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Local Heroes restore Sandycove and 40 foot to litter free

beach cleaners - viking marine

We would like to thank Liz and Deirdre two volunteers who restored Sandycove and the 40 foot to their usual beauty after the onslaught of visitors last weekend. The scenes in the evening were horiffic - littered beaches, changing areas used as public toilets, dirty nappies, broken glass - you name it. Not to mention the shoes, towels shorts etc that were left behind. Liz and Deirdre are our Local Heroes who volunteer to do this beach clean regularly and with grim determination. In case that is not enought they have engaged with IADT to use the clothing left behind...

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Mindset plays a winning role for Finn in Palma

Finn Lynch - Viking Marine Brand Ambassador

Before setting off again we had a chance to get some thoughts from Finn on his great result at the Palma Regatta and the link if any between his great performance and the Performance HQ mindset. It appears this is. Here are Finn's owns words on Mindset 'This week I meant business. The only notable difference in this regatta to other regattas in the past was between my ears! Before the race I created some strategies with some Irish Sailing coaches and my sport psych to help get me into the zone. It worked. In laser sailing your focus needs...

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If it is to be it's up to me

If it is to be it's up to me

'If it is to be - it's up to me' are just some of the  inspiring words from Finn this week. After one week in the new Irish Sailing Performance HQ it appears the sailors are truly focused on what they have to achieve. According to Finn the HQ is a huge milestone for Irish sailing and a legacy that came from the great results at the Rio Olympics.  'When we stepped over the line into the HQ last week we were buying into a set of standards that we as a group of sailors had developed'. The HQ has...

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The World is your Oyster

The World is your Oyster

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Training with 9 time laser world champion

Training with 9 time laser world champion

Finn just home and reporting in on one of the highs from his week Palma de Mallorca.  'When 9 time laser world champion Robert Scheidt asks to join your training, you know you are doing something right! When my coach Vasilij Zbogar won his first medal (bronze in Athens) Scheidt won gold. Pretty cool!' Nice work Finn - why are we not surprised.

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