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Royal Cork Prepares for PY 1000 Dinghy River Race

20th March 2019
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Racing from the 2019 edition of the PY1000 river race Racing from the 2019 edition of the PY1000 river race Photo: Bob Bateman

Royal Cork Yacht Club will run its sixth edition of the Horizon Energy Group sponsored PY1000 river race on March 30th.

The Portsmouth Yardstick handicap dinghy race takes place on the Owenabue river in Crosshaven Cork, in front of the Royal Cork Yacht Club with a 1300 first gun.

'We already have a large number of entries from many different boats like RS400 & 200, Laser, GP14, Topper, Mirror, National 18 (Ultra, Ultimate and Classic) just to name few', says event chair Alex Barry'.

In the last six years, a variety of different dinghy designs took home the title: 2014 RS400, 2015 Laser full Rig, 2016 Laser full Rig, 2017 Laser radial and 2018 was a 420

The race will have a prize pool of €1000 with a minimum guaranteed €700 going to first place. The Notice of race is downloadable below.

Published in Royal Cork YC
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