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Dunmore Harbour Festival 2019 – Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th of May

WHSC

Dunmore Harbour Festival 2019 Will take place on Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th of May

Following the Festival launch at 11am on Saturday 18th WHSC are delighted to welcome the Norwegian Ambassador & friends.

Members and the public are invited to join us for some fun at Waterford Harbour Sailing Club (WHSC) with Power Boat trips around the bay for only €5 per person from 11am to 3pm every half hour each day. WHSC function rooms will also be open to host a series of talks based around health, wellness, history & more!

Important members notice: Access to boat sheds must be kept clear Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th of May.

Other events taking place around Dunmore East during the festival

  • Visit research vessel R.V. Keary
  • Portally Walks with Flahavan’s
  • Harbour Evening Paint Out with Dave West
  • Hooks and Crookes Concert at St. Andrews Church

For more information check out https://www.facebook.com/DunmoreHarbourFestival/

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Bring, Buy, Donate used Sailing Gear

Help avoid this

Reduce, reuse and recycle – all help to cut down on the amount of waste we throw away. So….second hand adult and junior sailing clothing sale , Sat 1st June 11-2pm!

Bring your pre-loved, wetsuits, life-jackets, salopettes, jackets, cags etc for sale or donation and possibly source a good replacement and bargain! Proceeds will be used to fund prizes for junior sailing.

How ?

Take me sailing again

Items can be dropped to the club bar on Friday May 31st 6-8pm, immediately pre-ceeding the event on Saturday morning or at anytime from now to the club bar. Everything should be securely labelled with name, phone number and desired price .Monies raised from sale and unsold items must be collected at 2pm after the event.

Assist Schools and First Time Sailors

Surplus gear will be used to support “Sealegs”, ‘School Sailing’, ‘Try Sailing’ and ‘Adult Sailing’ Programs where required.

Re-use me

Contacts:

  • Kate Dunne (086) 837 1124
  • Sheila Jephson (087) 298 6557
  • Mary Ó Grádaigh (085) 722 6413

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Cork to Dunmore East Race

Hi cruiser sailors !

Many of you are already aware of the first ever Cork to Dunmore East race….. Yes, we are on the South Coast Offshore Racing Association (Scora) agenda.

It is anticipated there will be 20+ Cork boats racing and we hope that as many as possible from WHSC will join the race.

You can find details in the Sailing Instructions and Notice of Race (PDF download). WHSC will organize an evening for all sailors with music to offer a real Dunmore East welcome

Click here to book your participation 

Sailing Instructions and Notice of Race (PDF download)

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Clubhouse Open Easter Weekend

Clubhouse Bar will be open 12 to 8pm on Easter Saturday and Sunday. Egg Hunt, Finger Food and BBQ to look forward to, not to mention a good forecast. For more information contact Sean Morton.

Did you know ?

Did you know that all confirmed social, sailing, training, committee and 3rd party events are posted on the club calendar. Plan your own activities by viewing here

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Sail & Fun Run,16th March. Pre-Register now.

Due to popular demand, the St. Patrick’s weekend “Sail and Fun Run/ Walk” is being re-instated at WHSC ! Some funds will be raised in aid of Dunmore East RNLI. Please assist by pre-registering to participate or volunteer.

A fun dinghy sailing format will be followed by a group warm-up session and a run, walk or stroll  through the village on adult and junior routes. The excursion will end back at the clubhouse for  prizes, hot food and refreshments all consumed just in time for Six Nations rugby; Wales vs Ireland, k.o. 14:45.

All welcome to join in Run and at Clubhouse.

All are welcome to join in the run and at the clubhouse but sailing limited to members this time. Suggested participant adult ‘price’,  i.e. RNLI donation €5. 18 and under go free.

Volunteers make the difference!

A significant volunteer contribution is required. Any assistance on the water, as course stewards, as race management and in the clubhouse would be greatly appreciated

Please pre-register your interest in participating or volunteering via email to whscdinghies@gmail.com, or to Stuart Harris or Ben O’Sullivan on 087-6866905.

Venue:  Meet at the Clubhouse

Date:  Saturday 16th March, 11:00

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Sail and Fun Run in aid of RNLI


Due to popular demand, the St. Patrick’s weekend “Sail and Fun Run/ Walk” is being re-instated at WHSC ! The tradition they say, is nearly as old as ‘the man himself’ and will reunite many of us after the long winter. Some funds will be raised in aid of Dunmore East RNLI.

A fun dinghy sailing format will be followed by a group warm-up session and a run, walk or stroll  through the village.  The excursion will end back at the clubhouse for  prizes, hot food and refreshments all consumed just in time for Six Nations rugby; Wales vs Ireland, k.o. 14:45.

Costumes are suggested and all children will receive medals in recognition of their participation.

Suggested participant adult ‘price’,  i.e. RNLI donation €5. 18 and under go free.

Pre-register your interest via email to whscdinghies@gmail.com, Stuart Harris or Ben O’Sullivan on 087-6866905.

Venue:  Meet at the Clubhouse

Date:  Saturday 16th March, 11:00

 

 

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Ye be warned!. Smugglers Cove pirate party 29th of September.

Avast ye lily-livered scurvy dogs.

Mark your ships log for Smugglers Cove pirate party Saturday 29th of September, we be havin’ a bash for all club scallywags.. Buckaneers, Landlubbers and Sprogs welcome.

Put on your finest pirate attire matey (dress-up if ye dare).

Ye old shin-dig will start at 19:00 sharp.
Sit-down for grub from the lass Paula Prendiville with a fine choice of chicken or beef on the menu. **Special kids menu**.

Movie to follow for all sprogs.
€10 kids, €15 Adults.

If ye want a place text gentleman o’fortune Ian Doolin on 086-8136193.

There’s a black spot if ye don’t come.

 

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This Saturday – Sounds of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s (and kids Movie)


Get your glad rags on and join us this Saturday 18th evening from 8.30pm for a 70’s, 80’s and 90’s party night.

From Aretha to Stevie Wonder – From Bowie to The Stones – From Bon Jovi to Michael Jackson.

We will have a kid friendly movie playing downstairs with nominal charge for a babysitter (Minimum age 6y, parents must stay on premises)

 

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Thomas Barr Welcome Home

Thomas Barr will receive a well-deserved home coming Today in Waterford Harbour Sailing Club .

On board a fast Boat ( for a fast man ) led by the Lifeboat and escorted by a flotilla of yachts

Thomas will enter the harbour where we would like to give him a great welcome.

Official welcome and reception in Waterford Harbour Sailing Club. EVERYBODY IS WELCOME !!

Time Schedule:

18.30 Flotilla to sail to Dunmore East Harbour

19.00 Waterford Harbour Sailing Club

All bring your Irish Flag !! –Finger food and refreshments provided.

Let’s give him the full “Dunmore East Hero’s welcome

Your opportunity to meet a European Bronze medal winner and 4 times National Champion

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