Following last year’s Siege of Hook Head, as Simon calls it, we were all determined to reach New Ross this year. We had the advantage of starting earlier, 4th July, and we even decided to approach it from the West, first sailing as far as Baltimore.
(this report, together with a gallery of photos and video from the event now available for members by clicking here) From the organisers In 2021 the committee prepared an ambitious event that attracted nearly forty boats and more than a hundred people. The weather was good, the bridges lifted,
We’re refining our arrangements for the rally, and the briefing notes have been updated. The Tom Clarke Bridge (formerly East Link) will open for us at 15:00, and might not open again in the evening. The Samuel Beckett Bridge can’t open for the rally this year so our parade will be shorter than planned. Poolbeg marina and the club are ready for us, and you’ll be welcome on Friday and Sunday nights too.
The National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire will host our final event of the year on Saturday 19 November 2022.
So far we have bookings for 12 boats and 44 people. We expect many more bookings over the coming days and might have to establish a waiting list, so don’t delay. If you think you might attend, submit a booking form on the event page.