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New West Cork Interclub Race Between The Three Mizen Peninsula Sailing Clubs

22nd July 2023
Yacht racing in West Cork
Yacht racing in West Cork - There is a great appetite to rebuild interclub racing in Carbery's Hundred Isles Credit: Bob Bateman

The three Mizen Peninsula Sailing Clubs have announced a new West Cork interclub race.

 "The 3 Sq Miles Cup" will see cruisers from Schull Harbour Sailing Club, Baltimore Sailing Club and Crookhaven Harbour Sailing Club race for a new trophy presented by Cape Clear Distillery.

The race will start in Roaring Water Bay, finishing at Cape Clear's North Harbour and will be followed by an onshore BBQ. 

"There is a great appetite to rebuild interclub racing in Carbery's Hundred Isles"

"There is a great appetite to rebuild interclub racing in Carbery's Hundred Isles," said Schull Harbour Commodore Mark Murphy. "Each of the three clubs in the area has strong junior sections, with active cruiser racing during summer. While it was a regular occurrence in years gone by, in recent years, racing with our friends around the bay has mostly died out.

Having such wonderful sailing waters to enjoy and the perfect halfway point in Cape Clear Island will be a great way to reintroduce a bit of friendly rivalry between the clubs." 

The first gun is at 13:00 on Saturday, 29th of July.

The 3 Sq Miles Cup

Published in West Cork Team

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