Irish Sailing Cruising Conference 2018

Irish Sailing Cruising Conference 2018
17 February 2018

Clayton Hotel Leopardstown, Dublin 18

Bookings Now Open
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Spaces are limited and demand is always high. We highly recommend you book early.

Irish Sailing Members €25
Non Members €30

Includes Hot Lunch at the Clayton

And a chance to win a Seago 3D 190N Lifejacket from Union Chandlery worth €210


Thanks to Sponsors Union Chandlery and support of Cruising Association of Ireland we can keep our entry fee down to a reasonable rate.



The Adventures of Rogue Trader
with Claire McCluskey and Nick Russel
and their jouney to buying, restoring, registering a 56 ft wooden ketch and sailing west in the ARC.

Clean Coasts – Leave No Trace
We can make a difference
with Sinead McCoy of Clean Coasts An Taisce

The Wooden Boat Project
with Evie Conway and her one woman restoration of Saoirse, her beloved 26ft mahogany folk boat


The Irish Marine Weather Buoy Network
Meeting the needs of mariners, forecasters adn researchers
with Aodhan FitzGerald, Research Vessel Manager, Marine Institute

Stormy Poetry
Seamus Harrington will entertain us with a short and stormy poem

Break for carvery lunch

Managing Offshore Storms
with experienced offshore sailor and authors Alex & Daria Blackwell

New Developments in Infrastructure
with navigator Norman Kean of ICC Publications

Fishing Gear Marking Discussions
Open discussion with Norman Kean on the problems and ideas for solutions

Workshop and Discussion Stations
Organised small group discussions with the speakers and marine professionals, with Teas and Coffees served.
Including Cruising Association of Ireland and their plan for 2018, Union Chandlery stand of the latest equipment with a professional on hand for advice.

Contact Gail MacAllister for more details

All delegates have the opportunity to enter a draw to win
a Seago 3D 190N Lifejacket courtesy of Union Chandlery
AND one of three copies of Irish Cruising Publications Cruising Ireland thanks to ICC Publications