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Dear Commodore (Cc ISA Liaison Officer)
Please review this link to Irish Sailing Association letter regarding the proposal of an offshore wind farm development on the Kish and Bray Banks. If your organisation has any thoughts or comments that you would like the ISA to consider in our submission, please email them to Harry@sailing.ie by the 30th of May.
Membership and Club Liaison Officer
Mr Gerry Weller, Arklow SC, National Squib Owners Association
Hi all – News Update attached
CCW_Newsletter04 covers the introduction of a 4th race track, information about the Royal London YC 175th Anniversary Race, a jazz evening at RLYC, Information about berthing and moorings and launch services, information about the handicapping arrangements for relevant classes and our event charity.
Goto http://www.cowesclassicsweek.org/ for all updated information as it happens.
The Notice of Race and on-line Entry is on the admin site: http://2013.cowesclassicsweek.com/
Hoping to see many of you there – regards, David Elliott,
on behalf of the organising committee
Arklow RNLI & Arklow Sailing Club are hosting an evening on Sea safety for all boat owners, yacht owners, anglers or anyone interested in Sea safety-All are welcome and its FREE
Friday, April 5, 2013 @ Arklow Sailing Club.
We will be open from 1pm Saturday 2nd Feb to show the 1st of the 6 Nations Rugby Matches – its sure to be a great game -
hope to see you there KO 13.30
NOTE: We will not be open this Friday night 1st Feb but will be open from 1pm on Saturday 2nd Feb for the beginning of the 6 Nations Rugby
Calling all Irish sailors – join in the national tourism initiative: The Gathering Ireland 2013
As sailors, many of you are wondering how you can join in the national tourism initiative the Gathering Ireland?
The Irish Sailing Association and the IMOA (Irish Marina Operators Association) with support from the Cruising Association of Ireland, the Irish Cruising Club and the Gathering Ireland are organizing the Gathering Cruise inviting 100 boats from around the world to enjoy the beauty and hospitality of the coastal regions of Ireland.
As an Irish sailor there are a number of areas where you can assist in assuring that sailing will be an integral of the Gathering Ireland 2013.
- Spread the word – contact all your sailing family and friends around the world and invite them to join the cruise either on their boats or if you have a boat ask them to join you.
- Be a good friend – make it as easy as possible for all visitors – assist with logistics, suggested routes, offer information on boat charters if required, help out with crew if needed.
- Offer the Cead Mile Failte – If you are a club, marina, port, training centre please register your interest in being a welcome port on www.thegatheringcruise.ie. As an individual sailor if you are interested in making sure this is the best cruise ever let us know too so we can keep you updated and you can volunteer to help out if you have the time.
The cruise will start from Dun Laoghaire and other marinas on the east coast from 18 July to Dingle on the south west on 01 August with the main focus of the cruise being the Gathering Cruise Party in Kinsale on 24 July 2013. Up to 600 like-minded sailors from all over the world will rally in Kinsale to enjoy an evening of artisan foods, Irish music and great craic.
After Kinsale, cruisers will then have an opportunity to explore the coastline of West Cork and Kerry for a week of unscheduled cruising and if time permits boats can gather again in Dingle, Co. Kerry for a Farewell Gathering on 01 August. After the Gathering Cruise there will be a ‘scattering’ where all boats will have the option to continue their cruise in a northerly direction in the company of other cruise participants.
If you wish to join the Gathering Cruise make sure to book early on www.thegatheringcruise.ie is it is limited to 100 boats.
17 July – Meet in Dun Laoghaire for the Gathering cruise welcome reception & start the cruise down the east coast of Ireland calling in at different marinas and towns along the way. Other boats will join as the flotilla heads to Kinsale.
24 July – The Gathering Cruise party exclusively for sailors on the Gathering Cruise in Kinsale before cruising along the beautiful south west coast of Ireland
01 August – The Gathering Cruise farewell party in Dingle before the scattering where you can explore the south or west coasts at your leisure.
Join this cruise at any stage and at any port from 17 July to 01 August.
Entry fee for the cruise is €120 per yacht including skipper, plus €60 per additional crew.
Price includes an invitation to the Gathering Cruise Party on 24 July in Kinsale with complimentary food & music, a complimentary copy of Cruising Ireland – a Companion to the ICC Sailing Directions so you can plan your cruise, membership of the ISA which will offer you discounts during your cruise and a Gathering Cruise burgee. To book this cruise log on to www.thegatheringcruise.ie
We would like to invite you to a talk from Harry Sterling tomorrow evening from 7.30pm on the aspects of sailing. Also a reminder that the club will NOT be open Friday 25th as the RNLI Hurry to the Curry will be held in the Arklow Bay Hotel please support
Happy new year to you all, now that the festivities are over, it’s time to think of this years Squib Racing.
From the records of Kinsale Yacht Club we note that you participated in Squib racing previously in Kinsale.
Consequently the KYC Squib class invites you to come to Kinsale for the Irish Squib Nationals on the
(Irish) August Week-End 2013.
Launching will be on the Friday Evening & racing on Saturday/Sunday/Monday with hauling out on mid
afternoon Monday so that competitors can travel home on the Bank Holiday.
The Notice of Race & the Sailing Instructions will be published later.Intending competitors are advised to
Please put this date in your dairy & encourage other Squib Owners to come
National Squib Championship Kinsale 3/4/5 August 2013
The KYC Squib Class wish you Fair Sailing in 2013