This weekend 24 Optimist sailors and their families headed to Lough Ree Yacht Club to compete in this year’s IODAI Connacht Championships. We received a very warm welcome and some families chose the camping option onsite given it was July (someone forgot to tell the weather to turn up!). We had 4 sailors in the […]
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One, Two, Three!
Last weekend saw a large Royal Cork convoy head north to Ballyholme Yacht Club to compete in the second Regional event of the year – the Ulster Championships. One hundred sailors competed with 25 from the Club (22 in Main Fleet and 3 in Regatta). On Saturday morning after an hour’s postponement the Race Officer, […]
Optimist Munsters 2015 Report
The first Regional event of the year – the Munster Championships were hosted by Kinsale Yacht Club this past weekend. 139 sailors took to the water with 29 Royal Cork sailors competing spread across the fleets. Well done to all our sailors. Conditions proved challenging with variable wind and sea conditions testing all the sailors. […]
Optimist sailors travel to UK Spring Championships
Twelve of our young optimist sailors met early yesterday morning in Cork Airport to set off on a trip to Poole. They are travelling to compete in the UK Optimist Spring Championships with 167 competitors registered. This trip was organised by Linda O’Keeffe last November and there was an air of excitement in the airport […]