Rear Commodore House update

27 June, 2017

REAR COMMODORE HOUSE UPDATE JULY 2017

Hi everyone,

I guess I have to start off this update by talking about Sovereign’s Cup! What a fantastic event it was for the club, thank you to everyone who helped out at the event and especially all house staff, there was so very much hard work went in to making it the success it was, I would also like to thank all the Ladies who lunched with me last Friday in the club it was a great day out, the raffle alone for Bobby Nash’s fab chart raised €2165 for Sailability (who are delighted) and well done to June Matthews for winning it, delighted it went to someone who does so much for Kinsale Yacht Club, there’s Karma for you!! Now down to business!

THE THIRD FAMILY FISHING DAY WILL BE HELD NEXT SATURDAY 1ST JULY FROM MIDDAY, JACK HEGARTY, WHITE SMOKE CLASS CAPTAIN AND HIS HARDWORKING CREW ARE PUTTING TOGETHER A FANTASTIC FUN FAMILY DAY OUT FOR MEMBERS AND GUESTS, OUR ESTEEMED COMMODORE TOM ROCHE WILL AGAIN BE ON HAND TO PRESENT THE TROPHY, DRINK SPECIALS AND BBQ IN THE CLUB, THIS IS A WONDERFUL DAY OUT PLEASE DON’T MISS IT!!

Sailing Stuff: This Friday 30th June we have the Perry Knox Gore, all in keelboat trophy race FG 18.55

JUNIOR SAILING: The 2017 Junior Sailing Course starts next Monday 3rd July and continues until Friday 11th August, we wish John Stallard and his team all the very best for a successful summer of sailing!

CRUISERS: Apart from the usual cruiser racing during the month we have the Kinsale Fastnet Race on Friday 7th July FG 15.55 the TGIF series continues on that evening FG 18.55.

The Bulman Pursuit Race is on Saturday 15th July FG 13.55

Cruise to Bullens Bay Sunday 16th July 11am all welcome to join in!

The Black Tom Race is on Sunday 23rd July time of FG to be announced.

Cruise to Sherkin Island is on Sunday 30th July

Dragons, Lasers and Squibs continue during the month as per the club calendar.

Sailability continues on Saturday mornings at 10am, it’s a wonderful sight on a Saturday morning, well done to Donal Hickey and his crew!

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY: I know it seems far away now but THE 2017 LAYING UP SUPPER WILL BE ON FRIDAY 3RD NOVEMBER and preparations are already underway!!!

KYC GALLEY continues on racing nights during the month with Supper Clubs as advertised in the bar and whatsapp!

As always, if you would like to book a private function in the club contact either myself or Mick Glynn, we are always happy to help in any way we can!

Looking forward to seeing you in Kinsale Yacht Club!

Sue Horgan

Rear Commodore House