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Doyle's Freya Claims Kinsale's Top Spot
#KINSALE – The weather gods were not shining on the crews for the final series of races of the KYC Spring Series, sponsored this week by Mamukko and Ron Holland writes Peadar Murphy. The morning dawned bright and still with…
Coastal Race Adds Spice to Kinsale Sailing Series
#KINSALE –  It was back to the big winds and waves this week for the hardy competitors in the KYC Spring Series, with UK Halsey Sailmakers sponsoring events this week, and Des McWilliam himself out on the water checking up…
Privateer Claims Victory in Third Race of Kinsale League
#KINSALE – In contrast to last week's bruising battle, a dying, shifting breeze, pleasant sunshine and shortened courses were the order of the day for competitors in the North Sails sponsored third week of the Kinsale Yacht Club Spring Series…
Kinsale League Blows Up with 20-Knot Westerlies
#KINSALE – Easter Monday dawned overcast and breezy for the second week of the KYC Spring Series, sponsored this week by Cheeky Cherubs crèches writes Peadar Murphy. By the time the hardy competitors were out on course they were faced…
Gentle Start to Kinsale's April League
Round one of the Kinsale Yacht Club Spring Series commenced yesterday, April 1st, in very light conditions. It was slightly cooler than the summery conditions we have been experiencing of late, but this did little to dampen the enthusiasm of the competitors…
Kinsale Yacht Club Spring Series Starts Sunday
Kinsale Yacht Club's Spring series kicks off on Sunday and incorporates the first races of the SCORA league. There will be nine races over five weekends with results scored in IRC, IRC Restricted and Echo handicaps. Racing will be either…
Quarter Tonner Bandit in New Hands for Kinsale League
#KINSALE – With only a week to the start of Kinsale's big April Series, the final race of the yacht club's March league saw some new faces on familiar boats. Kieran O'Connell and Graham Marron who have recently acquired the…
Kinsale Frostbite Concludes (Prizegiving Photos here!)
#KINSALE –  Conditions for the final day of the ASM-Marine Frostbite League at Kinsale Yacht Club last Sunday morning did not look promising initially. The approaching weak warm front, attended by early mist and drizzle, however was accompanied by a…
Photos from Kinsale Frostbites Final Race
#KINSALE – Stronger winds brought the ASM-Marine Frostbite League at Kinsale Yacht Club to a close this afternoon. Brian Carlin's final race photography is below.
More Difficult Conditions for Kinsale Frostbiters (PHOTOS HERE!)
#KINSALE – Variable light winds were again the dominating feature of the ASM-Marine Frostbite League at Kinsale Yacht club which moved into the fifth and penultimate week of the series last Sunday. Despite the loss of two days racing so…
Wind in the Sails (Evenually) at Kinsale Frostbite Series
#KINSALE – After a two week wait due to lack of wind in  Kinsale Harbour, the sailing club managed a four race day at the ASM Marine Frostbites yesterday. Scroll below for shots by Brian Carlin of the lightest wind…
KYC Meets on Clubhouse Situation
Kinsale Yacht Club (KYC) held an information meeting last Tuesday to discuss the situation of its aging clubhouse ahead of a planned EGM later this month. Structural problems were previously discussed at a club meeting last November, at which a…
Kinsale Yacht Club Spring Series Overall Results, Class by Class
The John Corby designed 38 one off, Gloves off, was the winner in class zero of Kinsale Yacht Club's Spring Series League. In Class One, the X- yacht Eos skippered by David Scott had a 16-point winning margin over Dan…
Kinsale Cruiser League Ends with Big Blow Out (Photos Here!)
Wind over tide and a 25-knot Easterly breeze meant it was always gonig to provide a great end to Kinsale's Spring Series Cruiser League. Scroll down for Bob Bateman's action shots from this afternoon's Cruiser course off Kinsale. Provisional overall…
Big Seas, Big Photos from Kinsale
Photographer Bob Bateman captured the sailing action from the final day of Kinsale's April league this afternoon and what a finale it turned out to be. Big seas, big winds for a classic Kinsale finish. The Squib class joined for…
Kinsale Spring Sailing Photos
Bob Bateman was afloat today to capture the latest Spring sailing off Kinsale Yacht Club, a month long sailing series that has been sailed in sunshine so far each Sunday and today's Bank holiday Monday race was no different. Scroll…

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