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The start of last year's Ballinacurra Race for National 18s off Cobh
The home of Ireland’s last engineless freight-carrying schooner, the Brooklands, will be the centre of the popular Ballinacurra Race in Cork Harbour this Sunday. Creenan’s hostelry in Ballinacurra village near Midleton in East Cork will be the mecca for dinghy…
505 dinghies are racing at Monkstown Bay Sailing Club as they continue their build-up to their World Championships in Cork in August
Nine Class 1 dinghies sailed the first evening league race at Monkstown Bay Sailing Club in Cork Harbour. It was a pleasant, easy night’s sailing to begin the season, with three 505s continuing their build-up to their World Championships in…
RS fleets sailing at the Southern Championships at Monkstown Bay
Four RS fleets totalling 25 boats raced the RS Southern Championships at the refurbished Sand Quay at Monkstown Bay Sailing Club in Cork Harbour at the weekend. “A very successful first regional event of the year for the RS Class and a…
The Sand Quay refurbishment at Monkstown Bay is a work in progress and there has been a thumbs up for the new surface that replaces the grass. 
Monkstown Bay boaters in Cork Harbour got a pre-season boost with a general tidying up of the town's Sand Quay and boat park extensively used by Monkstown Bay Sailing Club (MBSC). The improvements come as the Cork Lower Harbour Main…
There is a lot of focus at Monkstown Bay Sailing Club this year on the growth of the 505 fleet
Monkstown Bay Sailing Club in Cork Harbour has issued its Sailing Calendar for the season, following from successful Laser Frostbites it held in January and February. The new Calendar runs to the Christmas Race this year for the Magner Trophy…
Ronan Kenneally (centre) with photographed with the MBSC Yard of Ale trophy and Race Officer Alan Fehily (left) and club Commodore Sandy Rimmington
Twenty-knot blustery conditions brought the six-week Monkstown Bay Sailing Club Laser Winter League to a close in Cork Harbour yesterday. The host club's Ronan Kenneally successfully defended the MBSC Yard of Ale Trophy with the experienced Rob Howe (also an SB20 sailor)…
The overall leader of the  MBSC Laser Winter League Ronan Kenneally (right) has a six-point lead going into next Saturday's final races. Rob Scallan is also pictured.
The overall leader of the Monkstown Bay Sailing Club Laser Winter League Ronan Kenneally (right) has a six-point lead going into next Saturday's final races in Cork Harbour. Kenneally took the advantage on the penultimate Saturday to oust Cove's Kieran…
MBSC Laser leaders (from left ot right) Paul O'Sullivan MBSC, Brendan Dwyer MBSC and Kieran Dorgan of  Cove Sailing Club
Wins for Kieran Dorgan in races nine and ten of the Monkstown Bay Sailing Club Laser Winter League was a significant result for the Cove Sailing Club ace in Cork Harbour on Saturday. Top scorer Dorgan was followed by two host club sailors Brendan Dwyer…
Light winds prevail at MBSC for the Laser League
Local helmsman Chris Bateman leads the Monkstown Bay Sailing Club Laser League after a light air seventh race was sailed in Cork Harbour on Saturday. The single race sailed brings the lead to its half way stage. A race win for Bateman…
Laser Winter racing at Monkstown Bay Sailing Club
Saturday, January 15th, was day two of Monkstown Bay Sailing Club’s Laser Winter League in Cork Harbour. A windless morning was in store for the competitors. The bay was calm and clear, and the air had a cold bite. Nonetheless,…
Monkstown Bay Laser sailors ashore after today's blustery races
Local Laser sailor Chris Bateman emerged as the winner of today's three races of the Monkstown Bay Sailing Club's Yard of Ale Trophy in Cork Harbour.  The 14-boat fleet braved strong gales for today's series, the first dinghy racing of the…
John Downey and Sandy Rimmington were the MBSC Magner Cup winners in Cork Harbour on St. Stephen's Day
On December 26th, Monkstown Bay Sailing Club's (MBSC) annual Christmas event was held on the tranquil waters of Cork Harbour. On the early Sunday morning, sailors in competitive spirit showed up on time to make the early start of ten…
Monkstown Bay Sailing Club (MBSC) will hold the only race in Cork Harbour over the Christmas period. This is the annual St.Stephen’s Day event, also a fundraiser for the RNLI. An early start is planned, with First Gun at 10…
Revival - 505 sailing at the MBSC October dinghy league in Cork Harbour
After four races sailed in Cork Harbour, a resurgent 505 fleet leads Class One of the Monkstown Bay Sailing Club October League 2021. Racing is for mixed dinghies under the Portsmouth Yardstick handicap rule. Heading a 34-boat Class One, Ewen Barry…
Monkstown Bay Sailing Club Commodore, Sandy Rimmington
Monkstown Bay Sailing Club is based in the inner part of Cork Harbour and is buzzing with the start of its October League and, says Club Commodore, Sandy Rimmington, a revival of the 5O5 fleet and a plan to expand…
Monkstown Bay Sailing Club logo
Monkstown Bay Sailing Club has cancelled its dinghy league racing tonight as the Cork Harbour village community will provide a guard-of-honour on the roadside when the body of Parish curate, Fr. Con Cronin, is taken to his native Bantry for…

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