4 Gold Anchors for Kinsale Yacht Club 06-08-2013
In a fantastic location, situated in the centre of Kinsale town, Kinsale Yacht Club lies in deep water and a well sheltered estuary on the southern end of a well known cruising ground. Following an assessment by The Yacht Harbour Association, we are delighted to announce that they have been awarded 4 Gold Anchors.

Offering a lively yacht club in a nice, relaxed environment for both transients and club members, it is a delightful place to unwind and enjoy their hobby. The clubhouse is fully wheelchair accessible with a lift to the bar and function area also provided.

Efficiently run under the commodore, Cameron Good, there is a Vice Commodore, Tom Roche, Marina Manager, Paul Murphy and the Club Manager, Brian Hunt. There is also a full time receptionist.

Offering 223 fully serviced berths and with the delights of Kinsale town on its doorstep, this really is a great sailing destination.

The TYHA Gold Anchor International Assessor, Kenny Jones MBE CMM, stated: He was extremely impressed at the motivation and efforts applied to the Kinsale Gold Anchor Assessment. The focus in applying the changes and advice that was given by TYHA organization is a credit to the club management team and staff. Kenny felt that the facility was in a perfect location and had a lovely feel regarding the ambience and its social qualities. The facility, staff and management have worked extremely hard and thoroughly deserve the four gold anchor award. They should be very proud of their achievement and I am certain the berth holders and customers’ that transient through Kinsale, will seek comfort in knowing that this facility has now achieved a measureable standard in all elements of marina management. Well deserved!

For further information visit www.kyc.ie.

The Gold Anchor scheme is a voluntary assessment programme which is focussed on customer service and providing quality berths for the boat owner. Ratings range from one to five Gold Anchors and provide assurance of quality and credibility of the marina. Qualifying technical criteria is based on TYHA’s Code of Practice for the Construction and Operation of Marina and Yacht Harbours. For further information visit www.whichmarina.com.