Massive Turnout at Yacht Club

Last Sunday CLYC Killowen hosted the RYA sponsored Push The Boat Out Open Day. People came from far and wide, and took to the water in dinghies, cruisers, RIBs, motorboats, boards and canoes. All ages were represented, from 3 to quite old. The weather was kind – only a couple of showers in between the sunny periods, and plenty of wind. Three cruisers took up […]

Wednesday and Saturday Racing Underway at CLYC

The first of the dinghy mid-week races were held on Wednesday evening, and it was a beautiful evening, with sunshine and a glorious sunset. In the A-Fleet, Tim Gibbons won and Jim Linton was second. In the B-Fleet, Brian McConville was first, Bill Donnelly was second and Colleen Connolly was third. Sailing into the sunset on Wednesday Meanwhile on Saturday, the sunny weather heralded the […]

First Races of the Season

On Sunday the 9th, CLYC had the start of its dinghy sailing season, with 8 boats out in a brisk breeze in pleasant sunshine. There was enough wind to cause several capsizes, but the water wasn’t as cold as it sometimes is at this time of the year. Henry McLaughlin and Ian Roche officiated and set a windward-leeward course for two excellent races. Results: A-Fleet: […]

Sailing Programme Now Out!!

The combined Dinghy and Cruiser sailing programme is now available on the web site HERE Please note that the first Dinghy Races are on Sunday coming – the 9th April !! The O’Farrell Trophy will be on Easter Sunday, the 16th April Please check both the programme and the Rota Teams, to see when you are on duty – HERE Good Sailing !