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Perseus^3 wins her class at the Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta 2017

    Perseus^3 a Ron Holland designed Perini Navi 60m sloop, was first in Class at the Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta 2017. Perseus^3 completed its first class victory with a come-from-behind win. She suffered a problem with its roller furling system that prevented the crew from using the large headsail for half of the race’s […]

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Solutions on the table as ICRA conference addresses emerging crisis in Irish Sailing

Declining fleets and youth engagement nationwide led to a wide-ranging discussion that started the annual Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) conference in Limerick. More than 70 sailors from all corners of Ireland were in attendance to hear proposed solutions from the ICRA leadership that received an enthusiastic reception. John Maybury’s J109 Joker 2 from the […]

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Nautical Skills and Seamanship Course at the Royal Cork Yacht Club

With the 2017 season fast approaching, now is the time to brush up on those oft forgotten nautical skills. Covering everything from paper and electronic chart plotting to correct VHF call procedures, knot tying to weather forecasting, our new “Nautical Skills and Seamanship” course will have you fired up and ready for adventure . The […]

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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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