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Ballycotton Race 2017 report

Saturday mornings race to Ballycotton was cursed with an unusual Northerly breeze progressively veering through the day to an Easterly whisper and then Nothing. Despite the wind direction eight boats set off in great spirits and great sunshine on the fifteen mile plus course finishing at Ballycotton pier. Peter Webster O.D. set the fleet off […]

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Sovereign’s Cup 2017

Yesterday was the last days racing for the 2017 O’Leary Life Sovereign’s Cup in Kinsale, and it was as always a great event with top quality racing across all classes. This year’s winner of the Sovereign’s Cup was Robert McConnells Fool’s Gold from Dunmore East SC with the luxury of discarding a first place. But RCYC featured […]

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2017 Horizon Energy Group PY1000

We got an idyllic day for the fourth edition of the Horizon Energy Group PY 1000 with sun and eight knots of breeze with spells of about 10 knots writes Bob Bateman. 42 boats entered but 50 were counted on the startline. Entries included Nat 18s Rs 400 and 200, RS Fevas, Lasers all rig sizes, […]

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