08 May Heineken Round Island Windsurfing Race Sat May 10th 2014
Race start time flexible to take advantage of weather conditions – tide will be favourable for full course.
Course: Start Cuskinny Bay (1M east of Cobh) Great Island to starboard (Round the island westabout or clockwise) Finish: Cuskinny Bay. The course requires the negotiation of the Railway Bridge at the Fota Channel and Belvelly Bridge (road bridge). The course also passes beneath some telegraph and electricity wires – there is plenty of safe clearance for windsurfers – there is NOT safe clearance for larger sailing dinghies.
11:30 Sign in and briefing at Cuskinny Beach (Note change in start venue from previous races)
12:00 Race Briefing
12:05 to 13:30 Start at Cuskinny (exact time will be announced at briefing – more wind – earlier start.)
15:45 to 17:00 Finish at Cuskinny
Shower, Sauna, Steamroom at Coral Leisure Centre, special price €4.
Social Programme – Round Cobh Island 2014
17:30 – Relax and chat over a pint of Heineken!
18:00 Prizegiving (at the famous Roaring Donkey Pub in Cobh)
20:00 Fun and games!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Entry fee for the event will be €25 – this will include a Bar B Q at the Roaring Donkey Pub in Cobh. Booking forms are available from the SailCork office (click link for website). Ring Jo on 021 4811237. Booking is essential, no entry no race !
Other small craft (without masts!) are welcome to accompany the fleet around the island but please register with SailCork. Anybody who has helped with safety boats for windsurfing events in the past please contact SailCork – they would love to have you on board.