The Courtmacsherry Coastal Rowing Club was founded in 1991. It is a member of the
Irish Coastal Rowing Federation.
To find out more about our club please click
All Ireland Coastal Rowing Final 12th-14th August
The Lakeside Centre, Ballyshannon Co Donegal is the venue for the 2016 All Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships.
Donegal Bay Rowing site
for further details.
Annual Courtmacsherry-Timoleague 10km Road Race - 24th June
This is an Athletics Ireland Licensed Event
Officially measured, chip timed flat and fast coarse just 45 minutes
from Cork city. The course runs along side the beautiful
Courtmacsherry bay and if you want to set a personal best this is
the course to do it on. See our
for full details.
Ocean to City & Cork Harbour Festival -
club will have two boats taking part, crewed by our Vet rowers in
Ocean to City & Cork Harbour Festival race
. So, if you are in
around the city on Sat. 4th June come along and cheer us on!
The Annual South Coast
Indoor Rowing Championships - 29th
The club had a very successful day in Clonakilty. Greg Robey and
Daniel Whelton took home Gold in the U15 and Pre Vet Men categories.
There was Silver for Rohan Ager in the U14s and Bronze for Denis
Griffin , Joe O' Leary and Anna O' Leary in the Pre Vet Mens, Open
Men's and Vet Ladies categories.
Fund raising Coffee morning on 1st
This annual event
will be held as normal at the Courtmacsherry Community Hall. As well
as Coffee, Tea and Treats we will be selling club merchandise
including T-Shirts , Hoodies and hats. Looking forward to seeing you
all there. Regatta
Fixtures - South West Coast Yawl Rowing Association
The full list of this years Regatta Fixtures
can now be found
on the SWCYRA site
The All Ireland Championships this
year will be hosted by Donegal Bay Rowing Club and held at the
Lakeside Activity Centre in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal on 12th-14th
Great Island Row 2015 in Aid of
Vet Ladies and Men
took part in the Great Island Row in aid of Marymount Hospice, in
memory of Mary Griffin.
Club Participate in the WRC
Championships in Lima Peru
The Club, in the form of Brian Whelton
and Denis O'Donovan, took part in the Mens doubles at the World
Rowing Coastal Championships in Lima, Peru.
The County Finals on
Saturday 8th August
The Club hosted the
rescheduled Cork Coastal Rowing County Finals on Saturday and once
again the local community and family and friends of the club as well
as club members themselves turned out in their droves to ensure the
event was huge success.
Many, many thanks to
all those who helped with the setup, launching, safety and transfer
boats, Civil Defence, course laying, stewarding, catering, car
parking and the numerous other jobs that go to organising this
event. Also big thank you to the South West and CRA for their
work before and during the event and the Courtmacsherry Lifeboat for
On the water it was
also a fantastic day for the club picking up a total of 4 Golds, 2
Silver and 4 Bronze. Golds went to the Senior Men, Pre Vet Men,
Junior Ladies and Senior Mixed. Picking up Silver were the U14s and
the Masters Mixed and Bronze went to the U12s , Vet Men , U21 Men
and U16s. Congrats to all those who took part. You did your club
proud. We have photos on our facebook page.
The Lusitania Centenary commemorations
took place locally from 1st -7th May 2015. This included, on Sunday 3rd
May at 11am, a re-enactment of the Courtmacsherry lifeboat call out.
This re-enactment row was undertaken in a 1902 lifeboat 'RYDER'
kindly loaned by the
Polperro Lifeboat Trust
. The rowing club have been involved in both helping
with the training of the current lifeboat crew, and also many of the
rowers on the day where volunteers from the rowing club.
further details see