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Darkness Into Light Harbour Cruise

In 2009 the inaugural Darkness Into Light initiative to raise funds for Pieta took place. From small beginnings, the movement has continued to grow, and now there are over 150,000 participants in Darkness Into Light each year.  Pieta is 80% funded by fundraising events like Darkness Into Light. Since Darkness Into Light began, supporters have […]


Chef Victor Franca is returning to the Royal Cork

Chef Victor Franca is returning to the Royal Cork Yacht Club for a night of fine dining on Friday March 10th. Victor’s love for cooking began at a very young age while watching his grandmother prepare food in the family home. Victor hails from Brazil so his cooking has a strong South American influence. If […]


Crosshaven House PY1000 Returns On Saturday 1st April

The very popular PY1000 takes place again on Saturday 1st April 2023 in the Royal Cork Yacht Club. This year, the event is kindly sponsored by Crosshaven House in a new partnership which proprietor Noel Corcoran has kindly agreed to make long standing. With racing at high tide, the plan as always is to race in the […]

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Jones Family & Alana Twomey nominated for Irish Sailing Awards

  Congratulations to the Jones family’s ‘Jellybaby’ on their nomination for this year’s Sailor of the Year Award and to Alana Twomey who with her 29er helm Lucia Cullen has been nominated for the Youth Sailor of the Year Award. More details below from todays Irish Sailing News Round up. ‘Jellybaby’ Sailor of the Year […]

Admiral Kieran O Connell, Tony Donworth and Rear Admiral Paul Tingle

Chairperson & PRO appointed for Quarter Ton Cup 2023

The Royal Cork Yacht Club are pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Donworth as the event chairperson for the upcoming Quarter Ton Cup in Crosshaven in July 2023. The Club has also secured the experienced (and recently selected honorary member) Peter Crowley as the event Principle Race Office. The event team have been working […]

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The Irish Sailing Cruising Conference comes to Cork

The Irish Sailing Cruising Conference comes to Cork this year and we are delighted to be hosting. At this year’s conference, we celebrate the sea and our connection with her – the Sea is home to adventures, scientists, researchers, marine mammals and so much more. We are really excited to have a Marine Biologist joining […]


Sirius Centre Cobh Public Talk by Tom Spalding

Sirius Centre Cobh are presenting a Public Talk by Tom Spalding Saturday 18th Feburary 2pm This public talk is a lively, illustrated tour through the Sirius Arts Centre, focusing on its design and architecture. Completed in 1854 for the Royal Cork Yacht Club and designed by notable English architect, Anthony Salvin, it operated for over […]

Front row (L-R) Pat Harte, Treasurer/Secretary; Kieran O'Connell, Admiral; Annamarie Fegan, Vice Admiral; Gavin Deane, General Manager; Back Row (L-R) Paul Tingle, Rear Admiral Keelboats; Maurice Collins, Rear Admiral Dinghies; Mike Rider Rear Admiral Cruising, Yvonne Durcan, Chair of the Membership Communications and events, and Denis Byrne, Chair of Marina and Facilities Committee.

302nd AGM & Honorary Membership for Peter Crowley

The 302nd AGM of the Club was held on Monday night at the Clubhouse, it was great to be back to an in person meeting as the last couple of AGM’s have been online. The 2023 Executive Committee was elected with the one change being Yvonne Durcan replacing Alex Barry in the role of the […]


Junior Laying Up Supper 2022

The RCYC Junior Laying Up Supper was held at the club on Saturday 22nd Oct. This was the first chance in 3 years for our junior sailors to celebrate the season together with their parents and the dinghy committee. (more…)

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