Finally, great to get some good sailing under the belt.
Conditions were great with a few blows coming through to spice things up and only one or two beats where crew had to trim to leeward to keep the main open.
Well done to all the prize winners (we'll get ye next time!).
1. Margret Hynes & Mike Hayes (**four** 1st places!)
2. Mike & Niamh Haig
3. Des McMahon & Pat Biesty
Special mention to Sean O'Dea and Mike Hynes who sailed with the grown-ups, crossing the line first in the final race and being very close on other occasions.
In the Junior section, well done to Sarah Byrt who took first place.
Thanks also to Carol Anne & Alex O'Sullivan and Samantha Harding for preparing the BBQ in Donnellan's and all those who brought a dish and helped out with the many other tasks that go in to the day:
* Chris Davies & Tom Hynes on the committee boat.
* Kevin Ryan & Emmet O'Mahony on rescue
* Roisin Stynes on registration
Thanks also to Seamus and Anne in Donnelans for loaning us the bbq for the day
Margaret Hynes taking first prize
Michael and Niamh Haig taking second place at the spring regatta
Des Mac Mahon and Patrick Biesty taking third Prize with their new GP14 it looks like its going to be a very active sailing season
Call down to Donnelons in Kilkishen and have a chat with us about coming out and learning to sail this year
4 night course introductory session spread over 4 Tuesday night Sessions from 6.30 until 9.30 Have you ever wanted to experience the thrill and excitement of sailing? Cutting across the beautiful lake in Cullaun using only the power of the wind is an amazing feeling, bringing you close to nature. Perhaps you wanted to try your hand at sailing but never taken up the opportunity? Many people believe that sailing is the preserve of the wealthy and fortunate. However, now you can discover that this is no longer the case and with access to our club boats and in the safe hands of our Instructors who will, quite literally, show you the ropes and help you to learn about sailing at a pace you feel comfortable with. At Cullaun Sailing Club we have these great sail training boats that we use for our classes and these are available to our members after the instruction classes are over. Our aim is to help you enjoy the experience of sailing in a fun and safe environment. It is a great way to meet new people and make lifelong friends.
Open night and Guest speaker for start of sailing season 2016 at Cullaun Sailing Club in Donnellans Bar Kilkishen 8.30pm on Friday 22nd April
We will give an overview on activities on the lake and our Special guest speaker Tom Mc Hugh will do a sailing safety presentation.
So if you are a sailor? or not a sailor yet and are looking for a new pastime? Why not try dinghy sailing?
It's fun, energizing outdoor activity, suitable for all ages.
Cullaun Sailing Club situated between Kilkishen and Tulla is one of the best kept secrets in the Limerick/Shannon/Clare region. Hidden on the shores of Cullaun Lake, It is an active, friendly sailing club for both young and old alike!
Come up and see us on the Lake or come to our open night to get a feel of what we do.
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Congratulations to the Hayes family from Tulla on winning 300 Euro in our development draw. The first try of the match was scored at 19 mins 23 seconds by Stuart Hogg from Scotland. See below the winning time from the match clock. We did print two sets of tickets so there is also a second winner out there who has yet to claim their prize. If its you then let us know.
12.05.16 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OOD Emmet O Mahony (2)
14.05.16 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St Josephs Secondary School
19.05.16 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OOD SHeila O Malley
26.05.16 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OOD Mike Byrt
02.06.16 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OOD Tom Mc Hugh