Top Menu

Author Archive | mccannm

Cian Byrne Achieves European Success at Lake Garda

Cian Byrne achieved an outstanding result at the Europa Cup Event at Lake Garda, Italy when he came 2nd overall and 2nd in the U16 section sailing the Laser 4.7 Rig.  Travelling with the ISA national squad, Cian finished with a final race 1st to cap off a remarkable performance.  The Europa Cup represents top […]

Continue Reading · 0


Monaco Yacht Club was home to twelve international optimist dinghy teams last weekend, with both the Royal Cork and Ireland being well represented by four of our optimist sailors. The three day event was formally opened last Friday when HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco made a special visit to the yacht club to encourage all the teams […]

Continue Reading · 0

4 Royal Cork Youth Sailors Honoured by ISA

No fewer than four Royal Cork youth sailors have been nominated for the coveted title of Youth Sailor of the Year 2011. Sophie Browne, fresh from her outstanding exploits in finishing 2nd girl at the Optimist Worlds in New Zealand, is the only girl nominated. Patrick Crosbie finished 3rd in the Topper Worlds in Dun […]

Continue Reading · 0