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On the Forum: Shannon Sprint, White sails, salvage Asgard and an NCB reunion

20th April 2009

Ocean Froggie says 'chill' there is no controversy on a Navy sprint up the Shannon. Garboard Strake says the reason behind the White sail civil war is 'a bunch of dinosaurs' that believe they are preventing cheque book sailing by insisting on dacron sails only. Markham Nolan remembers spotting an NCB Ireland shirt in Tanzania. Could it usher in an NCB 20 year reunion next month in Galway? Gra na Mara argues Ireland's only hope is to salvage ASGARD 2 by whatever means, patch her up, tow her home, get the cameras rolling and show the world what a caring bunch our politicians are. And what are the Flying fifteens doing to celebrate their 40th year on Irish waters? We want your contribution too! Log in, join over 500 Irish boating fans and have your say here

 

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Click this link for all Afloat's coverage of Asgard II's sinking, and the plans to raise, dive and replace her

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