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Royal Cork Elects Pat Farnan to Lead Yacht Club Into Tricentenary Celebrations

23rd January 2018
Royal Cork Yacht Club Flag Officers elected – Front row L to R Pat Harte Treasurer/Secretary, Captain Pat Farnan Admiral, Colin Morehead, Vice Admiral. Back Row. Simon Brewitt Chairman of the Marina and Facilities Committee, Mike Rider Rear Admiral Cruising, Kieran O'Connell Rear Admiral Keelboats, Brian Jones Rear Admiral Dinghies. Inset Annamarie Fegan Bar Catering House and Communications Royal Cork Yacht Club Flag Officers elected – Front row L to R Pat Harte Treasurer/Secretary, Captain Pat Farnan Admiral, Colin Morehead, Vice Admiral. Back Row. Simon Brewitt Chairman of the Marina and Facilities Committee, Mike Rider Rear Admiral Cruising, Kieran O'Connell Rear Admiral Keelboats, Brian Jones Rear Admiral Dinghies. Inset Annamarie Fegan Bar Catering House and Communications Photo: Bob Bateman

Last night in Crosshaven in Cork Harbour, Royal Cork Yacht Club elected its new Admiral and flag officers writes Bob Bateman 

As previously reported by Afloat.ie, Pat Farnan was elected Admiral of the club to lead it in to its tricentenary in 2020.

Former Cork Port Harbour Master Pat Farnan, who had previously served as Vice-Admiral, takes over from John Roche. Farnan's term will take him to January 2020, the year of RCYC's 300th anniversary.

Other members of Farnan's committee are: Pat Harte Treasurer/Secretary, Colin Morehead, Vice Admiral. Back Row. Simon Brewitt, Chairman of the Marina and Facilities Committee, Mike Rider Rear Admiral Cruising, Kieran O'Connell Rear Admiral Keelboats, Brian Jones Rear Admiral Dinghies and Annamarie Fegan Bar Catering House and Communications.

Plans have been drawn up for refurbishment of the RCYC club premises which members partially approved last night.

Work is underway on refurbishing and improving dressing rooms areas at present.

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