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Royal Cork Yacht Club 'At Home' 2017 Photo Gallery

27th August 2017
New 29er skiff combination Harry Durcan (left) and Dublin's Tom Higgins competing in RCYC's At Home Regatta. Scroll down for a photo gallery across the fleets New 29er skiff combination Harry Durcan (left) and Dublin's Tom Higgins competing in RCYC's At Home Regatta. Scroll down for a photo gallery across the fleets Photo: Bob Bateman

Light airs gave a gentle start to Royal Cork Yacht Club's first day of the 2017 'At Home' Regatta in Cork Harbour yesterday writes Bob Bateman. 

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Toppers, RS Fevas, Optimists, National 18s, Mirrors, RS 200s, Mangos, Topaz dinghies and a single 29er skiff plus a mix of cruiser–racers made up a good turnout for craft took part in the first day of racing in the “At Home’ sponsored – for the second year – by The Maher Private Hospital Cork.

Over twenty cruisers got a start outside White Bay and for the first race had a course of E2, no.7 P, No3P, No.7P Finish at No.3. In the All–in IRC cruiser division, the quarter–tonner Anchor Challenge is currently leading the scoring with two wins. Racing continues today. 

The National 18’s were sailing for the South Coast Championship and seven of the Ultra boats were vying for honours in this class.

Two other courses were laid on the Curlane Bank, a thirty strong fleet of Optimists were sailing closer to the shore off Luk Beach.

Another Course was set for Lasers, Toppers and mixed dinghies including Mirror,Fevas, RS 200. Mango, Topaz and 29ER. 

Results are HERE

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