David Meeke


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WhatsApp is not an ideal platform for reference information or experience reports. We’ll be introducing interactive forums on the website, but we want to make sure the platform is mobile-friendly too. We welcome contributions from members to publish as brief website articles like this. Don’t worry about formatting, spelling or


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It’s good to share single snapshots of places or scenes as you cruise on WhatsApp (use the CAI Sailing group). Members would also really like to see a selected set of photographs that describe your passage or cruise. WhatsApp is not the place for such albums, but we can publish


CAI Visit Carlingford

CAI Visit Carlingford August 2022 Carlingford is a magical village on the southern shore of Carlingford Lough. The name derives  from Old Norse Kerlingfjǫrðr ‘narrow sea-inlet of the hag’. Historical records show the Vikings occupied Carlingford Lough as it is a naturally secure inlet. I’m not sure this was

Sean O'Casey Bridge, Dublin

Three Bridges Rally 2022 – Invitation

This year’s Three Bridges Rally will take place on Saturday 3 September. We’ll muster at Poolbeg Marina before parading up and down the Liffey at 13:30. The Tom Clarke bridge will open again later in the afternoon for late arrivals and early departures. We’ll spend the night rafted on the Liffey Pontoon beside the 3Arena, and dine at the Clayton Hotel.