The Notice of Race for the 2019 Sovereign’s Cup in Kinsale Yacht Club has been published and entries are now being taken online at www.kyc.ie, just follow the link, or go directly to www.sovereignscup.com.
Early Bird entry assures you of the best value and is available until 15th February. Proudly sponsored by O’Leary Life the event will provide for very competitive racing in the waters off Kinsale.
The 2019 event also incorporates the 1720 European Championship and the Irish Dragon National Championship. As well as the normal IRC and Echo classes there will also a Coastal Fleet who will sail longer coastal races and White Sail (Non-Spinnaker) classes.
Kinsale Yacht Club and marina are right in the centre of town. Known as the Gourmet Capital of Ireland, Kinsale is a food lover’s paradise. The event is also great for families and there are lots of things to do in the area for the non sailors: beaches, golf, walks all around the harbour, hiking, paddle boarding, motor boat hire.
by Michele Kennelly