Junior Sailing Courses – Summer 2014

Junior Sailing Courses – Summer 2014

We are now accepting applications for this summer's Junior Sailing and Adventure Courses. We offer courses to suit children from age six to early teens. Places are limited - Book now to avoid disappointment.
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Crosshaven to Schull – Calves Week Feeder Race

The Crosshaven to Schull feeder race takes place this Friday 1st August. Fg 18.55

Notice of Race & Sailing Instructions here

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Bád wins SB20 Nationals at Royal Cork Yacht Club

Winner overall, Stefan Hyde, Jerry Dowling and Jimmy Dowling receiving their trophy from Admiral Pat Lyons.

The 2014 SB20 National Championship was hosted by Royal Cork Yacht Club. The event was generously sponsored by Dubarry Ireland and Dinghy Supplies.

The SB20 is the countrys most competitive One Design keelboat fleet. Conditions proved ideal for the 22 competing boats with winds ranging from 5 to 15 knts. The high standard of race management ensured that the racing was exceptionally close throughout. PRO Peter Crowley and his team laid on 9 races over three days with the event going to the wire and settled by one point in the last race. Racing was held to the south of Roches Point with the tide helping competitors out each day and in on the return journey to keep commuting times …

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Welcome home reception for the victorious Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup Team

Team Ireland celebrate outstanding triumph. Picture Rick Tomlinson

Team Ireland celebrate outstanding triumph. Picture Rick Tomlinson/RORC

This Thursday evening at 20.30 hrs the Club will host a reception for the victorious Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup Team. The Admiral would like to invite all Members to join us in celebrating the outstanding achievements of Anthony O’Leary and his team in winning this wonderful event.…

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What more could anyone ask for?? Comhghairdeas Foireann Éireann, Félicitions Équipe Irelande, Congratulations Team Ireland!!!

Awards at the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup 2014 at the Royal Yacht Squadron Cowes.Picture Rick Tomlinson

Awards for Team Ireland at the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup 2014 at the Royal Yacht Squadron Cowes. Picture Rick Tomlinson/RORC

Team Ireland celebrate outstanding triumph. Picture Rick Tomlinson

Team Ireland celebrate outstanding Commodores’ Cup win. Picture Rick Tomlinson/RORC

Team Ireland has won the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup. What an outstanding triumph and with such outstanding aplomb. What started with a week that included two wins on the Solent inshore races and finished with a first, a second and a fourth in the final race. What more could any team ask for. The top boat in the competition was Marc Glimcher’s Catapult with 73 points, while Quokka 8 was fourth with 97 points, just one point ahead of Antix on 98. Antix had three firsts, plus a 2nd, 3rd …

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Last Round up for the Commodores’ Cup tomorrow. All thoughts will be with the Irish Team

The Irish Team  in the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup emerged with it’s strong overall lead relatively intact after a tough day at sea in the high-scoring round the Isle of Wight race today.

The three boats each made good starts at the Royal Yacht Squadron line and benefitted from a west-going early ebb tide before crossing towards the northern side of the Solent on the westward stage towards Hurst Narrows and onwards to the Needles. Marc Glimcher’s Catapult established an early and strong lead while Quokka 8 chartered by Michael Boyd and Niall Dowling stuck close to team captain Anthony O’Leary on Antix with both placed sixth and fifth on water water. By the halfway point at St. Catherine’s lighthouse …

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