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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, […]

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Another Great Day Afloat For The Beginners and Improvers

Last Saturday morning 48 new sailors participated in the “Beginner/Improver Optimist Sessions” run by Darren O’Keeffe and his many helpers.  While it was only an increase of 5 sailors on the previous Saturday session held 25th April – 22 of the sailors were new!. A large number of our experienced Optimist sailors turned out to […]

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Finding Nemo!

What an amazing start to the season!  This morning saw 43 new young sailors dip their toes in the water and participate in the Beginner Sessions led by Darren O’Keeffe.  There were a few sailors missing so it is expected this number will increase next Saturday!.  They were all afloat by 1130 and came ashore around […]

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