Alan Gallagher, a Senior Aircrewman, will provide a fascinating insight into a day in the life of someone involved with the Dublin Helicopter Search and Rescue.
By any reasonable logic it should not have been possible to sail in Dun Laoghaire today Sunday for the final race in part one of the Frostbite Series. Wind Guru was predicting gusts of forty knots and there was nothing in the morning conditions to suggest that they were wrong. It was a beautiful fresh…Details
Santa visited the DMYC on December 12th, arriving on the RNLI lifeboat, as reindeer don’t like swimming in the sea, and his sleigh doesn’t float very well. A good time was had by all, and from what he tells us, all of the children who saw him at the DMYC won’t be receiving any coal for…Details
Santa will be delivered by the lifeboat to the Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club on Saturday 12 December at 1.00 o’clock. He is looking forward to seeing you all there again this year For parents, Santa would love it if you could tell Karin in the office (and she’ll tell Santa) how many children you…Details
This course will be concentrating on cruising mainly on the East coast of Ireland and the Irish Sea. There will be no certificate after the finish of the course, and there is no fee for the course. The objective is to bring Members down to the Club for some constructive enjoyment and camaraderie during the quiet Season.…Details
Joe Csibi will be talking about the cruising grounds to be found in Croatia.
Our December 3rd talk is being given by Barry Kenny, on the topic of “The Longitude Problem and the development of the Marine Chronometer”. Early sailors had developed the magnetic compass, and had for centuries used the elevation of the pole star to establish latitude, using cross staff, back staff, quadrant, and finally the sextant, still…Details