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Fireball sailors Ewen Barry and Sandy Rimmington were the Monkstown Bay Sailing Club Dash for Cash Trophy winners in Cork Harbour
Host club sailors Ewen Barry and Sandy Rimmington defended their Monkstown Bay Sailing Club Dash for Cash Trophy on Saturday (May 18), picking up the €300 prize after a tight finish in Monkstown Creek against two single-handed ILCAs. The duo…
The 2024 Monkstown Bay Sailing Club will hold their annual ‘Dash for Cash’ race on Saturday afternoon
Monkstown Bay Sailing Club will hold their annual ‘Dash for Cash’ race on Saturday afternoon with First Gun at 2 p.m. It is a dinghy pursuit race with €300 cash first prize, €100 for second place, and €100 for the…
Fireballs arrive at a mark at the Monkstown Bay Sailing Club hosted Munster Championships in Cork Harbour
The 2024 Fireball Munster Championships were held on April 20th/21st at Monkstown Bay Sailing Club (MBSC) in stunning weather conditions writes the club's Chris Bateman It had seemed like a long time coming, but alas, the wait was finally over,…
23 Fireball dinghies are competing in Cork Harbour for Munster Title honours at Monkstown Bay Sailing Club
The National Yacht Club's Nicola Ferguson and Thomas Chaix are leading a record fleet of 23 Fireball dinghies gathered in Cork Harbour for the  2024 Munster Championships this weekend. Monkstown Bay Sailing Club (MBSC) is hosting the championships after a…
George Radley Jrs' Skipper 70 Pat Mustard crew on their way to an overall IRC win of the Moonduster Trophy in Cove Sailing Club's 2023 Cobh to Blackrock Race in Cork Harbour
There are two interesting changes planned in Cork Harbour racing this season, for cruisers and dinghies. Two separate Cobh-Blackrock Races are planned, and the Cork Harbour Cruiser Joint Clubs league will be reintroduced. The Cobh/Blackrock Race is a big traditional…
Monkstown Bay Sailing Club Yard of Ale Trophy. Jacqui O'Brien Commodore MBSC presenting the trophy to winner Chris Bateman
Monkstown Bay Sailing Club's ever-popular Laser Frostbite League concluded in Cork Harbour on Saturday afternoon (February 10th). A cold north-easterly wind and heavy rain were present on the final day of racing. This did not phase the eager competitors in…
A race gets underway in the 2024 Monkstown Bay Sailing Club Laser Winter League at Refeen Creek in Cork Harbour
Local dinghy ace Chris Bateman leads the Monkstown Bay Sailing Club Laser Winter League 2024 overall after six races sailed. Ronan Kenneally lies second after two discards applied with Paul O'Sullivan in third place. A full tide in Cork Harbour…
The Winter Dinghy League at Monkstown starts this Saturday
The first competitive sailing of this year in Cork will begin this Saturday at Monkstown Bay when the Cork Harbour club starts its Winter Laser League. It will be raced on four further Saturdays – January 27, February 3 and…
Chris Bateman on the helm racing a restored Fireball
Former junior champion Chris Bateman is a top sailor who leads by example and inspiration. Having decided that the ever-young Fireball is the answer for junior and adult dinghy sailors who don’t want to go down the cheque-book route to…
Close racing at the Monkstown Bay Sailing Club St. Stephens Day mixed dinghy Race in Cork Harbour
Harry Pritchard emerged as the winner of the Magner trophy for his outstanding performance in the Monkstown Bay Sailing Club St. Stephens Day mixed dinghy race held in Cork Harbour. Pritchard, who was racing his ILCA 7, outclassed his opponents…
Lola Kohl and James Dwyer were one of seven Fireball dinghies that got a good thrash around Monkstown Bay in Cork Harbour on day three of the December Fireball Frostbite League
Day three of the December Fireball Frostbite League was held on Saturday, the 23rd, on Monkstown Bay in Cork Harbour in glorious winter sailing conditions. A beautiful sunrise set the tone for the morning's racing. The bay was awash with golden light…
Dave O'Connell MBSC sailor's of 2023 at MBSC with commodore Jacqui O'Brien
Veteran sailor Dave O’Connell has been chosen as the Monkstown Bay Sailing Club Sailor of 2023. Having dominated Class 1 dinghy racing with several league wins during the season, he was given the award at the club's annual laying-up dinner.…
Monkstown Bay Sailing Club
Monkstown Bay Sailing Club members, at their annual general meeting on Sunday afternoon in Cork Harbour, elected Jacqui O’Brien to continue as Commodore for another year in office. Vice-Commodore is Richard Harrington and Rear Commodore Alan Fehily. The blue painted…
Fireball dinghy numbers in the Cork area have risen from 1 last year to 11, with nine in Monkstown Bay alone
On November 11th Saturday last, the Fireball resurgence continued in Cork as a Frostbite league raced on the waters of Monkstown Bay. With the class continuing to blossom in Cork, Six competing Fireballs arrived for the second day of a…
The 505 of helm Ewen Barry and crew John Coakley/Charles Dwyer were overall winners of the Monkstown Bay Sailing Club October Dinghy League
The October dinghy league finished in good weather on Saturday at Monkstown Bay Sailing Club in Cork Harbour with the 505 of helm Ewen Barry and crew John Coakley/Charles Dwyer, overall winners. Two Laser sailors filled the next positions in…
505 racing at Monkstown Bay Sailing Club
Thirteen Class 1 dinghies sailed the penultimate day of league racing at Monkstown Bay Sailing Club in Cork Harbour. Racing for the season will conclude this Saturday, with prizegiving afterwards in the clubhouse. Dinghies are the club’s only racing boats…