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Past events for 2008 were ...

Past events for 2007 can be found here:
See also reports from past events here.

14 January 2008 Branch Meeting Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club
04 February 2008 Branch Meeting Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club
03 March 2008 Branch Meeting Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club
08 March 2008 Boat Launch
Ringsend Basin (10am)
at Grand Canal Dock (at the slip, regularly used by the D.U.K.W.,  junction of Ringsend Rd., South Lotts Road, South Dock Road - Google map here)
 
 
10 March 2008 Talk by Noel Griffin on the Lough Derg Branch of IWAI's cruise from Killaloe, Lough Derg to Dingle / An Daingean / Daingean Uí Chúis (and back)
Noel will also address the planning/preparation etc. for the coastal trip Limerick to Dublin undertaken in 2006.
The Dingle cruise is documented
here and here  while the trip to Dublin is here
The talk starts at 8pm.
 
Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club
17 March 2008 Boat Trip: L.E. Dubhlinn,  Ringsend-O Connell Bridge, @10am
- Cancelled due to inappropriate tidal conditions.
 
15-16 March 2008 Boat Trip Ringsend to Hazelhatch
to participate in the Kildare Branch Easter Rally

a disaster!
 
07 April 2008 Branch Meeting Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club
20th April 2008 L.E. Dubhlinn presence at Portobello to assist the Rathmines Festival 2008
see photos here
 
28 April 2008 Branch Meeting Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club

10 May 2008 -
25 May 2008

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The Dublin Rally
See the separate page for full details including contact details, entry forms etc.
The Dublin Rally is from May 10th to 25th this year and we welcome all who will make the trip from the Erne, the Shannon, the Barrow and the Grand Canal. 

 

10 May 2008 L     Fleet descends from 12th Lock to the Grand Canal Basin  
13 May 2008 I
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  Walk & Talk (Liffey Architecture),
details here
 
15 May 2008 R
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  Catherine, Sean & Michael Reynolds on the Small Boat Rally on the Liffey with Hueston station at the back 19th May 2007, photo by Mary Monaghan Small Boat Rally on the Upper Reaches of the Liffey,
See the separate page complete with Entry forms here.
 
 
16 May 2008 L   Pre-cruise briefing  

17 May 2007

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Cruise on River Liffey, including Small Boat Rally
See the separate page complete with Entry forms here.
Cruise from Grand Canal Docks/Poolbeg to Islandbridge
& BBQ at 6.30pm

 
20 May 2008 2
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  "The ARC experience" or "Bluffers guide to the Atlantic". Speaker: Dave McCabe -
details here
 
22 May 2008 8     Fleet moves to Mespil Rd.followed by BBQ  
23 May 2008       Fleet ascends to Portobello  
24May 2008       Fleet ascends to 12th Lock and on to Hazelhatch  
09 June 2008 Branch Meeting, 8pm Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club
29 June 2008 The "Sea Stallion" departs Dublin -
More information here and here.  The Sea Stallion is on display at the National Museum, Collins Barracks until the end of May 2008.
 
12 July 2008

recent rally photos



Our 3rd Small Boat Rally of the year was held on 12th July 2008
some photographs of the day are here

The RCAG Dublin Branch and IWAI Dublin Branch held a Small Boat Rally at CONFEY
This will be a joint venture between Dublin branches of IWAI and RCAG and all members of both bodies with "small boats"  (inflatables, ribs, dingys, canoes, open boats) are invited to attend.  Members of boating clubs are also welcome.

Venue; Confey Boathouse, Leixlip, Co Kildare. (directions below)
Trip; Confey to Twelfth Lock Hotel,  ( M50 Blanchardstown Roundabout) through Deep Sinking Sat 12th July 10am- 3pm ( followed by Barbeque at Confey Boathouse). Bring your own food & drink..
Entry Fee; € 10 per boat

If you'd like to take part, please register your interest by joining our Small-Boat Register.  Additionally, please download and complete the entry form.  We'll be in touch with you about this and other similar outings.

If you have a suitable place, please download and post this poster for us.

Directions:  ** From Leixlip Village go up Captain's Hill, over Railway/Canal Bridge at Confey Station: At Tee junction turn right for 500 meters -- Boathouse is Large Green Shed on right.
 
21 July 2008 Meeting postponed - next meeting is 08th September
Branch Meeting, 8pm

 

Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club
30 August 2008 recent rally photos

 
The RCAG Dublin Branch and IWAI Dublin Branch held a Small Boat Rally at CONFEY
on Saturday 30th August


This was a joint venture between Dublin branches of IWAI and RCAG If you'd like to take part in similar adventures, please register your interest by joining our Small-Boat Register.  We'll be in touch with you about this and other similar outings.
 
08 September 2008 Branch Meeting, 8pm Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club
06 October 2008 Branch Meeting, 8pm Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club
20 October 2008 Talk The Bridges of the River Liffey - by Michael Phillips, Dublin City Engineer. For background reading see Project history of Dublin’s River Liffey bridges

This will be followed by a short presentation by Tom Byrne on the "Green Fuel Enhancer" a gadget that improves fuel combustion   More information here

Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club
03 November 2008
 
Branch Meeting, 8pm Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club
9 November 2008 recent rally photos

 
IWAI Dublin Branch will hold a Small Boat Rally on the Royal Canal from 12th Lock Blanchardstown to Shandon Gardens (Phibsborough) through locks 11 through 7
on Sunday 9th November 2008


Assembly time 11.00
Place; Blanchardstown Aquaduct
(under M50 Blanchardstown Roundabout)
Route; M50 to Shandon Gardens (Lock 6)

If you'd like to take part in this or similar adventures, please register your interest by joining our Small-Boat Register.  We'll be in touch with you about this and other similar outings.

NOTE that this event will be limited to small RIBs, dinghies and similar boats.  This part of the Royal Canal has been little trafficed since Spencer Dock was temporarily closed in September 2004 - it is possible that difficulties may be encountered with locks and the necessity to portage around them may arise. 
 

 
08 December 2008
AGM
The AGM of Dublin Branch IWAI will be held on Monday Dec.8th in Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club South Bank Pigeon House Road, Ringsend, D4 @ 8pm

AGENDA.
  • Minutes of 2007 AGM
  • Matters arising
  • Chairmans Report
  • Election of Officers for 2009
  • