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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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Ballycotton pier from the race in 1974 (photo from The Cork Examiner).

The Ballycotton Race…2017

There is a lot of interest building within the Cruiser fleets in the harbour about next week’s Ballycotton Race, Saturday 22nd July. Traditionally an annual trophy race, it has in recent times been left out of the sailing calendar due to a lack of interest. The general resurgence of Coastal racing has renewed the interest […]

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Cool Route Publishes its Marketing Strategy

Royal Cork General Manager, Gavin Deane, is delighted to announce the publication of the Cool Route Marketing Strategy. The Cool Route Project funded by the EU’s Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme and led by Cork Institute of Technology, commenced in June 2015. Since then, project partners in Ireland Northern Ireland, Scotland, the Faroe Islands and […]

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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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