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Royal Cork Teams Take On The Round Ireland

We have three Club boats racing in this year’s Round Ireland Race which starts at Wicklow this Saturday. We wish Blue Oyster (Noel Coleman), Cavatina (Ian Hickey), Nieulargo (Denis Murphy and Annamarie Fegan) and their crews all the best for this long offshore race that takes place every two years. (more…)


Cork300 Gala Dinner Update

            Dear Members, The second allocation of ticket sales for our Cork300 Gala Dinner, which will take place in the Rochestown Park Hotel on Friday 8th July 2022, is now available to purchase by all Members through the Club website. As expected there has been a phenomenal uptake on ticket […]

Thursday Night May league Spinnaker IRC Winner of the Admiral Doyle Plate Dont Dilly Dally Simon O Keeffe Michael McCann Darren O Keeffe

May Keelboat Update

Our second league series of the Keelboat racing season concluded last week. The winners were presented with their prizes last Thursday and Friday night (see list below). (more…)


Coolmore Race 2022

Run by the club for its junior and youth sailors, Sunday’s fun Coolmore race for dinghies started off Coolmore House near Rabbit Island and finished in front of the RCYC clubhouse at high tide. (more…)


Cork300 Gala Dinner – Booking Info

Dear Members, Due to phenomenal demand for tickets, we have taken the decision to move our Cork300 Gala Dinner to the Rochestown Park Hotel to accommodate as many of our Members as possible. (more…)

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Kingstown To Queenstown(K2Q) Race 2022

The Kingstown to Queenstown Race (K2Q Race) will start at 11:00hrs on Friday 1st July. The race is a 260-mile offshore race that will start in Dun Laoghaire (formerly Kingstown), around the famous Fastnet Rock  and finish in Cork Harbour at Cobh (formerly Queenstown). (more…)

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Falmouth To Cork Race 2022

The Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven, Ireland and the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club in Falmouth, England are delighted to announce that the historic race between the two ports, most recently run in the late 90’s, is to be revived this summer, starting at 2100hrs on 7th July 2022 off Pendennis Point. (more…)

IODAI Munsters RCYC May 2022-14

Perfect conditions for IODAI Munster Championships at RCYC

RCYC Optimist Class Captain Rob Bateman reports on IODAI Munster Championships 2022 The IODAI Munster Championships were sailed out of the Royal Cork Yacht Club on the weekend of the 21st and 22nd of May. For a first regionals of the season the turnout was a spectacular 125 boats with 78 in the Main Fleet […]

Ross Deasy, Co-Chair Volvo Cork Week, Annamarie Fegan, Co-Chair Volvo Cork Week, Minister Simon Coveney TD, Mayor of County Cork, Cllr. Gillian Coughlan, Mark Whitaker, JPMG, David Thomas, MD Volvo Car Ireland and Gavin Deane, Royal Cork Yacht Club pictured at the launch of Volvo Cork Week 2022.  The legendary world-renowned regatta returns to the Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven from 11th-15th July 2022.  Highlights include World Class Racing, a Volvo Cork Week Family Fun, and a Volvo Cork Week Ladies Day with Amy Huberman and Brendan Courtney in aid of the Crosshaven RNLI.

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Racing yachts from around the world to descend on Cork for Volvo Cork Week this July

The Mayor of County Cork and Minister Simon Coveney launch the Royal Cork Yacht Club’s world-renowned regatta, which will attract global visitors to Cork this July. Title Sponsors Volvo Car Ireland and key partners are back on board for the highly anticipated week-long sailing event series in and around Cork Harbour. Highlights include World Class […]

ILCA Connaughts 2022 at WHSC

RCYC Laser Class Captain Tim McCarthy reports on the ILCA Connaught Championships 2022: Sudden tectonic plate movement temporarily relocated County Waterford to Connemara so the ILCA Connaught Championships could be held in Dunmore East. Eighty ILCA dinghies from twenty clubs including 11 RCYC sailors and coach Sophie Crosbie took part in the event at the Waterford […]

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