Railway Tavern Regatta

The Railway Tavern Regatta will be held this Saturday 21st August, start time 15.00 hrs, with reception and prize giving in the Railway Tavern at around 5.30pm after racing.

(HW 17:32)

LSYC Regatta Results 2010

Dinghy Regatta 24 July 2010

Senior Fleet:
1st James Sammon

Junior Fleet:
1st Stephen Doherty (The Children’s Trophy)
2nd Aoife & Roise McSorley

Fahan Regatta 31 July 2010 (3 Races)

IRC                                        Club Fleet
1st Chilli Padi                         Tempo
2nd Vivace                             Wild Cat
3rd Niamh                              Easy Rider

Spot Prizes:
Sportsmanship – Cruisin
Live Broadcasting – Leda (O/D)

Buncrana Regatta 1 August (1 Race)

IRC                                     Club Fleet
1st Leda                               Tethra
2nd Chilli Padi                      Tempo
3rd Vivace                            Easy Rider

Spot Prizes:
Gentlemanly behaviour on the line – Desperado
Novel demonstration of Spinnaker flying – Tethra

Rathmullan Regatta 2 Aug (1 Race)

IRC                                       Club Fleet
1st Chilli Padi                        Tempo
2nd Leda                               Magic Spell
3rd Niamh                             Easy Rider

Folk Boat – An Colleen Ban

Spot Prizes:
Longest Crossing of Finish line – Niamh
Furthest travelled Visitor – Tethra (Sligo)

Overall Prize (Sponsored by White Harte)

IRC Fleet – Chilli Padi
Club Fleet – Tempo

ICC assessment Course – 9 August (eve) and 10th August (one day)

There are still some places remaining on the forthcoming ICC Assessment Course.

The International Certificate of Competency is recognised world-wide by yacht charter companies and in many countries is the minimum qualification required to charter a yacht abroad.

The theory and written assessment will be on Monday 9 Aug 2010 evening 1800hrs to 2200hrs, followed by a full day assessment on the water on Tuesday 2010 Aug 10.

The course cost is being shared between the participants and is likely to be between €165 and €300 max, depending on numbers and previous qualifications.

If you are interested, please contact Antoin MacGabhann for further details.

antoinmacg@gmail.com

+35374 93 51781 (home)

+35387 222 4068 (mobile)

Thanks

Antoin

The Swilly Worlds 31 July – 2 August Social Arrangements

Saturday:

Fahan Regatta Prizegiving 8pm

Three course buffet in the Clubhouse, €15 per head, €3 per child

DJ Frankie providing music from 10pm until 1.30am

Sunday:

Buncrana Regatta Prizegiving 8pm

Commodore’s reception in the Clubhouse with wine, nibbles and music

The barbecue will be lit for those that wish to bring their own

Monday:

Rathmullan Regatta Prizegiving 4.30pm approx

Hosted by the White Hart Inn in their gardens (weather permitting)

Free berthing on Rathmullan pontoons for competitors on Monday afternoon

The Swilly Worlds 31 July – 2 August

Arrangements for the "Swilly Worlds" regatta series are well under way, and more details will be posted during the week.

The event kicks off with registration and skipper’s briefing in the Clubhouse at 10.00 am on Saturday morning.

HW Saturday is 10.12 (3.7m) and the first race starts out in the Lough at 12.00.

Further details on the format of racing will be given at the skipper’s briefing.

Entry fee is €30 and IRC certificates are requiredto participate in the IRC class.

It looks like a pleasant weekend, and hopefully the wind will stick around for some competitive racing.

Melmore Rally this weekend Sat 10 July

The Annual Melmore Rally is this weekend, and this year we hope to leave the marina!

HW is at 05:37 so an early start is planned for 09:30.
Full race instructions will be provided on the day on VHF Ch 6.

The traditional Commodore’s inspection will be in Fanny’s Bay on Saturday evening, and the return to the Marina will be an informal cruise, with some boats electing to sail further over a long weekend. As ever we will all look forward to seeing the photographs 🙂

Have fun everyone!

Sailing School Update

Hettie Sanders

The Sailing School will now be open to a limited number of 9 -12 year olds in addition to over 12s and adults.

Please contact Aideen  aideenc@googlemail.com or phone +44 7917 700015 for all details of the Sailing School, which will run this summer from 1st July until 7th August.

We are delighted to welcome Hettie Sanders as our chief instructor.

It will be great to see lots of activity on Fahan Creek!