February 2022


Event dates 2022

Saturday 19 February: Irish Sailing Conference (with Irish Sailing) Zoom, 17:00 to 20:00. Details at sailing.ie Saturday 26 March: Annual General Meeting (with 20th anniversary celebrations) Howth Yacht Club; AGM 18:00, dinner 19:30; booking open soon Saturday 9 April: Kish Rally Meet at Kish 13:00, sail to Dun Laoghaire, meal

CAI Photography Competition 2021

Photography Competition 2021

Once again we are holding a competition to find the best digital photographs taken by members in 2021. This time there is only one theme: sailing. To enter, send your images by email to competitions@cruising.ie and include this information: Your name and email address Where and when the photograph


CAI donation to Howth RNLI

Cruising Association of Ireland present a cheque for €1250 to the Howth Lifeboat The Cruising Association of Ireland organised a raffle for the RNLI at their dinner in Howth Yacht Club on 6th November 2021. The dinner was sold out to a capacity of 80 members with Rear Commodore of


Boat electrical systems

On a boat, you have a harsh, damp, salt-laden atmosphere. Add to this the constant vibrations from waves, wind and engines and it is no wonder that installations which would be fine ashore, or on a vehicle, do not last very long on a boat. In the 2018 Golden Globe