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…Details
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…Details
The Frostbite series for 2015/2016 is now over, and the results for Series II and Overall are posted. Prize-giving was held in the Clubhouse after racing on Sunday.
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)…Details
The sailing season is fast approaching, and we’re hosting a two-course buffet dinner at the Club on Friday, April 1st at 1930 hours. Tickets are available for purchase online, and guests are most welcome.
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