2008 Results

2008 Competitions and Results

IGSA National Ladder

No entries to date

Irish Nationals 2008

Competition will be held over two weekends in August. Competition is being run in conjunction with the Dublin Gliding Club who are hosting the event.

Venue: Gowran Grange

Dates: 2nd to 4th August

8th to 10th August

Download Entry form, updated 22nd July.

Update: 9th August

The Irish Summer behaved with its usual mix of rain, wind and cloud and resulted in a ZERO score for all eight entries. During the week we had two near record breaking rainfall events! See all the results at http://www.soaringspot.com/ienat2008

Better luck next year!

UK Overseas Nationals – Ocana, Spain

26th May to 6th June

Five Irish pilots competed in this year’s competition and 3rd place was won.

  • Paul Crabb – Ventus 2ax – 3rd
  • Kevin Houlihan – DG 808 – 17th
  • Kieran Commins – ASW20 – 23rd
  • Daire McMahon – Discus B – 26th
  • Bruno Ramseyer – DuoDiscus – 29th
  • Crew and DuoDiscus 2nd Pilots: Michael Walsh, Martin McHugo, Thomas Deane

World Championships, Luesse, Germany

2nd to 16th August 15m and 18m classes

Owning to the competition being oversubscribed, only one place per class is available for Irish Pilots. This year’s entries are:

  • Paul Crabb, 15m Class – Ventus 2ax – 20th
  • Stephen Crabb, 18m Class – ASG29E – 24th


Midland Regionals, UK

16th to 24th August – Husbands Bosworth

Dunstable Regionals, UK

16th to 24th August – London Gliding Club

  • Kieran Commins – ASW20 – 3rd
  • Peter Denman – DG200 – 14th
  • Alan McKillen – ASW20 – 19th

18m Nationals, UK

17th to 25th August, Bicester