Warrenpoint Regatta 2016 – In memory of Paul   Recently updated !

Paul Kavanagh was a Rostrevor man, a man of the sea and a man who loved sailing Carlingford Lough on his beloved yacht Aquabat. On a grey overcast Saturday morning 16 boats and a two man canoe took part in a memorial flotilla from Warrenpoint Old Town Dock to the Old baths in Warrenpoint. Crews from Carlingford Lough Yacht Club, Carlingford Sailing Club, and Rostrevor […]

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Big Do at CLYC on Sat 11-Jun-16

Don’t Miss the Big Do at CLYC on Sat 11-Jun-16: 1. Cruiser Racing: Mourne Trophy cruiser race to Kilkeel, starting at CLYC at 11am (LW 11:12, HW 17:17 (Warrenpoint)) Expert Reports Hellyhunter Trophy cruiser race back from Kilkeel Return to CLYC for the Presentation of Trophies 2. Starting at 3pm (approximately): Presentation of CLYC Mourne Trophy & Expert Reports Hellyhunter Trophy 3. Launch of Newry […]

SS Connermara Plaque for CLYC landscape

Warrior wins Blues on the Bay Regatta

On Saturday afternoon six cruisers came to the starting line to commence battle for the annual Blues on the Bay Regatta. Sunshine and a freshening southerly breeze, made sailing conditions ideal for three races over a triangular course set by Brian McCann (CLYC). As expected, the mighty black hulled Warrior lead the fleet, taking line honours in all three races. The combined experience of Gibbons […]


Warrior Makes 2nd Debut

Cruiser racing on Saturday last was bathed in sunshine with a lively SE breeze. Brian McCann set tight courses for three races, and the five boats battled it out all afternoon. Tim Gibbons and Paddy Rooney’s Warrior, which hasn’t been racing for some years, with Stephen Finnegan and Tom O’Hare aboard – a strong crew of dinghy hot-shots – guided the J80 to three wins […]

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