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2020 Irish Sailing Cruising Conference "Exploration and Discovery"

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National Yacht Club

Dun Laoghaire

A96 AX98

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The Irish Sailing Cruising Conference 2020

this years theme is

EXPLORATION AND DISCOVERY

Join us for some shared adventures, presentations, storytelling and a fine club lunch.

National Yacht Club

Sat 15th February 2020

10am to 5pm

Includes teas and coffees served and a hot lunch in the club dining room

Organiser - Gail MacAllister gail.macallister@gmail.com

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So who do we have lined up?

  • Met Eireann Meteorologist and Wave Expert, Sarah Gallagher, will be talking about WAVES, how we forecast them and how they affect our shores.
  • The highly respected ornithologist and Antarctic wildlife tour leader, Jim Wilson, will be sharing the story of the discovery of Antarctica by Irish man Edward Bransfield.
  • Damian Foxall, Niall MacAllister and Lucy Hunt are leading a series of expeditions in Antarctica this winter and will be sharing a message from the ice and give an on the ground feel for life out there.
  • Jamie Young, Expedition Leader, Skipper and joint owner of Killary Adventure Company, will be having a “fireside” chat about his trip to Greenland and the Arctic Circle and what he has learned from his icy adventures. He will also be inviting the audience to the about 'Sail Trading' (shipping with wind).
  • Racing sailor and adventure cruising sailor, Christine Heath, will share her travels sailing her Shipman28 to Holland, Sweden, Norway and Scotland these past few years. She is now nestled in Kilrush Marine and looking forward to exploring our wonderful west coast in 2020.
  • Remember Vera Quinlan was heading off with her husband and children to sail round the Atlantic Circle? Vera will share a video message of their adventures so far.
  • Toni O’Leary of Union Chandlery gives some professional advice on anode types and galvanic corrosion and more environmentally friendly anode options.
  • Norman Keane has been busy sailing round Ireland with his drone and will present a Round Ireland on an Aircraft Carrier - the Irish coast from seaward with a flying camera.
  • Royal Cork Yacht Club share their plans to celebrate Cork 300 with the Wild Atlantic Way Cruising in Company.
  • Cruising Association of Ireland will give us an insight into their plans for 2020 cruising.

We are delighted to have Union Chandlery back on board as event sponsors for the 4th year running now and in true Union Chandlery style they will be giving away a bonus prize on the day and goodies for everyone.

Kilrush Marina and Cruising Association of Ireland are joining us again to support the event.

It is with the help of Union Chandlery’s sponsorship, and Kilrush Marine and CAI support, that we can keep the entry fee down to cover bare costs and ensure this fantastic event accessible to everyone.

Every attendee will enter a draw to win a range of prizes AND 2019 Tide Table for everyone in the audience

The Haddington Hotel is giving us special rates for the event – email Sinead on rooms@haddingtonhouse.ie

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Dun Laoghaire

A96 AX98

Ireland

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