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East Coast Cruising Events

The Cruising Association of Ireland (CAI) was established under the aegis of the ISA with the objective of promoting and developing cruising in Ireland.

The CAI East Coast Committee chaired by CAI Vice Commodore Derek Harris (HYC & Poolbeg) has representatives from all the East Coast sailing clubs from Skerries to Arklow. It is responsible for […]

ISORA Race 1 – Record entries!!!

 A record number of starters came to the start line at the East Mark in Scotsman’s Bay on Saturday. 22 boats started from an entry list of 23 boats. This has not been seen in ISORA for many years. The fleet had several newcomers to ISORA- “Team Windmill”, “English Mick”, “Mistral of St. Helier” “GFT […]

Know Your Numbers Presentation

In today’s world of Handicap racing, sailors are continually looking for smaller and smaller advantages.  Spotting a 10 degree shift can be worth 9mins when travelling at 6.9kts on a two mile leg.

Seeing a 10 degree shift is a challenge!

Paul Cunningham of Marine Electrics will be hosting the Know Your Numbers presentation in the National […]

ISA Yacht Safety Equipment

Recommended minimum safety equipment for Sail and Motor yachts.

Category A
Daylight only in sheltered waters, inland or estuary close to a safe harbour.

Category B
Along a coast within 10 miles of land and about 4 hours of a safe harbour. Accessible 24 hours at all tides.

Category C
Cruising around Ireland, UK and N.W. Europe making offshore passages of […]

News Flash – SL 16 Manufacturers launch 2012 training & demonstration on 17th/18th April 2010

We are delighted to confirm that Olympic multihull sailor Rob White and a representative of Serina, the manufacturers of SL 16 multihull, will be holding an introductory training weekend in Dun Laoghaire on 17th/18th April 2010 when they will introduce the SL 16 to youth sailors interested in campaigning for the ISAF Youth Worlds in […]

Lift-in schedule and mooring allocation 2010

Time for the lift-in is fast approaching. Please find hereunder both the lift-in schedule (Saturday April 10th) and this season’s mooring allocations.

Liftin_2010 schedule

Mooring Allocation 2010 final