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Foynes Yacht Club
Cooleen Point, Foynes,
County Limerick, Ireland
+353 69 65261

Location:
Latitude        52
˚36.54' N
Longitude    0
06.484' W

Sailing Academy Update

If you have completed a course at the Sailing Academy you will be aware we have gone electronic with the certificates. You can check your child's progress on their Irish Sailing Course as follows:

Log on to ChecKlick at:  https://app.checklick.com/

Login: FirstnameLastaname (all one word)

Password is Date of Birth in the format : YYYYMMDD

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Summer Sailing

Summer Sailing here at last! Cruiser racing will take place every Wednesday evening. First gun 1925. Anyone looking to crew on any week contact the Cruiser Class Captain John Conway on 0872132209 or Donal McCormack on 0872020456.

Supervised sailing and kayaking will continue every Tuesday (7-9pm) and Saturday (11-1pm) until the end of August. Visitors welcome. No booking necessary. 

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Volvo ISA Training Centre of the Year 2016

Foynes Yacht Club Sailing Academy are delighted to have won the Volvo ISA Training Centre of the Year 2016 Award at the Irish Sailing Association's annual awards which took place at the RDS Concert Hall on Friday night. The FYC Sailing Academy won the Regional Award for the south for the 2nd consecutive year. Three regional winners are chosen each year with one overall winner announced at the awards ceremony. Centre Principal Patrick Finucane accepted the award on behalf of everyone involved in the Sailing Academy and attributed the success to volunteerism and hard work!

The Sailing Academy would like to sincerely thank all the volunteers, instructors, young sailors who attend the Sailing Academy, parents, members of the club & local Foynes community for all your support over the past few years. Looking forward to more sailing and more young people out on the water in 2017!

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Notice Regarding use of Club Boat and RIBs

Pleasure Craft (Personal Flotation Devices and Operation) (Safety) Regulations 2005

1. Anyone under the age of 12 years shall not operate or control the club boat.
2. Anyone under the age of 16 years shall not operate or control the club RIBS or Rigflex powerboats.

Furthermore, i
t has been agreed by the committee that junior members over 12 years must receive training and be signed off by a club powerboat instructor before using the club watercraft. Parents please contact Patrick on 0863879654 to arrange training.

Further information on the Regulations available on the Membership page.

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Please Support the RNLI


THE Royal National Lifeboat Institution has issued an appeal for funds to keep this very important institution in survival.  Click to view/hide details

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A Useful Tool for Anglers Looking for the Perfect Catch


The National Biodiversity Data Centre has launched a new online atlas of Irish freshwater fish in Irish lakes. Produced in collaboration with Inland Fisheries Ireland the website has a species search tool that gives detailed data and images of 23 species of freshwater fish found in Irish lakes. The browser facility also allows users to see what species were recorded in the 956 lakes across the country.

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UKHO Navigational Charts


Digital copies of the UKHO Navigational Charts showing the Shannon Estuary Chart Bundles are currently available from the Royal Western Yacht Club website. These charts are not suitable for navigational purposes but may be of some interest to sailors on the estuary. 

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Shannon Foynes Port Company 24 Hr
 www.sfpc.ie
  0872542266


Notices
Foynes Yacht Club t-shirts and burgees available from the clubhouse.

The Noticeboard carries full details of the safety policy within Foynes Yacht Club.