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UK Sailmakers Ireland to Stage Pre-Season Race Training Day on Dublin Bay on April 22nd

8th April 2023
UK Sailmakers Ireland will host a Pre-Season Race Training Day on Dublin Bay on April 22nd with a video debrief afterwards
UK Sailmakers Ireland will host a Pre-Season Race Training Day on Dublin Bay on April 22nd with a video debrief afterwards

UK Sailmakers Ireland, in conjunction with Dublin Bay Sailing Club and the Irish National Sailing School, will be on the water this month with an innovative pre-season race training day on Dublin Bay on Saturday, April 22nd. 

A series of short races will be held with on-the-water coaching provided.

Windward Leeward course simulations with between three and five starts (depending on numbers).

The first race start, which is open to all, is at 10.45 am. 

Afterwards, a video debrief will be held in the Royal Irish Yacht Club with Kenny Rumball and Barry Hayes.

More details in this flyer below and booking form here

UK Sailmakers Ireland to Stage Pre-Season Race Training Day

UK Sails Summer

About the Loft

UK Sailmakers Ireland brings modern professional sailmaking to Irish Sailing.​ Formerly known as McWilliam Sailmakers; the company was started 50 years ago to bring the latest technology to Irish sailors - we continue this mission today.

Under new leadership in 2018; our loft is dedicated to fulfilling the needs of all Irish sailors. ​As sailmakers, we do not just design sails for boats. We design and build sails for your boat. Our extensive and versatile product line allows us to produce sails to suit your requirements and expectations.   

​As a core loft within the UK Sailmakers Group, we are uniquely placed to draw from a worldwide pool of knowledge and experience - these ties have been recently strengthened with the return of Barry Hayes and Claire Morgan from Hong Kong. ​Barry held a key role in our primary production facility on Hong Kong Island for the past fifteen years. With their return comes a renewed focus on technology R&D on Irish waters.  

​With a wide variety of sailing conditions and an impressive pool of talent, the Irish cruiser racing fleet is the ideal testbed for new technologies.​ 

​As with all things in sailing; the secrets will be closely guarded - but for the first time in decades Irish sailors will be at the forefront of sail technology development.​

Although much has changed; some constants remain. The same great sail and customer service we have provided in the past will continue, as does our commitment and passion for growing the sport of sailing all over the country. 

Barry Hayes bhayes@uksailmakers.com

Contact Information:

UK Sailmakers Ireland

Kilnagary Business Park

Carrigaline

County Cork

P43 YR22

Republic of Ireland

Tel: +353 21 4831505

Production: +353 (86) 198 0199

Email: ireland@uksailmakers.com

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