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.
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.
Congratulations to Kathryn Collins on her elevation to Commodore at last nights AGM. A great way to celebrate International Woman’s Day. Kathryn is the second female Commodore in the history of the club. Kay Davis was the first in 2002.
Seen here being presented with her burgee by outgoing Commodore Kieran Branagan.