Dates Set for 2019 Event

Posted By on September 10, 2018

With a year to go to Cork Dinghy Fest 2019, the Royal Cork Yacht Club Organising Committee is reaching out to ‘all classes’ to get in touch and express their interest in hosting a regional event at Dinghy Fest.

The dates are now set on, September 13th – 15th.

This will be the third running of the event which, says organiser Alex Barry, has proven to be ‘a big hit both on and off the water’.

As a former All Ireland Sailing Champion, Barry wrote previously on Afloat.ie about the need to inject more fun into dinghy sailing, especially for youth sailors.

The Cork Harbour dinghy ace said in December 2016, ‘friendship is key to keeping Ireland’s youth dinghy sailing classes alive’.

He noted that more needed to be done for over-16s “who just want to have a bit of fun, go to a few events camping, and be with their friends. Read more on this here.

Meanwhile, classes should contact Alex Barry alexbarry2006@gmail.com or Kieran O’Connell kieran3108@gmail.com for Dinghy Fest 2019 details.

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