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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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2016 Keelboat Prize Giving

Hi all, a great night was had this year at the 2016 Keelboat prize giving at the club. We presented prizes for the Fitzgerald’s menswear September League, the Coastal league, North sails Sunday morning league, RCYC Super league and the trophies for the year.     Some notable trophy winners: Best White sail boat 2016 […]

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In Memory of Archie

The final day of racing in the O’Leary Insurance Group winter league at RCYC was shrouded in a thick blanket of fog. The Race Officer Clem McElligott postponed the start of the race by one hour in the hope that the fog would burn off and the fleet would get racing. With just 20 minutes […]

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