Sovereign's Cup 2019

26th -29th June 2019 | Kinsale Yacht Club

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The sun is shining and the forecast is good for next week. Kinsale looks beautiful and in KYC preparations are well under way for the Sovereigns Cup 2019. Here is some additional information to help make the regatta great.

General Registration will take place in the club on Mon 24th June 14.00 - 17.00hrs, Tues 25th June 10.00 - 19.00hrs and Wed 26th June 08.30 - 11.00hrs.

1720 Fleet Registration and weigh in will take place on Wed 26th June 17.30 - 20.00hrs. 

Sailing Instructions and Race Area:
SI's are now available for all classes online - click here

Under Race Area you will see the position of the racing marks for the Round the Cans and Non-spinnaker fleets. Please note that the position of some of these marks is specific to Sovereigns Cup 2019 and this guide is the only correct one.

There is a Distance & Bearing Chart which is to be used as a guide only - click here
Navigation will be extremely important as some of the marks are up to 6NM offshore.

Crew Finder:
For any Skipper out there looking for crew or Crew looking to get on a boat:

A. Contact the Race Office in KYC on 353 21 4772196.

B. Follow this link to this crew finder site which has a page for Sovereigns Cup:

Official Briefing:
The Official Briefing will take place at 18.30hrs Tues 25th June in the Event Marquee.

The 1720 Fleet briefing will take place at 09.00 hrs Thurs 27th June in the Event Marquee.

Cranage will take place on Tuesday 25th June 14.00 - 18.00hrs. Please register your need for the crane with the club prior to or on arrival in Kinsale.

1720's will be craned in on Wednesday 
26th June 16.00 - 18.00hrs. Please register your need for the crane with the club prior to or on arrival in Kinsale.

Social Schedule:
There will be music each evening in the marquee apres sail and beyond. With something to suit all tastes it is sure to keep you entertained.

Food will be available onsite every day. Our own Gourmet In House Chef is on hand with
"Rob's Fish 'n' Chips" and the ever popular Barracuda are back with their selection of burgers/BBQ.

Ladies Lunch:
The Ladies Lunch is on Friday 28th June and tickets are selling out fast so get yours from the club bar ASAP. This year it is in aid of Marymount Hospice - a very worthy cause.

There will also be a raffle for a beautiful 3D Chart by Latitude Kinsale. Tickets for the raffle are also available behind the bar for anyone who wishes to support this worthy cause.

Looking forward to seeing you all both on and off the water.
Bobby Nash
Regatta Director















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