ICRA Nationals 2016

ICRA Nationals 2016

ICRA Nationals are on in Howth Yacht Club from 10th to the 12th of June 2016.
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Annual, Motor and Yacht, Cruise to Kinsale

This Saturday the 7th of May the cruise to kinsale will take place.

We hope to stop off in Oysterhaven for some light refreshments and then onto Kinsale for dinner at 8pm.

Kinsale yacht Club have agreed to a 20% discount on the marina and the Port Authorities have waivered the harbour dues.

There will be a buffet style menu with an extensive array of dishes. This will consist of a main course and desert for €20, Children half price.

Please register your boat and number of crew with the office before 5pm on Thursday.

Weather permitting.

Don’t forget to come along to the anchoring demonstration this Thursday evening at 7pm. We will be getting an overview of the theory …

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Teenage Kicks – Royal Cork Style

imageThe May bank holiday weekend acted as good a reason as any for our teenage members (and some helpful parents) to take a trip around Cork harbour. Twelve teens from topper, laser, and mixed dinghy fleets explored the harbour and in particular searched for the ‘hidden harbour’ apparently located behind the oil refinery. The search was in vain and instead found an old swimming pool……..

Next stop was aghada for sweets before heading back via Cobh for brunch in the club. Unfortunately flat calm seas conditions were not conducive to wave hopping of any description despite best efforts. Special thanks Anna Marie Fegan and Gail Enright , laser and mixed dinghy class captains respectively , for organising the welcome spin …

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GCU host a successful Cool Route project meeting in Glasgow

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A very successful gathering of the Cool Route project partners has taken place on 21st and 22nd April 2016 in Glasgow. Partners of the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme funded Cool Route project recently held a number of meetings hosted by the Moffatt Centre for Travel and Tourism Business Development at Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland. The two day Cool Route project event included in depth talks amongst project partners on day 1, and on day 2 a stakeholder workshop with open discussion around the project took place.

The project partners were welcomed by Professor John Lennon, Director of the Moffatt Centre and Assistant Vice Principal of Business Development at Glasgow Caledonian University.  Dr. Breda Kenny presented an …

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Marina Manoeuvers Exercise Cancelled

Due to adverse weather forecast for today Thursday 28th April, the planned marina manoeuvers exercise for tonight has been cancelled.…

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Laser Ulsters at Co. Antrim Yacht Club , White Head

image15 RCYC sailors headed North this weekend for the laser Ulsters and managed an impressive 7 top ten results across all three laser fleets in tough and demanding conditions.

Nick Walsh took an impressive 4th and Edward Rice finished 10th overall in the Standard Class. In the Radial class we had Luke Mc Grath & Tara Coveney as well as Ronan Walsh in 5th place and Johnny Durcan in 3rd.

Finally, a total of nine of our 4.7 sailors competed, including Maeve O’Sullivan, Patrick Daly, Molly Murphy, Caoimhe Foster, Amy Carroll & Cian Jones. The additional three all finished inside the the top ten; Micheal Carroll in 6th, Tom Keal in 8th and Paddy Cunnane in 9th.

A special thanks …

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