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Kinsale Yacht Club Frostbite Prizes Awarded But No Last Race
#kinsale – Well it proved to be a Lose Lose day in Kinsale. Ireland lost in Rugby and the KYC Frostbite Series lost to the Gales! The wind at 11.00 am was recorded at a mere 10 knots so the…
Kinsale Lasers & Squibs Enjoy Wild Ride in Frostbite Sailing Series
#kinsalesailing  – Wild conditions for the penultimate day's racing have will bring Kinsale Yacht Club's Frostbite Series to a fitting climax next Saturday. Yestrerday, for the ASM sponsored series, the wind was steady South South West and varied in strength…
Gale Warning No Obstacle for Kinsale Dinghy Frostbite Sailing
#kinsale – For the second Sunday in a row the gales obligingly passed over to allow racing to proceed in the ASM Frostbite Series. The Race Officers reported that the winds were between 14 and 20 knots and West South…
Exhilarating ASM Frostbite Series at Kinsale Yacht Club
#kinsale – After a cancellation last Sunday the ASM Frostbite series came back with a vengeance today. Conditions were described as exhilarating, varying and challenging with race officers reporting winds of between 3 and 25 knots at different stages. The…
Kinsale Yacht Club Honours Navy's Rear Admrial Mark Mellett DSM
#kinsale – Kinsale Yacht Club bestowed Honorary Membership to Rear Admiral Mark Mellett DSM at a Reception at the Yacht Club today. Rear Admiral Mellett DSM is the first member of the Naval Service to have been promoted to the Naval…
Kinsale Yacht Club Frostbite Series Off to Sunny Start
#kyc – The annual Kinsale Yacht Club Frostbite League began today (Sunday 19th Jan). The league was once again sponsored by ASM Marine. Competitors were blessed with glorious sunshine and with winds of between 5 and 10 Knots , conditions…
Less Than A Week Till Kinsale Hosts IFDS Worlds
#IFDS - With only six days to go until the start of the Cork County Council IFDS World Championships for disabled sailors, Kinsale is already buzzing with excitement as teams from 18 nations arrive to practice in the venue for…
Tragedy As Body Recovered From Kinsale Harbour
#Kinsale - The Irish Independent reports that the body of a man in his 60s was recovered in the water off Kinsale Marina on Thursday evening (8 August). The search was begun after sailors noticed two plastic bags left unattended…
Disabled Sailing World Championship Heading for Kinsale
#disabledsailing – Kinsale in County Cork launches this summer's International Federation of Disabled Sailing (IFDS) World Championships on Friday.It's a proud moment for local sailor John Twomey. Not only is he a former commodre of the host club but he's…
Kinsale Cruiser League Musters Seven Boat Turnout
#kyc – Last Sunday was a bright and sunny day in Kinsale for Patricks day saw seven cruisers hit the water writes Brian Carlin.The wind was cool with a strong northwesterly building to 20-25 knots.The PRO made the most of…
Laser Sharp Kenneally Wins Kinsale Yacht Club Frostbite Sailing Prize
#kinsale – Ronan Kenneally received the Laser Standard Trophy, Darragh O'Sullivan – the inaugural ASM Radial Trophy, Richard Thompson – the 4.7 Destiny Trophy and Colm Dunne – the Squib Trophy after the final race day of the ASM-Marine KYC…
Kinsale Laser Sailors Brave Strong Winds for a Sunday 'Burn'
#kinsale – With Kinsale Yacht Club racing cancelled due to a building forecast on Sunday local helmsman Rob Howe and one other Laser sailor went out for a 'burn' with the above resulting 'deck-cam' video from Brian Carlin.
 Kenneally Takes Advantage as Kinsale Frostbite Series Sails Past Half Way Stage
#kinsale – The ASM-Marine Frostbite League for Lasers, Squibs and Mixed dinghies at Kinsale Yacht Club passed the half-way mark on Sunday when a further three races were successfully completed to bring the total races sailed to eight, with two…
Laser Sharp O'Shea Sets Early Mark in Kinsale Frostbites
#kinsale – The seasonal sharp drop in temperature heralded the opening day of the 2013 ASM-Marine Frostbite League at Kinsale Yacht Club on Sunday. The long established winter league, offering early competitive racing opens the KYC sailing season and continues…
Three Way Sailing Duel for Kinsale Yacht Club's Fastnet Race Honours
#kinsale – A final 20-minute postponement did little to deter the hardy crews who came out last Friday evening to do battle in the already twice postponed Kinsale Fastnet race, sponsored by CH Marine writes Peadar Murphy.  In what is…
Kinsale Outlines Benefits of Town Marina and Launches Optimist and Dragon Sailing Events
#KINSALE – Kinsale Yacht Club announced details of two major events for KYC this year at its clubhouse this week. The Davy Optimist National Championships (31st July – 4th August) and The Brewin Dolphin Dragon Gold Cup (8th-14th September) are…

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