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O'Leary, Doyle & Mulcahy Sign up for Royal Cork Autumn League

18th September 2019
Kinsale Yacht Club 1977–vintage Quarter Tonner 'Runaway Bus' skippered by Alan Mulcahy is signed up for RCYC's Autumn League Kinsale Yacht Club 1977–vintage Quarter Tonner 'Runaway Bus' skippered by Alan Mulcahy is signed up for RCYC's Autumn League

There are already notable entries in for Royal Cork Yacht Club's Autumn Series 2019 that begins in just over ten days time under new sponsor banner: Horgan’s Quay, Cork.

Racing starts on Saturday, September 29th and continues on October 06th, 13th, 20th & 27th at Crosshaven.

Kinsale Yacht Club Quarter Tonner 'Runaway Bus' skippered by Alan Mulcahy as well as Conor Doyle’s XP50 Freya also from Kinsale are making the return trip to Cork Harbour.

League stalwart Anthony O’Leary, fresh from his podium finish at the New York YC Invitational Cup, is also signed up to compete.

A 70-boat fleet is expected with three race areas.

The 1720 class will race on one area, the spinnaker boats on another and the Whitesail fleet will also have a dedicated race area.

Ciaran McSweeney will be the Principal Race Officer for the event this year with Barry Rose Race officer for the 1720s and Kieran O'Connell in charge of the Whitesail fleet.

RCYC's O'Connell said: 'We would like to thank our new sponsor of the 2019 Autumn Series Horgan’s Quay Cork. This new Development Spanning six acres and located on the River Lee next to the Port of Cork. We are delighted to be working with Horgan’s Quay Cork on this year's Autumn Series, and the Horgan’s Quay Cork Autumn Series

Sailing Instructions will be available online from the 27th of September 2019. Online entry and Notice of Race here

Published in Royal Cork YC Team

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