Successful Slalom League Continues  The 6th round of the 2019 Slalom League is taking place on Sunday 15th September in Dripsey, Cork at Cork Powerboat & Waterski club! You will get 3 rounds of slalom. It is open to all levels from starters (newbies) to international competitors.   The practice is available on Saturday 14th September, please book in beforehand due to limited spaces available. Entries are being taken now, please contact Barry to register! 086 306
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01.09.2019
IWWF
  2 2019 Boat Wakeboard Championships   Newferry Co. Antrim was the venue of choice for the 2019 Boat Wakeboard Championships. A Perfect Location on the River Bann with full facilities on site, it was indeed the ideal location with the perfect hosts, Newferry Waterski Club. The boat of Choice, Mastercraft X-Stary, kindly donated for the event by Johnny Crawford & Paul Dillon, big thanks for such generous help. Practice was held on Friday Night it what could on
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17.08.2019
Lets Go Hydro played host to the 2019 IrWWF Cable Nationals. Irelands first full cable was the perfect venue, with the perfect crew! Michael England was the Man in Charge and with Michael his team of Operators, Rescue Crew, Dock Marshalls and catering crew made the event one to remember. Chief Judge, Nicole Carroll, was ably assisted by her team of judges, Brian Kavanagh, Michael England, Nico Sweeney &Podge Buckley. Their skills were teated with some very close riding. In the end the sc
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04.08.2019
2019 Boat Wakeboard Nationals and 2019 EA Tour stop will be held in Christie Park Coleraine on the 31st August with practice on the evening of the 30th. We have a Mastercraft X Star as our Tow Boat, and support from Waterways Ireland and Edge Watersports. Full Bulletin to Follow.   Euro tour Coleraine Bulletin 2.pdf
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04.08.2019
Lets Go Hydro, Irelnds first evet full cable will host the 2019 Cable Nationals on the 16th & 17th August. There will be a Novice / Grassroots Competition for our newcomers and then Nationals for the more adventureous. Accomodation is available on site and Competition Licences ( Free to firts timers ) will also be available on site. Full Bulletin to follow, Practice Friday evening and Jam Session Sunday to blow off any cobwebs!!  See attached link for more info: https://www.facebook.
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A Great day at Cork POwerboat and Waterski Clun where the sun shone down on all out Athletes. As ever Barry and the Galvin Clan put on a great show in near perfect conditions. See attached report and photos from Barry, your Waterski Officer and Voice on the Committee Irish National Waterski Championships 2019 report.doc
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06.07.2019
IWWF
Competition Licence Application Form 2019 1.docx
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09.06.2019
IWWF
2019 Wakeboard Worlds announced,  Venue: Abu Dhabi Dates:19th to 23rd November See link below for further details. Bulletins will be posted when they issue. http://iwwf.sport/2019-iwwf-world-wakeboard-championships-to-be-held-in-abu-dhabi/
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09.06.2019
IWWF
Last week saw IrWWF reach yet another milestone, following years of preparation and hard work Sport Ireland (Coaching)'s Mr Tony Wright signed off on our Level 1 Coaching Course and also signed off on Andy Mc Quiggan as a Coach Tutor. A course ran at The Edge Watersports and was successfully completed by 7 attendees. Now Andy joins our Coaching Panel and he was also most instrumental in achieving the Sign Off on the Course. Andy, Barry and Eileen Galvin are  Coach Tutors, s
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10.04.2019
IWWF
What is Play True Day? Tomorrow the 10th of April is Play True day, This a campaign that a few National Anti-doping Organisations along with WADA started a few years ago which has grown and Sport Ireland would like to support it. Play True Day is dedicated to clean sport and is intended to raise awareness among athletes, the sporting public and others about the global fight against doping. http://www.playtrueday.com The inspiration for this initiative stems from a WADA-hosted Educa
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26.02.2019
IWWF
2019 Committee  President:                           Paul Carroll Secretary:                           Linda Johnston Treasurer:                           Carl Cautley Waterski Officer:                 Barry Galvin Cable Offi
