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Skills for Gold Regatta sailed in Mediterranean conditions

It was difficult to believe that Cork Harbour was not in fact in the Mediterranean when the sailors took to the water at midday today.  The Regatta was the conclusion of the Skills for Gold Coaching Programme held during the month of June for all dinghies in the Club. There were Optimists, RS 200’s, RS […]

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Topper Southern Championships held in glorious sunshine!

Congratulations to all our sailors who competed this weekend at the Topper Southerns held at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire.  Beautiful sunshine greeted our sailors and parents on Saturday morning – it could have been in the Mediterranean!.  Three races were held on Saturday and after a postponement early on Sunday morning the breeze […]

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Rush Topper Traveller

Report from Topper Ireland last Sunday sums up a great day on the water.  “Fantastic days sailing at today’s Topper Traveller at Rush Sailing Club.  The morning looked as though the event was going to be a total wipeout with waves breaking over the bar, but by moving the course up into the estuary, three […]

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Toppers host the first event of 2017

The first Topper event of 2017 was hosted by the club last weekend.  Twenty nine hardy Topper sailors and parents travelled from around the country to compete in the first ever Topper Ireland Winter Championships which provided very tight racing on the Curlane Bank.  Race Officer Ciarán McSweeney got four races away on Saturday in a […]

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