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'Tales of the High Seas' - with Theo Dorgan

14th August 2011

The Poet-adventurer Theo Dorgan comes to the RSt. George Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire as an after dinner speaker to discuss his recent book, Time on the Ocean. This is an inspired description of how Dorgan flew to southern Chile and joined the crew of Pelagic Australis, a 70ft single mast yacht, for the voyage to Cape Town. Sailing more than 4,000 miles with 10 strangers involves immense difficulties, but Dorgan conveys with poetic simplicity his joy in facing this extraordinary challenge. The event "Tales of the High Seas" - with Theo Dorgan is a RSGYC Supper event. It's on Wednesday 7th September at the Royal St George and it is open to the public.
at 7.30pm.  Tickets are €25 – includes supper – available from www.Paviliontheatre.ie Tel:-01 2312929

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The Royal St George Yacht Club was founded in Dun Laoghaire (then Kingstown) Harbour in 1838 by a small number of like-minded individuals who liked to go rowing and sailing together. The club gradually gathered pace and has become, with the passage of time and the unstinting efforts of its Flag Officers, committees and members, a world-class yacht club.

Today, the ‘George’, as it is known by everyone, maybe one of the world’s oldest sailing clubs, but it has a very contemporary friendly outlook that is in touch with the demands of today and offers world-class facilities for all forms of water sports including:

  • A vibrant junior section
  • Dry sailing for small keelboats on an extensive hard standing
  • Marina style berthage for larger boats on the club pontoon
  • Parking for a large range of dinghies
  • Own fleet of boats for members use (1720’s, J 80’s, SUP’s, Coastal Rowing boats, Ribs, Optimists etc)

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