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Kinsale Race Officer Michele Kennelly to Deliver Race Management Tips at Cove Sailing Club

1st June 2022
Kinsale Yacht Club Regional Race Officer Michele Kennelly
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 series.

Kennelly is an integral part of Royal Cork YC's Peter Crowley's (international race officer) race team that oversees events such as Volvo Cork Week, Sovereign's Cup, the just-launched Squib Nationals and the recent Munster Oppie Championships at Crosshaven.

The presentation will cover course laying, race starts, time setting, racing rules and the correct flags to use. Michele will invite participants to lay a course using various wind directions and taking tides into consideration.

Cove Sailing Club is inviting female sailors from local Cork clubs and beyond to attend as part of its Women on the Water initiative is to encourage more women on the water and to get involved in race management.

The presentation will take place at the clubhouse at 7.30 pm on Thursday, June 2nd. 

Michele will be giving a second presentation to the younger female club sailors on racing and having fun on the water on Friday 1st July and an on the water session will be held the following morning Saturday 2nd July.

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