All sailors, parents and other interested parties are invited to attend and discuss.
Review of the 2013 Sailing Season
(with a view to begin planning for 2014)
Sunday 29th December 2013 @ 1600 hrs.
All aspects of sailing events are up for a visit:
- Cruiser races and other cruiser events.
- Dinghy racing.
- Junior training and racing
- Obstacles to participation / incentives to sail
- Day & times of events
- Race Management
- Race training
- Marks / rescue boats / ferry boats
- Open events – at CSBC & away from CSBC
- Notification of races and posting of results.
- Anything else we might talk about.
If you are unable to attend and would like to contribute please email me something – I would like as much feedback on this as possible.
The plan, hopefully, is to provide a basis for satisfactory sailing experience in 2014 for all.
Sailing School open meeting on Saturday 2nd November 2013 at 4pm
The Commodores Cup is scheduled for this coming Saturday, there is also two other cups not raced for at the start of the year to squeeze in.
Weather permitting, the Proposed plan is to have 2 short 30-40 minute races back to back.
First warning signal – 2pm sharp.
1st race – Emily Tankard
2nd race – Barnburner
1st & 2nd race – Commodores cup
Could I ask for volunteers to come forward for rescue cover/mark laying,OOD,etc.
Also there are a number of trophies not returned yet, please return them by Saturday.
Dinghy regatta takes place this weekend, 5/6 October. Prizes available for all classes and food served after sailing on each day.
- Saturday 5th October – 1500 Start – 2 races back to back
- Sunday 6th October – 1230 Start – 2 races back to back
Lets get as many boats out as possible!
Redbay Boats Trophy
The rescheduled RBB will take place this Saturday at 1100. A very short briefing and sign in will take place in the club at 1030 with then rapid transfer to boats. Currently the plan is to sail north on the last of the ebb to round a buoy placed at Murlough Bay – returning South for a course inside Red Bay. However the briefing will firm up on the course, selected for the prevailing weather conditions on Saturday.
As it is the end of the season, we will have Shepherds pie on return to the club followed by an excellent DJ (8pm until midnight) who will play music from whatever era you want. Please let us try and have a good turnout for the race and subsequent social – drinks for boat owners will be on me as a token of appreciation for placing a boat in the bay and thereby encouraging others to use our facility. It takes tens of thousands of pounds to place and keep a boat in the bay and the owners write all the cheques; the cruisers remain the hub of the club and it is important that the contributions and efforts of the boat owners are appreciated and acknowledged. So heart felt thank you from me to you all. I would ask you that you collect from your crew £15.00 for the RNLI – given the foregoing comments this would be a nice gesture from crew. We will present a cheque at the annual dinner (2 boats have already paid).
The dinghy regatta will take place on Sunday at 12 noon. The format will be 2 windward-leeward races back to back. Please encourage as many dinghy sailors to compete as possible – spread the word please and I will send a separate email asking for volunteers to assist.
Thank you Andy
Takes place on Saturday 7th September at 11:00am.
Takes place this weekend: 17th and 18th August
First warning signal 1300hrs Saturday.
Click here for notice of race
This event is once again kindly sponsored by Yarra Software.
There will be no Saturday morning junior training for the next two weeks.
- Saturday 3rd – Junior Regatta followed by RNLI day
- Saturday 10th – RS Feva “Come and try” Day. McCready’s will be providing a number of RS Fevas for all our juniors to try sailing. The RS Feva is the feeder class for both RS200 and RS400 and has seen a large increase in numbers throughout Ireland in the past 24 months. Come and try these performance double handers. 10am.