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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 finalists

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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Liam Duggan gets to bring the fantastic Senior Silver "Currabinny" trophy back to the Royal Cork

A wet and windy weekend in West Kerry

The Optimist fleet travelled to Tralee Bay Sailing Club for the last event of the year at the weekend. It was another test of character; Saturday had rain, breeze, big chop, a long trek to the racecourse all of which took their toll on the fleet.  Sunday was a little more pleasant – the sun […]

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