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8th June 2009


There’s something for everyone in our events diary this coming week: sailing, of course, in the WIORA West Coast Championships; the ICRA Nationals, the CH Marine Kinsale–Fastnet Race, the Ruffian Nationals, and less competitive (maybe!) sailing at the Crosshaven Traditional Sail Regatta or the Royal Alfred’s Bloomsday bash.
Pick up the speed with a RIB Run, or bring it down a gear with some leisurely fishing at the Dromore Angling Festival (to mention just one angling event – there's lots more). Elsewhere, the Family Fun & Fitness Week continues at Ballymun Leisure Centre, or you can dress in your period costume and celebrate Bloomsday 2009 – so don’t let the weather keep you indoors!

Sailing
10th–12th June – WIORA West Coast Championships, Tralee Bay SC

11th – 13th June – ICRA National Championships, Tralee Bay SC

12th–14th June – Ruffian National Championships, RStGYC, sponsored by Onboard and Helly Hansen

12th June – CH Marine Kinsale–Fastnet Race, Kinsale Yacht Club

12th–14th June – Crosshaven Traditional Sail Regatta, Co. Cork. Traditional wooden boat regatta with racing and great entertainment for all the family

13th June – RAYC Bloomsday Regatta

Motorboating
11th–12th June – RIB Run for Temple Street Childrens Hospital

Angling
8th June – Dromore Angling Festival, Monaghan. Five days fishing on Dromore System. Nightly presentations. Entry Euro 135. Tel: 086 237 8276 or 042 974 1565

10th June – Summer League, Crosshaven, 1900–2200

12th June – Rinnashark, East Coast, 2100–0100

13th June – Mary Ellen Cup confined, Old Head

13th June – South Shore SAC, Wicklow area, 1–6pm

13th June – Annual Inter Teams, Allergan, Clew Bay

14th June – RNLI Open, Cork (Monkstown area), 1600–2100

14th June – 2nd Leg Gold Medal, Cois Fhairraige/Carna, Gurteen, 1300–1800


Other
8th–14th June – Family Fun & Fitness Week Special, Ballymun Leisure Centre

10th–16th June – Bloomsday Festival 2009, Dublin City Centre. The now traditional celebrations – dress up and go out for the day, visiting the locations from the book Ulysses and taking part in readings, walks and convivial activities of all sorts

Be sure of your place on our fixtures calendar by sending us details of your fixture for mention on afloat.ie. Email us at [email protected]
 

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