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No rest for our dinghy sailors as we head into the festive season.

  Best of luck from everyone at Royal Cork to current European 29er Champions Alana Twomey(RCYC) , Lucia Cullen(RstG,RCYC), Ben O’Shaughnessy (RCYC) and Ethan Spain (NYC)  as they head to Brazil this week to represent Ireland at the World Sailing – Youth Sailing World Championships  the 1st of 12 scheduled races start next Monday December […]

Volvo Cork Week 2002
Game Changer

Photo Rick Tomlinson

Volvo Cork Week 2024 – already heating up!

    Entries are steadily flowing in for the next edition of Volvo Cork Week. The dates for Volvo Cork Week 2024 are Monday 15th July to Friday 19th July. This facilitates plenty of time for boat deliveries before and after the event. The Notice of Race is available to view here. The early entry […]


Junior Laying Up 2023

The Annual Junior Laying Up 2023 was held this evening at the club. The annual celebration of dinghy sailing at the club was held inconjunction with the Frostbites Prizegiving. An account of the season was given by each Class Captain along with End of Year prizes. (more…)

Stephen O'Shaughnessy

Congratulations to Club Member Stephen O’Shaughnessy on his appointment as Racing Manager at Irish Sailing

Congratulations to our own Stephen O’Shaughnessy who has been appointed to the role of Racing Manager at Irish Sailing. Irish Sailing earlier today announced the appointment of Stephen O’Shaughnessy to the role of Racing Manager. A native of Cork City, Stephen has significant sailing experience from a very young age, cutting his teeth in the mirror […]

Volvo Cork Week 2002
Game Changer

Photo Rick Tomlinson

Ensure you put the dates for Volvo Cork Week 2024 into your diary!

  Entries are already flowing in for the next edition of Volvo Cork Week since the formal launch of the event in October. This legendary event has always attracted a large number national and international entries since its inception. A warm welcome and unparalleled entertainment has prompted entries to return from afar, again and again. […]


Fabulous start to the Carrigaline Court Hotel Frostbites

  The Carrigaline Court Hotel Dinghy Frostbite league launched into racing on Sunday 5th with a strong fleet aided by a surprising November day with sunshine and decent consistent wind from the west on the Curlane Bank. The racing was greatly enhanced through the efficient skills of the Race Officer Ciaran Mac Sweeney who managed […]



Volvo Cork Week 2024 will welcome an exciting addition to its line-up of competitive sailing classes as the RS21 One Design Class makes its debut at this years event, 15th – 19th July 2024. Volvo Cork Week has earned a reputation as one of the premier sailing events in Europe, with a rich history dating […]

2nd placed Andre Granadeiro allegedly passing out a car on the Carrigaline road.

Laser/ILCA Winter Coaching Plan

Welcome to our winter coaching plan for Laser/ILCA. There are still some exciting events to come this year with frostbites in November and our laying up supper where we will present some of the league prizes and awards. Our coaching has a number of focus areas. New to the laser Ongoing development of sailors for […]


ILCA Summer Series Finale

On Sunday 17th, Royal Cork ILCA (lasers) hosted the finale of the ILCA summer sprint series. This series incorporated racing across five venues through the summer. The series finale held on the Curlane bank had twenty seven lasers compete in three classes from five separate clubs.   The tri-series trophies were presented on the basis […]

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Busy Youth Pathway weekend

It is that time of year when our junior sailors get back to school and are busy with new subjects, teachers and the like. It is much the same in the club with many sailors looking for a new challenge, a different boat, and different social scene. The RCYC Youth Pathway weekend provided the perfect […]

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