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On the water this week

11th May 2009

May madness has begun with plenty of water-based activity. One of the biggest of the Bay's one design events, Baily Bowl, makes a welcome return, while Lough Neagh hosts the Fireball Ulster Championships. There's also some canoeing and angling. The current sunshine is forecast to continue, and although winds are to increase to 20 knots on Wednesday according to Windguru, it might just be an idea to squeeze in as much as you can this coming week.


14th May – OneSails McWilliam May League, FG 18.50, Royal Cork YC

15th May –Masts & Rigging White Sails Fun Race, FG 18:55, Royal cork YC

16th–17th May – Baily Bowl, Royal Alfred Yacht Club

16th–17th May – Fireball Ulster Championships, Lough Neagh Sailing Club

16th–17th May – IODAI Optimist Munster Championships, Kinsale Yacht Club

16th–17th May – Multihull East Coast Championships, National Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire

16th May – Mixed Dinghy League, Royal Cork YC

16th May – Volvo Ocean Race, leg 7, start 13:00hrs, 2,550Nm

16th May – Cruise in Company to Cork, Royal Cork YC

16th May – Optimist April/May League, 2–5pm, Royal Cork YC


16th May –  Junior Series, Newbridge. Contact 087 204 5263 or 087 204 5263

17th May – Ranking, Kilcullen, 2pm start, Kilcullen Canoe & Outdoor Pursuits. More information from Maureen Barker at 086 817 6721


16th May – (Munster) Open Shore, Waterville, Waterville Beach, 1730–2230

17th May – (Munster) Confined, Anglesea, Crosshaven, 1100–1800



16th May – Portora Regatta 2009, Enniskillen. Men's adaptive TA and J14 2X

16th May – Cork Regatta, NRC. Men's intermediate I 1X and I 2

17th May – Fermoy Regatta Fermoy . Men's J16 4x and LTA 2X Team

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