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Global Team Race Regatta Report from Cowes

The Royal Cork finished in fifth place at the second annual Global Team Race Regatta in Cowes this weekend, hosted by the Royal Yacht Squadron, from the 25th to 28th of September. Twelve teams from as far afield as Australia, India, Argentina, California and Japan fought hard in the toughest conditions the Solent could challenge […]

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RCYC Cobbler League October 2019

Optimist Cobbler League 2019 NOR Sunday 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th October 2019. The Royal Cork Yacht Club Optimist Class is delighted to announce dates for this year’s Cobbler League running every Sunday in October. Register Now. This is an annual open event and we look forward to welcoming visiting sailors to the Club.  However, we […]

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RCYC Sailors 1st & 2nd at the IODAI Connachts

Lough Ree Yacht Club hosted last weekend’s IODAI Connachts event at their beautifully located club close to Athlone, which is situated at the end of a lovely twisty laneway opening up to a vista that delights all sailors, a fabulous clubhouse with great facilities and welcoming people. After arriving the sailors registration was completed very […]

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RCYC claim three of four titles at Laser Nationals 2019

Co. Down Supplies Backdrop as RCYC Laser Sailors claim the Silverware! Ballyholme YC located in Bangor Co Down, hosted the 2019 Irish Laser National Championship which attracted over 100 sailors right across the Standard, Radial and 4.7 fleets. Eleven Royal Cork Laser sailors travelled to compete in the four day event which commenced Thursday through […]

National 18 – Try out Invitational (Sun 25th)

The National 18s will be running an invitational river race in front of the club this Sunday during the At Home. Open to all crew/helms of all ages and experience levels. Plan is to launch after At-Home racing is finished on Sunday.  Please complete the following Survey HERE if you are interested so we can gauge […]

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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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Bateman & Kohl secure RS200 Nationals

Congratulations to Chris Bateman (RCYC/MBSC) and Atlee Kohl (RCYC) on sailing a great series in Galway Bay Sailing Club at the weekend. Adam Power and Jack Young were hot on their heels and the top 6 boats never gave up so it was down to the last race with 2 discards coming into play and […]

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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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RS Inlands Report

Congratulations to Adam Power and Jack Young on winning the recent RS Inlands held in Blessington. The event was sailed in very light conditions, 2 races on the Saturday and 3 on the Sunday.  Congratulations also to Jack Hallissey MBSC crewed by Emily Crotty from both MBSC and RCYC who came 3rd overall in the […]

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National 18 Class UK & Ireland Championship 2019

The National 18 Class gathered this year at the Royal Findhorn Yacht Club for the weeklong championship and competed in challenging, but light sailing conditions over 10 races. The racing was split over two fleets, with thirteen ‘Ultras’ and five ‘Ultimates’ on the water. It is always great to see the wide range of ages […]

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Dwyer Mathews wins British Optimist Nationals

Well done to RCYC/KYC sailor James Dwyer Matthews (Senior Gold) who won the Volvo Gill British Open Championship, with 5 bullets out of 13 races. What a great follow up to his recent magnificent form at the Optimist Worlds in Antigua.   Also representing the Royal Cork was Harry Moynan who finished in a very […]

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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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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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