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Ben leads overnight to take Crosbie Cup

Sutton Dinghy Club in North Dublin was this year’s venue for the Crosbie Cup, a Silver/Regatta fleet only event held on 8/9 July.  We had four sailors make the trip around the M50 for this year’s event. Conditions were light to moderate, with lovely sunshine on the racetrack. Ben O’Shaughnessy was the overnight leader and […]

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National 18 Class Head To Hayling Island

The National 18 fleet is this week packing up and heading for Hayling Island S.C. where they will complete in the National Class Championships running between the 23rd – 28th July. The championship will attract the various different ‘models’ of National 18’s in existence throughout Ireland and the UK, with the high performance Ultra fleet […]

Ballycotton pier from the race in 1974 (photo from The Cork Examiner).

The Ballycotton Race…2017

There is a lot of interest building within the Cruiser fleets in the harbour about next week’s Ballycotton Race, Saturday 22nd July. Traditionally an annual trophy race, it has in recent times been left out of the sailing calendar due to a lack of interest. The general resurgence of Coastal racing has renewed the interest […]

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Cool Route Publishes its Marketing Strategy

Royal Cork General Manager, Gavin Deane, is delighted to announce the publication of the Cool Route Marketing Strategy. The Cool Route Project funded by the EU’s Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme and led by Cork Institute of Technology, commenced in June 2015. Since then, project partners in Ireland Northern Ireland, Scotland, the Faroe Islands and […]

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Topper National Champion crowned

Nine of our junior members travelled to East Antrim Boat Club in Larne last Thursday to compete in this year’s Irish Topper Nationals. Sixty two sailors from around Ireland and the UK were competing with 53 in the 5.3 fleet. Friday saw three races completed in tricky conditions and results posted highlighted that consistency would […]

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