Rear Commodore House February 2019

31 January, 2019



Hello All,

   The recent cold spell reminds us that it must be the time of the year for the Frostbite Series for those brave souls who take to the water to kick off our 2019 calendar. See more below.


Club News

Berth holders Meeting

Our annual Berth holders Meeting will take place in the club at 20.00 on Thursday February 21st.

Talk by John Thuillier
Following on from our very well received talk by Tom Dolan and Mark Mansfield last month, we can look forward to a Talk on Kinsale Harbour, by John Thuillier on February 28th at 20.00. John will entertain us with an insight into his book, Kinsale Harbour, A History. No doubt this will be an opportunity to learn more about the waters in which we sail.

Sailing Stuff

Custom & Rigging Frostbite Series kicks off on Sunday February 3rd with first gun at 10.55. This will be the first day of the 12 races held over 6 days stretching into March. Our chef Rob Kenny will have soup and rolls available afterward for participants.

Sovereigns Cup Register before the cutoff date of February 15th to avail of the draw for a €200 voucher.

House Stuff
The RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Courses take place throughout the month.

The ISA has asked me to mention the Volvo Irish Sailing Awards which takes place at the RDS concert Hall at 18.30 on February 8th. To register for the event which is free all you need to do is email

6 Nations Championships The championships kick off with Ireland vs England at 16.45 on February 2nd with complementary finger food on hand from chef Rob Kenny at half time.

I’ll be looking forward to seeing you in the Club
Tony Scannell
Rear commodore House