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Strong Cruiser Racing Turn-out Starts the Season in Cork Harbour

11th June 2021
Cork Harbour cruiser racing has resumed
Cork Harbour cruiser racing has resumed Credit: Bob Bateman

Cruiser racing has returned with a strong turn-out at the RCYC in Crosshaven for the start of evening racing.
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Eighteen boats came to the start line for the first Thursday evening cruiser league race.

Despite rain, mist and fog, which had gripped the South Coast in unpleasant weather for the past few days, the pent-up demand for the return of competition was shown in tight racing.

For RCYC Rear Admiral for Keelboat Racing, Daragh Connolly, it was the end of a long wait for the racing fleet to get back on the water competitively and the sailors took the opportunity.

Racing results on the RCYC website here

Tom MacSweeney

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Tom MacSweeney writes a weekly column for Afloat.ie. He also presents the radio programme Maritime Ireland on radio stations around Ireland.

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