Glandore Harbour Yacht Club

Dragon

CHANGE OF VICE COMMODORE AT GHYC

It was with some dismay that we learned earlier this year that our Vice Commodore and Health & Safety Lead, Lee Miles, was leaving for a number of years to take up a position in the Middle East. Lee has been invaluable asset to the Club, on and off the[…]

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GHYC YOUTH SHINES AT DRAGON SOUTH COAST CHAMPIONSHIPS

          The South Coast Dragon championship took place last Wednesday to Friday at Cork Week 2022. Seven boats comprising of teams from Royal St George YC, Kinsale YC and Glandore Harbour YC competed for the honours in Cork Harbour. Three days of varied wind speeds proved[…]

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CASTLETOWNSHEND RACE TO MARY ANN’S SATURDAY 16/7/22

      The combined fleets of Dragons and Squibs raced to Castletownshend on Saturday before a light but steady southeasterly breeze and in beautiful sunshine. The majority of the Dragon Fleet chose to stay on or south of the direct line after rounding High Island but Sonata with helm[…]

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DRAGON DERBY 2022

   The Dragon Derby was founded by Don Street in 1987. The the 14 races of the 35th Derby were sailed over weekend 9/10 July. After 7 races on Saturday in very challenging light winds in the inner harbour 3 boats were tied on 17 points, Zu, Moonshine & Sonata. The[…]

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At home regatta and BBQ 2022.

    The At Home Regatta and associated social events have been victim to the Pandemic for two years now but made a welcome, if truncated, return this last weekend. The passing of a weather front saw local racing cancelled but a valiant Kinsale fleet set out running before a[…]

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UKRAINIAN REFUGEE SAILORS IN IRELAND

      Refugees from the ongoing war in Ukraine are arriving on our shores in numbers and include sailors among them. Approaches by Irish Sailing to their Ukrainian counterpart have now seen enquiries begin from Ukrainian sailors here who are interested in getting back on the water. If you[…]

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