Below is an archive of latest news.

Sloop sailing season comes to a close

October 5th, 2020|

It was a fitting end to a great season of racing for the Heir Island Sloops last Saturday as beautiful conditions welcomed sailors afloat to compete in the final three races.  The full results for [...]

Baltimore Cup and Heir Island Sloop Championships 2020

August 3rd, 2020|

The Baltimore Cup for 1720 and Heir Island Sloop worlds were held last weekend in Baltimore, West Cork. At the Day One prizegiving Commodore Charlie Bolger paid particular thanks to Rob O’Leary for pulling the [...]

Another great week on the water

July 22nd, 2020|

Last Saturday saw a misty morning greet sailors for the second week of the Lousy Cup.  Fifteen boats with over 20 sailors took part and OOD Philip O'Connor got the fleet to complete two races.  [...]

Irish Sailing Summer Courses 2020

February 5th, 2020|

Dates for your diary - Irish Sailing Summer Courses 2020 July Course – Mon 29th June to Fri 17th July (3 weeks) August Course – Tues 4th August to Fri 21st August (3 weeks) [...]

Irish Sailing announce date for National Conference 2020

December 2nd, 2019|

Irish Sailing have announced the date for the 2020 National Conference and AGM as 21st March and it will be held in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire.  It will incorporate the training conference, event [...]

Irish Sailing Training Courses 2019/2020

November 23rd, 2019|

Are you interested/intending on doing an Irish Sailing Training course this Winter? Some of these fill very quickly once advertised - particularly over mid term breaks. A full list of currently scheduled courses (pre [...]

Autumn Catalogues Cup Series concludes

November 5th, 2019|

Our Autumn Catalogues Cup Series has now finished. Well done to all competitors and thanks to everyone who helped out to make it such a success. It’s super to see all our young sailors out [...]

August concludes with 1720 Nationals

August 28th, 2019|

August started out very busy with the Baltimore Cup/ Baltimore Village Regatta and August Sailing Courses commencing all within a couple of days on the calendar. The RNLI Auction and cocktail party was held on [...]

Women on the Water 2019

August 21st, 2019|

Last Thursday 15th August saw the cumulation of lots of work by Pat, Odharnait and Diarmuid Collins who along with Ruth, Liz and Catherine Anne Field and many supporters helped make a wonderful tribute to [...]

Rambler 100 Trophy 2019

August 20th, 2019|

Sunday 11th August dawned and thankfully the weather conditions that led to racing being cancelled on the Saturday had all blown through.  Sailors arrived at the club at 0830 hours for registration and then took [...]

Moths visit Baltimore

August 13th, 2019|

The International Moth Class visited Baltimore last weekend and we were delighted to host their Irish Nationals sponsored by The Waterfront, Baltimore.  It was great to see some of the early arrivals whizz around [...]

A busy start to August!

August 8th, 2019|

A busy start to August!.  Last weekend we welcomed eleven 1720's to the harbour to race for the Baltimore Cup.  It was great to see so many travel before we host the Nationals the end [...]

Try Sailing and Taster Courses a success!

July 30th, 2019|

Last week saw 75 sailors take to the water as part of our annual "Taster" courses for younger sailors.  There were 25 for the morning sessions, 25 for the afternoon sessions and 25 on [...]

July Course 2019

July 18th, 2019|

The July course participants together with their instructors and helpers took a moment this morning to pose for a group shot. There were lots of little snippets of video and some photos taken over the [...]

Racing in Baltimore Harbour

July 14th, 2019|

There was great fun to be had in the harbour yesterday!.  The July Lousy Cup Dinghy League continued yesterday morning with 37 dinghies taking to the water.  Unfortunately the breeze died mid way through race [...]

July off to a flying start!

July 3rd, 2019|

The start of July is always busy!.  Launch day for the sloops, the start of sailing courses and Summer holidays combine to create a hive of activity around the club.  Lots of parents and sailors [...]

First Aid Course – 24 June

June 17th, 2019|

The club is running a First Aid Course next Monday 24th June (all day course).  If you are interested in attending please contact Sheila O’Sullivan (086) 8699628.  Places are limited so if you are interested [...]

Programme 2019

May 29th, 2019|

Sailing season gets into full swing!  The Catalogues Cup is currently underway until June 23rd with a great turnout of sailors each Sunday.  The National 18 Class hold their South Coast Championships in Baltimore this [...]

Munster Laser Championships conclude

April 22nd, 2019|

This weekend saw laser sailors from 30 clubs around the country converge on Baltimore for the annual Munster Laser Championships sponsored by CH Marine.  Ninety five sailors took to the water on Saturday morning to [...]

Junior Taster Courses now full

March 15th, 2019|

All Junior Taster Courses are now full (13 March 2019) As outlined in our Junior Course information page the closing date for receipt of applications for the Junior Taster Courses was last Friday [...]

Adult Sailing Courses 2019

March 10th, 2019|

Adult Sailing 2019 Want to get on the water and experience some of the fun that the junior sailors have?  It's never too late to begin or improve! The Adult Sailing course will [...]

Fionn Lyden’s Tokyo 2020 campaign receives a boost

February 21st, 2019|

Michael Walsh, chairperson of the Baltimore Sailing Club High Performance Fund, presenting Olympic hopeful Fionn Lyden, with a cheque on behalf of the members towards his Tokyo 2020 campaign. We wish Fionn every success on [...]

Application Forms for Summer Courses now online

February 18th, 2019|

The Application Forms for all our Summer Courses are now online here. Junior Taster Course applications should be submitted by 8th March and you should expect to hear back from us no later [...]

