Glandore Harbour Yacht Club

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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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CONGRATULATIONS TO KATHLEEN HAYES (AFIAP).

                        Congratulations to our own Kathleen Hayes, Club Member and Photographer in Residence ! who has for years now been producing beautiful images from across the fleets at GHYC as well as her other work. Some shots taken by[…]

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2022 ROBOTIC MOWERS KINSALE KEELBOAT REGATTA

      Six GHYC Dragons travelled up for the Kinsale Keelboat Regatta over the Bank Holiday weekend, generously sponsored by Robotic Mowers Cork. This was a great turnout to kick off the 2022 Season – very much appreciated by the local fleet. Sunday saw freshening, low-teen, winds with rain at[…]

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Annual Club Crane in

The club Crane in will take place on the 7th May at The Pier in Union Hall. Let’s get sailing safely and support the club Keelboat Launch Keelboat Launch Crane in for GHYC keelboats at Union Hall Keelbeg Pier 7th May. Contact Diarmaid +353 (87) 253 0919 or lee 0879612342[…]

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THE GLANDORE INN ROSE BOWL 2021

  This past weekend, August 28th/29th, was Rose Bowl weekend for Dragons and Squibs generously sponsored by the Glandore Inn as always. Race officers David Forde and Siobhan Keane Hopcroft and a team of top notch volunteers provided five great races in Glandore Bay for each fleet. The weather Gods[…]

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COVID THREAT & KAREN HORGAN MEMORIAL RACE

The safety and welfare of all our members, staff, volunteers and local community has always been a priority so following a short pause in Club activity on Friday, to assess emerging events, activity resumed yesterday Saturday 21st August 2021 with the successful running of the Karen Horgan Memorial Race to[…]

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DRAGON DERBY 2021

Dragon Derby – How it all started The Dragon Derby, 14 short races in two days, is the oldest series of GHYC. I came up with the idea in 1987. All races were in the inner Harbor started from the flagpole, so that it was also fun to watch. Everyone[…]

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MR DON STREET REPORTS ON SATURDAY’S RACING

Saturday, 3/7/21, five dragons showed up for racing, RO David  Forde, there were ideal conditions, wind Southwest 10 to 12, occasionally hard gust to 16/18 and occasional flat spots, overcast at first but sun burned through. We had three races , course Windward/Leeward twice around, starting by sunk rock buoy,[…]

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Irish South Coast Dragon Championship 2021

Supported by: John Pollard Foundation Glandore Auto & Marine Services McCarthy Insurance Group West Cork Distillers 11 – 13 June Day 1 The first major Irish Dragon Championships in Ireland since 2019 was hosted by Glandore Harbour Yacht Club started today with 19 Dragons on the race course in a[…]

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