While many of our sailors were competing in Northern Ireland this weekend , those that remained at home took to the water to complete a one day (three race) series. Optimists ,toppers and lasers competed in ideal conditions on the bank with 8 knots of breeze from the south and flat water. Racing was tight […]
To all Cruiser Racers attending the Nationals this year…full lifting facilities will be available through the following suppliers. · Salve Marine is right beside the yacht club in Crosshaven and has a full working boatyard facility as well as a lifting Crane. The Crane has a lifting limit of 4.5ton. Contact Wietze at […]
Building on the ongoing demand for the introductory sailing initiative, the rebranded ‘Taste of Sailing’ programme will this year run for five consecutive weeks, commencing the Saturday 29th April. As always , this programme is aimed at introducing potential young sailors to the sport of sailing in either an optimist dinghy or a larger two […]
Trials 2017 is upon us this week, and 18 of our sailors head north to Ballyholme YC to challenge for places on various international teams. The sailors were presented with the traditional Trials Jackets by the Admiral, John Roche, in the presence of Rear Admiral (Dinghies), Stephen O’Shaughnessy who kindly deputised for the Class Captain, […]
An event where it is ‘etched in stone’ to take place every Easter Weekend in Baltimore , the competitors turned up in numbers to compete in this opening regional laser event of 2017. The competition served up some fantastic racing which was overseen by race officer Dave O’ Brien who managed to complete a full […]
At an official launch earlier today, Volvo Car Ireland announced their support as headline Sponsor for the upcoming Irish Laser National Championships this coming August. This prestigious event will be hosted from Thurs 17th to Sun 20th August by the Royal Cork Yacht Club which has strong links with Volvo Car Ireland in […]
White Sail April League continues this Sunday with a 11.55 First Gun. See you all on the water and happy Easter.
As a large contingent of club dinghies head north to Ballyholme Y.C. next week , the Carroll family will have more complex logistics over and above the average family travelling as a result of all four children competing. Active members of both the Royal Cork and Kinsale Yacht Clubs , the Carroll sailors may well […]