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Sovereign's Cup at Kinsale Yacht Club Signals Later First Gun for Dublin Sailors

15th April 2017
Tight racing at the 2015 Sovereign's Cup - The first gun for the biennial cup will have an afternoon start in June Tight racing at the 2015 Sovereign's Cup - The first gun for the biennial cup will have an afternoon start in June

The Sovereign’s Cup at Kinsale Yacht Club will have an afternoon start for all cruiser–racer fleets on the first day of racing on June 21st.

The first gun for the biennial cup has been pushed back to 1355hrs to make it easier for sailors travelling down to Kinsale on the Wednesday morning. 

The move is designed to save on a nights accommodation costs in the West Cork port and assist sailors in having to take one day less off from work. Organisers say they hope the move will attract an 'even bigger and better fleet from around the east and west coasts'. 

KYC says an amendment to the Notice of Race for the O'Leary Life sponsored event will be published shortly to reflect these changes.

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