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Cobh to Blackrock Race 2014

All boats taking part in this years Cobh to Blackrock race must complete and submit the online entry form on the cove sailing club website. Click here for the Entry Form and race details. Its a very simple form, there’s no entry fee, it just helps to speed things up on the day and ensure all boats taking part get a result and space on the pontoon. Any problems with the form please email us at info@covesailingclub.ie.…

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Day Two of Royal Cork Yacht Club MSL sponsored At Home Regatta

Deirdre and Paul Tingle's 'Alpaca' revelling in the conditions at the At Home Regatta. Pic Robert Bateman

Deirdre and Paul Tingle’s ‘Alpaca’ revelling in the conditions at the At Home Regatta. Pic Robert Bateman

Racing today started in a South Westerly breeze and with the sun shining in the morning produced sparkling sailing conditions for the National 18s who were having their South Coast Championships at the At Home weekend.

Colin Chapman, Martin Almond, and Rob O'Reilly, winners of the National South Coast Championship with Admiral Pat LYons and Rear Admiral Dinghies Celine McGrath. Pic Robert Bateman

Colin Chapman, Martin Almond, and Rob O’Reilly, winners of the National South Coast Championship with Admiral Pat LYons and Rear Admiral Dinghies Celine McGrath. Pic Robert Bateman

Not so lucky were the dinghy fleets sailing on the Curlane Bank as the forecast cloud arrived overhead providing what photographers call slack light. The sun was there but behind the clouds. However, the stable breeze made for great racing …

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Royal Cork Yacht Club MSL At Home Regatta Weekend 2014

Looking very At Home. Pic Robert Bateman

Looking very At Home. Pic Robert Bateman

Once again the Royal Cork Yacht Club is very proud to welcome back the prestigious sponsorship of the MSL Motor Group for the annual At Home Regatta weekend. The club is looking particularly resplendent with the latest Mercedes models on display and with the Mercedes flags and colourful bunting throughout the grounds there is a particularly festive atmosphere around. The At Home weekend is one of the highlights of the year at the Royal Cork Yacht Club when members and their families gather to renew old acquaintances, meet new friends and simply to enjoy a great weekend.

Happiness!!! A Royal Cork 1720. Pic Robert Bateman

Happiness!!! A Royal Cork 1720. Pic Robert Bateman

Today was a particularly busy day for sailing. …

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It’s All Ireland Championship time again!

Defending All Ireland Sailing Champion Ben Duncan will face some stiff competition next week as he fights to retain his title. 16 national class champions have been invited to compete at the Irish Sailing Association’s most prestigious annual senior sailing event; the ISA All Ireland Sailing Championship on the 6th and 7th of September. The championship, which began in 1947, will be sailed in the ISA’s fleet of J80 keelboats from Howth Yacht Club where the nation’s top sailors will battle it out for the coveted Helmsman’s Trophy.

Among the invited competitors is recent Sailing Captain of the successful Irish Commodore’s Cup winning team and 1720 National Champion Anthony O’Leary – a powerhouse within the international sailing circuit. O’Leary has …

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MSL August League, 28th of August is Cancelled

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Hi all,

Due to the unfavourable forecast we have taken the decision to cancel all cruiser racing tonight the 28th of August.

Hope to see you all on the water for the Last two races of this league, this Saturday the 30th of August part of the At Home. Followed by the overall prize giving for August in the club.

 

Kind Regards

Kieran…

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