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
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
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
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.
The RNLI carried out some simple checks on a number of lifejackets at clubs in Cork and Dublin last week with some shocking findings! Make sure your equipment is up to scratch before heading out on the water.
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The Calendar for dinghy sailing events has been published on the LSYC web-site, with the open Dinghy Regatta planned for Saturday 24th July.
Take a look on
www.loughswillyyc.com and come along and take part.
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!
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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
Come and make the most of the long summer evenings while they last! BBQ lit @ 7.30 pm, Bring your own food and the bar will be open
World Cup Football in the background complete with vuvuzela, providing there are any teams remaining who have not been sent home in disgrace by second class fare!
– followed by DJ Frankie, music & dancing ’til late.
Swillymore race follows on Sunday with a prompt Swilly start at 10.00 am (HW 7.38 am)
An invitation from Rathmullan Sailing Club to join them this evening in the fine weather and late light:
“On Monday 21 June we are organising a late sail followed by a beach BBQ and social.
Everyone welcome to attend.
Please bring food and drinks. BBQ and bonfire will be provided. The BBQ will take place near the children’s play park”
The Summer Sailing School is back in action with a fleet of new Laser Picos for 2010.
The school will run from June 28th to August 7th, led by Hettie Sanders, a qualified ISA instructor.
For full details click the Sailing School link on the left.
A “friendly” white sail race with two prizes to be awarded:
– Winner woman helm
– Winner all female crew
Bar open and nibbles after race