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Kinsale Yacht Club News
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…
Fine Weather Prevails for Kinsale Sailing League
The weather gods continue to simile on competitors and organisers alike,on what has been a very calm and on the whole, enjoyable spring sailing series off Kinsale thus far writes Keith O Riordan. The third round of The Kinsale Yacht…
Sunny Sailing off Kinsale (Photos here!)
Glorious sailing conditions prevailed for the second day of the Kinsale Cruiser Spring Series yesterday writes Claire Bateman. Scroll down for Bob Bateman's sailing photos of yesterday's cruiser action. The only sailing factor missing was the wind! However but after a…
Thirty Enjoy Kinsale's Frostbite Finale
Conditions for the final day of the ASM-Marine Frostbite League at Kinsale Yacht Club on Sunday could not have been a more inviting finale for the thirty plus sailors competing in the Laser, Squib and Mixed Dinghy Fleets. Despite losing…
Strong Winds for Kinsale League
Strong Southerly winds were again a feature of the continuing ASM-Marine Frostbite League at Kinsale Yacht Club on Sunday. Photos HERE. Due to a building force 6 breeze prior to the start and in order to moderate its influence, the…
Kinsale's Ron Holland Expands
One of the world's best known and most highly regarded names in international superyacht design who is based in Kinsale Co. Cork officially opens its doors in Vancouver on March 3rd, marking a carefully planned expansion to the western seaboard.…
Keller Leads Kinsale Radials
Following the previous two weeks of adverse weather which interrupted the league programme, the ASM Frostbite series continued at Kinsale Yacht Club on Sunday in lively sailing conditions. With the predicted South-South Westerly winds arriving on schedule for the 11.55…
Kinsale YC Sails to City Marina
Kinsale Yacht Club was the first to use Cork's new city marina facilities when a club flotilla arrived at the Port of Cork facility, opened by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Micheal Martin TD, a week ago. Bob Bateman captured the…
Round Britain and Ireland Photos on the Gallery
Photographer Bob Bateman has added new images to the Afloat gallery from the Round Britain and Ireland race that departed Kinsale this week. The images are here.
Kinsale Oppie Training on Bank Holiday, by George
The Two Georges are hosting an intensive three-day optimist training course in Kinsale over the June Holiday weekend. Georges Kenefick and Kingston, both highly decorated dinghy sailors, will provide aspiring opti sailors with three days of race prep, on-the-water training,…
Public Meeting for Kinsale Clipper Stopover Carnival Parade
The Kinsale Carnival Parade is planned as part of the Clipper Stopover weekend on Sunday 4th July and organisers are looking for the people of the town and surrounding areas to be part of the big welcome and attend a…
Laser coaching clinics throughout June
Thomas Chaix, Barry McCartin and George Kingston have set a series of open-to-all laser clinics in June. The courses will provide a platform for Irish laser sailors of various age and ability to push themselves, progress and achieve their goals,…

Kinsale Yacht Club located in Kinsale, County Cork lies just 120 nautical miles from Wales, 240 from North West France and only 500 from the Galician Coast of North Spain.

Kinsale Yacht Club is only a few minutes walk from every shop, hotel, pub and restaurant in Ireland’s gourmet capital but most significantly it is only 30 km by road from Cork, Ireland’s second city, and between the two lies one the region’s main assets - Cork International Airport - with its daily links to many European capitals.

Club members, of which there are more than 600, race Cruisers, One Design Keelboats and Dinghies.

The club runs inshore and offshore races, has an active cruising scene, a powerboat section and most significantly for any real club, a strong and dynamic junior training programme.

Beyond the club’s own marina is the club house itself and the dinghy park. Within the clubhouse are changing rooms, bar and restaurant all with full wheelchair access. The club’s full-time secretariat, steward and marina manager are there to look after sailing visitors and members alike in a relaxed, informal and fun environment.

The club welcomes new members and has always got room on its members’ yachts for new comers to the sport.

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