Last week 28 of our Optimist sailors spent the week in the unusual freshwater surroundings of Lough Derg, where LDYC hosted the 2016 Optimist Nationals. It was a week of no wind and lots, but the PRO, John Leech, eventually got a full series of 10 good races in. Our sailors learned to cope with […]
The Royal Cork Yacht Club are delighted to welcome the Mater Private Hospital Cork as the new sponsor of our At Home Regatta which takes place on Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th August 2016. The hospital, which is located at City Gate in Mahon on Cork’s southside, ranks as the most high-tech new medical facility […]
A Fantastic turn out of Royal Cork Laser Sailors and their extended entourage of supporting family members in Galway this weekend for the 2016 Laser Nationals. A total of twenty four of our sailors competed on the water which was by far the biggest representation of any yacht club at the event and highlights how […]
As we enter the later end of the 2016 sailing season we still have much to look forward to. The good weather this summer has helped in providing some great racing. Our regular leagues will continue into the early part of September. We have the ‘At Home’ this weekend, the Blackrock race and the Autumn […]
The annual Cobh to Blackrock Race will take place on Saturday 3rd of September. The event is sponsored by Port of Cork and Union Chandlery with the prize giving being hosted by The Sextant Bar. First Gun will be at 1400hrs and the starting area just off the promenade in Cobh. Free overnight berthing is […]
With a busy summer flying by and school coming up soon there seems little time to organise any non competitive socialising for our Junior members. However we have decided this coming Wednesday the 24th to take a trip up the harbour to the National Maritime College (kindly arranged by Cormac MacSweeney) to have a tour […]
On Sunday morning of the ”At Home” weekend we will be holding a Treasure Hunt on the water for Motor Boats, Ribs and Cruisers. The first six boats to find the National 18 fleet and have the correct race results for that morning will receive a bottle of wine from a stand by Rib, […]
Due to the weather forecast, the Club Beach Barbecue planned for Sunday 21st is cancelled.