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STEFAN HYDE IS ISA ALL IRELAND SAILING CHAMPION 2007

Stefan Hyde showed a light touch to win the ISA All Ireland Sailing Championship on Dublin Bay on Sunday afternoon. Junior Champion was Chris Penney. At the start of the weekend Stefan said his favourite sailing moment was Classic Boat Racing in West Cork on a sunny day but coming ashore to a fanfare at […]

70 Optimists in Cobbler League

The first day's racing in the Cobbler League attracted a record 70 boats from the Royal Cork, Kinsale, Tralee and Waterford. 3 races were completed in light conditions on the Curlane Bank with Killian O'Keeffe of the RCYC taking an early lead in the series from Aodh Kennedy and Colm O'Regan both of Kinsale. Full […]

FEVA Training this weekend

Gillian Guinness – National FEVA Coach Training Weekend Friday October 5th. & Saturday October 6th. Check out the Feva homepage for full details.

RS FEVA Coaching

Gillian Guinness National Feva Coach Training Weekend  Friday 5th October              17.00 hrs          Rigging Fevas   Meet in Dinghy Park with all boats, covers off and ready to rig No wet gear required but watch the weather! Don’t be late..this is an valuable opportunity to have your rigging techniques and boat thoroughly checked by our […]

Optimist Local Fleet Allocations September 2008

The current local fleet allocations can be seen on the club website by checking the Optimist section on the results page here   Note that the results for the year are also there now. Due to the very large number s of sailors in our local Optimist fleet (72 of whom participated in the  Nationals) […]

Secretary Formula 18 World Council visits Cork

Don Findlay, Secretary General to the  Formula  18 World Council  (which includes Hobie Tigers)  will be in Cork on the weekend of 6th-7th October. Don has offered some time over the weekend to discuss the state of F18 worldwide and recent developments within the class. He will be in RCYC on Sat morning at 10:30am before racing and […]

Race 1 Mattews Autumn league

Matthews October league Race 1 Race Officer Richard Leonard got the opening race of the 2007 Autumn series to a flying start last Sunday. The wind filled in at an average of 12 knots from the south east and remained steady for the day allow the fleet of over 80 boats enjoy a superb days […]

ROYAL CORK NAVIGATION COURSES BEGIN MONDAY OCTOBER 1st

ROYAL CORK NAVIGATION COURSES BEGIN MONDAY OCTOBER 1st ! Day Skipper Navigation Course for Beginners and Improvers begins at the RCYC on Monday October 1st. Course includes Safety, Meteorology, Tides, Navigation Instruments and Publications, Chartwork, Rules, Pilotage , Passage Planning and Electronic Navigation. Course tutor is Eddie English. Course runs for 18 evenings 19:30hrs  – 22:15hrFull information on www.sailcork.com or contact […]

Christmas Party Nights

CHRISTMAS PARTY NIGHTS 2007 The Royal Cork Restaurant is hosting two Christmas Party Nights on Saturday December 15th. and Friday December 21st.Why not have your staff Christmas Party at the Royal Cork.Great Menu's, Live Music and a Fun Night Guaranteed!! If either of these dates do not suit, Mary would be happy to offer you […]

Optimist Regional Training

IODAI has organised regional training for all main fleet sailors. This will be in the RCYC on Saturday 13th & 20th October from 10am to 4:30pm and in Kinsale on Sunday 11th, 18th and 25th November. You must sign up for these events in advance through IODAI. Full details are in the link here .

Cobbler League for Optimists in October

The annual Cobbler League starts on Sunday 7th October for 4 weeks. Launching each day is at 11am. Enties can be completed at registration on each Sunday from 10am. Click here for notice of race. Also please check out the details of the IODAI regional training in the Optimist Section. (more…)

Navigation courses at RCYC

Eddie English of International Sailing, wishes to remind you all that they will be starting their Navigation Courses at the Club very soon. In fact the Day Skipper course begins on Mon Oct 1st. next. This runs from 1930 – 2215 Hrs. and is over 17 evenings, breaking for a month at Christmas, and finishing […]

Autumn League 2007 Notice of Race and Entry Form

2007 Matthews Autumn League continues this Sunday Race 1. Sunday September 30thRace 2. Sunday October 7thRace 3. Sunday October 14thRace 4. Sunday October 21stRace 5. Saturday October 27th Cruisers: Class 1,2,3, White Sail & IRC Restricted5 races are Scheduled- SCORA Races 16 to 20 Click here for Notice of Race and Entry FormClick here for Sailing […]

Nicholas O’Leary wins SB3 Event

The inaugural  SB3 Irish National championships on Dublin Bay over the weekend, hosted by the National Yacht Club. They were a huge success for this new class with a huge entry of 56 boats from around Ireland and 3 who travelled from the UK. 6 races were sailed, 5 of them in a force 3-4 […]

Navy Race 2007 – Report

This race was rescheduled from 2 weeks previously due to a wedding on the Naval base. There was no way the Royal Cork Yacht Club was going to take precedence over a wedding. As it happened the club struck lucky as Saturday the 15th of September was a glorious day.   There was approx. 15 […]

Fancy a RS Feva Blast this Saturday ??

The winds are looking nice and fresh this Saturday 15th 🙂 the RCYC Feva fleet are rigging at 11.00am to allow all you who would like a blast to try out a Feva. Turn up in your wet gear  – 1st come 1st served! See you there.

4 Royal Cork Optimist Sailors Promoted after Leinsters

All of the promotions in the national Optimist fleet system after the recent Leinster Championships were Royal Cork Sailors. Conor Lyden and Seafra Guilfoyle were promoted to the Gold Fleet and Julie Tingle and Cian Byrne went up to the Silver Fleet. (more…)

Our Optimist Sailors bring home the Bacon

Royal Cork Optimist sailors dominated the prizes at the Leinster Championships at Malahide on 8th & 9th September. In the Gold Fleet, Philip Brownlow finished 2nd, being pipped at the post by Colm O’Regan of Kinsale in the last race. Philip, who is only just 11, sailed a wonderfully consistent regatta in difficult conditions, never […]

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