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Transition Year Programme

This year is year three of the Royal Cork TY programme. The programme is aimed at getting the students qualified to be able to instruct or coach children participating in Irish Sailing sailing courses. (more…)


Under 25 Training

The Under 25’s are currently training hard for the upcoming 1720 Nationals and the J24 Europeans in Howth next year. Any interested sailors as asked to contact Daragh Connolly. (more…)


BBQ On Saturday 18th September

In place of the a la carte menu this Saturday, we will have a BBQ which will coincide with the Women At Helm event. Food will be served from 17:30hrs until c. 20:00hrs. Please book online below.

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Cork sailing athletes Seafra Guilfoyle and Johnny Durcan announce they will compete for the 2024 Olympics.
Pciture Clare Keogh

Royal Cork Sailors Announce Olympic Campaign

With everyone still on a high from Ireland (and Cork’s) success at the recent Tokyo 2021 Olympics, dreams of Paris 2024 are starting to set sail.  As the countdown officially begins, two of Cork’s top sailing athletes have announced that they joined the Irish 49er (2 person boat) 2024 Olympic campaign. (more…)

Jump competing in the only day of racing the 2020 Autumn Series before lockdown set in.

Entry Opens For AIB Autumn Series

As the leaves begin to fall and the evenings draw in, the AIB Autumn Series is fast approaching. Racing will take place across 5 Sundays, commencing on Sunday September 26th and concluding on Sunday October 24th with First Gun at 11:25 each week. (more…)

The Senior Teams and their management competing for the 77-year-old Book Trophy between Royal Cork YC and Sutton DC at Crosshaven at the weekend were (left to right) A. Green Bush (Cork Harbour SC), Ian McCormack (Commodore, SDC), Andy Johnston (SDC Team Manager & former Commodore), Olympian Robert Dickson, Shane McLoughlin, Conor Twohig, Peter Boyle & Alan Blay (all SDC), RCYC Team Chloe & Patrick Crosbie, Harry Prichard, Lola Kohl, Maeve O'Sullivan and Alex Barry

Royal Cork Teams Win Junior & Senior Sutton Book

Saturday 4th August in Crosshaven saw the annual staging of the 77-year-old Book Challenge, which goes back to 1944 when the dinghy sailors of Cork Harbour SC (succeeded in time by the Royal Munster YC and then the Royal Cork) took on their counterparts in Sutton Dinghy Club for team racing in International 12s, the trophy […]


Royal Cork Excel In AIB Laser Nationals

The Laser Nationals were held at the club from the 19th to the 22nd of August. In total 100 boats competed over the 3 fleets with Royal Cork entering a 24 strong team. 4 races were sailed on both Thursday and Saturday but sailing was abandoned on both Friday and Sunday for too much wind […]

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Celebrating 300 Years: Minister of Foreign Affairs and of Defence Simon Coveney TD marked the Royal Cork Yacht Club’s 300th birthday this weekend at a small ceremony on Haulbowline island, the Irish Naval Headquarters and home of the original ‘Water Club of the harbour of Cork’, as it was known back in 1720. The Royal Cork, which is the oldest sailing club in the world, rescheduled its Cork300 events series to celebrate its anniversary until July 2021.  Pictured here are Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defence Simon Coveney TD, Admiral of the Royal Cork Yacht Club Colin Morehead, Flag Officer Commanding Naval Service Commodore Michael Malone and Chief of Staff, Irish Defence Forces, Vice Admiral Mark Mellett.
Picture Darragh Kane

AIB RCYC Tricentenary Regatta

The AIB Royal Cork Yacht Club Tricentenary Regatta 2021 will take place on Saturday August 28th & Sunday August 29th. This is our biggest celebration of the Tricentenary to date and we hope to see all members involved over the course of the weekend. (more…)

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