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RTE Radio One ‘Back to the Rock’

In 1979, the Fastnet Yacht Race turned into one of the greatest yacht-racing disasters ever. 21 people died, many boats were dismasted, abandoned or sunk as the race became a fight to stay alive. On one of those boats was teenager John O’Donnell. (2019) Listen to the podcast here

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Royal Cork Launches September’s DinghyFest’19 Regatta

Now the largest stand alone dinghy festival event in the country, the official launch of Cork Dinghy Fest took place in the Royal Cork Yacht Club last week. Royal Cork Yacht Club Rear Admiral Brian Jones was joined by volunteers and sailors as they marked the announcement of the continued sponsorship and support from CH Marine and the Port […]

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Skippers & Members Club Upcoming Events

Cruise to the City 4th – 6th May 2019 Interested in joining us for a start of season Cruise to the City on the May Bank Holiday Weekend 4 – 6 May 19? Weather and numbers permitting, it would be great to get together on the Cork City Marina on the Saturday evening for a […]

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Colin Morehead, Vice Admiral, Pat Farnan, Admiral, An Tainiste Simon Coveney TD, Annamarie Fegan Chair Membership & Events, Patrick Coveney, Greencore CEO & Gavin Deane, General Manager

Hugely Successful Inaugural Sponsors & Members Corporate Lunch at the Royal Cork Yacht Club

  The Royal Cork Yacht Club has hosted its inaugural Sponsors & Members Corporate Lunch. An Tánaiste, Simon Coveney TD, and Patrick Coveney, CEO Greencore, both Club Members and avid sailors, were the Club’s special guests and they also took part in a post lunch panel discussion with MC Rory Fitzpatrick asking the questions. The […]

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