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Disappointment for Dalkey Coastal Rowing Club's 90th Regatta as Weather Cancels Plans

29th May 2022
Dalkey Rowing Club cancelled its 90th-anniversary Regatta on Dublin Bay
Dalkey Rowing Club cancelled its 90th-anniversary Regatta on Dublin Bay

There was disappointment for Irish coastal rowing fans at the weekend when Dalkey Rowing Club cancelled its 90th-anniversary Regatta on Dublin Bay due to an adverse weather forecast. 

Unfortunately, the forecast for Sunday worsened and organisers deemed it unsafe to stage the event despite a strong entry, a full card and having laid the course in Scotsman's Bay in the south of the Bay for the two-day event.

"In a statement on social media, the club said: "The tides in Scotsman’s Bay don’t allow a full days card (when they’re low they’re low) which is why it [the regatta] was over two days. And we can’t then run only half a card, it had to be all races or none. It’s the winds that are the issue and we had to be safe for everyone’s sake".

Published in Coastal Rowing
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