Junior Sailing Courses – Summer 2014

Junior Sailing Courses – Summer 2014

We are now accepting applications for this summer's Junior Sailing and Adventure Courses. We offer courses to suit children from age six to early teens. Places are limited - Book now to avoid disappointment.
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Easter Dining at the Globe

Delicious Easter Sunday Lunch. Menu here & Saturday Night Dining at the Globe Restaurant.

Bookings now being taken. Call the Club with your reservation – 021 4831023…

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Harry wins the Consul Cup.

 

Harry Durcan has won the Consul Cup in Lake Garda. There were 8 races sailed over 3 days in 15 – 25 knots breeze, the Ora wind from the south. He finished on 18 points alongside Jacob Ahlers from Germany, Harry won the event on countback. Overall there were 26 kids competing from 8 countries. This is Harry’s second year winning the Consul Cup which make him the first person to win it 2 years in a row. Well done Harry!


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Spring Feva!

The Feva class couldn’t have got a better start to the season this week with 3 days of breeze and sunshine, under the expert guidance of Club coaches Jil McGinley and Grattan Roberts.

Last year’s fleet was back with new additions Richard McGinley, Kelly Williams and Isobel Daly. The three day coaching clinic focused on boat handling, boat speed and starts but there was plenty of time for some fun and a picnic on Whitegate beach.

Fevas will race with the mixed dinghies on Wednesday evenings, starting 30th April and Saturday afternoons starting 3rd May. Class Captain, Eddie Rice, welcomes new sailors to the fleet and is hosting an Open Day at the Club on Saturday 26th April from 2 …

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All Aboard for Budding Optimist Sailors

It was all smiles from the beginners last Saturday as Darren O’Keeffe ran his 2nd session for the Club juniors. All the budding sailors got time in an Optimist, some alongside more experienced juniors and others were ready to take the helm themselves. A big thank you to all the juniors who volunteered their time and boats and to the O’Keeffe family – Darren, Ryan, Killian and Connor, to make these sessions happen.…

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Irish Women’s Teams confirmed for Women’s Match Racing World Championship June 2014

The Irish Women’s match racing teams have been selected for the ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship event in June. Skippers Laura Dillon and Mary O’Loughlin have been chosen to represent Ireland at this year’s ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championships, which will take place in Crosshaven June 3rd to 8th 2014 at Royal Cork Yacht Club, Crosshaven, Co Cork. It will also be the first leg of the World Women’s Match Racing Tour.   Sixteen  international teams are expected to compete. These will include some of the world’s highest ranking match racing sailors and potential Olympians.

Laura Dillon was the first and only female winner of the ISA Senior Helmsman’s Championship, taking the title in 1996, and also Bronze Medalist …

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