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Lisheen and Cobbler bring racing season to a close

The Saturday and Sunday of the Bank Holiday weekend was the last in the 2017 racing calendar for the Royal Cork Optimist Class. Saturday saw the annual Lisheen Mines Team Racing Trophy run off on the Curlane Bank, and Sunday concluded the Cobbler League. Our club performance coaching team of Michal Gryglewski, Peter McCann and […]

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Keelboat Racing Report

Last Sunday was the penultimate day of the 2017 CH Marine Autumn Series, with all fleets except Sportsboats over in Cuskinny. The video debrief was again held after racing to a full house in attendance in the dining room. This Sunday is the last two races of the series followed by the CH Marine Autumn […]

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2017 Royal Cork Stag Laying Up Supper

In line with a strong club tradition, the annual Royal Cork members stag laying up supper will take place on Friday 10th November. The finer detail is attached below and highlights what will be a new format for the evening . Please book early to ensure your place is reserved. Date : Friday 10th November […]

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The Royal Cork will attend a Cool Route Project Partners meeting next week in Glasgow Caledonian University, hosted by project partner GCU. The Cool Route Project – Cruising Oceans on Latitudes above 51 Degrees North – investigates all aspects of the potential to establish a yacht cruising route along the western offshore areas of the Northern […]

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CH Marine Autumn Series Week 2

Rear Admiral Keelboats Weekly Report This week the fleets were plagued by light wind across all three race areas. On the outside course RO Peter Crowley and his team managed to get the first race off in about 5knots of breeze from the north west. Peter took the decision to shorten all classes by one […]

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Get Your Business Listed on the ‘Cool Route’

Donegal County Council, is one of the partners in the Cool Route Project, promoting Marine Tourism on Europe’s North West Seaboard, has now launched its Information and Booking Platform. The purpose of this initiative, is to link local enterprises to their local ports, providing information to marine tourists on what’s available in the port locality, […]


Optimist Winter Programme underway

We are delighted to welcome Michal Gryglewski to the Club as our Performance Coach this Winter.  Michal has a Bachelor Degree from the Department of Health and Physical Education, University of Szczecin, Poland and is now a full time professional sailing coach.  His achievements include Optimist Team Racing World Champion in 2004, 4th in the 2003 […]

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Micheal O’Suilleabhain lifts the Junior Helmsman Championship in Schull

The Irish Sailing All Ireland Junior Championships hosted by Fastnet Marine & Outdoor Education Centre in Schull, was held last weekend in a full range of conditions. Saturday was misty with light and shifty wind conditions for completing 6 of the scheduled 9 qualifying series with overnight leader Johnny Durcan holding a marginal lead. Sunday’s […]

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Sat 18

National 18 Laying Up Dinner

November 18, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Sun 19

Topper & Laser Frostbite League

November 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun 19

O’Leary Insurance Winter League

November 19, 2017 @ 12:25 pm - 4:00 pm

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Gold Anchor Award


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