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PostHeaderIcon RCYC At Home

RCYC At Home Sat 29th & Sun 30th August

RCYC are having their ‘At Home’ this weekend and our MBSC juniors are very welcome to join in. The plan is to run 2 separate courses on the Curline bank – one for main fleet sailors – with a dedicated Oppie fleet and a PY fleet of Lasers, Toppers and other mainfleet mixed dinghies. The other fleet will be the less experienced Regatta fleet sailors – again with a dedicated Oppie fleet and a PY fleet of Unos & Mirrors.

FG for both is 12.55 on Saturday and 11.55 on Sunday.

Any one interested in taking part must let Celine McGrath know in order to ensure they get results when racing. There will then be no requirement to go to RCYC on Sat before racing to register.

PostHeaderIcon Try the National 18ft Class’s new Morrison designed boat at Dinghy Fest

Following the very successful introduction of the National 18ft Class’s new Morrison designed boat in 2015 they are hosting their National Championships in conjunction with Cork Dinghy Fest from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd Aug.

National 18. The class will be hosting an Invitation Series on Saturday 22nd in the Morrison 18’s following scheduled racing that day and welcomes all participants and attendee’s at Cork Dinghy Fest. This will be a great opportunity to experience the new Morrison 18.

Racing will be scheduled in flights counting down to a final and participants will be shuttled via rib from the RCYC to the race area. One class representative will sail on each boat allowing space for two invitee’s in each boat for each flight . Spectator vessels will be available.

The class will accept entries on Friday evening and Saturday morning. Space is limited and entrants will be accepted on a first come first served basis.


PostHeaderIcon Cove at Home 2015

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Cove at Home 2015
Saturday/Sunday 18/19th July
Saturday: Cove SC dinghy racing
FG: 14:30 hrs Prize-giving and refreshments in Whitepoint Dinghy Park approx. 6PM
All members, family and friends are encouraged to attend and support Cove’s Junior sailors.
Sunday : Cruiser racing (class 1 – 3 & whites)
FG 14:00 hrs
Channel 69 for starting area/instructions Prize-giving in Quays Bar, Cobh No entry fees
All Welcome
email for more details or see

PostHeaderIcon National 18 – British and Irish Championships

Copy of todays Evening Echo, article by Tom Mac Sweeney

I will post a link to their website when it comes online.



PostHeaderIcon Volvo Gill Optimist British and Open Championship

Well done to James Hassett who is currently sailing in the UK Nationals under the MBSC flag. At present he is placed in 36th position from a fleet of over 140 with 2 days racing left.Keep up the good work James.

Link below to keep up to ddate

Volvo Gill Optimist British and Open Championship – Junior Fleet
36 IRL1501 James HASSETT M 12 MBSC

PostHeaderIcon Optimist Crosbie Cup Dunmore East

After a great days sailing on Saturday, both main fleet and regatta completed 4 races each. Unfortunately the weather took a turn for the worse yesterday with racing being abandoned. Our 4 sailors performed really well and the club should be very proud of them. In the Regatta fleet both Abby Hughes (1st under 11, 4th overall) & Luke Hegarty (7th overall) had great a great weekend. Meanwhile in the main fleet Kate Horgan finished in 10th position overall and Richard McSweeney sailing a great event and finishing 2nd overall. Well done to all.


PostHeaderIcon Carter Optimist For Sale IRL1508

Carter Optimist IRL1508 is for sale. New in April 2014. Intended for the trials of 2014 but was ordered too close to the event. Arrived too late to compete. Sailed only a part of the 2014 season.

Professionally maintained and prepared. Full halyard, boom strop and kicker set replaced prior to Trials 2015. Unused since trials. Very pretty boat with see through bow and transom panels. All certs up to date.

Carter foils, sanded (factory finish) and Optimax MK4 spars. Usual Optiparts trolley with full bottom and top cover set. Available with a choice of sails to suit sailor weight and budget.
Also available at additional cost and/or separately, a range of sails including North V4, V6 and Olimpic Gold. V4 has part season done, one V6 with two weeks use and one V6 with one weeks use.

Was priced at €2,500, will negotiate to see boat go to someone who wants to fulfill the promise of it’s potential…

Contact: Rob Bateman
Phone Number: 087 2323750

PostHeaderIcon MBSC sailors claim first and second at the RS400 Inlands

MBSC RS400 crews of Alex Barry & Richard Leonard and John Downey & Sandy Rimmington completed a One -Two respectively at the Rs400 Inlands, only 2 points between them and and 11 points ahead of third place. Robbie O’Sullivan & Philip McGlade completed the team with a 13th place finish.

PostHeaderIcon Monkstown First and Second after Day 1

MBSC RS400 crews of Alex Barry & Richard Leonard and John Downey & Sandy Rimmington lie first and second respectively after day one of the Rs400 Inlands, level on points only separated the last race. Best of luck to them and Robbie O’Sullivan & Philip McGlade for the rest of the event.



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