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Royal Cork retains VP Trophy

For the third year in a row, a Royal Cork team lifted the Vice President’s Team Racing Trophy at the weekend. Spoiled with ideal conditions of 8-10 kts of breeze and glorious blue skies, the seeded team of Rory O’Sullivan, James Dwyer-Matthews, Kate Horgan and Emer McMorrow-Moriarty made it look easy. The team progressed well […]


Topper Southern Championships held in glorious sunshine!

Congratulations to all our sailors who competed this weekend at the Topper Southerns held at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire.  Beautiful sunshine greeted our sailors and parents on Saturday morning – it could have been in the Mediterranean!.  Three races were held on Saturday and after a postponement early on Sunday morning the breeze […]

Photo - Bob Bateman

ICRA’s Final Day of Racing Cancelled as Winds Hit 35-Knots in Cork Harbour

2017 ICRA Champions will be crowned shortly at Royal Cork Yacht Club after a decision to cancel today’s final races due to strong winds in Cork Harbour. Organisers ran a full schedule of races on Friday (day one report here) and Saturday (day two report here) ensuring a championship series has been completed, regardless of today’s early end. Harbour Courses were laid this […]


Royal Cork’s Rory crowned Ulster Champion

The long trek to the other end of the country did not put off the Royal Cork fleet at the weekend, as they travelled en-masse to Royal North of Ireland YC for the Optimist Ulsters. It was a challenging weekend, Saturday bringing gusty conditions with whitecaps, and Sunday proving to be a little bit too […]

photo - David Brannigan

Steady as she goes for ICRA Nationals Day 1 at Crosshaven

      All seven divisions had a full schedule of races on the opening day of the ICRA National Championships on Cork Harbour this afternoon with close racing and surprises in several fleets.  Of three defending champions present, just one is currently on course to retain a title. ICRA Boat of the Year and […]

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