One week to go to the Irish Nationals – see the write up by clicking here
We know a number of you are interested in FF racing in Ireland – a great balance of good racing and great social !
Their 2015 dates for the Nationals and the Regionals are now published.
Seven boats in one shipment ! Take a load of this – click here
To read about the Ireland Southern Championships, click here
Blimey – excellent turnout (35 !!) for the Irish East Coasts and Charles made the journey over there.
Going to Ireland for their Nationals???!!! The Irish Southerns Report has been published on Y&Y. Read up to see what you’re up against !!!
Nice photos too…!!
Irish Ferries have offered the following rates for those attending the Nationals
Aug 30-1 Championship of Ireland, WHSC Dunmore East
Cruise Ferry Fast Ferry
Car and 2 people £247.50 return £310.00 return
Extra adults £25.00 per adult £28.00 per adult
Extra kids (4-15yrs) £12.50 per child £12.50 per child
Saturday supplement £10.00 out in August £45.00 out in August
Delayed Return £20.00 back in September £15.00 back in September
Trailer up to 4m long £50.00 return £50.00 return
Trailer 4.01 – 6.99m £85.00 return £85.00 return
Not going to Hong Kong?? Want an exotic trip anyway? Have you considered “The Irish”??
For myself, I cannot imagine a more sociable time! Talk about well balanced people !! Did you know there are four UK teams signed up so far?? ….Waples’, Osborne (or is that Osmans?), and two of the Apthorpe Family Fleet !!!
The NOR should be out in the next few days, or if you want to email Charlie Boland, just send your email to firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll get you in touch with Charlie.
It’ll be brilliant…!
Somewhere to stay??
- Check out – Seacliff Holiday Homes http://www.seacliffholidayhomes.ie/ has offered entrants an excellent accommodation rate: €200 for a self catering holiday home (sleeps 5) 10 minutes walk from the village centre.
Whoa !!!! Take a look at the photo in this report!!
BIFFA HQ have sent us this very interesting link to a piece about sailing in Ireland being “in crisis”. I must say, there is a real echo for me in the content as it relates to the state of sailing in the UK and the state of Club participation, unused boats and so on.