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25.02.2019
Wear your life jacket  David O Coaimh Wear your life jacket video makes major waves in the community Recently Irish Wakeboarder David O Caoimh published a new vlog on his YouTube Channel. One in which he highlights the danger of wearing your lifejacket incorrectly and the dangers that this entails. We have all seen the footage and content of top-class wakeboarders riding without the proper equipment. David once again has been brave enough to stand up within the industry and use h
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08.02.2019
IWWF
Tel Aviv was the location for the 2019 EC Congress on the 2nd February. The Irish Federation was represented by President Paul Carroll and Secretary, Linda Johnston. The Congress convened promptly at 9am and many and varied discussions were held. Among the attendees was  The IWWF President Jose Antonio Perez Priego, and the main talking point was our continued campaign to get our sports into the Olympics. Patrice Martin, French Federation President and EC Vice President, along with Jos
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24.01.2019
IWWF
The 2019 AGM will be held on Sunday 24th February 2019 at The Clayton Hotel, Dublin Airport,   Its that time of year again and as we look forward to longer nights, warmer weather and the new season - it’s time for us to gather for the Annual General Meeting of the Irish Waterski and Wakeboard Federation on Sunday 24th February 2019 at 10.30am at The Clayton Hotel, Dublin Airport Please find the attached notice for the AGM. The minutes of the 2018 AGM, the agenda and
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11.11.2018
IWWF
Thursday 8th November saw a first for the Irish Waterski and Wakeboard Federation with Dubln Institute of Technology ( DIT ) awarding one of our Team members an Elite Athlete Scholarship. Nicole Carroll, a member of Lough Muckno Waterski and Wakeboar Club and an Irish Wakeboard Team Member was awarded the Scholarship at a ceremony hosted at Kevin Street. Nicole, a student at Bolton Street studying Aviation Technology, was awarded the scholarship following an Interview process within the DIT grou
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09.09.2018
IWWF
David O'Caoimh, Irish Open Champion and all round decent guy has been voted as Favourite Wakeboarder in a public Poll, voted by the public worldide. David beat off Harley Clifford, Shaun Murray, Steel Lafferty, Nic Rappa to name but a few. Brilliant Achievement David, Doing the Irish Proud, as usual. Well Done    
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04.09.2018
IWWF
The European U21’s Hosted by the Monaco Waterski Federation took place at Roquebrune-sur-Argens in the South of France in 28th of August to September 2nd 2018   Daniel Galvin represented Ireland in Slalom ,Tricks and Jump   Friday the 31st of August, Daniel Tricked in the Preliminaries, he did fantastic with a new Personal best of 5210 points just a shade away from the Irish open record, making the last 8 for Sunday’s finals   Saturday morning and ser
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  All Roads led to Cork last weekend for the 2018 National Boat Wakeboarding Championships. The event was hosted by Barry Galvin and his Team at Cork Powerboat and Waterski Club. Few sneaky practice slots were held on Friday evening and all kicked off on time on Saturday Morning at 9am sharp. The evnt boat was the ever reliable and solid Super Air Nautique 210, kindly donated for the competition by Graham Connolly, and the wake did not dissappoint. As ever the organisation was excelle
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06.08.2018
IWWF
Lago del Salto, Rieti, Italy saw the perfect location for the 2018 E&A Boat Wakeboard Championships , the picturesque location could only be described as idyllic. With only Two Irish Riders  Paul "PJ" Johnston  and Nicole Carroll representing Team Ireland it was less hectic than other years. Although we only had two athletes we were still still well represented with Federation Secretary Linda Johnston as Chief Judge. PJ was supported by his Fiancee Colleen a
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What a weekend, the sun shone, the wind stayed away and Golden Falls hosted what can only be described as a resounding success at the 2018 Waterski Nationals. Big thanks to Walter, Carl and the Golden Falls crew. Massive thank you to Roy and Audrey Collins for their judging and calculating, Donal Connolly for Splash Eye. Results will be posted as soon as I have them. 
