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O'Leary to Lead Royal Cork Again at New York Cup
#rcyc – The Royal Cork Yacht Club will be led once again by Anthony O’Leary when they compete in 2013 at the 2013 New York Yacht Club Invitational regatta. Having finished fifth and eighth in the first two editions of this Corinthian…
Royal Cork's Union Chandlery League Gets off to a Perfect Start
#rcyc – It was as a Thursday night should be! This is a quote from former RCYC Admiral Conor O'Donovan as he returned to the club after racing on a glorious summer evening writes Claire Bateman. It was the first…
Royal Cork Yacht Club Celebrates Blue Flag Marina Status
#marinas – The Royal Cork Yacht Club marina in Crosshaven in Cork Harbour is the only new marina in Ireland that has attained Blue Flag status in 2013 and is one of only three new Blue Flags awarded this year.…
RCYC's UK Halsey May League & Marshall Marine Textiles Summer League
The first race of the two Royal Cork Yacht Club May leagues took place last night, Friday May 3rd and over twenty boats came to the Cork Harbour starting line on what was a grey misty evening in a brisk…
Perfect Sailing Breeze Brings Royal Cork's April League to a Close
Perfect sailing conditions on the south coast marked the finale of the Marshall Marine Textiles April sailing League at Royal Cork Yacht Club on Saturday writes Claire Bateman. There was a northerly breeze tempered by the bright sunshine and the…
Cork Team Invited to Sail Again at New York Yacht Club
#rcyc – Regular Irish participant Royal Cork Yacht Club is returning to New York Yacht Club for International corinthian competition this September. From the first edition in 2009, the resounding success of the New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented…
International Sailing Photographer Runs Workshop at Royal Cork Yacht Club
Isle of Man marine photographer Rick Tomlinson will run a one day photography workshop based from the Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven on April 6th. This includes both onshore and on the water tuition with as much time as…
Exhale Wins in Blustery Third Race of Royal Cork's Winter League
#rcyc – Derry Good's Exhale was the IRC Handicap winner and the overall ECHO All In winner was Ian Hickey's Cavatina in today's third day of Royal Cork's Winter league writes Claire Bateman. The weather forecast turned out to be deadly…
Foley & O'Leary Share Top Spot in Cork Harbour Winter League
#corkharbour – After two races of the Marshall Marine Textiles Winter League in Cork Harbour Diarmuid Foley in Anchor Challenge and Anthony O'Leary on Antix Beag are tied on ten points each writes Claire Bateman. Light winds prevailed for the…
J109 'Jelly Baby' is Royal Cork Yacht of the Year
#rcyc – Royal Cork Yacht Club celebrated a highlight of the year in its Crosshaven clubhouse at the weekend with the presentation of perpetual RCYC trophies writes Claire Bateman. Admiral Peter Deasy presented the Boat of the Year Trophy to…
Royal Cork's CH Marine League Ends on a High
#rcyc – Apart from the chill in the breeze on Saturday and the beautiful colours in the trees around Crosshaven, one might have been forgiven for thinking it was a summer's day for the last race of the CH Marine…
Colourful Cork Sails for Penultimate Race of CH Marine League
#rcyc – There were surfing conditions for day four of the CH Marine sponsored Royal Cork Autumn League in Cork Harbour yesterday writes Claire Bateman. Classes one, two and three sailing to the mouth of the harbour made a superb…
Winners Emerge in Cork Harbour's CH Marine League
#royalcork – A discard after five races saw the first trends emerging in all classes of the CH Marine Autumn league in Cork Harbour yesterday writes Claire Bateman. Gloves Off has an invincible look about her in IRC One with…
Third Win for Gloves Off in CH Marine Autumn League
#royalcork – Kieran Twomey's Gloves Off continues to lead in the 14-boat Cruisers 1 fleet of the CH Marine Autumn league at Royal Cork. The Corby 38 took its third race win this afternoon to lead by a margin of…
Kinsale Visitors Swell Royal Cork Autumn League
#rcyc – A fleet of almost seventy cruisers took to the waters of Cork Harbour today for the opening race of the CH Marine Autumn Regatta writes Claire Bateman. Competitors travelled from Waterford, Kilkenny, Schull, Cobh and a group of…
Dinghy Sailing Championships to the Fore in Cork Harbour
#rcyc – Last weekend three Munster dinghy sailing Championships were sailed out of the Royal Cork Yacht Club, the 420s, 470s and Optimists writes Claire Bateman. On Saturday the fleets sailed outside the harbour with race officer David O'Brien, using…

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