Glandore Harbour Yacht Club

Events

Club BBQ & Fundraising Raffle Saturday, September 11th

The GHYC Club BBQ will take place outside the Glandore Inn next Saturday, September 11th at 6PM. All are welcome! Tickets are €15 and our much-needed fundraising Club Raffle will take place during the event. As the summer draws to a close and our thoughts are turning autumnal, I am appealing to[…]

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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 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

Glandore Harbour Yacht Club has been advised that one of our instructors may be deemed to be a close contact of a potential positive COVID -19 case. We are awaiting results to confirm a positive or a negative result. As per our procedures and in accordance with good practice the[…]

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Social Activities Update

Just an update on our recent social activities. On Sunday last we had a really lovely ‘evening with a difference‘ on the lawn at Sally and John Wyles’s charming garden. Younger members of the Club joined to serve Prosecco, beer and delicious homemade canapes to a sun-drenched group of members.[…]

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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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Castletownshend To Glandore Race 30th August 2020 pm

It was a running start for both fleets with a ‘new’ course back to Glandore Harbour, set by Kieran O’Donoghue. The course took the Squibs north of High Island, the Dragons south, then both fleets south of Adam, Eve Island to starboard, Kilfinan mark to port, Union Hall mark to[…]

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Karen Horgan Memorial Race To Castletownshend 30th August 2020

  In memory of our late ex-Commodore Karen Horgan, who sadly passed away 16th March 2020, Fergus of Mary Ann’s Bar and Fergal Goulding organized and sponsored prizes for the Squib Mary Ann’s Shield race to Castletownshend, postponed earlier in the year. The trip to Mary Ann’s was a big[…]

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Glandore Inn Rose Bowls For Dragons And Squibs 22-23 August 2020

Another classic Glandore event, supported by the Glandore Inn since 1986, was held last weekend. Unfortunately the tail end of Storm Ellen forced cancellation of racing on Saturday but visiting Dragons from Dublin & Kinsale still craned in. An early briefing was held Sunday morning. With the forecast of steady[…]

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