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Royal Cork Yacht Club (RCYC) Sailing News, Results from Cork Harbour
Rolling Fog Greets Competitors for First Race of Royal Cork Autumn League
Day One of the Autumn Sailing Regatta commenced at 8.30 am yesterday when Royal Cork Yacht Club was jam packed and rocking with the excitement of the Ireland vs Italy rugby match writes Claire Bateman. (SCROLL DOWN FOR GALLERY) After…
Brisk Sailing for Royal Cork's Naval Race (Photos here)
There was a great sailing breeze for today's Royal Cork Naval Race in Cork harbour and the appearance of the Navy's own Sail Training Yacht Creidne added to the occasion at Haulbowline writes Claire Bateman. Scroll down for photos. The…
Cavatina Takes Win on Ringabella Course
The sixth race in the Royal Cork 'O'Leary Insurances' sailing League in Cork Harbour was a busy affair for Race Officer Micheal Lynch last Thursday night. He sent classes one and two out the harbour to Ringabella Buoy. Classes three and…
O'Leary's Set for New York Show Down
Royal Cork's Anthony O'Leary returns to New York's Invitational Cup next week for another crack at the Rolex event that has attracted 22 teams. Despite no previous experience with the Swan 42, Anthony O'Leary's team from the Royal Cork Yacht…
Royal Cork Autumn League Entry fee Reduced to €90
Royal Cork's Autumn Regatta starts on Sunday October 2nd and continues each Sunday in October, with the last race on Saturday October 29th. The Notice of Race has been published. Two races are scheduled for each Class every day with…
Ellida Wins Cork Harbour Class One
The fifth race in the Royal Cork O'Leary Insurances sailing League was a quiet affair weather wise in Cork Harbour last night writes our Cork Harbour Correspondent. The highlight of the evening was watching the 92,000 tonne Cruise Ship Costa Deliziosa…
Royal Cork Celebrates 2011 with 'At Home' Regatta
Royal Cork Yacht Club Admiral Paddy McGlade presided over the Crosshaven Club's annual 'At Home' Regatta yesterday, an event dedicated to families with entertainment this year from the Carrigaline Pipe Band. Among a number of  fun events such as Tug…
Garvey and Darrer Win Cork Harbour Race
Colman Garvey and Martin Darrer's Projection 35 True Penance was the Class one IRC winner of the fourth sailing race in the Royal Cork YC O'Leary Insurances League. The race was held in sunshine and a nice breeze inside Cork…
D-Tox on Form in O'Leary Insurance League
There was a nice sized fleet sailing in Cork Harbour last night for the third race of Royal Cork's 'O'Leary Insurances League', a race that was even calmer than last Thursday writes our Cork Harbour Correspondent. The start was about…
Cavatina is White Sail Winner
The Cork harbour fleet has started to build again with a number of boats having returned from a successful Calves Week writes our Cork Harbour Correspondent. The second race in the Royal Cork 'O'Leary Insurances League' was a bit warmer…
Tux Wins First Race of Royal Cork's 'O'Leary Insurance' League
The first race in the Royal Cork O'Leary Insurances League" was a bit cooler than previous Thursdays but it was still a pleasant one for the Cork harbour cruiser fleet writes our Cork Harbour Correspondent. The breeze was coming from…
No Excuses for Overall Winner Crosbie in IRC 2
The last race in the Royal Cork Timberland League was another excellent night's racing writes our Cork Harbour Correspondent. The weather gods were with us three Thursdays in a row! The breeze was coming from the North 8 to 12…
Cock O' the North National 18 Photos HERE!
There was frustration yesterday until late in the afternoon for the biggest ever National 18 fleet that is gathered in Cork Harbour for Cock o'the North trophy honours. The morning race was postponed waiting for wind. After 40 minutes or…
Largest Ever Fleet of National 18s Assemble at RCYC
Every four years the National 18 Championship or as it is known, the Cock O'the North, comes to Crosshaven and this year Class Captain Peter O'Donovan had the brainwave to stage a reunion for the Class writes Claire Bateman. Much…
Royal Cork Counts Down to National 18 Sailing Championships 2011
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
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…

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