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SCORA Plan Offshore Race from Cork Harbour to Dunmore East

16th August 2021
Robert Marchant's yellow–hulled Fulmar 32 Fulmar Fever is a SCORA stalwart. Up to seven Cork yachts will race to Dunmore East next Saturday.
Robert Marchant's yellow–hulled Fulmar 32 Fulmar Fever is a SCORA stalwart Credit: Bob Bateman

The South Coast Offshore Racing Association (SCORA) will run a Cork Harbour to Dunmore East offshore race next Saturday, August 21st.

The offshore body is also considering a race back to Crosshaven the following day.

The plan is for a first gun at 7.00 am between No 3 Buoy at Roches Point at the entrance to Cork Harbour.

According to SCORA Commodore Daragh Connolly, seven boats plan on racing to Waterford.

SCORA aims to foster links with a burgeoning Waterford fleet and build on the regular WHSC attendance at Kinsale Yacht Club for its April league and Sovereign's Cup. Connolly notes how the WHSC crews also travel to RCYC for Autumn Leagues and Cork Week

A strong SCORA team this year also includes Kinsale's David Cullinane and Schull's Michael Murphy to promote offshore interest on the south coast.

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