Skerries Sailing Club Regatta 2023 (24/25th June) – Full Results

Incorporating the E-Boat National & Fireball Leinster Championships

We look forward to welcoming sailors, friends and families to 2023 Skerries Regatta. It promise to be a bumper weekend with the Eboat Nationals and fireball Leinster Championships also taking place.

With the Mermaid Championships being held in Skerries later in August a big turn of the clinker built boat is certain with those looking to get some practice on the championship course.

All that together with racing for all the other classes in the club with a PY fleet.

Looking forward to seeing you then

All enquiries to sailsec@skerriessailingclub.com

Results

2023 Viking Marine Topper Traveller

Skerries Sailing Club are excited to be hosting the Viking Marine Topper Traveller event which will take place on 4th June. Event is now open to enter.

This event is funded by Fingal County Council and is part of the official Topper Ireland 2023 event calendar.

See 2023 TOPPER TRAVELLER | Skerries Sailing Club for entry details and other information.

Viking Marine are sponsoring the event and will have a pop up shop at the club from 8am to 11am. If you would like to pre order any items visit the link https://vikingmarine.ie and you can organise to pick up at the event. Many thanks to Viking Marine for their support for this event!

Join WhatsApp group for event information.

GP14 – O’TIARNAIGH CHALLENGE (Pre Worlds) – Results

Skerries Sailing Club hosted the 2022 O’Tiarnaigh Challenge over the weekend 30th/31st July . This event has always had a different style to it than your regular event and this year is no different. Branded the Pre Worlds (for the year that’s in it) the main focus of the weekend was to get as a lot of gate start practice at the worlds venue , Results for each day as below

Skerries Sailing Club Regatta & Mermaid Leinster Championships 2022 – Results.

The 2022 Skerries Sailing Club Regatta & Mermaid Leinster Championships will be held in Skerries Sailing Club on Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th of July.

Event Results:

Entry is now open here

AMENDMENT TO SAILING INSTRUCTIONS:

Cruiser Race 1:

Race 1 from Howth to Skerries on Saturday 9th July is being replaced with a bay race. FG 1145hrs

Amendment to the start:

Races will be started using RRS 26, amended to a 3-minute starting sequence ( Except for Cruisers and Mermaids which will use a 5 starting sequence)

Official Notice Board – Optimist Leinster Championships 2022

Entry Information

  • Registration and Event information – join WhatsApp group below
    Friday 17th Registration 17:30 to 19:30
    Saturday 18th Registration 9:00 to 10:00

Results

Click on gallery button to see the official photographs from the SSC Optimist Leinsters Championships 2022.

Bar and Restaurant Information

Friday evening 17th June

Main Bar upstairs will be open from 6pm.

Saturday morning 18th June

Scones / Croissants Teas and coffees for Parents in Club house upstairs between 09:30 & 11:30.
Donations to the RNLI appreciated.

Volunteer lunches for those going afloat will be available. (NOTE: no plastic water bottles).

Main Bar upstairs will be open from 12pm with toasties available.

Saturday afternoon 18th June

Hot chocolate and biscuits available to the sailors when they come off the water from Downstairs Wet Bar.

Saturday evening 18th June

Dinner from 5.30pm
Hot food served by Conor McGloughlin (loughandkee.ie)
Lasange/Chicken Curry/Vegetarian Chilli

Please note that meals must be pre-booked by All (including all sailors) BEFORE Wednesday 15th June.

Sailors – €3 prebooked only
Child non sailor – €10 prebooked only
Adult – €15 prebooked only

Sunday 19th June

Volunteers lunches.
Scones / Croissants Teas and coffees for Parents in Club house upstairs between 09:30 & 11:30.
Donations to the RNLI appreciated.

Main Bar upstairs will be open from 12pm with toasties available.

Soup & Rolls will be available to all sailors when they come off the water from Downstairs Wet Bar.

Laying Up Supper 2021

We are delighted to announce the return of our Annual Laying Up Supper, hosted on Saturday 20th November.

The evening begins at 19:30, greeting you with a glass of Prosecco, then sitting down to a 3 Course Dinner, provided by Conor McGloughlin and followed by our Annual Prize Giving.

Tickets are €50 per person and only available for purchase online in advance, clicking here:
https://ti.to/skerries-sailing-club/laying-up-supper-2021

We have a reduced capacity this year, tickets are on a first come first served basis, so book early to avoid disappointment. Closing date for purchasing your tickets is strictly Wednesday 10th November.

Looking forward to seeing you all on the night and celebrating our fantastic year of sailing. This event will be run in compliance with current government guidelines, to keep all our members and staff safe.

Fireball Leinster Championships 2021

FINAL Results after 6 races (Sat 3rd/Sun 4th July 2021)

Press articles:

Skerries Sailing Club will be hosting the Fireball Leinster Championships 2021 on Sat 3rd July – Sun 4th July.

Organised Adult Sailing Starts Wed 12th May

Following meetings this week with Irish Sailing we are given the go ahead to commence Recreational Training and Race Training for Adults as of May 12th in compliance with the latest Governmental Covid Guidelines.

We are planning on the following for Skerries Sailing Club

  • Wed 12th May:  Recreational Training and Race Training for Adults, Course Marks will be laid in the water, Safety & Committee boats will be in attendance, training starts at 19.45. 
  • Sun 16th May: Recreational Training and Race Training for Adults, Course Marks will be laid in the water, Safety & Committee boats will be in attendance, training starts at 11.00
  • Subsequent Wednesday and Sunday  Recreational Training and Race Training for Adults will commence at above times up to 6th June.
  • Formal Club Racing commences Wed 9th June.

Changing and shower rooms are off limits until further notice, toilets will be available.

Updates to Government Covid 19 Restrictions on Sailing

This is a summary of Irish Sailing guidelines issued 12th April  in compliance with the current Government Covid Restrictions.

We await the next Government announcement due 4th May to learn more on the further easing of restrictions.

  • No organised indoor gatherings should take place. Clubhouse remains closed, members are allowed to access their boats in the Club Storage yard.
  • No organised outdoor gatherings should take place. No racing, Adult training  events or organised club events can take place.

The following can take place.

  • From 12th April – 2 people from different households can go sailing in a boat together for personal exercise.
  • From 26th April – allows for training / coaching for school age children in pods of 15.
  • 1:1 coaching for Adults with two people from different households where the coach is included in the two households