart. Graeme started landsailing with the IPKSA on Bettystown beach in 2016. Afloat Magazine Report. Graeme is seen here leading the fleet in his STANDART Class sandyacht on Sankt […]

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Sandyachting European Championships – Laytown

Share the memories of the 52nd European Sandyacht Championships, Laytown , Co.Meath. IPKSA are always interested in helping new members learn about the sport for more information contact us or go to IPKSA Forum Walter Carels captured some AMAZING PHOTO IMAGES which can be viewed HERE Daredevils young and old go sand yachting in Meath […]

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2014 World Championship Medal Success

IPKSA Team Ireland have returned from The FISLY / NALSA 2014 World Championships in Nevada USA with 2 Bronze medals. These are Irelands first World Championship Medals since 1983 ! [youtube id=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKqoYj_LoHU&list=PLRShCo5Kc_48Ggm84txDBpzfW0roZnKfz” width=”600″ height=”350″] The FISLY Championship ( Federation Internationale de Sand et Land Yachting – The World Governing body since 1962) was hosted by […]

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Irish Championship News

Short Video Clip  (by  Robert Nortje ) click Bettystown April 2014 The Irish 2013- 2014 Kite Buggy Championship season ended with what can only be described as a cracking weekend on Bettystown Beach in County Meath. Our thanks go to Meath Co.Co and  Drogheda Coast Guard Unit for their help and also to the local […]

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Bettystown – September 2013- Report

Well now, didn’t we have fun ! The weather Gods were on our side for the September Bettystown event with warm sunshine and Easterly winds, two things that don’t normally happen together. The event was held with the assistance of Meath County Council and Drogheda Coastguard to whom we are very grateful. Competitors travelled from […]

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Celtic Challenge 2013, Ireland V Scotland

After an action packed Irish  round of the 2013 Celtic Challenge on Benone Beach it’s all to play for when the return leg in Scotland takes place on Luce beach. After day one  of racing in glorious summer weather on Ireland’s North Coast the home team were trailing by just 3 points To Team Scotland […]

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