Facilities

CSBC is a great venue for Open events.

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Events take place in Red Bay at the centre of a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The sailing area is always in view of the club, providing excellent sailing in deep clear water, free from obstruction and other boating traffic.

IMG_0064CSBC has a secure boat park and has a large (and free) carparking area.
There is a large grass area in front of the club for rigging and temporary boat parking.

The club is situated just outside Cushendall village on the Coast Road. The site is shared with the Red Bay, RNLI station and the District Council Caravan Site. The Council provide and maintain public toilets, 2 large car parks and the slipway. CSBC clubhouse sits in its own grounds to the side of the RNLI station.

Travel time from Belfast West Link: 55 minutes
(Travel Time to Bangor clubs from Belfast West Link : 35 minutes

Visitors are warmly welcomed to CSBC
Apres sail food and entertainment is provided as to the requirements of the class

Accommodation is available for classes wishing to hold meetings etc.

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Some Feedback from events in 2016:

a thank you note received from the President of the Flying 15 Association after the National Championships in July 2016

Marc,

I just wanted to send you an email on behalf of FFAI to once again say a huge thank you for the efforts made by Cushendall SBC in hosting the Flying Fifteen championship over the weekend. I have been sailing Fifteens for over twenty years and you and your club colleagues really made such an effort and were so hospitable I would safely say that was one of the best events I’ve ever been at.

The level of voluntary effort was amazing and that combined with the breathtaking scenery and excellent race management just made the whole thing special. I hope Brian wasn’t too demanding.

Please pass on our sincere thanks to everyone involved.

With best regards

Keith Poole
President FFAI

David Rose writing in Afloat post RS event in May 2016.
23 RS400 dinghies made it to Cushendall Sailing Club in County Antrim for the RS Northern Chmpionships with many travelling the full length from Cork. As always when we go to visit one of our less well known destinations, the stops were all pulled out, and Cushendall’s fab team left us feeling very heavily loved and pampered, and certainly well fed. Heartfelt thanks to Marc and his merry band of volunteers, you did yourselves proud.