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Royal Cork Yacht Club

Royal Cork YC

Royal Cork Yacht Club
Cork, Ireland

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The Royal Cork Yacht Club is the oldest yacht club in the world; it was established in 1720 and now boasts a total membership of approximately 1,800. Past members include prince Ferdinand Maximilian of Austria, later Emperor of Mexico, and Sir thomas Lipton. The club’s facilities are unparalleled in Ireland and continue to expand. Major world, European, and Irish Championships are regularly hosted at the club. the biennial Cork Week regatta is regarded as one of Europe’s premier regattas, attracting participants from all over the world.
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About The Team

For the fifth time Anthony O'Leary will lead the Royal Cork challenge for the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup. He will be assisted by a veteran crew including son Robert O'Leary who will serve as his tactician. Clive O'Shea and Tom Durcan will join the crew for the fifth time. The elder O'Leary is a two-time Irish sailor of the year and regularly races both offshore boats and planing sport boats. The Royal Cork team is always among the most competitive teams at the regatta. Will this be the year they break through?

Previous Invitational Cups: 2009,11,13,15






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