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Royal Cork Yacht Club (RCYC) Sailing News, Results from Cork Harbour
The Durcan family: twins Harry and Johnny, with mother Yvonne and father Tom andThe Pyewacket Trophy at RCYC on Friday night
Royal Cork YC
Johnny Durcan was the winner of Royal Cork Yacht Club's prestigious Pyewacket Trophy for his results in the Laser Radial class. It's a campaign boost to the Cork youth sailor's winter race preparations as he heads off to New Zealand…
Handicap cruiser-racing on Dublin Bay. The IRC rating will get its first world championships in 2018 following a decision at the World Sailing Conference in Barcelona last week
ICRA
ICRA sailors will be able to compete for World Championship IRC rating honours from 2018. Today's Irish Times Sailing Column reports on a 'breakthough' at last week's World Sailing Conference in Barcelona that has led to rival rating systems, ORC and…
It's all change in the Irish 49er camp with as many as four campaigns set for Tokyo 2020
Olympic
Royal Cork dinghy sailor Seafra Guilfoyle (20) will team up with Belfast double Olympian Ryan Seaton for a Tokyo 2020 Olympic 49er campaign. The move brings the curtain down on an eight year campaign by Seaton who split from crew Matt…
Light winds for yesterday's second race of the Royal Cork Winter League
Royal Cork YC
The wind was very light from a west southwest direction for the second race of Royal Cork's O’Leary Insurances Winter League that took place yesterday in Cork Harbour writes Bob Bateman. The flooding tide was strong and this did not…
The “Suburban Seafest”. Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta from 6th to 9th July 2017 will be providing racing in the bay for 30 classes.
W M Nixon
The only non-elitist thing about the Olympic Games is the fact that all countries – however large or small – are treated equally. A small country like Ireland is entitled to exactly the same number of places in competition as…
Green Light for Royal Cork Dinghy Fest 2017 – June 30 to July 2
Royal Cork YC
Dinghy and keelboat sailor Nicholas O'Leary introduces Cork Dinghy Fest to be staged in Cork Harbour in 2017 I’m delighted that the Royal Cork Yacht Club has given the green light to host the Cork Dinghy Festival 2017 on June 30th through…
Racing in the O'Leary Winter league today off Roches's Point in Cork Harbour. Scroll down for photo gallery below
Royal Cork YC
Racing for a new trophy in memory of former Royal Cork Yacht Club Admiral Archie O'Leary got underway today at the O'Leary Insurance's Winter League in Cork Harbour. Photo gallery below by Bob Bateman.   [data-ps-embed-type=slideshow] > iframe {position: absolute;top:…
Supreme champion. 2016 winner Alex Barry holds aloft the historic silver salver with ISA President David Lovegrove (left) and RCYC Admiral John Roche.
Sailor of the Month
The 2016 ISA All-Ireland Championship in the first weekend of October was one of the closest-fought ever seen, with at least four helms in with a chance in the final stages on the second day, as a good sailing breeze…
CH Marine prizewinners at Royal Cork. Scroll down for prizewinners gallery.
Royal Cork YC
The CH Marine Royal Cork Yacht Club Autumn league came to a light air climax on Sunday. Racing both inside and outside the harbour, it was a relaxing way to finish the series! You can view the last day's action…
The tall ship 'Roald Amundsen' from Cologne arrived in to Cork Harbour this afternoon. Scroll down for photo gallery
Royal Cork YC
A light south–easterly breeze, a holiday atmosphere in Royal Cork Yacht Club and a stillness in the air greeted competitors for the final days racing in the CH Marine Autumn Series writes Bob Bateman. The trees on the way to…
Recent Autumn League racing in Cork Harbour. Yacht racing continues next month with the O'Leary Insurances Winter League and a new Archie O'Leary commemorative trophy for IRC entries
Royal Cork YC
This year Royal Cork Yacht Club will present the 'Archie O Leary' perpetual trophy for the best boat of the series in class under IRC in its Winter League starting next month. The new trophy commemorates the late Admiral Archie O'Leary…
After Cork week 2016, Cruiser–racer action returns to the South coast next June for both the ICRA Nationals at Royal Cork and the Sovereign's Cup at Kinsale
ICRA
It will be a packed June for cruiser-racer fans on the south coast next year with two of the biggest sailing events of the season taking place within a fortnight. Plans are well advanced for the 2017 ICRA Cruiser National Championships…
A 1720 struggles in the 30-knot winds for today's CH Marine League race in Cork Harbour. Scroll down for photo gallery
Royal Cork YC
Clases one, two and 1720’s raced inside Cork harbour today but classes three, four and whitesails was cancelled in what was to be an exhilarating but challenging penultimate day of Royal Cork Yacht Club's CH Marine Autumn Series writes Bob…
The late Joe Fitzgerald in party mode in Youghal while Commodore of the Irish Cruising Club in 1986
Cruising
Joe Fitzgerald of Cork went from among us a month and more ago at the age of 94. That month provides us with an added perspective for a full appreciation of his well-lived life afloat and ashore. It enhances our…
The 2017 FAST40+ Circuit has been announced for the Solent
Racing
The FAST40+ Class have announced their plans for the 2017 Race Circuit with eight events starting in April and concluding in October 2017. The FAST40+ Class will once again contest the prestigious One Ton Cup an event in which Royal…
Classes one, two and the 1720 sportsboats started beyond Whitegate on the Eastern bank and sailed two races round the cans. See photo gallery below
Royal Cork YC
A long rolling sea in Cork harbour and spring tides welcomed today's CH Marine Autumn League at Royal Cork Yacht Club writes Bob Bateman. After six races sailed Kieran Dorgan's Beneteau 36.7 Altair looks the boat to beat in IRC one. After one discard, Dorgan…

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