A Humdinger of a Weekend for CLYC

This Saturday saw the annual CLYC Cruiser Regatta on Carlingford Lough. 9 yachts took parts in steady 10kt winds, gusting to 15kts coming in from the South South East. Race Officer, Aidan McKay set a triangle course mid-lough with four races of two laps each being scheduled. The team of mark layers were kept busy all afternoon tweaking the marks and ensuring the courses were […]

Warrior wins Warrenpoint Regatta

This year’s annual Warrenpoint Regatta had a high turnout of twelve cruisers which competed for the coveted Whistledown Trophy. Four races took place over a triangular port course, laid by race officer Paddy Rooney. In light westerly winds, the big guns of Humdinger, Aurora, Invincible and Warrior led the pace with the rest of the fleet following up. Some of the cruisers flew the spinnaker […]

Another exhilarating day on Carlingford Lough

Thirty knot winds made for exciting on-the-edge sailing last Saturday as seven boats battled it out during three races at Killowen. Most of the boats were lightly crewed and would have appreciated more hands on deck, especially in the heavy conditions. If you’re interested in crewing on these boats please email info@clyc.info and get involved in sailing. Brian McCann’s Gannet currently leads the Late Season, […]