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14.07.2018
IWWF
Two Weekens in a row, Last weekend in Portugal David O' Caoim took GOLD with Paul " PJ " Johnston taking Bronze ( only loosing out by .66 to silver ), tis weekend in France, PJ again on the Podium representing Ireland and taking Bronze again narrowlingly missing out on Silver. Paul is training hard for the EA Championships in Italy from 30th July to 4th August where he will be joined by Nicole Carrol in a ean mean Irih Team!!! The EA 2018 Boat wakeboard Championships also has
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09.07.2018
IWWF
2018 Irish Nationals - Invitation Entry Form (002).pdf All Roads lead to Kildare, Reminder, Golden Falls hosting The 2018 Waterski Nationals, Competition all day Saturday and Sunday. The TEam at Golden Falls have been working tireessly over the past weeks and the Club is in exceptional condition, with good weather promised there is only one place to be this weekend. See you all there
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The Sun shone on Knockbracken Reservoir today as Cable and Wake hosted the 2018 Cable Nationals. Riders from Ballyhass, Wakedock, Meteor, Long Island and Muckno were represented and under the watchful eye of Nico Sweeney, Chief Organiser, the event wen without a hitch. Chief Judge Pierpaolo Iodice oversaw the Official End, He was ably assisted by Chief Calculator Paul Carroll and Judges Nicole Carroll , Padraig ( Podge ) Buckley, Shane Murphy and Sylvia Ryan. With the sun shining ever
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Cable and Wake are proud to host the All Ireland Cable Wakeboard Championships from 23rd-24th June 2018 at Knockbracken Reservoir, Carryduff. The event will take part over 2 days. Competition on Saturday with free ride and Big Air comp on Sunday. Times and categories will be adjusted according to competitor numbers. The IWWF, E & A Rules will apply to the competition and the event is being hosted on behalf of the Irish Waterski and Wakeboard Federation. It will likely begin around 1:30
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26.03.2018
Hipnotics Wake Camp 2018 End the season with the whole Irish Wakeboarding Community Hipnotics, Turkey, Antalya, November 18th - 25th 2018.  Limited Places available.  Apply here   Awesome to see an event like this in the irish community. The guys at Ballyhass Wakepark are organizing a cable trip to Hipnoitics in Turkey this coming November. There is one week left to sign up. Join the rest of the community and get some late winter sun. Heres an exerpt from their 
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26.03.2018
IWWF
Australia takes most gold home from IWWF Wakeboard World Championships in Puerto Escobar in Buenos Aires, Argentina Full Press release on all the action from the worlds straight from the IWWF press release. Congratualtions to all the Irish riders you did our country proud.  Following six days of intense competition for the titles of World Champion by IWWF wakeboard riders from 26 countries, in the end, it was Australia which captured the two most coveted of all awards. With medals ava
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22.03.2018
IWWF
Full Press Release & Media details from Argentina  We received this from the IWWF with all the latest news from the wakeboard worlds in Argentina. The team was competing yesterday and David has advanced to the quarter finals. Make sure and follow the live feed and send your support through the IWWF facebook page. You will find there regular updates from Paul Carrol on how they are getting on in the sunnier climates!  Best of luck from everyone at the federation.  IWWF
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21.03.2018
IWWF
Check out all the action live from Argentina where we have three athletes competing this week. Share the feed and make sure we are givging them all the support they deserve.    
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13.03.2018
IWWF
David and the Girls in Orlando, joined for the day by an eclectic mix from Europe, Carro, Charlotte and back from injury Giorgia. Training going well and everyone progressing and getting back to consistent riding. Training till Thursday and off to Buenos Aires then for the Competition and celebrate St Patricks Day in South America, new experiences. Good luck to all the crew, they will do us proud.  
