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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

ICRA-LOGO

ICRA ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE

The 2017 ICRA Annual Conference will be held in the Castletroy Hotel in Limerick on Saturday, March 4th from 10:30am onwards.

Under the heading “We Must Talk about Cruiser Racing”,  this year’s conference promises to be an exciting discussion on the hot topics surrounding the world of Cruiser Racing in Ireland today. The format of the discussion will be an open floor Q&A session chaired by Denis Kiely. Read more

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NYC duo for head for the South Pacific

Alan Green and Charles Apthorp of the National Yacht Club head for the Flying Fifteen Worlds in New Zealand on Thursday – Summer racing in the South Pacific. Alan and Charles team up for many events and Charles who’s regular sailing is from Hayling Island is an overseas member of the NYC and frequent visitor.

The worlds will take place on the North Island hosted by Napier Sailing Club, some of who’s fleet competed in the worlds in 2003 hosted in Dun Laoghaire.

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Irish Sailing Awards 27/1/2017

Annalise wins Volvo ISA Sailor of the Year

We are delighted to congratulate Annalise Murphy on winning Volvo ISA Sailor of the year.

http://www.sailing.ie/annalise-murphy-scoops-volvo-sailor-of-the-year-award/

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Enhanced International Certificate of Competency (I.C.C.) Courses in 2017

Thinking of chartering a boat abroad?
Thinking of refreshing your navigation and chart work skills?
Do you remember what lights vessels towing at night should show?
Are you looking for something to do on wintery Monday nights?

There are many reasons why you should consider enrolling in one of our Enhanced ICC Course in 2017…

Theory courses for the International Certificate of Competency (ICC) will be held in the National Yacht Club during the coming winter months.

Each Theory Course will consist of 5 Monday evenings tuition and one evening written tests

The course times will be from 1915 hrs to 2145 hrs each Monday.

Course 1: 16th January to 20th February
Course 2: 27th February to 10th April
Course 3:17th April to 22nd May

A minimum of 3 students signing for Module 1 (see below) are required for course to go ahead with a maximum of 20 students.

For more information and to book a place, please click here