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IRISH RIDERS JOIN 31 COUNTRIES AT CABLE WAKEBOARD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

OPENING CEREMONY COMPLETE AND TWO RIDERS OF OURS ON THE WATER TODAY To say it is hot here at Deca Clark Wakeboard Park just 80km from Manila in the Philippines is an understatement. It is scorching day and night. Today we had blue skies and great conditions at the Cable Park. These World Championships are vital to efforts to bring the sport to the 2020 Olympic Games. Observers from the …

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ALL BOAT OWNERS BEWARE !

EASTERN EUROPEAN GANGS MAY TARGET YOUR BOAT             In Cork last weekend, the International Association of Marine Investigators met to share thoughts on the Europe-wide theft of boats and outboard engines. Over €75 million worth of this equipment has been stolen in the past year alone. It appears that criminal gangs travel thousands of miles in just days as they hit Marinas, moorings, etc – …

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YET AGAIN EAMONN BRINGS GOLD MEDALS BACK HOME FROM EUROPE

TWO GOLDS AND A BRONZE AT EUROPE AFRICA DISABLED CHAMPIONSHIPS 2012 Eamon Prunty of Irish Aqua Sports Centre has done it yet again ! His track record of bringing medals home from both the Europe and World Championships is without parallel. Last weekend, September 14/15, he dominated the best in Europe and Africa yet again.   The 2012 Disabled Europe Africa Waterski Championships took place at Club Nautique of Gatinals …

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GEOFF SAVES THE DAY AT 35+ EUROPE AFRICA WATERSKI CHAMPIONSHIPS IN AUSTRIA

MISSING TEAM MEMBERS DID MAKE A DIFFERENCE THIS YEAR It has been a tough week for Team Ireland at the 2012 Europe Africa 35+ Waterski Championships in Fischlam, Austria. Our three man team did suffer with the loss of Harry Bridges of Golden Falls WSC and Diane Kirby of Meteor WSC. Their points are always great for Team scores. Chief Driver this time was Phil Ingle GBR and with past …

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NEW EVENT FORMAT AT CLUB SLALOM CHALLENGE GREAT SUCCESS

HOW ABOUT THIS FOR A GREAT SLALOM TEAM MOTIVATOR ! On Saturday, August 25th, Meteor WSC in County Down experimented with a new Slalom Competition format and by all reports it worked very well and is certainly worth looking at for the future.   Basically, the field is split into Teams. In this case there were 5 Skiers from Lough Aghery WSC and 5 from Meteor WSC. Skiers accumulate points …

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IRISH WATERSKI 35+ TEAM HEADS FOR MAJOR AUSTRIA CHALLENGE

 WATCH THIS SPACE FOR SOME INTERESTING IRISH TEAM RESULTS IN AUSTRIA AT THE 2012 35+ WATERSKI CHAMPIONSHIPS The Europe Africa 35+ Waterski Championships are scheduled for September 4-8 and our Irish 35+ Waterski Team will be there in strength.  The location is Fischlham in the Upper Austria Weis-Land region where the 2010 Euro Youth Championships were staged. It is a beautiful site and with 26C sunshine on the cards, conditions …

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