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Topper Worlds 2019, Medemblik, Netherlands

A total of nineteen Royal Cork Topper sailors are taking part in this year’s Topper Worlds in Medemblik, Holland July 22nd to 26th. The fleet had a World’s t-shirt presentation in the club recently. We wish them all the very best for the event! L-R front row Frances Corkery, Anna Keal, Emma O’Sullivan, Eva Spillane, […]

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Dwyer Matthews shines bright at Optimist Worlds – Antiqua 2019

The 2019 Optimist Worlds held in Antigua drew to a close this week with some really fabulous results from our Irish team, including 2 of our very own Royal Cork sailors James Dwyer Matthews & Ben O’Shaughnessy. With 255 global sailors competing in the event they have really showed their class and determination to succeed. […]

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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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Two in a row for Crosbie!

In the recent CH Marine Laser Leinster Championships held at Rush Sailing Club, under challenging low wind conditions, Michael Crosbie followed up with another overall 4.7 Class win to add to the Ulster Championships 4.7 class title he captured the previous week.  Dawson Kohl also competed in the Laser 4.7 fleet which comprised of 20 […]

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Lynch ‘clinches’ Irish Topper Nationals Title

The Topper Irish National Championships 2019 were held last weekend July 5th -7th at The Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club, Co Down. The Royal Cork had 12 sailors representing the Royal Cork at the event. We had excellent sailing conditions over the first two days with winds ranging from 7 to 13 knots under […]

2019 29er Nationals Report

Last weekend, three of our six Royal Cork teams were able to participate in 29er Irish Nationals. Held at Dublin’s National Yacht Club, the regatta saw eleven skiffs competing over two days. Saturday was quite light with 5 races completed while Sunday was heavy with only 2 races completed before racing was called and sailors […]

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Laser Ulsters 2019

East Antrim Boat Club located in Larne, played host to the 2019 Laser Ulster Championships and staged a very successful and well-run event. Despite the wind Gods turning off the wind on Saturday, race management completed four very competitive races on Sunday to secure a solid series. The twenty strong Laser 4.7 fleet provided some […]

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RONAN ENRIGHT SOLICITORS JULY LEAGUE NOR 2019

The Notice of Race for the 2019 Ronan Enright Solicitors July leagues are now live at the link below. Click here for Notice of Race. The club would like to thank Ronan Enright Solicitors for sponsoring the July leagues again this year. Safe Sailing to all, Kieran O’Connell Rear Admiral Royal Cork Yacht Club

Dinghy Pursuit Race – Friday 21st June 2019

  The Royal Cork National 18 Class have organized an event for all RCYC monohull dinghy classes to showcase the variety and vibrance of dinghy sailing in Crosshaven. The support of all the dinghy classes at RCYC is acknowledged in forming this concept event. The format of the competition is a Pursuit Race under defined […]

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Donnelly Trophy 2019

Calling all National 18 sailors, racing for the Donnelly Trophy is being held on Saturday June 15th. Dave Clancy N18 Class Captain    

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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Junior Try Sailing Program 2019

The 2019 Junior Try Sailing Program ran from Saturday 04th of May through to Saturday 25th May. The initiative was run this year by Fiona Young (Mixed Dinghy Class Captain) and Robyn Lynch (Try Sailing Lead Instructor). The numbers of new try out sailors was very impressive with 72 joining us on day one and […]

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Youth Nationals 2019

The Irish Sailing Youth Nationals were held at the club on April 25th to 28th last. Unfortunately, with a Status Red (Storm Hannah) weather warning in place for a large part of the event – it looked like it would be a big struggle to ensure that all the fleets would get a series in […]

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Optimist Trials 2019

After much planning, multiple meetings, the event for the 2019 Youth Nationals was built out and ready for the sailors to arrive and enjoy. There was to be 4 days of sailing to decide who would make the various teams to represent Ireland in the Optimist Worlds & European Teams along with the 2 International […]

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Laser Munster Championships 2019 Report

Royal Cork sailors competed in the ‘Laser Munster Championships 2019’ under challenging low wind conditions to garner two of the three trophies in both the Laser 4.7 and Laser Radial class. Munster Laser Championships 4.7 Class Results 2nd Overall (Gold Fleet) – Jonathan O’Shaughnessy 3rd Overall (Gold Fleet) – Cillian Foster         […]

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