by Gerry Byrne On Saturday last, Warrenpoint Regatta took place on Carlingford Lough in glorious sunshine with a steady sea breeze. Cruisers competed in three races over a triangular course set by OD, Tim Gibbons. With wins in races 1 and 2, it was Supersonic, skippered by Thomas Kearney which pipped Warrior to win the coveted Whistledown Trophy. Tom Teggart’s Perseverance, won the Echo 908 […]
On August 27th CLYC was proud to host their annual Junior Regatta, along with several sailors from CSC as they were blessed with good weather and steady wind. Through their best efforts the fleet of 15 boats competed in 3 races on the sunny Carlingford Lough. In our Junior fleet the competition was extremely close with the young sailors finishing within seconds of one another, […]
A Humdinger ! Report by Pat McCormick and Gerry Byrne The Moneley Oyster Pearl Regatta was run last Saturday, reflecting the past hugely successful event which attracted over a hundred boats from around the British Isles and Ireland. The hope is that this weekend’s event will serve as an advertisement for future years, and restore this event to its status as one of Ireland’s […]
CLYC was delighted to welcome Robin Gray from Ballyholme Yacht Club and RYA NI to talk to us about the Racing Rules of Sailing, on Saturday last. Robin took us through the rule book from start to finish, illustrating many examples on his magic magnetic white board. Cruiser sailors and dinghy sailors attended and everybody found the talk enlightening and entertaining. Thank you Robin!