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WbW -The Cork Harbour One Designs

The Royal Cork and the One Designs – here club member and current Elsie owner Pat Dorgan outlines a brief history of the class and today’s state of play with each boat. The history of the Cork Harbour One Design class is very well known. The principal sources are the History of Yachting in the South […]

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Way Back When – No 1.

This year we celebrate the 300th anniversary of the foundation of the club in 1720. Much has been recorded and published about the clubs origins and illustrious past. This series looks at the club in the living memory of the current membership. These pictures were taken in the late 1960’s by John Keane who was […]

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Colin Morehead elected as 42nd Admiral of the Royal Cork Yacht Club

Last night at the 299th AGM, Colin Morehead was elected the 42nd Admiral of the Royal Cork Yacht Club. In his acceptance speech, he thanked Past Admiral Capt. Pat Farnan for the manner in which he executed his role over the past two years and steered the club into its Tricentenary Year. Morehead has been […]

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Monaco Team Racing Event 2020

The Royal Cork Optimist team for the Monaco Team Racing Event 2020 left Cork airport at 6am on Wednesday 8th January for Nice via Amsterdam.  Their arrival was well greeted by Monaco Yacht Club representatives.  It was great to meet up with the opposition teams at the apartments that hosted all the competitors and jurors. […]


Junior Dinghy Coaching Forum

  To: All Junior Dinghy Fleet   Annual Club Coaching Forum    Upstairs Bar, Royal Cork Club House, Sunday, January 19th, 2020 @ 1900hrs   Please complete the following Survey HERE prior to the Forum so that we can get an understanding of Coaching Requirements for planning purpose. Please complete regardless if you are attending the forum […]


Keelboat racing update

Hi all, update on O Leary Insurance Group Winter Series keelboat racing tomorrow. We are monitoring the conditions and looking at a possible window to race in the inner harbor. We will make a final call tomorrow morning. We would also strongly advise that even if racing does not go ahead skippers check lines and […]


Junior Laying Up Supper Report 2019

This years Royal Cork Yacht Club Junior Laying Up Supper was held on Saturday 23th 2019 in the club house with parents and junior Sailors making up the 170+ attendees. Rear Admiral Dinghies Brian Jones welcomed the Admiral, Pat Farnan, Vice Admiral Colin Morehead and all the sailors & parents to the last social evening […]

Volvo Cork Week 2020 entries go live

Volvo Cork Week 2020 entries go live

Bumper fleets expected to attend prestigious International Regatta Incorporating Irish Cruiser Racing Association National Championships as part of historic club’s tricentenary celebrations.  Press Release and online entry  


Lisheen Mines Team Racing and Cobbler League Report(s)

2019 Lisheen Mines This year we had an abundance of sailors taking part in the annual Lisheen Mines Team Racing event on the Saturday 26th October 2019. We basically highjacked our winter coaching day and used the afternoon for the racing, which worked out really well, ensuring we had plenty of sailors to take part. […]

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Monaco and Cork partner on Cork300 celebrations

~ HSH Prince Albert II launches Cork300 at Yacht Club de Monaco ~ His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, President of Yacht Club de Monaco, hosted a special event last weekend (19 October) for organisers of Cork300 to show his support for the upcoming events series taking place in Cork in 2020.  The […]

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Cork300 events series launched for 2020

Cork300 will celebrate Royal Cork Yacht Club’s 300th anniversary, where it all began, and Cork’s maritime haven, with a series of events next summer.  In 2020, the Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven will celebrate its 300th anniversary with an exciting series of events on and off the water across Cork harbour, called Cork300. Founded […]


Global Team Race Regatta Report from Cowes

The Royal Cork finished in fifth place at the second annual Global Team Race Regatta in Cowes this weekend, hosted by the Royal Yacht Squadron, from the 25th to 28th of September. Twelve teams from as far afield as Australia, India, Argentina, California and Japan fought hard in the toughest conditions the Solent could challenge […]


RCYC Cobbler League October 2019

Optimist Cobbler League 2019 NOR Sunday 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th October 2019. The Royal Cork Yacht Club Optimist Class is delighted to announce dates for this year’s Cobbler League running every Sunday in October. Register Now. This is an annual open event and we look forward to welcoming visiting sailors to the Club.  However, we […]


RCYC Sailors 1st & 2nd at the IODAI Connachts

Lough Ree Yacht Club hosted last weekend’s IODAI Connachts event at their beautifully located club close to Athlone, which is situated at the end of a lovely twisty laneway opening up to a vista that delights all sailors, a fabulous clubhouse with great facilities and welcoming people. After arriving the sailors registration was completed very […]

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RCYC claim three of four titles at Laser Nationals 2019

Co. Down Supplies Backdrop as RCYC Laser Sailors claim the Silverware! Ballyholme YC located in Bangor Co Down, hosted the 2019 Irish Laser National Championship which attracted over 100 sailors right across the Standard, Radial and 4.7 fleets. Eleven Royal Cork Laser sailors travelled to compete in the four day event which commenced Thursday through […]

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