BTR News - Sailing

Rory Flannigan talks to Fiona Hicks - Sailing Secretary of RUYC


Rory Flannigan talks to Fiona Hicks - Sailing Secretry of Royal Ulster Yacht Club about Bangor Regatta and why it's going to be a great event this year.


Pre-event Interview with Chairman Gavin Watson


Rory Flannigan caught up with Gavin Watson to talk about Bangor Regatta 2024 andy why boats should register. Watch the video below.

Day 4 of Sailing at BTR


I have a very potent meteorology indicator in my back yard, it's called a brown bin. When it's upturned and sliding around skippers and crews head to the pub. That was certainly the case yesterday as I was walking my almost airborne little dog around Ballyholme Beach. 

Day 2 of Sailing at BTR


No problem getting the fleet underway yesterday morning in a brisk warm southerly. Conditions epitomized the reason why Belfast Lough has the reputation of being one of the finest locations for on the water competition in Ireland especially when the wind is in the south.

Day 1 of Sailing at BTR


Looking out on the water this morning thoughts were more sunscreen than spinnakers but in any case classes set off on a slow start on day one of the much anticipated Bangor Town Regatta.

East Antrim Flotilla Will Set Sail for Bangor Town Regatta


East Antrim Boat Club has a proud record of top achievements in the sport of sailing and come Bangor Town Regatta at the end of June a flotilla of boats from the Larne based club will be hoping to be among prizewinners at that event.

Dun Laoghaire Race Officer Con Murphy To Run Bangor Town Regatta


Con Murphy from the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire Harbour is an internationally known sailor and International Race Officer. So Bangor Town Regatta will be in safe hands as he will be the Principal Race Officer for the event to be hosted by the Royal Ulster Yacht Club at the end of June in Belfast Lough. He will have a local team helping cover the race areas.

Key Trophies Announced


We are also pleased to announce a number of key trophies for the regatta

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