The SSC Junior Regatta will take place Saturday 21st September. Entry numbers are limited so enter early to avoid disappointment. Online Registration Form.
With the successful completion of the full planned 2019 Regatta racing schedule over last weekend (20/21st July) the results for each classification are below. (See https://www.facebook.com/SkerriesSailingClub/ for pictures)
Congratulations to Mermaid winner and Foynes sailors #188 Darragh Mc Cormack who stole the show with 4 first places. Well done to #131 Paddy Dillon who finished second and our own #186 Brian McNally with Valerie Cronin who finished third in a competitive field of 15 boats. Visitor David Johnston won the GP14s with our own Colman Grimes finishing second. Well done to Stan Shepherd winning the Class 1 dinghy group chased closely by the Burns family (Stuart and Graham – 2nd and 3rd respectively). Finally in the cruiser class well done to Helm’s Deep Paul Harrison and crew for winning the over all Cruiser Regatta and to Paul Hick who won the Howth to Skerries race held on the Saturday. Well done to all competitors and thanks to all the many volunteers including Race Officers Liam Dineen, Micheline Shields and Helen Ryan without whose help this great annual event would not have been possible. Full results below,
Skerries Sailing club are pleased to announce our 86th annual Regatta on July 20th/21st . Initial details below –
Skerries Sailing Club (SSC) are please to host the GP14 2020 World Championships on July 25th to 31st, 2020.
The purpose of this featured post is to provide information to all participants, volunteers and sponsors. This post is under development at this time but will grow to include information and directions on all aspects of this major event including accommodation, registration, Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions, social calendar, places of interest, hostelries, and other information. If the information you seek is not yet available please come back later. Urgent request/ comments/ suggestions may be emailed to email@example.com.
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B&Bs in locality (as at 28/1/2019)
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More to follow…….
Blue Air sailed out of Skerries on Saturday 2nd of June with its crew wondering where on earth we would get to. The fact that the Isles of Scilly had been the intended destination for the previous eight months was no guarantee we would ever reach them, given the previous year’s frustrating experiences. In fact, one club member said, with tongue in cheek, that he would probably see us in Scotland!
Our JUST SAILING program is designed to introduce adults to sailing in a fun and relaxed way. 2019 season currently underway. It essentially involves going out on the water (weather permitting) each Saturday morning (commencing at 10.00am) and returning for coffee and cake at 11.30am to discuss the outing. If you would like to join us please contact Gerry Byrne at email@example.com.