A Royal Cork Yacht Club members forum at Crosshaven reviewed the 2019 racing season, ECHO handicapping and discussed options for 2020 last night before the club held its league prizegiving.
The winners of its series of year-long club leagues in Cork Harbour were applauded and presented with a fine range of trophies.
Prizes were presented by the Club's Rear Admiral Kieran O'Connell.
Another club prizegiving will be held on December 7th where the Club's own sailor of the year award will be made.
The super line up of RCYC League Prizes
Winners Photo Gallery by Bob Bateman below
Kieran O’Brien's “Magnet”, second in RCYC Superleague is presented with his trophy by RCYC Rear Admiral Kieran O'Connell (right)
Sean Hanley's ”Luas” Fitzgerald’s Menswear IRC W/S 3rd and Ronan Enright Solicitors League 1st in Spinnaker 2 Division
Ria Lyden's” Elida” winner of Ronan Enright Solicitors League Echo Spinnaker 1
Frank Desmond's “Bad Company” winner of Ronan Enright Solicitors League IRC Spinnaker 2 IRC
Jim Hughes's Club 1720 2nd IHS in Ronan Enright Solicitors League
Batt O’Leary's “Sweet Dreams” Winner IHS in Ronan Enright Solicitors League
Molly Murphy ”Nieulargo” winner of Club Echo Spinnaker Division North Sails League. Pictured With Nigel Young of North Sails Kian Jones “Jelly Baby” winner of North Sails League IRC spinnaker Division
Mark Ivers of “Bad Company”, Winner Of North Sails League Spinnaker 2 Division
Wendy Mc Elligott” Sea Hawk” Fitzgerald’s Menswear LeagueWinner Club Echo Spinnaker Division
Mary Jones “Jelly Baby” winner Fitzgerald’s Menswear IRC1 Spinnaker Division Eugene O’Loughlin “Kerensa” 3rd Fitzgerald’s Menswear IHS Division
(Above and below) Clodagh O’Donovan, “Roaring Forties”, winner Of the best performing Boat on IHS for the year
Ian Hickey “Cavatina” winner of the best performing White Sail boat
(above and below) Denis Byrne, winner of the best performing boat of the year in Spinnaker 2
Brian Jones “Jelly Baby” Winner of the best performing boat in Class 1