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Royal Cork Yacht Club (RCYC) Sailing News, Results from Cork Harbour
Royal Cork Counts Down to National 18 Sailing Championships 2011
Royal Cork YC
At Royal Cork Yacht Club there is a great air of activity and a palpable excitement in the air writes Claire Bateman. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOS BY BOB BATEMAN. Hacksaws were sawing at a great rate, fittings were being screwed…
Sun Shines for RCYC Thursday Racing
Royal Cork YC
Last night the sailors in the Royal Cork Timberland League were saying "What's happening in the world, nice weather two Thursdays in a row?". The breeze was coming from the North 8 to 15 knots. Full main and a light…
Dillon's Silk Breeze in Top Form in Cork Harbour IRC
Royal Cork YC
On Thursday night sailors were saying "It's a great night to be on the water". A big change from the previous Thursday writes our Cork Harbour Correspondent. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOS BY BOB BATEMAN BELOW. The breeze was coming from…
Four Oppy Fleets Take to the Water in Crosshaven
Royal Cork YC
There was fun on the river at Crosshaven for the Second Saturday of Royal Cork's Optimist July League for all four fleets Gold, Silver, Bronze and Copper. Three races were sailed starting out very light and ending up with about…
Cork Harbour 'Mid-Summer Madness' Attracts 40 Boats
Royal Cork YC
The annual "Midsummer Madness" racing and Barbeque took place on Friday at the Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven.  There was no racing on Thursday night as the last races of Union Chandlery June League and Victoria Cross Cycles Whitesail…
Thistle Takes Cork Harbour Race
Royal Cork YC
Peter Webster's Hustler 25 'Thistle' was first home in last night's White Sail Division of Royal Cork's Union Chandlery June league. Cork Harbour racing last night started an hour after low water. Winds were north–westerly averaging 12 knots with a…
Tingle's 'Alpaca' Wins Class Two of Union Chandlery League
Royal Cork YC
There were concentrated faces last night in Cork Harbour where the Royal Cork fleet had a windy evening of racing in the Union Chandlery June League. Brian Heffernan's Dufour 365 Aisling was first in the in White Sail division. Class…
Doyle's Endgame Produces Results in Royal Cork Wine Race
Royal Cork YC
A ding dong sailing battle for line honours between an A35 design and an X362 made up for last night's poor turnout at Royal Cork's Short handed Wine Race sponsored by Karwig. Frank Doyle's Endgame (A35) beat Derry Good's X362…
Duane's Expression Takes First Race of Union Chandlery June League
Royal Cork YC
It was all smiles last night in Cork Harbour where the Royal Cork fleet enjoyed a wonderful evening of racing in the first race of the Union Chandlery sponsored June League. It was a contrast to last week, when the…
Tux takes Second Win in Royal Cork League
Royal Cork YC
Once again there was a superb evening of Royal Cork Yacht Club racing in Cork Harbour last night. There was a strong cool breeze at the start with some debate about a No. 1 or No.2 . No. 1 was…
O'Keefe's Tux Wins Royal Cork Race
Royal Cork YC
Mary O'Keefes' Tux, an X-332, was the winner of last night's IRC class one fleet in Cork Harbour, a night of perfect sailing conditions reports Hugh Mockler. In class two Kieran and Liz O'Brien's Magnet, an MG335, scored a second…
Royal Cork Aims for Biggest Ever National 18 Turnout
Royal Cork YC
The National 18 ft Class is the largest one design senior dinghy sailing class racing in Cork Harbour writes Kieran O'Connell. It is a three person single trapeze boat. Originally designed in the 1930's by the legendary Uffa Fox, its…
O'Leary Signs up for New York Cup
Royal Cork YC
Ireland's Sailor of the Year Anthony O'Leary will be sailing in the New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup as the skipper of the Irish team. The biennial event, which puts its primary focus on Corinthian competition by virtue of allowing…
Downturn Hits Dining at Royal Cork Yacht Club
Royal Cork YC
The Royal Cork Yacht Club has announced that its dining facilities will close until late spring at the earliest due to a slump in business over the last year, the Irish Examiner reports. http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/historic-yacht-club-forced-to-close-dining-facilities-141975.html The club recently put its chef…
National 18s Aim for Big Turn-Out
Royal Cork YC
Royal Cork YC aims to host the largest ever gathering of National 18's. The 2011 class championship, better known locally as the 'Cock O' The North', will take place at Crosshaven from Sunday 24th to Friday 29th July 2011. The…
29 Compete in CH Marine Winter League
Royal Cork YC
A very good fleet of 29 cruisers came to the line for the first day of the CH Marine Winter league writes Claire Bateman. The first radio sound to be heard was the familiar voice of Afloat correspondent Tom MacSweeney,…

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