With the success of last years event at Dungaravn, organisers have announced a series of events for next year. The provisional dates are:

Irish Speedsailing Championships Round 1 (Dungarvan): 31/01–01/02 or 14–15/02 or 28/02–01/03. Based on best 500m.

International Ratified Record attempt (Dungarvan): Standby from 02–29/03. Provisional.

Irish Speedsailing Championships Round 2 (Dungarvan): 03-04/10 or 17-18/10 or 07-08/11. Based on 5 x 10 second average.

Production Speedsailing World Championships (Dungarvan/Tramore): 17/10–24/10 or 31/10–07/11 or 14/11–21/11. Provisional.

Irish Speed Ladder (Irish Speedsailing Championships Round 3) in conjunction with www.gps-speedsurfin g.com running all year long. The guys at gps3 are working on setting this up at present, it will be backdated to any session from 01/01/09 onwards, we will have two results, one for 500m and one for the standard gps3 ranking of 5 x 10 second average.

The final ranking will be based on points from the 2 competitions in Dungarvan and the 2 results from gps3.

Further details and rules with be coming soon at www.irishspeedsailing.com or you can call John Kenny on 0861733588.

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