Spring 2016 Newsletter

Winter Activities Now that the boats are back in the water, and those hardy people who sailed through the winter have been joined by us ordinary mortals, it’s a good time to review the winter’s activities and look ahead. We have come through a wet and windy winter in fairly good shape. The Frostbites were…

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Winter Talk – The Hookers of Connemara

Using still images and film footage taken over thirty years ago, photographer Joe St Leger tells the story of photographing the last of the hooker boatmen of Connemara.   For centuries Galway hookers sailed the waters of Galway Bay transporting people, goods, and animals, and connecting remote coastal communities like the Aran Islands, Galway city…

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Lift-In 2016

Lift-in for 2016 will happen at the Club on Saturday 9th April, and at the Coal Harbour on Sunday 10th April. Saturday 9th April (H.W. 13:38 Hrs) Crane Set-up 1: Boathouse end at 08:00 hrs (hard standing and trail-able boats under 4 ton) Crane Set-up 2: Clubhouse end at 11:00 hrs (remainder of hard standing boats)…

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