Welcome to Courtmacsherry Rowing Club

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 here

2016 - What's Happening This Year

Irish Open Coastal Rowing Championships 17th-18th September
    The weekend of 17th/18th September 2016 sees Courtmacsherry Rowing Club host the Irish Open Coastal Rowing Championships. Click Here for the (amended) Information pack which contains race timetable and other important for competitors and spectators.
This competition is for the FISA standard sculling boats. This may lead some teams to the World Rowing Coastal Championships in Monaco.
*Open Results - Gold Mens Quad, Silver for Ladies Quad, Silver & Bronze for Ladies Double

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. See 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 course 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 Facebook event for full details.
Ocean to City & Cork Harbour Festival  - 4th June
    The club will have two boats taking part, crewed by our Vet rowers in the Annual 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 May
    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 May
    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 here 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 August 2016.

2015 - The Year just gone

Great Island Row 2015 in Aid of Marymount Hospice
    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 2015
    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 overseeing proceedings.
    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.
For further details see LusitaniaCentenary.com

2015 Results
ICRF All Ireland Championships:
Senior Men - Gold
Senior Mixed- Gold
Pre Vet Men - Gold
Junior Ladies - Gold
U12 - Silver
U14 - Silver
U16 - Bronze
SWCYRA Chapmionships:
Senior Mixed - Gold
Pre Vet Men - Gold
Junior Ladies - Gold
U14 - Gold
U12 - Silver
U16 - Silver
Junior Men - Silver
Senior Men - Bronze
U18 - Bronze
Vet Ladies - Bronze
Vet Men - Bronze
Cork County Championships:
Senior Men - Gold
Senior Mixed - Gold
Pre Vet Men - Gold
Junior Ladies - Gold
U14 - Silver
Master Mixed - Silver
Vet Men - Bronze
U21 - Bronze
U12 - Bronze
U16 - Bronze



 

Going Coastal !!