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Royal Cork At Home Regatta

Tomorrow Saturday and Sunday August 28th and 29th the annual Royal Cork At Home Regatta generously sponsored by Neville Jewellers or from the club office will take place.  The forecast is for sun and hopefully breeze and definitely the word warmth was mentioned!

Racing will take place for all fleets on both days with First Gun 11.55 hours.  An exception to this will be the Optimist Class who will start on Saturday at 13.55hrs and Sunday 11.55hrs.

Regatta Social Activities

Saturday 28th August The At Home Regatta Dinner
Pimms Reception @ 19.30hrs with Dinner @ 20.00hrs  Tickets €30
Reservations please to or call the office at 4831023

Shoreside Programme

Sunday 29th August 2010

2pm – Crab Fishing for 7 yrs & under off the Western Marina
3pm –Spud & Spoon Race on the lawn

From 3pm to 5pm we will be entertained by the Band of the First Southern Brigade under the baton of Capt Brian Prendergast. This is always a delightful treat to get the toes tapping, the bodies swaying and gets everybody into party mood.

4pm –Tug of War for Juniors & Seniors on the lawn, 10 yrs & up.
4pm – Afternoon tea will be served on the terrace by the ladies!
5pm –The hotly contested Admirals boules match

Prizes & Trophies for all the winners will be presented.  Prizes have once again been very generously sponsored by Neville Jewellers.

The Admiral’s Lady, Olga, and her team of tea ladies would be very appreciative of your usual very generous contributions of sandwiches and cakes for the famed At Home Afternoon Tea to be served by the ladies on the terrace on Sunday. (The Ritz has nothing on this!) Contributions may be handed in to the club house any time on Sunday. There will be a special childrens’ corner with tasty bites.
In these difficult times the Club still has so much to celebrate this year  and thanks to our usual generous sponsor of the event, John Neville of Neville Jewellers, we will party on the lawn, meet old friends and swop stories, while celebrating the wonderful year of sailing success we have had to date.

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