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'Club Of The Year' Kinsale Continues Upgrading

3rd July 2014
Kinsale Marina gate
The new marina entrance gate crafted by KYC member Shawn Kingston Gill Good
'Club Of The Year' Kinsale Continues Upgrading

#Kinsale - Kinsale Yacht Club has not been resting on its laurels since being awarded the Mitsubishi Motors Sailing Club of The Year gong.

The KYC Marina recently attained the 5 Anchors Award acknowledging the major improvements that have been made to its facilities.

KYC's many visitors can now avail of the club's new laundry, which is equipped with a commercial washer and dryer.

The gate to the marina has also had a makeover, thanks to the wonderful craftsmanship was executed by KYC member Shawn Kingston.

The clubhouse underwent a major refurbishment in 2013, and a new improved layout meant that a gym could be incorporated. The fully equipped facility is available for use by club members and is proving very popular.

KYC member Eddie Nicholson also recently presented the club with a splendid pool table in memory of his late father, David Nicholson, a former Commodore of Kinsale Yacht Club.

The table now proudly stands in a dedicated room upstairs in KYC, and many members are relishing the thoughts of many winter evenings spent in the new pool lounge.

Kinsale pool lounge

The new KYC pool lounge with its table dedicated to former Commodore David Nicholson Photo: Gill Good

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MacDara Conroy

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