2018 Gul GP14 World Championship

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…

Some Updates…..

Please note

  1.  Results for Fireball and Wayfarer Nationals held in SSC recently are available above on the featured tab.  Well done to all SSC participants,
  2. Punting has been included in the Calendar tab (“Calendar Including Punting“) as above (ignore sidebar).  Please note that due to weather and changing events Punting can be a moveable feast and every attempt will be made to keep all informed via this website, your regular Newsletter and on SSC notice board, and
  3. Your WindGuru’s weather station as available on all pages of this website and directly is currently, due to mechanical difficulties, reporting lower than actual wind speeds.  After three years of constant working some repair work is required and hopefully will be completed within the next few weeks when parts arrive.  Note that wind direction and temperature are accurate.  We will advise when normal working is restored.    Now Repaired – Thanks to Michael Johnson!

History of Skerries RNLI Station – Sam Shiels

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.

Final Wednesday Talks of 2017/18

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.


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