Irish Sailing President gives us his November update.
Safeguarding Update On Saturday 11th November Irish Sailing’s National Children’s Officer, Ciarán Murphy, attended Sport Ireland’s Safeguarding Information Day in the Carlton Hotel, Blanchardstown. Topics covered included: Ombudsman for Children Office – Clíodhna Purdue Education Unit spoke about stats and how we should include children in decision making. Office of the Data Protection Commissioner – […]
Regional Cluster Meetings – Oct 17 Each Spring and Autumn the Irish Sailing Regional Development team invite the committees and management of affiliated clubs and accredited centres to meet up and discuss future plans and look at ways of supporting each other. Discussions are broad and varied from region to region and create new ideas and […]
Sailing is a Powerful Tool to Mental Wellness The therapeutic benefits of sailing have been highlighted by Social Entrepreneurs Ireland’s 2017 awardees Sailing into Wellness. Sailing Into Wellness provides an opportunity for vulnerable groups to experience a completely new environment, on the open sea. For those with mental health issues, recovering from addiction or from […]
Overall winner Fionn Lyden from Baltimore Sailing Club lifts the ‘Champion of Champions’ trophy with crew Liam Manning from Schull at the All-Ireland Sailing Championships 2017 at Mullingar Sailing Club.
Sailfleet J80 fleet is now sold to the Royal St George Yacht Club.
An exciting medal race ended in Micheal O’Suilleabhain of Kinsale Yacht Club claiming the champion of champion All Ireland title
SafeTrx by 8 West sponsors H.E.R.O. Award for Outstanding Individual 8 West Consulting, the company that developed SafeTrx, the vessel tracking smartphone application, has been announced as the sponsor of the International Maritime Rescue Federation’s H.E.R.O. award for Outstanding Individual Contribution to a Maritime SAR Operation. The deadline for nominations for the IMRF H.E.R.O Awards, […]
Learning to be a Senior Instructor in Baltimore September 2017 A team of fourteen instructors joined a five day Irish Sailing Senior Instructor course in Baltimore Sailing Club earlier this month. The combination of professional trainers Shane McElligot and Victor Fusco, the incredible facilities of Baltimore’s club house, and beautiful waters of West Cork, made […]
Volvo Optimist Squad 2017 / 2018 Announced We are happy to announce that the following sailors have been selected for the Irish Sailing Volvo Optimist Squad: Michael Crosbie of Royal Cork Yacht Club Hugh Turvey of Howth Yacht Club & National Yacht Club Luke Turvey of Howth Yacht Club & National Yacht Club Moss Simington of Royal St […]