Junior Sailing Courses – Summer 2014

Junior Sailing Courses – Summer 2014

We are now accepting applications for this summer's Junior Sailing and Adventure Courses. We offer courses to suit children from age six to early teens. Places are limited - Book now to avoid disappointment.
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H-OPPY EASTER!

Following on from the St.Patrick’s weekend Clinics, once again perfect sailing conditions prevailed for the Easter Clinics, with a steady 10 to 15 knots over the 4 days, and thankfully plenty of sunshine!

There were nearly 10 Coppers braving it to prepare for the May League and the upcoming Summer Leagues, it is fantastic to see our youngest Sailors on the water and looking forward to the May League.

The Transition group, those who will be competing in Main Fleet for this year’s Regional Events and the National Championships here in the RCYC were out in force, 16 in total developing their skills for our own Leagues and for some, the first National event of the season, the Youth Nationals …

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Easter Dining at the Globe

Delicious Easter Sunday Lunch. Menu here & Saturday Night Dining at the Globe Restaurant.

Bookings now being taken. Call the Club with your reservation – 021 4831023…

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Harry wins the Consul Cup.

 

Harry Durcan has won the Consul Cup in Lake Garda. There were 8 races sailed over 3 days in 15 – 25 knots breeze, the Ora wind from the south. He finished on 18 points alongside Jacob Ahlers from Germany, Harry won the event on countback. Overall there were 26 kids competing from 8 countries. This is Harry’s second year winning the Consul Cup which make him the first person to win it 2 years in a row. Well done Harry!


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Spring Feva!

The Feva class couldn’t have got a better start to the season this week with 3 days of breeze and sunshine, under the expert guidance of Club coaches Jil McGinley and Grattan Roberts.

Last year’s fleet was back with new additions Richard McGinley, Kelly Williams and Isobel Daly. The three day coaching clinic focused on boat handling, boat speed and starts but there was plenty of time for some fun and a picnic on Whitegate beach.

Fevas will race with the mixed dinghies on Wednesday evenings, starting 30th April and Saturday afternoons starting 3rd May. Class Captain, Eddie Rice, welcomes new sailors to the fleet and is hosting an Open Day at the Club on Saturday 26th April from 2 …

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All Aboard for Budding Optimist Sailors

It was all smiles from the beginners last Saturday as Darren O’Keeffe ran his 2nd session for the Club juniors. All the budding sailors got time in an Optimist, some alongside more experienced juniors and others were ready to take the helm themselves. A big thank you to all the juniors who volunteered their time and boats and to the O’Keeffe family – Darren, Ryan, Killian and Connor, to make these sessions happen.…

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