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Excitement continues to build for the Topper World Championships 2023

  Excitement continues to build at Royal Cork and ITCA Worlds as the Topper World Championships 2023 counts down to the week of 24th July. Organisation commenced back in November 2022 and the Royal Cork Yacht Club Topper Worlds Committee has been hard at work since then, meeting regularly drawing on the fantastic expertise of […]

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Marlow Ropes Presentation – Wednesday 24th May 2023

David Mossman of Marlow Ropes will be providing a presentation with a focus on teaching sailors which rope construction is best for their sheets/Halyards & rigging, and how the racing world is challenging/shaping the rope we are all using today.    (more…)

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Bateman Wins Crosshaven House PY1000

Chris Bateman sailing an ILCA 6 was a convincing winner in this year’s Crosshaven House PY1000. In it’s 9th year, the event continues to grow with entries breaking 50 for the first time.  Crosshaven House have come on board as sponsor this year and put forward a perpetual trophy. Thank you to Noel Corcoran, Stacey […]

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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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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 […]

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Friday Night League

June 9, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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RCYC Keelboat Notice Board

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