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Sailing / Rowing

Kilmacsimon Swimming and Rowing Club continue to accumulate Championship silverware

The attractive village of Castletownshend and Castlehaven Harbour was the setting on yet another balmy summer’s afternoon on Sunday last July 20th, for the third round of the SWCYRA 2014 Championship where Kilmacsimon crews again fared very well on the day, winning 7 races, finishing second in 6 and coming in third in 2 races – a considerable achievement out of a total of 18 race categories.

GalleyFlash Rowing Club Notes

The third round of the Celtic Ross sponsored South West Coastal Yawl Rowing Association championship was held on Sunday last, July 20th in Castletownshend. With the County Final merely a week away and with several qualification places still up for grabs, rowers of the GalleyFlash produced some great displays of skill and endurance in sweltering conditions.

Irish Dragon National Championship 2014 in Kinsale a big success

THE 2014 Dragon Class Irish National Championship was held in Kinsale between June 26th and 29th. The entry was an impressive 21 boats and the race organisers were particularly delighted to welcome 9 boats from the UK.   Racing began on Thursday 26th June in both glorious sunshine and torrential downpours. The wind was shifty and problematic but 2 races were completed with IRL216 Chimaera ( Craig, Mathews & Pettitt)

GalleyFlash Rowing Club Notes

The rowers of the GalleyFlash Rowing Club got their South West championship campaign underway last Sunday, June 29th in Baltimore. With a number of championship debutantes in their midst, the club had a hugely successful day at such an early stage in the season. The rowers on the day representing the Galley were as follows: U12 Ladies (2nd) Áine O’Brien, Aibhin Ruddy, Lucy Quirke, Ciara O’Driscoll & Danny Hayes (Cox)

Kilmacsimon Swimming and Rowing Club News

S.W.C.Y.R.A. 2014 Championship Season commences   Best of luck to all Kilmacsimon crews and coxes who will be competing over the Summer in the S.W.C.Y.R.A. 2014 Championship. Intensive training sessions both on and off the water by underage and overage rowers have been taking place over the past few months in preparation for this year’s competitions, which is a credit to both rowers and trainers. Here’s hoping for a successful

Sun shines brightly on Kilmacsimon as Kilmacsimon Swimming and Rowing Club declare Community and Activity Centre officially open

Kilmacsimon Swimming and Rowing Club would like to thank all those from the local and wider Community who attended the official opening of the Kilmacsimon Community and Activity Centre on a glorious early Summers evening last Saturday May 17th. Among the  many personalities and dignitaries present were Mr Brian Crowley MEP, ICRF President Mr Bill Deasy, SWCYRA Chairperson Ms June McCarthy, Councillors Kevin Murphy and Alan Coleman, Mayor of Bandon