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…
Results of SSC 2018 Regatta and EBoat National Championships (click on icons)
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Skerries Sailing Club are please to announce that our annual 2018 club Regatta will take place on July 28th and 29th next and will be held in conjunction with the 2018 E-Boat Nationals. Provisional details below including those for the cruiser Rockabill Cup from Howth to Skerries on 28th July. More details to follow.
Skerries Regatta and EBoat SI 2018
Skerries Regatta 2018 Entry Form
EBoat Nationals Entry Form 2018
Skerries Regatta 2018 Main NOR – Provisional
NOR and Sailing Instructions for Rockabill Cup 2018 – Provisional
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.
Well done Daragh! For full details of Afloat article ==> Click here.
A successful event was run over with 9 races for the Fireballs and 6 for the Wayfarers as scheduled and in good sunshine and light winds. Results as
Fireball Pictures – see Fireball Face page at https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=irish%20fireball%20association
Skerries Sailing Club are please to host the joint Fireball and Wayfarers National event on weekend of Friday 8th June to Sunday June 10th.
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.