Below is an archive of latest news.
The 2017 1720 National Championships will be organised by the Baltimore Sailing Club (BSC) in conjunction with the 1720 Sportsboat Class Association from Thursday 31st August to Saturday 2nd September. The event will be held in Baltimore, Co. Cork.
This years Munster Laser Championships (All Rigs) takes place this year on the 26th / 27th March 2016
The event is run by the Irish Laser Asociation.
The Baltimore Laser Icicles will take place on the weekend of the Feb 25th, 26th 2017.
NOR & Entry Forms Now Available
The first two RS200’s will be in Baltimore at Easter and there will be an information day at the Club where the two boats will be available for viewing, information and possibly sailing.
The 2017 summer sailing course dates have now been announced and we are now taking booking for places. Please download the application forms for the course from the individual course information pages.
We are delighted to be hosting the International Optimist Dinghy Association Ireland's annual training camp in Baltimore Sailing Club for the week of 19th Feb to 24th Feb 2017.
Cork Harbour National 18ft Class South Coast Championships take place in Baltimore Sailing Club, 4th – 5th June 2016
We are delighted to have had the International Optimist Dinghy Association Ireland visit Baltimore Sailing Club for the week of 13th Feb to 20th Feb for their annual training camp.
The event has unfortunately been cancelled due to forecast adverse weather
Baltimore Sailing Club, Baltimore, Co. Cork has had to cancel the Laser Icicle Event on Saturday and Sunday 5th & 6th December 2015 due to forecast adverse weather.
Gardai in Schull are asking our members to be extra vigilant over the next few weeks. The August Bank holiday week is the start of a busy few weeks with Calves week Schull regatta and Crookhaven regatta all happening. Please report any suspicious activity to the Gardai Schull on 028 2811 Gardai Schull on 028 2811 Or Bantry Gardai Station 027 20860.
This years Munster Laser Championships (All Rigs) takes place on the 4th / 5th of April 2015.
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The 2015 1720 National Championships will be organised by the Baltimore Sailing Club (BSC) in conjunction with the 1720 Sportsboat Class Association from Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th June 2015. The event will be held at Baltimore, Co. Cork.
Club members Emily Whitaker and Conor Horgan are in Malta to compete in the 15th Annual Euromed Championship. They are part of the ISA Optimist Squad who have travelled for the first time to race in this event.
Baltimore Sailing Club, Baltimore, Co. Cork will host a Laser Icicle Event on Saturday and Sunday 6th & 7th December 2014.
On Saturday 20th of September 2014 the inaugural RCYC Inter Club Cup was sailed in Cork. Event organiser Nicholas O’Leary and his team with Race Officer Bryan Hassett set up two parallell race courses with an exclusion zone between the race areas.
The 2014 1720 National Championships will be organised by the Baltimore Sailing Club (BSC) in conjunction with the 1720 Sportsboat Class Association from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th August 2014. The event will be held at Baltimore, Co. Cork.
The Baltimore Lifeboat Fundraising Committee would like to thank the Commodore and members of Baltimore Sailing Club for the very successful auction last Friday evening.
Club members Harry Durcan, Amelia Greene, Keelin Greene, Conor Horgan, Eoin Horgan, Conor Walsh and Emily Whitaker are taking part in the 2014 Volvo Gill British Optimist National & Open Championships in Weymouth.
WOW FOR BREAKTHROUGH CANCER RESEARCH
Baltimore Sailing Club is organising an afternoon of fun events on land and sea. A rally on the water, a swim, a tug-of-war, finishing with a barbeque and a free glass of wine, prize giving and a raffle !!!
After a week of light winds and a mix of inshore and offshore racing, Ireland’s team of three boats lifted the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup on Saturday evening last.
Congradulation to Baltimore Sailing Club who won all three cups in the 2014 Marconi Cup Junior Team Racing this year. Winning the Relay Racing, Team Racing and the overall combined Marconi Cup 2014.
The village of Baltimore in West Cork was en fête yesterday (20th July 2014) with the opening of the newly-rebuilt clubhouse for Baltimore Sailing Club by Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine & Defence.
Congratulations to Peter O'Leary, Jouen Jacob and Cathal Cottrell all members of Baltimore Sailing Club who took first place in this years 1720 European Championships. Sailing under the Baltimore Sailing Club Burgee, Peter, Cathal & Youen sailed a blinder for the series which eventually came down to the last race. "Jacobs Bar" also crewed by Jamie Donegan and Andy came out on top for 2014.
Apologies for the delay in posting the Munster Lasers Championship Results.
Unfortunietly this is outside the control of Baltimore Sailing Club.
Over the Easter weekend the Danske Bank Laser Munster Championships took place for the three Laser classes – 4.7, Radial and Standard classes. 100 sailors participated in the event from the newly built Baltimore Sailing Club in West Cork.
Event Start Date: Sat 19 Apr 2014
Event End Date: Sun 20 Apr 2014
Discounted Entry Fee: €47
Discount Ends: Fri 11 Apr 2014
Baltimore Sailing Club are now inviting applications for the position of ‘Senior Sailing Instructor’ (ISA accredited) for the July and August 2014 sailing courses.
Baltimore Sailing Club member Fion Lyden has been noninated for the title of Irish Youth Sailor of the year for 2014. This award is presented by the ISA to recognise the outstanding achievement by a sailor competing in ISA Performance Pathway boats during the year
We have a few remaing place on this years July and August Courses. If you wish to book a place on either of the courses please return your application as soon as possable as we only have a limited number of places remaining.
