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Royal Cork To Stage ICRA Nationals in 2017 & 2020

26th October 2015
ICRA commodore elect Simon McGibney with RCYC Pat Lyons Admiral and Kieran O Connell Sailing Rear Admiral at announcement Of ICRA Nationals in RCYC for 2017. Photo: Bob Bateman

To tie in with Royal Cork Yacht Club's 300th birthday celebrations the 2017 and 2020 Irish Cruiser Racer National Championships (ICRA) will be staged at the RCYC it was announced last night. 

Incoming ICRA commodore Simon McGibney from Kilrush in County Clare made the Tercentenary year announcement at the conclusion of the club's CH Marine Autumn league in Crosshaven.

The double championship announcement follows other ICRA news last week when the national cruiser racer body said its annual conference will move from the traditional November date to March 5.

The 2015/16 conference will be held in Limerick City to mark the election of McGibney as commodore, its first to come from west of the Shannon.2017 - Royal Cork Yacht Club

Future ICRA Dates

2016 – Howth Yacht Club

2017 – Royal Cork Yacht Club

2018 – Unconfirmed

2019 – Unconfirmed

2020 - Royal Cork Yacht Club [Tercentenary year]


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