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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…
Dillon's Silk Breeze in Top Form in Cork Harbour IRC
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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…

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