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The scene at at Cove Sailing Club in Cork Harbour after the break-in
Cove Sailing Club in Cork Harbour had a break-in on Monday evening (July 4), resulting in considerable damage to its waterside clubhouse.  Contents of the clubhouse located at Whitepoint were 'smashed', but a defiant membership has posted on the club's…
Angela, a First 260 Spirit sailed by Cathy Mullan from Cove Sailing Club
At Cove Sailing Club in Cork Harbour Gary Mills’ Shipman 28, Tonga, leads the Friday night Great Island Motors June cruisers league, with Cathy Mullan’s First 260, Angela, second and Des Corbett’s Sadler 25, NettaJ, third.
Wednesday night league racing at Cove Sailing Club in Cork Harbour
Rankins are dominating Wednesday night dinghy sailing at Cove SC in Cork Harbour. Fiona O’Connell’s R21 leads, with David and Richard Marshall’s R30 second and Maurice and Francis Kidney third in R12. Eight boats are entered. There are also eight entries…
Kinsale Yacht Club Regional Race Officer Michele Kennelly
A presentation and workshop on race management will be given by Kinsale Yacht Club Regional Race Officer Michele Kennelly at Cove Sailing Club in Cork Harbour on Thursday (June 2nd) as part of the Club's ongoing Women on the Water…
Creenan’s hostelry in Ballinacurra village near Midleton in East Cork was the mecca for Cork Harbour dinghy sailors on Sunday where the 75-year-old Rankin dinghy Cliodhna was the centre of attention
There were breezy conditions for the annual dinghy race from Cobh to Ballinacurra in Cork Harbour on Sunday. Organised by Cove Sailing Club in conjunction with the National 18 Class, the race started as usual from the Spit Bank area off Cobh. But…
The start of last year's Ballinacurra Race for National 18s off Cobh
The home of Ireland’s last engineless freight-carrying schooner, the Brooklands, will be the centre of the popular Ballinacurra Race in Cork Harbour this Sunday. Creenan’s hostelry in Ballinacurra village near Midleton in East Cork will be the mecca for dinghy…
Dinghy sailing off Cobh in Cork Harbour during Cove Sailing Club's Peoples Regatta
There are not many sailing clubs which have experienced the vicissitudes of misfortune to the extent that Cove Sailing Club has in recent years. Back in March of 2018, Afloat reported that “Cork Harbour will have a new name in…
MBSC Laser leaders (from left ot right) Paul O'Sullivan MBSC, Brendan Dwyer MBSC and Kieran Dorgan of  Cove Sailing Club
Wins for Kieran Dorgan in races nine and ten of the Monkstown Bay Sailing Club Laser Winter League was a significant result for the Cove Sailing Club ace in Cork Harbour on Saturday. Top scorer Dorgan was followed by two host club sailors Brendan Dwyer…
Top UK Quarter Tonner Illegal (closest to camera) is heading for Cove Sailing Club this summer
Cove Sailing Club expect another vintage Quarter Tonner to join its fleet this season with the purchase of the UK yacht, 'Illegal'. Former CSC Commodore Kieran Dorgan team is part of the syndicate to purchase the new boat that replaces…
2021 saw the further enhancement of Cove marina with the addition of a new 20-metre breakwater located to the west of the marina.
Cove Marina has been given further protection with new anchors and moorings on the popular facility located in the heart of Cork Harbour at Cobh. 2021 saw the further enhancement of the marina with the addition of a new 20-metre…
Is somewhere around 25-foot the best cruiser-racer size for racing in Cork Harbour in 2022? 
With the addition of the vintage Quarter Tonner Diamond to Royal Cork's winter league (the first to be sailed as White Sails only), the fleet provided a glimpse of the popular boat choice for club racing this summer, a season…
Denis & Annamarie Murphy’s Grand Soleil 40, Nieulargo, was first in IRC One in last year’s Cobh to Blackrock Race
Cove Sailing Club is looking forward to seeing a big turnout for this year’s Cobh to Blackrock Race on Saturday 4 September. Starting from Cobh at 2pm and finishing at Blackrock Castle, the 2021 race is extra special as the…
Gary Mills and family in their Rankin dinghy in Cork Harbour
The Rankin dinghy revival has positively impacted Cove Sailing Club and is a source of satisfaction to those who have made great efforts over the past few years to restore this historic fleet in Cork Harbour. Two of the stalwarts…
Andrew Crosbie and Stephen O'Shaughnessy in the National 18 'Virtual MissFits' were the 2021 Ballinacurra Race winners
Andrew Crosbie and Stephen O'Shaughnessy in the National 18 'Virtual MissFits' were the 2021 Ballinacurra Race winners hosted by Cove Sailing Club in conjunction with the National 18 dinghy class.  Among other competing boats, Nine Eighteens contested the race that has traditionally been an…
Rankin sailors in Cork Harbour Conor and Robbie English
The revived Rankin fleet dominates Cove Sailing Club's Wednesday night dinghy league in Cork Harbour, taking the top three positions of 22-boats entered. Owen O’Connell has pushed Maurice Kidney out of first and leads on 10 points after six races…
Cove Sailing Club in Cork Harbour is holding the Ballinacurra Race this Saturday (24th July) in conjunction with the National 18 dinghy class.  The last race there was in 2019 but prior to that the 'Ballinacurra Cruising Club' would traditionally have…

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