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NYC Boathouse takes delivery of 4 new Toppers

The N.Y.C., thanks to the support of the Sport Capital Grant 2015 programme, has expanded its fleet of Club Toppers from 7  to 11.

The new Toppers will be available for members to charter for Junior courses and other occasions and may also be used to support our adult sail training programmes in 2016 and beyond.

Summer Platform Parking 2016

The Summer Platform Parking Application form is now available.

Please make sure to return the 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.

ICRA Annual Conference – Castleroy Hotel in Limerick – March 5th

The 2016 ICRA Annual Conference will be held in the Castleroy Hotel in Limerick on Saturday, March 5th from 10:30am until 15:30.

Get Finn to RIO

Finn Lynch, one of the best sailing talents to come out of Ireland ever, stands on the cusp of qualification to represent Ireland at the Rio Olympic Games in a few months time. He has 2 more qualification events, Palma in March, and Mexico in May.

His training is right on schedule, in spite of dislocating his shoulder late last year, but it is his funding which currently poses his greatest challenge. Read the full post to see how to help Finn reach his full potential…

NYC Boathouse takes delivery of 9 sea-kayaks

Following the very positive feedback and great usage of the Club’s paddle-boards, the N.Y.C., thanks to the support of the Sport Capital Grant 2015 programme, has decided to carry-on diversifying its water sports activities and has just taken delivery of 9 RTM Ocean Duo sea-kayaks. The RTM Ocean Duos can easily take 2 adults or even 3 people “on deck” with a child in the middle or 3 teenagers…

ISA Club Racing Survey Reveals ‘Segmented’ Irish Dinghy Racing Scene

Keelboat racing accounts for about two thirds of active racing sailors, a thriving junior single-hander dinghy ‘pathway’ scene is the envy of all other fleets and it makes up 31% of all dinghy sailors (51% of dinghies), according to a new Irish Sailing Association (ISA) club racing survey published recently.
According to the report, there is a total of just under 7,000 sailors actively racing in Ireland, however, The first snapshot of Irish club racing reveals little new of the ‘segmented’ national racing fleet, but provides a welcome and robust basis for the ISA, clubs, classes and sailors alike, on which to build and evolve…