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03.03.2018
Ballyhass Wakepark 2018 Delayed a week with the red alert weather but scheduled for next weekend.  "Unfortunately the bad news first. We are going to delay the opening by one week due to the red weather warning for Friday and Saturday. I know there would be alot who would volunteer to do the diving and get in the water, but we don’t want you to make unnecessary journeys!!" "So the first day of the season is now scheduled for March 10th." This was taking
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03.03.2018
“A barefoot tournament combined to a charity to raise awarness and funds for ALS”. A funding page is now live for this event. All the details are below and you can donate here But on that very precise day Andy McDonald contacted me, there must have been some kind of bump in the space/time continuum… On that day, I got the news that a friend succumbed to cancer. And all there was left do, was mourn and honour his memory. Also on that very same day, I got an email from
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18.02.2018
IWWF
Following the AGM held on 18th February at The Clayton Hotel, the following appointments were ratified by the meeting: President:  Paul Carroll Secretary:  Linda Johnston Treasurer:  Cathal O'Caoimh Waterski Officer: Cormac Collins Wakeboard ( Boat ) Officer: Andy Mc Quiggan Wakeboard ( Cable ) Officer: Shane Murphy Non Committee Officials: Anti Doping: Wilbur Mc Donald Women in Sport: Elaine O'Riordan Social Media: Eoghan Mc Carthy Fu
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04.02.2018
IWWF
Great news on the double from The 2018 E%A ( Now EC ) Congress. Linda Johnston in recognition of her dedicated work on the Wakeboard Boat Council was elected as President of the Wakeboard boat Council for 2018. Great achivement personally for Linda who works tirelessly for the Sport. A Second Great achievement was the announcement of David O'Caoimh as 2017 Wakeboard Boat Athlete of the year. Great riding by David in 2017 saw him take home his Third European Championship Gold in a row, Wel
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16.01.2018
IWWF
AGM
The 2018 AGM will be held at The Clayton, Dublin Airport Hotel on the 18th February 2018 at 10.30am. Refreshments will be served on arrival, everyone welcome.        Documents now attached for Meeting
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14.11.2017
IWWF
The IWWF have announced that the 2017 World Boat Wakeboard Championships will be held in  Buenos Aires Argentina from 20th to 24th March 2018 Watch out for Bulletins and updates as they arrive.
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05.10.2017
IWWF
See Below prepared by Barry, a great job and brilliant to see the all the Skiers partivcipating. A massive well done to all. After all the number crunching and working Barry and his Team finally have the Results . Rd2 and Rd3 in the wrong place but the points are correct.. IN TOTAL WE HAD 49 competitors during the season.. Division 1 are in listed in the picture below   The Division 2 section Results sincere thanks to all the competitors..   1st Cornelia Krausz
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05.10.2017
IWWF
Ballyhass Lakes are hosting the 2017 Cable Nationals on behalf of The Federation on the 21/22 October. Bulletin to issue , limited places, make sure to contact Eoghan, Elaine or Taran.
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07.09.2017
IWWF
Newly Elected IWWF President Jose Antonio Perez Priego  From Mexico Congratulations!
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04.09.2017
IWWF
  September 17th Competition day at Prunty's Lake in Arodstown, Summerhill, Co.Meath Practice will be available on Saturday the 16th of September Regulations and more details including the eircode and directions etc will follow in the coming weeks. If haven't skied for a long time or for people that have only just started skiing  - are all welcome. Looking good for the final round of the Irish Slalom League at Prunty's Lake near summerhill, the site has been meticu
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04.09.2017
IWWF
As August came to an end activity on the water was the busiest for the year. Golden Falls held a Slalom Tour Stop and Muckno hosted the Boat Wakeboard Nationals and a Kneeboard Comp. Saturday saw flat glassy water at Lough Muckno where the Club Mastercraft X1, expertly driven by Andy Mc Quiggan, towed the athletes in practice runs, fully ballasted it was not quite World Class Wake but definitely one worthy of the Competition. Five categories opened, U14 Boys, Open Ladies, Open Men, Masters Men a
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