Well done to SSC competitors in this biennial world event held at Mount’s Bay, UK, last week. This event next takes place in our club in August 2020! 3 SSC GP12 teams entered in this 119 competitor event – Colman Grimes/Sam Wray finished 33rd, Doire Shiels/Andrew Sexton finished 46th and Cathal Sheridan/David Cooke finished 64th. Each were successful in receiving individual race prices as Colman 2nd Gold in Race 1, Doire 1st Silver in Race 5 and Cathal 3rd Silver in Race 8. Highlight amongst a great week was Colman’s 2nd place in the first race of the week. Good learnings made by David Cooke as he leads our preparation for 2020, of which more anon.
Full details at https://www.gp14.org/…/GP14-World-Championships-Results-Day…
21 new members took to the water in light airs on the third Saturday in the new season in 8 dinghies and two cruisers. See SSC Facebook page for details.
Book your place now on our very popular ISA Sailing Courses taking place 2nd -27th July 2018. Courses available for every level and we have boats available to hire. Booking form attached. Deposit of €50 will secure a place. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2018 ISA Sailing Courses Form
Well done Daragh! For full details of Afloat article ==> Click here.
The Cruisers were craned in last Saturday. Great work by Robbie Keys and his crew.
Initial fixtures are here (New fixture booklet available in bar for those who have paid their 2018 subscription) – click on icon to see.
And current driver schedule here – will be updated continually by Liam O’Callaghan – can you drive – when can you help? click on icon to see.
Final talk in our off season Wednesday evening series is the rescheduled (remember the snow!) presentation by SAM SHIELS on the history of the Skerries Lifeboat Station from 1854 to 2018. The talk is now scheduled for this coming Wednesday April 11th, at 8.30pm. Sam has been a committed and long standing member of our local RNLI station.
This promises to be a very interesting talk. Non-members welcome.
Wednesday evening talk this week (28th March) is by Declan Bannion on Half-Hulls. The half-model – both a powerful engineering tool and an art form – learn how to make your own half-model, with drawings for an entry level model supplied.
Usual time – 8.30pm – non-members welcome.
The last three remaining talks of this off-season recommence after a weather interruption last week with an intriguing talk entitled “Known Unto God” this coming Wednesday evening at 8.30pm Details below. Please note that Sam Shiels’s talk on the history of the Skerries RNLI has been rescheduled at the new date of April 11thas below. These talks are proving very popular. Come along and bring a friend. Non-members welcome.