“Legasea” is a Moody 346 sailing boat built 1989 with bilge keels. There are six berths in three cabins and heads (complete with shower) and it has a cooker and fridge and hot and cold water. It has a 35 HP Thornycroft engine with indirect cooling (hence the hot water supply) and is complete with 6-man life raft, inflatable dinghy, GPS, Radar, VHF radio, shore power, built in battery charger, etc., etc. Sails include main, furling genoa, cruising chute and storm sail. Currently ashore at Bray Sailing Club in The Harbour, Bray, Co. Wicklow. Priced to sell at €40,000 To view, contact Páid Cassidy at +353 86 8161785 or email email@example.com
We have lined up Kenneth Rumball of INSS (Irish National Sailing School) to give us a talk next Wednesday evening at 8:00 pm on "Staying Safe on a Cruising Yacht". Kenneth comes with a huge amount of experience as an offshore and coastal sailor and instructor. His talk will be focused on the type of cruising and sailing typically done by FYC sailors. It will be an interesting and informative night, not to be missed. A big turnout from the club cruising sailors is expected. Small charge of €5 will help offset the expense.
Upwards of 500 people attended the Volvo Irish Sailing Awards 2018 in the RDS in Dublin on Friday the 8th February. Hosted by Irish Sailing with Afloat Magazine, the Volvo Irish Sailing Awards aim to highlight the breadth of sailing across the Country. Massive CONGRATULATIONS to James McCormack, former Commodore of Foynes Yacht Club, on receiving the Irish Sailing Presidents Award 2018 from Jack Roy for his "Outstanding contribution to, and Leadership of Foynes Yacht Club over many years". This was a big surprise on the night and to be recognised nationally was a huge honour. Colm Barrington, former CEO of Aer Lingus and Chairman of the Olympic Council of Ireland was also given an award from the President. Jack congratulated James on his vision, can do attitude, and leadership qualities. …
We were delighted to have Nigel Young and Shane Hughes from North Sails with us last Friday evening giving a talk on "Upwind Trim and Boat Speed". They gave a fantastic presentation and a lot of notes were taken on the night. We'll be expecting great things in the future! The U25 J/24 Team would like to thank everybody who supported their fundraiser and especially Nigel and Shane for giving their time for free.
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Well maintained racer/cruiser with an impressive inshore and offshore racing c.v. Boat comes fully equipped with large wardrobe of sails including symmetric and asymmetric spinnakers for inshore and offshore use. Rigging replaced in 2013. Jefa self-lining rudder bearings replaced 2017. Raymarine EV 200 Linear Evolution (2017). • Raymarine 2KW Radar Dome (with cable) not fitted. New Harken mainsheet 2012 with tweaker. Boat surveyed 2018. See link below for full details or contact Derek Dillon on 087 2868608 Dehler 34 Nova For Sale
Our RNLI Quiz will take place at the Club House on Friday 22nd February at 8:30 pm. We would be grateful of your support for this very worthy cause. The charity that saves lives! Every day of every year, people of all backgrounds get into danger in the water. These are the problems that the RNLI tackle. Thanks to the support of brilliant people like you, the RNLI lifeboat crews aided an average of 22 people a day in 2017 and Lifeguards aided 24,044 people. The seas, beaches and waterways watched over by RNLI lifesavers are enjoyed by millions of people every year, but the water remains an unpredictable environment that can catch people out. People will always need the RNLI's help and - thanks to you - they will always…