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Kinsale Yacht Club notes

MMD Spring Series KYC, Day 3 The penultimate day of the MMD Spring Series proved to be the wildest day so far with several dramatic broaches on the race course. Fortunately all returned to shore safely with nothing more serious than a few ripped sails. The Committee boat remained inside the harbour for some shelter which was a wise decision as some competitors recorded gusts of 34 knots. Meridian (Tom

Kinsale Yacht Club notes

MMD Spring Series 2014 KYC Racing was overshadowed by the sad passing of former Scora Commodore Vinnie O’Shea. Vinnie had been a great supporter of Kinsale Yacht Club and was well known as the Skipper of Yanks & Francs. A minutes silence was held as a mark of respect prior to the start of racing. KYC Commodore Finny O’Regan extended his sympathy to Vinnie’s family on behalf of all the members

Trainee coxwains take to the water

Recently held by the Southwest Coastal Yawl Rowing Association at the Celtic Ross Hotel was a coxwain’s beginners course. At the first ever coxwain’s course from the Southwest, on hand with their guidance and expertise were Danny Hayes from the Galley Flash Rowing Club; Tadg Collins from Kilmacsimon Rowing Club; Anthony Glanton from Myross Rowing Club and Margaurite Deasy from Ring Rowing Club.

Kinsale Yacht Club notes

MMD Spring Series, Kinsale Yacht Club   Bright sunshine and strong winds heralded the first day of the Kinsale Yacht Club Spring Series which incorporates the SCORA League for all Cruisers based on the South Coast.  It could be said that the builders had returned to Kinsale Yacht Club, having recently completed an extensive renovation project at the Club House, MMD Construction made a welcome return as title sponsors of

GalleyFlash Rowing Club Notes

With the rowing season drawing ever closer, there are a number of busy weekends ahead for GalleyFlash Rowing Club. The club will hold its Afternoon Tea Dance on this coming Sunday, March 23rd in Rathbarry Hall from 3pm to 6pm. Music will be provided on the day by Ger Deasy. All are welcome to this afternoon of music, song and dance. Tickets will be available at the door on the

Galley Flash Notes

A meeting of GalleyFlash Rowing Club will be held in the boathouse at Kilkern Lake on Friday next, March 14th at 9pm. Meanwhile, preparations are well underway for the club’s upcoming Afternoon Tea Dance which will be held on Sunday, March 23rd in Rathbarry Hall from 3pm to 6pm. Music will be provided on the afternoon by Ger Deasy. For ticket information please contact 0857439146. Rowing training continues on Sundays

Ring Rowing Club notes

Ring Rowing Club is now open for new younger members, boys aged 11 now or turning 12 this year and girls in the 11 to 14 years old age category.  Registration for new members is at 7pm this Friday evening, March 7th in Darrara Agricultural College sports hall.   All existing members from last season, of all ages, are asked to ensure they register at this time also. The Club