RYA NI Cruising Conference Bangor Sat 31 Jan

Members may be interested in attending this conference at the end of January. There is a good line up of speakers, the venue is cosy and it’s a fine way to pass a Saturday during the off season.

I am planning to go & can offer a lift if anyone wants one.

Paul McSorley

The RYANI Cruising Conference is back and is as popular as ever having more than 50% of the spaces taken up already. Presently bookings are being taken online.

Speakers for the day will include:
Vyv Cox, metallurgist, on anchors and anchoring;
Joe Breen, DOE Marine Division, on the plan for Marine Protected Zones;
Stuart Carruthers, the RYA’s Cruising Manager; and
Elaine Bunting, Editor of Yachting World.

Date: 31st January
Venue: Royal Ulster Yacht Club
Cost: £25 RYA members and £30 non-members.
The Booking form is below.
If you have any special requests or questions about the event please contact Mary Farrell at:
028 9038 3812
079 1992 3018

Happy Christmas!

Wishing all our members a very merry Christmas and a happy new year.


May Santa’s sack be full of goodies straight from the chandler, if not the boatyard.

Good sailing in 2015

Darren Robb RIP

Sadly Darren Robb has ended his long journey with cancer. He passed away peacefully this morning in Foyle Hospice with his family, his partner Sarah, his faithful Toibin and myself by his side. He will be greatly missed by all.

Funeral arrangements to follow.

Paul McSorley