Irish Sailing Cruising Conference 2018

18 January 2018
Irish Sailing Cruising Conference 2018

The Irish Sailing Cruising Conference 2018 returns to Dublin on 17 February 2018, at the Clayton Hotel in Leopardstown, just off the M50 in South County Dublin. The conference is a popular event on the sailing calendar for cruising sailors to swap stories and catch up on new ideas before they plan their destinations for the summer and beyond.

The carefully chosen talks for 2018 include:

The Adventures of Rogue Trader

with Claire McCluskey and Nick Russel and their jouney to buying, restoring, registering a 56 ft wooden ketch and sailing west in the ARC.

Clean Coasts – Clean Seas

Turn the Tide on Plastic – We can make a difference with An Taisce

The Wooden Boat Project

with Evie Conway and her one woman restoration of Saoirse, her beloved 26ft mahogany folk boat

The Irish Marine Weather Buoy Network

Meeting the needs of mariners, forecasters adn researchers with Aodhan FitzGerald, Research Vessel Manager, Marine Institute

Managing Offshore Storms

with experienced offshore sailor and author Alex Blackwell

New Developments in Infrastructure

with navigator Norman Kean of ICC Publications

Fishing Gear Marking Discussions

Open discussion with Norman Kean on the problems and ideas for solutions

Workshop and Discussion Stations

Organised small group discussions with the speakers and marine professionals, with Teas and Coffees served and including Cruising Association of Ireland and their plan for 2018, Union Chandlery stand of the latest equipment with a professional on hand for advice.

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