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Wolfhound Didn't Sink! Abandoned Irish Yacht Adrift 800 Miles off Bermuda!
Cruising
#wolfhound – You can't put a good boat down. Here she is. The lost one. The Irish Swan 48 Wolfhound, doing better on her own than she did with a crew writes W M Nixon. Nine weeks after she was…
Shipwreck Highlights Danger of Portugal's Winter Winds
Cruising
#Shipwreck - Two are reported dead after a shipwreck yesterday (Wednesday 10 April) on the Portuguese coast in what is a reminder to all cruisers of the dangers of strong winds in the region. According to Portuguese language newspaper Publico,…
Irish Adventure Sailors Heading for the Arctic Circle
Cruising
#arctic – A Galway to Greenland 2013 odyssey is underway as  Irish adventurers are setting sail for the Arctic Circle this Summer. Preparations are currently underway for an ambitious and exciting expedition from Galway to Greenland this summer. Organised by…
New South & West Coasts Sailing Directions from the Irish Cruising Club
Cruising
#irishcruisingclub – The ICC has just published the 13th edition of its acclaimed Sailing Directions for the South and West Coasts of Ireland. The new book reflects the results of several years' work exploring and surveying the west coast in…
Galway Sailing Cruise to Iceland, Greenland Lecture at GBSC
Cruising
#gbsc – Nick Kats, the owner of a 39 foot steel ketch will talk about a sail from Clifden in county Galway to Iceland, East Greenland and Jan Mayen Island. Kats, a naturopathetic Doctor from Connemara undertook the cruise in…
Christmas Caribbean Cruise Gathers Momentum
Cruising
#caribbeanrally – Over the past 3 months, Sailing Rallies' flagship event, The Christmas Caribbean Rally, has received wide acclaim from the international press and over 2,500 unique visitors from 110 different countries have visited the company's web site. Seventeen yachts…
Support Grows for Caribbean Christmas Sailing Rally
Cruising
#caribbean – With early entries confirmed and a substantial number of marine companies offering preferential treatment to participants, the timing and feel good factor of the Christmas Caribbean Rally is proving to be very popular. Crossing the Atlantic is many…
Eddie Jordan's Yacht Heads off on Oyster World Rally
Cruising
#oyster – Dun Laoghaire sailing school instructor Paul Adamson is on board with Eddie Jordan of Formula One fame, on the Oyster 885, Lush for the first ever Oyster World Rally.  After two years of planning, the rally started with…
Irish Crews Wedding Plans Face Delay as Gale Hits ARC Fleet
Cruising
#ARCrally – Two Irish boat preparing for a trip of a lifetime on the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) have had to delay their plans in Las Palmas but only for 48 hours as gales have postponed the start of…
'The Gathering' Cruise to Attract 100 Boats for East and South Coast Voyage
Cruising
#cruising – A 19–day event next July 2013 with 100 cruising boats and 600 crew members will form the Gathering Cruise along the east and south coasts of Ireland. The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) and the Gathering Ireland 2013 today…
Dublin Port 2013 Cruise Season to Start with a New Discovery
Cruising
#CRUISE LINERS – In 2013 Cruise & Maritime Voyages are to charter Discovery (1971/20,216grt) for the UK cruising season to directly replace Ocean Countess, writes Jehan Ashmore. The charter of the 700 passenger Discovery from Voyages of Discovery will see…
New Marina at French Ferryport Opens Up Strategic Cruising Potential
Cruising
#NEW MARINA – Roscoff ferryport built four decades ago and initially used to export produce of a Breton farmer's co-operative to UK markets, through B.A.I then a fledging ferry concern, otherwise known today as Brittany Ferries, is now accompanied by…
Dublin Bay Mermaid 'Voyage Home' Arrives in Crookhaven
Cruising
#mermaid – When the ubiquitous DBSC Mermaid was established in the 1930's, few could have envisioned the class would continue to flourish 80 years later with new boats still being built and large competitive fleets regularly racing around the country.…
Small and Beautiful Trailer-Sailers Open up New Cruising Possibilities
Cruising
#trailersailer – Ireland's coastline is one of the world's finest cruising grounds. Yet there are long lengths of the coast that rarely see a visiting cruiser. It is not that the area is inhospitable, although the weather can be challenging.…
Philip Scully
Cruising

Philip Scully

23rd May 2012
#CRUISING – Long term captain and Cork harbour yachtsman Philip Scully (55) of Crosshaven has died while on passage from Antigua in the West Indies to the UK it was reported earlier today. The Owner of Starry Night, the well travelled…
Home Made Boat Wins Top Award
Cruising
#Irish Cruising Club Annual Awards – A home-made steel cutter well on the way to completing a three year global circumnavigation has been awarded the Irish Cruising Club's top trophy, the Faulkner Cup, for the second year in a row.…

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