Annual Dinner Dance & AGM

January 8th, 2019|

Sailors young and old came together last night (Dec 29th) to celebrate the end of a great year of sailing activities at Baltimore Sailing Club's annual Dinner Dance held in Casey's Hotel.

Christmas Letter to all Members

December 20th, 2018|

All members should have received the annual Christmas letter from Commodore Niall O'Neill over the past week. It contains all the information regarding the Annual Dinner Dance in Casey's on 29th December. This is always [...]

Laser Icicles

November 27th, 2018|

The annual Laser Icicles event which was scheduled to be held in Baltimore this coming weekend has been cancelled. We look forward to running this event again in 2019 ...

Joan Collins RIP

November 19th, 2018|

It is with great sadness that I must inform all members and friends of Baltimore Sailing Club of the sudden passing of our esteemed past Commodore and friend Joan Collins. Joan has been ...

High Performance Fund announced

November 8th, 2018|

Expressions of interest from suitably qualified applicants are now sought for the Baltimore Sailing Club High Performance Fund.  Closing date is Friday 21st December, 2018 - application form on the link below ...

RS Southern Championships conclude

September 17th, 2018|

The RS Southern Championships concluded yesterday evening after two days of great racing in Baltimore Harbour.  Thirteen Fevas battled it out with Tim Norwood and Finn Cleary (Royal Irish YC) taking the RS Feva Southern [...]

RS Southern Results after Day One

September 15th, 2018|

The RS Southern Championships got underway today at Baltimore Sailing Club.  All roads led West as sailors travelled from across the country to compete in the last regional event on the RS calendar.  53 [...]

Danske Bank 1720 Irish Nationals conclude

September 1st, 2018|

No racing today at the Danske Bank 1720 Irish Nationals.  Lift outs underway and BBQ this evening.  Full results are available on the link below or alternatively here. Irish National Champions 2018 - "Da Fishy" [...]

1720 National Championships 2018

August 30th, 2018|

The 1720 National Championships sponsored by Danske Bank and Rope Dock are underway.  Boats and crews arrived throughout the day yesterday.  Some boats were still undergoing final tuning as the sunset late last night.  It [...]

RS Southern Championships 2018

August 22nd, 2018|

The RS Southern Championships will be hosted by the club on 15/16 September next.  The Club is looking forward to welcoming the RS400, RS200 and RS Feva fleets to the harbour. The standard entry form, [...]

WOW “Women on the Water”

August 16th, 2018|

An Irish Sailing "Women on the Water" event was held this afternoon at Baltimore Sailing Club in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research and Marymount Hospice. There was a fantastic turnout to support these worthy charities [...]

WOW “Women on the Water”

August 14th, 2018|

The annual WOW "Women on the Water" event in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research and Marymount Hospice will be held this Thursday 16th August. Registration will be in the Clubhouse at 1400 hours - all [...]

O’Learys win bronze at Star Europeans

August 14th, 2018|

Peter and Rob O'Leary recently competed at the Star Europeans hosted by Flensburger Segel Club, Germany. Seventy one boats from 15 nations competed in the four day event from 9th to the 12th August. A [...]

July Update

July 21st, 2018|

The July Sailing Course concluded on Friday after three weeks of fun and frolics both on and off the water. The 113 sailors enjoyed beach days, a junior laying up supper, table tennis nights, junior [...]

Welcome Summer!

July 11th, 2018|

Welcome to the Summer! It seems like yesterday we were all busy booking sailing courses for the Summer months whilst knee deep in snow!. Oh how the months have rolled by and the weather has [...]

2018 Programme

June 19th, 2018|

Click here to view the full programme of events for 2018 at Baltimore Sailing Club. Download the 2018 Calendar ...

National 18ft National Championships 2018

June 11th, 2018|

The National 18ft Class held their Irish National Championships over the weekend of the 2nd/3rd June. Eleven boats competed in this very competitive class with Ewen Barry helming "D'Good, D'Bad and D'Blaster" and his crew [...]


May 24th, 2018|

As you are all very much aware there is new legislation coming into effect tomorrow 25th May which will effect every business and organisation in the country. Baltimore Sailing Club will be no exception. As [...]

Summer Courses 2018

January 31st, 2018|

Application Forms for all Summer Sailing Courses are now available on the website. Junior Taster Course Application Forms and explanatory sheet can be found here. All other sailing course application forms can be found here. [...]

Developing Race Official Qualifications

January 29th, 2018|

Are you interested in developing your Racing Knowledge? You may have seen in last week's Irish Sailing Newsletter that there are courses available for those wishing to upskill in this area - full details here. [...]

Have you voted for Sailor of the Year 2017?

January 21st, 2018|

Who is your sailor of the Year 2017? Over the past 12 months - Afloat have picked out 28 individual sailors and pairings who have excelled in their respective disciplines, be it offshore, dinghy, cruise [...]

Laser Munster Championships 2018

January 16th, 2018|

The Laser Munster Championships 2018 will be hosted by Baltimore Sailing Club on Saturday 31st March and Sunday 1st April. The Club is looking forward to welcoming the laser sailors and families back to Baltimore [...]

IODAI Spring Training Week

January 14th, 2018|

We look forward to welcoming the International Optimist Dinghy Association of Ireland (IODAI) back to Baltimore this February for their annual Spring Training Week. This year the event takes place from Sunday 11th to Friday [...]

BSC rings in the New Year!

January 14th, 2018|

Baltimore Sailing Club finished off 2017 in the same manner it started - with a wave of activity. December 29th saw members fill Casey’s Hotel for the Annual Dinner Dance. Commodore Michael Walsh presented the [...]