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Clubs Around Ireland Are Sailing for Darkness Into Light This Saturday

5th May 2022
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As previously reported on Afloat.ie, Howth Yacht Club will be hosting a special ‘sunrise sail’ as part of this weekend’s Darkness Into Light event in aid of Pieta.

They’re just one of many sailing and boating clubs around Ireland that will be welcoming early risers on Saturday 7 May to help raise vital funds to support people affected by suicide and self-harm.

Weather allowing, a mix of dinghies, cruisers and RIBs alike will sail out at the crack of dawn, returning in time for breakfast at the Royal Irish and Royal St George in Dun Laoghaire and Bray Sailing Club in Co Wicklow.

The City of the Tribes will be well represented by Galway Bay Sailing Club, Galway City SC and Galway Hooker SC, while West Cork’s fundraising sail is hosted by Bantry Bay SC.

To find out more, visit the Darkness Into Light website.

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