GBSC Racing 2022

Wednesday Night Racing

April 20th to September 21st

Wednesday night is sailing night.  It's the only proven way to get through the mid week blues!  We run multiple series, each comprising 5 or 6 races, sponsored by local businesses.  Each series is scored under Echo and IRC.  Echo ratings are revised throughout each series.

Interested in Sponsoring a series?  Contact rccruisers@gbsc.ie

Notice of Race
McSwiggans Series
Apr 20th - May 25th
Western Surveyors Series
June 15th - July 6th
Seahorse Series
July 13th - Aug 10th
Aquabroker Series
Aug 17th - Sept 21st

Galway Maritime King of the Bay

Various Dates

The King of the Bay is the premier sailing series in Galway Bay.  It comprises of 7 top tier events throughout the season.  This year we invite all boats from around the bay to participate in handicap racing and white sails ​rally events.

The schedule of races is as follows:

Spring Cup -   April 24

Morans  -   May 15

Barna- July 17th

Aran Cup - July 30th

Kinvara – August 13th

Ballyvaughan – Sept 10th – (Saturday)

Oyster Festival  -  September 24th

Dates are subject to change so be sure to follow the GBSC Cruisers Group on WhatsApp.  Contact rccruisers@gbsc.ie to be added.

Expert Forklifts October Series

Oct 2nd - Oct 23rd

 4 Sundays of Windward/Leeward short course racing on Galway Bay.

First race start at 10.30am. Aiming for two back to back 45 min races each day  

Notice of Race

Sailing Instructions


Sunday Docks Series

Sundays throughout the Season