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Irish Sailing gets reality TV show

29th November -0001
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‘Scaoil Seol’, a new six-part reality series for TG4, will show the viewing public how easy – or difficult – it is to start sailing when it follows the efforts of ten novice sailors as they learn to sail from scratch. Beginning on April 10th, the programme follows the participants as they learn the ropes on a traditional Galway Hooker, a gleoiteog.
The Endgame is a chance for four of the novices to race against the most established sailors in Ireland at the prestigious Cruinniú na mBád in Kinvara, Co. Galway.

The contestants – drawn from across Ireland and ranging in age from 22 to 62 years, had never set foot on a boat before, and spent the first ten days at bootcamp, in a custom-built sailing centre on Collanmore Island, Co. Mayo, before moving on to Connemara to hit the open seas on a gleoiteog. ‘Scaoil Seol’ is produced by Magamedia, Spiddal, Co Galway and was filmed over the summer of 2007.
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