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Royal Alfred Yacht Club Unveils 2011 Sailing Programme

3rd April 2011
Royal Alfred Yacht Club Unveils 2011 Sailing Programme

The 2011 Royal Alfred Yacht Club sailing season opens with a double header in one months time when RAYC cruisers sail for Arklow and several one design fleets gather off Howth for the Niobe trophy. This year's Baily Bowl features one weekend for the Sigma 33s and the J109s on May14 and a second weekend (May 21) dubbed 'Baily Bowl II' for the Dragons, SB3, Squibs and Flying Fifteens. At the end of the season the club is hosting the Patriots Cup, an Invitation Team Racing event at the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. It will be sailed in 1720 sportsboats.

The 2011 Royal Alfred Calendar is below:

7 May 11

Lee Overlay Arklow Day Race Dun Laoghaire start 10hrs Cruisers Cat IV

7 May 11
Niobe Trophy SB3, Etchell, J24 Howth YC

14 May 11
Sigma 33 and J109 Baily Bowl Dun Laoghaire Baily Bowl Trophy

21 May 11
Baily Bowl II Dragons, SB3, Squibs, F15. RStGYC Dun Laoghaire 21/22 May

3 Jun 11
Lee Overlay Overnight Rockabill Kish Dun Laoghaire start 20hrs00 Cruisers Cat IV

18 Jun 11
Bloomsday Regatta Dun Laoghaire All classes

7 Jul 11
Dun Laoghaire Regatta Dun Laoghaire 7-11 July All classes all clubs

22 Jul 11
Lee Overlay India Bank Overnight Race Dun Laoghaire start 20hrs00 Cruisers Cat IV

24 Jul 11
Two Island race Start Dublin Bay Roundabout buoy Cruiser Racers & Whitesails

20 Aug 11
Lee Overlay ODAS M2 Day Race Dun Laoghaire start 10hrs00 Cruisers Cat IV

1 Oct 11
Patriots Cup Invitation Team Racing Royal Irish YC Dun Laoghaire 1720

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