RIYC SAILORS HAVE A WINNING SEASON
It's been a jammed packed schedule in the sailing calendar this summer season. With RIYC Members taking positions on the leader boards in lots of events.
Its been a quite week in the Club, with a good portion of the Membership and their boats gone to Schull for Calves week. Paul O' Higgins & crew on his Rockabill VI takes honors yet again in the Cruiser class 0/1 IRC & ECHO and Phil Smith on Just Jasmine takes second position for the White Sails ECHO class, see results here
Dun Laoghaire to Greystones Sigma 33 Race - Winners were RIYC Past Commodore Henry Leonard and his crew on board Leeuwin, also in third place and leading for most of the race, was Dermot Clarke on his Gwilli Two. Well done all
See article and photo here
Cork Week produced winners of Paul O'Higgins' Rockabill VI, George Sisks' WOW and a smashing third for Timothy & Richard Goodbodys' White Mischief.
We were delighted to welcome the competitors of the Volvo Round Ireland Race to the Club.
It was an exhilarating week tracking the progress of the race with highs and lows!
Congratulations to our Rear Commodore Sailing, Patrick Burke, and his fellow members Michael Boyd, Barry Hurley, and Paddy Boyd who came third overall. Well done to all our members who entered; Joe Conway's Medicare, Paul O' Higgins Rockabill VI, David Simpson's Albireo, Barry Lyons Dear Prudence, Kuba Szymanski's Polished Manx 2, and of course Kenneth Rumball on INSS's Lynx. See results here
From there it was straight into our own Teng Tools RIYC Club Regatta. With over 168 boats entered and a brisk wind on the day; it turned out to be yet another winners list dominated by RIYC members. See the winners list here
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Stanaway, Chris Nolan & Maeve Judge) winning their first regional championship.
Next, we had the ICRA National Championships; with 17 boats entered from RIYC we were bound to lead the pack. On the winners podium, we had John Maybury's Joker 2, Ken Lawless and Sybil McCormack on Cartoon, Barry Cunningham and Jonathan Skerritt on Quest, Paul Colton on Cri Cri and Colin Byrnes Bon Exemple.
A fine show from all our competitors.