All of Baltimore Sailing Club are so proud of Revelin Minihane (Longtime BSC Member) with Team Oracle USA on winning the Americas Cup 2013.
Chez Youen Cruisers Trophy; The B J Marine 21s Trophy; Munster Ruffians Championship; Field Cup Hare Island Sloops Trophy; the Fahy Cup for 1720’s; the Baltimore Sailing Club 1720 Championship cup.
First day starter. Ongoing results at this address
Due to unfavourable weather conditions the Laser Icicles which were due to take place in Baltimore this coming weekend 5th & 6th of January have been cancelled.
The 2013 Laser Icicles event will take place in Baltimore harbour on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th of Janurary 2013
Peter O'Leary (BSC) wins Ireland's most prestigious sailing championship, with Young Fionn Lyden (BSC) sailed a magnificent regatta and beat off two Olympians to claim the silver.
The Corona Cork 1720 European Championships were once again sailed out of the beautiful West Cork coastal village of Baltimore from 30th August to 1st September 2012 and were attended by 18 boats from Ireland and the UK,
Two of our Junior sailors do us proud in Irish Laser National Championships. Mark Hassett and Darragh McCormack from Baltimore Sailing club top the fleet in 4.7 and Radial.
Eoin Lyden and Brian Stokes are the new RS Feva Irish National Champions for 2012…. They showed superb seamanship on the Saturday to maintain their high finishing positions despite not having their Gennaker for three of the four races sailed that day.
This year’s 1720 European Challenge Cup, sponsored by Corona Extra, are to be held in Baltimore, West Cork from Aug 30th to 2nd September 2012. This year’s event is set to attract in excess of 25 boats.
The Baltimore Regatta takes place again this Bank Holiday weekend.
George David owner of RAMBLER 100 will be returning to Baltimore Sailing Club on the 29th of July to present in person the winners of the RAMBLER 100 FASNET Youth Racing Team event with the new Trophy which he has commissioned.
The Bank Holiday Weekend of the 7th and 8th of April will see the Munster Laser Championships 2012 visit Baltimore Sailing Club once again. 150 + boats expected. (Event Sponsored by Rolfs Country House Baltimore)
Results [Click Here]
The International Optimist Dinghy Association Ireland are running an Optimist Training Clinic in Baltimore Monday 13th Feb until Friday 17th Feb 2012.
Baltimore Sailing Club will host the 2012 Laser Icicles on Saturday and Sunday 7th & 8th January 2012.
Results Click Here
The Topaz National Championships were held on the 24th and 25th of September in Baltimore Sailing Club.
Perfect sailing conditions off Sherkin Island today with a steady 12-16 knot breeze provided champagne conditions for Mark Mansfield and Terry English and the crew onboard Gut Rut to secure the championship with a 10 point lead and a race to spare.
Bookings are now being taken for the BSC annual Dinner Dance to be held at Caseys Hotel on Thursday 29th December 2011. Please download the form below.
Current 1720 National Champion Mark Mansfield leads the 1720 Corona Euro Championships in Baltimore after a long day close sailing in steady 10-14 knot conditions.
Ongoing provisional results will be posted at the link below race by race:
Live Twitter feed will be on the water from this address:
Baltimore Sailing Club have just setup a new Twitter Account - we intend to use this to give feedback on events and provisional top results... during events.
The Bank Holiday Weekend of the 23rd and 24th of April saw the Munster Laser Championships visit Baltimore Sailing Club once again. 152 boats competed.
The Bank Holiday Weekend of the 23rd and 24th of April saw the Munster Laser Championships visit Baltimore Sailing Club once again. A total of 152 boats competed in fine sunny weather.
The results for this event are available by clicking on the links below.
This year’s European 1720 Championships, sponsored by Corona Extra, are to be held in Baltimore, West Cork from 1st to 3rd September. This year’s event is set to attract in excess of 20 boats.
Saturday 10th September & Sunday 11th September 2011
Baltimore Sailing Club host the Topaz National Championships this year
Ireland have won the Commodores Cup !!!!
Sailing history has been made... Irish team of Antix (Anthony O'Leary BSC & RCYC) Mariniers Co ve (Dave Dwyer BSC & RCYC) and Roxy (Rob Davies) sweep the boards at Cowes.... Well done lads!! ANTIX top individual Boat and Mariners Cove Runners Up.
Peter O'Leary wins Gold medal in the Start Class at the ISAF World sailing cup final regatta at the London 2012 Olympic venue -
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The Heir Island Sloops will have their 'World Championships' in Baltimore on the weekend of 25th and 26th June.
Baltimore Sailing Club will host The Sloop World Championships on the 25th and 26th of June 2011
This year 'Wednesday Night Club Suppers' booking's will be taken in the club house on Saturday afternoons onward - after Saturday Sailing and Prize Giving.
The Bank Holiday Weekend of the 23rd and 24th of April saw the Munster Laser Championships visit Baltimore Sailing Club. The event was a great success again this year, with 152 boats competing in the two day event.
The Annual sponsored walk in aid of the RNLI took place on Easter Monday starting at 14:00 in the square. Over 90 people took part and once again raised alot of money for this important cause.
The Catalogues Cup runs from Sunday 1st May up to 26th June. This weekly sailing event is open to everyone, so even if you are just in Baltimore on an occasional weekend, you are welcome to join in.
The 1720's Nationals in Baltimore 2009 - Video footage by Michael Cottrell and Edited by Youen Jacob
The SB3 Laser Munster Championships 2009 took place in Baltimore and hosted by BSC in May 2009.
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