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Helpful Weather Information

The Beaufort Wind Scale

Force

Description

Wind Speed
kmh

Wind Speed
knot

Wind Speed
mph

Land Signs

Sea State

0

Calm

0 – 1.4

0 – 0.8

0 – 0.9

Smoke rises vertically
Mirror Smooth

1

Light Air

1.5 – 5

0.9 – 2

1 – 3

Smoke Drifts
Scaly Ripple

2

Light Breeze

5 – 11

2 – 5

4 – 7

Leaves rustle, […]

Winter Parking Application Form 2009-10

Dinghy Winter Parking Form 09-10 (pdf)

Winter Storage Form 2009

Winter Storage Form 09 (pdf)

Health & Safety Notes

I would now like to ask for further co-operation from our boat-owners regarding the use of electric cables carrying 220 Volts on the platform during the winter season as follows:

Check carefully that cables are in good order without any damage to the insulation and plugs/sockets
Ensure that plugs are not fitted with fuses rated higher than […]

New Safety Regulations for Pleasure Craft

Dermot Ahern TD, Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources, has signed into law new safety regulations aimed at Ireland’s growing marine leisure sector.

The new regulations encompass all types of pleasure craft regardless of the means of propulsion. Existing requirements governing mechanically propelled pleasure craft introduced in 2001 have been incorporated into the new regulations.

The […]

Boathouse

I am now halfway though my three-year stint as Boathouse Captain and it has certainly opened my eyes as to what it takes to run the Club and the amount of time that the members of both committee and sub committees give to the Club. That said all of this is for nothing if it’s […]