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Cove Sailing Club's Harry McDwyer - Cove Sailing Club Commodore Niall Hawes said Harry was an exemplary member of the Club, and his commitment to carrying out safety cover on the water for all classes, including the Rankins, Mixed Dinghies and Optimists, enabled all to be on the water, whether it was competing, training or just on a jolly
The Cove Sailing Club ‘Club Person of the Year Award' was presented to the youngest recipient of the award ever at the Club’s annual Laying Up Supper in Cobh in Cork Harbour at the weekend. 21-year-old Harry McDwyer collected the award…
Gary Mills at the helm of the Shipman 28, Tonga
Cove Sailing Club’s Friday evening cruiser league was won by Gary Mills’ Shipman 28 Tonga. Second was Nick O’Rourke’s First 32, Bright Wings and third was Robbie Allen’s Dehler 34 Rana. Three Rankin dinghies topped the Wednesday evening dinghy league…
Competitors sal past Blackrock Castle in the 2022 Cobth to Blackrock race. Dinghies sailed in the Cobh to Blackrock Race for the first time in several years Scroll down for Bob Bateman's photo gallery
Spinnakers were flown from start to finish of the Cobh to Blackrock annual race up the River Lee on Saturday afternoon. It was a great Cork Harbour spectacle as the fleet carried the colourful sails up through Lough Mahon, the…
Yachts under spinnaker pass Blackrock Castle in the 2021 Cobh to Blackrock Race in Cork Harbour
The annual Cobh to Blackrock Race in Cork Harbour will be sailed this Saturday, with a number of changes from previous years, including the return of dinghies with the support of Monkstown Bay SC to Cove Sailing Club, the overall…
Boats taking part in the 2021 Cove to Blackrock Race
Cove Sailing Club has announced details of the 2022 Cobh to Blackrock Race taking place on Saturday 10 September. The race will encompass a variety of classes and bands to ensure tight racing in Cork Harbour for the highly coveted…
Cove Sailing Club's Sunday Optimist dinghy League has had up to 19 boats racing
John Cotter’s Miracle won the 12th race of Cove Sailing Club’s Wednesday Night Dinghy League in Cork Harbour. David O’Brien was second in his Laser Radial and Rankin R12 was third, sailed by Maurice and Francis Kidney. The Rankin Class…
Theo Carney was the overall winner of the inaugural Cove Sailing Club Optimist Regatta and received his trophy from Commodore Niall Hawes left. Also pictured are Carl Jackson and the Optimist Class's Gary Mills Optimist Class
Cove Sailing Club's foray into Optimist junior sailing in 2021 bore fruit last weekend when the Cork Harbour club hosted its inaugural Optimist dinghy Regatta. Building on CSC participation at the IODAI Munster Championships earlier this year at Royal Cork and a…
Cove Sailing Commodore Niall Hawes (second from right) presents the Titanic trophy to the winning skipper Sean Hanley (right) and the crew of his HB 31 Luas.
Sean Hanley's HB 31 Luas were the winners of the Titanic Trophy cruiser race on Friday evening, the opening race of Cobh's Peoples Regatta weekend in Cork Harbour. In light winds, Hanley's Royal Cork crew won the drifting white sails race…
Rankin dinghies racing at a previous edition of the Cobh People's Regatta
Cobh People’s Regatta, with Cove Sailing Club, is on this weekend with events ashore and afloat. Sailing races begin with the young sailors of the Optimist fleet on Friday morning, starting at 10 a.m. The cruisers will race that evening…
Rankin dinghy racing off Cobh waterfront in Cork Harbour
The leader at Cove SC in the GI Motors - event continues to be Gary Mills’ Shipman 28, Tonga, on 10 points after seven races in Cork Harbour. Nick O’Rourke’s First 32, Bright Wings, has moved up to second on…
A file shot of Rankin dinghies racing in Cork Harbour with 'R12' third from left
Two Rankins and a Solo share 34 points each at the forefront of the Wednesday evening dinghy league in Cove Sailing Club. The leader continues to be Rankin R12 sailed by Maurice and Francis Kidney on 15 points. Rankin R11,…
The Liam Allister Cup - A special trophy has been presented to Calves Week class 3 this year by Cove Sailing Club
The sailing instructions for next week's Calves Week in West Cork have been published on the dedicated competitors' WhatsApp group, Calves Week Notice Board” which acts as the official notice board for the event. The entry for the regatta was previewed…
Gary Mills at the helm of the Shipman 28, Tonga
At Cove Sailing Club, racing in the Friday evening GI Motors Cruiser League Gary Mills skippering the Shipman 28, Tonga, has shaken off the tie at the top with the Sadler 25, Netta J (Des Corbett) and so holds the…
Cove Sailing Club's Angela, a First 260 Spirit sailed by Cathy Mullan
Two cruisers are tied at the top of Friday League racing at Cove Sailing Club, both on five points - the Shipman 28, Tonga, owned by Gary Mills and the Sadler 25, Netta J, of Des Corbett. They are six…
The scene at at Cove Sailing Club in Cork Harbour after the break-in
Cove Sailing Club in Cork Harbour had a break-in on Monday evening (July 4), resulting in considerable damage to its waterside clubhouse.  Contents of the clubhouse located at Whitepoint were 'smashed', but a defiant membership has posted on the club's…
Angela, a First 260 Spirit sailed by Cathy Mullan from Cove Sailing Club
At Cove Sailing Club in Cork Harbour Gary Mills’ Shipman 28, Tonga, leads the Friday night Great Island Motors June cruisers league, with Cathy Mullan’s First 260, Angela, second and Des Corbett’s Sadler 25, NettaJ, third.

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