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Volvo Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race Talk – Wednesday 19th April

Thinking of taking part in the Volvo D2D Race 2017 (www.d2drace.ie) ?

ISORA (the Irish Sea Offshore Association) is organising a talk on the D2D Race preparation and Navigation on Wednesday 19th April from 19:30 in the JB Room.

Maurice O’Connell of North Sails is the main guest speaker.

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Summer Platform Parking Online Application Form 2017

Our all new online Summer Platform Parking Application form is now open.
Please make sure to complete this online form well in advance of the day you plan to bring your boat onto the platform in order for the office to produce your parking stickers.

 

Click here to apply

 

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Congratulations to Cathy & Con

Congratulations to Cathy MacAleavey and Con Murphy will represent Ireland on World Sailing Committees from 2017–2020. Cathy & Con were respectively appointed members of ISAF’s ‘Equipment’ and ‘Race Management’ technical committees.

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Mooring Application Form – 2017

The mooring application forms for the upcoming season are available for download here: mooring-application-form-2017

Please make sure to return them together with the appropriate payment (including launch fee) by April 1st. Lift-in will take place on Saturday 8th April 2017

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Congratulations to Charles Apthorp & Alan Green of NYC

Congratulations to Charles Apthorp & Alan Green of NYC for their fantastic 4th place overall at the the Lexus of Hawke’s Bay 21st Flying Fifteen World Champs at Napier, New Zealand.

Charles and Alan narrowly missed the podium, only 3 points behind third place after 7 races.

Click here for a full set of results

 

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A sick Club mast on the mend

Our venerable mast proved to be quite sick, that is to say rotten!

In order to create extra room on the platform for the winter season and also in order to give it a fresh lick of varnish, the Club’s flagpole was dismantled just before lift-out and brought to the boathouse for works this winter.

When stripped off its old varnish, we discovered that rot had taken hold of about 3.5m from the top of the mast down. What was thought to be surface surface rot turned out to be much deeper and spread and radical remedial action was needed. Read more