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2017 Cruising Conference

 2017 ISA Cruising Conference

This year’s ISA Cruising Conference was an inspiring day of cruising tales, delicious food, insightful information sharing and networking. A massive thank you goes out to all the volunteer speakers and to our sponsor Union Chandlery and supporters Cruising Association of Ireland.

Here are the presentations in pdf format for any that missed to see and those that came and asked to see again.

Useful links

How to make the best offshore fishing lure from a pink marigold –

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Saturday 18th February

NOW AT Clayton Hotel Cork City

Due to demand of additional tickets, we have moved venue to
CLAYTON HOTEL CORK CITY, Lapps Quay, Cork City Centre
T12 RD6E
(NOT Silver Springs Clayton Hotel)

9:00-10:00 Registration with Teas & Coffees
10:00-16:00 Presentations (with a break for lunch 13:00 – 14:00)
16:00-17:00 Teas, Coffees and Chats

Every delegate will enter in to a draw to win a
Seago offshore lifejacket
courtesy of Union Chandlery

by Harry Hermon CEO ISA

Welcome to Cork Harbour from Captain Paul O’Regan, Cork Harbour Master
with explanation of the development plans for Bantry Marina


Rachel Allen
Recipes and food from Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Coast

Rachel will have her cookery book COAST available and is happy to sign a personal message.
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Sailing Round the World – Eating, Planning and Surviving
with Paraic O’Maolriada and Myra Reid of Saol Eile

Avoiding the RNLI
with Sean O’Farrell of Courtmacsherry RNLI

Going for a Dip – Man Over Board Recovery
with Evie Conway of Union Chandlery

Lunch with The Club Brasserie on the River

Leading the Way 
with Deirdre Lane of Irish Lights

Reading the Signs – Clouds and more
with John Leahy of Cruising Association of Ireland

The Strange Tides of Ireland
with Norman Kean of ICC Publications

Sponsors Union Chandlery will have Safety equipment on display and gifts in the delegate bags.

Cruising Association of Ireland invite you join them for Skipper’s Supper
for more chat and knowledge sharing
at Gallaghers Gastropub Restaurant

Expression of interest is on the Eventbrite link below.

Thank you and Safe Sailing
Paddy McGlade & Gail MacAllister

Teas, Coffees and time for chat

Change of venue has opened up new seat availability.

Tickets On Sale Here

Limited to 50 seats. Don’t delay your booking, these seats will sell like hot buns at sea !!

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Sponsored by Union Chandlery

Supported by Cruising Association of Ireland

Enquiries to Gail MacAllister