Fun at Push The Boat Out Open Day

Hundreds of visitors came to CLYC Killowen on Sunday to the RYA sponsored Try Sailing in May Taster Sessions on sailing dinghies, cruiser, motor boats, paddle boards and canoes and kayaks. Lots of fun was had on the water and many visitors were discovering water based activities for the first time. Some were so taken with the fun and excitement that they signed up for […]

Cruiser Earlies heat up

The cruiser Early Season is progressing well with 9 races sailed and only 3 more to go on 2-Jun-18. On Saturday last 6 boats made it to the start line at the Woodhouse in bright sunshine and brisk SE wind for 3 long races run by Michael O’Hare. Invincible, with two first places and a second has now taken top position in the series with […]

Fog and Sunshine

On Saturday 5-May-18, 4 cruisers made it out from Warrenpoint, while those berthed at Carlingford Marina were fog bound so unfortunately couldn’t set out to sea for the races. Earlier fog dissipated somewhat and allowed 2 races in brisk SE wind. The Cruiser Early Season scores after 4 races are: 1st Warrior – Tim Gibbons – 6 points 2nd Sula – Chris Cassidy – 7 […]

Cruiser Year Gets off to a Bright Start

First Cruiser Races Saturday 28-Apr-18 saw the first of the cruiser races, and four boats competed in the pleasant sunshine and brisk wind. The wind forecast was for light air but a sea breeze came in and enhanced the conditions. Sheila Fitzgerald’s Eaglewing of Down made her debut and performed very nicely indeed. The NHC Early Season scores after two races are as follows: 1st […]