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RCYC Sailor Wins 2019 Crosbie Cup

Yet more great Optimist news for 2019, our very own Oisin Pierse won the 2019 Crosbie Cup at the Tralee Bay Sailing Club, well done Oisin! Just to make that even better, that’s 3 years in a row now that an RCYC sailor has won the Crosbie Cup! No pressure for 2020 then all you […]

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2019 IODAI Munsters at the Waterford Bay SC

Day 1 IODAI Munsters WHSC started out overcast but warm with good wind. All the sailors launched swiftly and made their way to the courses. Race 1 completed with shifting winds, race 2 had to have a course adjustment which remained settled for race 3 the final race of the day. A long rough day […]

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2019 IODAI Leinsters at Malahide YC

2019 IODAI Leinsters at Malahide YC day one started with great optimism and fabulous sunshine, unfortunately not much wind!.  It proved to be a long day on the water with bad shifting winds. Only two races completed. The second day started very calm wind wise but formed up enough to get in 4 great races. […]

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IODAI Ulsters in Skerries May 25th & 26th

It was a great weekend at the IODAI Ulsters in Skerries. Day one had overcast skies and a fresh breeze but nothing too heavy. All the fleets successfully launched off the beach at a low tide, which was interesting for them as they couldn’t use their centerboards for quite a while due to depth restrictions! […]

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Lisheen and Cobbler bring Royal Cork racing to a close for the season

The October Bank Holiday weekend normally signals the end of league racing for the Royal Cork fleet, and this year was no different. Saturday saw our annual Lisheen Mines Open Team Racing event. The 25kt North Easterly breeze didn’t look promising, however PRO Ian Venner tucked the racecourse up the river by the Limekiln corner […]

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