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Who will win the Sovereign's Cup 2017 – Check out our class predictions below
With about 100–boats entered for the first races of O'Leary Life & Pensions Sovereigns Cup this afternoon, there are plenty of good boats capable of winning in each class in Kinsale's biennial Grand Prix Regatta. Sticking its neck out, here…
Racing at KYC's Bertoletti Trophy Race last night in Kinsale. Scroll down for Bob Bateman's photo gallery
Kinsale Yacht Club's postponed Bertoletti Trophy Race – staged annually in memory of club steward Mario Bertoletti – was held last night, ideal timing for a last minute tune–up before Kinsale's big event of the the season, the O'Leary Life…
2017 ICRA Prizewinners gathered at Royal Cork Yacht Club. Scroll down for more prizegiving photos
ICRA Commodore Simon McGibney and Royal Cork Yacht Club Admiral John Roche presented the national champions with their trophies and prizes at the Cork Harbour Club this afternoon. Afloat's Bob Bateman captured the prizegiving atmosphere at Crosshaven.  Read all Afloat's coverage…
Class Zero leader Dark Angel from Wales competing in Cork Harbour today. See Bob Bateman's ICRA photo gallery from day two below
Bob Bateman's photo–gallery from this afternoon's second day of racing at the 2017 ICRA National Championships at Royal Cork Yacht Club is below. WM Nixon's second day race report is here.  [data-ps-embed-type=slideshow] > iframe {position: absolute;top: 0;left: 0;} _psEmbed("https://afloat.photoshelter.com");
Find our Afloat.ie readers a hint of sun, and we’ll put you top of the page..... Ciaran White’s immaculately-maintained Scandal is one of the J/24s dominating Class 4, and she currently lies second overall
They’ve had a mighty busy day at Cork for Day 2 of the ICRA Nats 2017, with Race Officers Jack Roy and Peter Crowley putting through a rapid-fire programme of three races to give them an event and a result…
Dave Cullen's Checkmate from Howth Yacht Club will defend its Class Two ICRA Crown at Royal Cork next month.
The ICRA Cruiser National Championships reduced entry fee registration of €150.00 will end this Friday 12th May, just a month before the event sets sail at Royal Cork Yacht Club from 9th – 11th June. The final closing date for…
Cove SC, MBSC and RCYC Club Officers at the Cove SC launch
Cove Sailing Club launched its programme for the season with confirmation of joint cruiser racing to be sailed with neighbouring Monkstown Bay SC in an attempt by both clubs to boost cruiser participation in Cork Harbour writes Tom MacSweeney. Cove…
Jump Juice with Prof O’Connell on helm (and David Harte calling tactics) gets ahead of KYC Commodore Tom Roche sailing Meridian with Conor Doyle to weather in Freya. Scroll down for photo gallery
Exciting racing is anticipated in next Saturday's Kinsale Yacht Club Spring Series Class One IRC with only one point separating the top four boats writes David Sullivan. Justus and EOS on 12 points followed by Jump Juice and Freya with…
SCORA Commodore Kieran O'Connell (left) with the winners of the inaugural Claire Bateman Award for 'most enthusiastic boat in SCORA', Dave Lane and Sinead Enright, and Claire's husband and sailing photographer Robert Bateman and SCORA Hon Sec Michael Murphy. See gallery below
The South Coast Offshore Racing Association (SCORA) honoured Claire Bateman at its annual general meeting held in the Royal Cork Yacht Club last night writes Tom MacSweeney. Claire, who died last year, was a stalwart of sailing journalism for Cork…
'Altair' from Cove sailing club with Kieran Dorgan on the helm during the CH  Autumn league, an event that counted for SCORA points. Scroll down for more photos
Topics for discussion at next week's SCORA AGM and Presentation of overall prizes is a proposal for better collaboration between the local South Coast Clubs, which may help address the twin problems of falling fleet numbers and the poor number of youth dinghy sailors…
Conor Doyle's Freya is a regular SCORA campaigner
The South Coast Offshore Racing Association (SCORA ) Annual General Meeting will take place on March 11th, 2016, at Kinsale Yacht Club at 8pm writes Claire Bateman. The agenda is set out below and it looks like there should be…
Tributes Paid at SCORA AGM & Prizegiving Hosted By Royal Cork Yacht Club
#scora – The South Coast Offshore Racing Association (SCORA) AGM held at Royal Cork Yacht Club (RCYC) last Friday writes Claire Bateman. A large and representative audience attended and the meeting was chaired by SCORA Commodore, Ronan Enright. A minutes silence…
New SCORA Commodore Appointed at Kinsale AGM
#scora – Royal Cork Yacht Club's Ronan Enright was elected Commodore of the South Coast Offshore Racing Association (SCORA) at the cruiser racing association's agm at Kinsale Yacht Club at the weekend writes Claire Bateman. Following two years at the…
SCORA to Discuss Class Bands at Kinsale AGM
SCORA handicap bands for 2014 are on the agenda for the January 17th agm and prizegiving at Kinsale Yacht club but no changes from 2013 are proposed. The details for the meeting are as follows.   AGENDA SCORA AGM and…
SCORA Titles to Be Decided as Freya, Fools Gold & Eos Eye Top Prize
#scora – The SCORA League has been running throughout the season and events included the KYC April League, the Crosshaven/Baltimore race for Class One, Cobh to Blackrock for other classes and the CH Marine Autumn League at RCYC writes Claire Bateman.…
Quarter Tonners to Sail in Class Three SCORA, AGM Hears
#scora – The SCORA agm and prize giving at the Royal Cork yacht Club was well attended on Friday night last. It was a very positive and constructive meeting with a lot of interesting suggestions and thoughts put forward. One…

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