Having put down a breezy 2017 season, a long hard winter and then a tough Trials, the weather finally became seasonal for the first regional event of 2018. 25 boats made the journey to Malahide, where MYC hosted the Ulsters on the fabulous Broadmeadows estuary. Saturday’s 10-12 knots and warm sunshine meant the PRO got […]
The recent RS200/400 Eastern Championships hosted at Rush SC was sailed in near summer conditions. A great credit to PRO Richard Kissane and Race Committee who ran the races like clockwork both days setting perfect courses with his mark-team to keep to the schedule and get in 6 races over the weekend. RS200 On day […]
Glorious sunshine had the crews reaching for the factor 50+ sun screen before the start of the second race of the UK Sailmakers May League on Thursday 10th May. However, a cool fifteen knots from the south had everyone reaching for full waterproofs – it is not summer yet. Race officers Barry Rose and Eoin […]
Club member Katie Tingle has joined Annalise Murphy in a bid to qualify for the Toyko 2020 Olympics in the 49erFX skiff class. Katie has huge dinghy experience and has won the Irish Optimist Championships and is an experienced 420 sailor. Olympic Silver Medalist Annalise has quit the Laser Radial dinghy to launch this […]
This Saturday night is the first evening of the Members Cook Off. Full details on the poster below. It would be great to see what promises to be a fun night supported. Please contact the office to book.
On Wednesday evening the 2nd May we held the first of two North Sails downwind Clinics for the mixed dinghy class. The evening was cold and blustery with the breeze from the north west out on the bank it made for testing conditions for the teams. There was a mix of 29er’s and RS 200’s which […]
At the International Council of Yacht Clubs (ICOYC) World Forum 2018 in San Francisco, the Royal Cork Yacht Club was selected to host the ICOYC World Forum in September 2019. Vice Admiral, Colin Morehead, and Club General Manager, Gavin Deane, represented the Club at this prestigious event which was attended by most of the thirty-nine […]
The Matthews Helly Hansen sponsored Spring Series hosted by Kinsale Yacht Club concluded last Saturday in glorious sunshine and light winds. PRO Denis Kiernan laid a starting line for the final race of the series just outside Sandycove and used a mixture of local marks for the various fleets. The weather conditions were light with […]