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Irish Sailing Seeks Expressions Of Interest For First ‘Women At The Helm’ Regatta

12th October 2018
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Women taking part in a Try Sailing event during this year’s SeaFest in Galway Women taking part in a Try Sailing event during this year’s SeaFest in Galway

Irish Sailing is seeking expression of interest from Irish sailing clubs to host the inaugural Women at the Helm Regatta next summer, as well as subsequent events in 2020 and 2021.

The debut regatta is set for two days in August for women with their own dinghies for PY sailing, as well as a keelboat competition.

More than 100 participants from age 14 up are expected to take part in the inaugural event.

“There has been tremendous interest in attending this event nationally and is set to be a fantastic celebration of women’s sailing and a great opportunity to encourage more women to take the helm,” Irish Sailing says.

Clubs with an interest in hosting the event are invited to contact Gail MacAllister at [email protected]

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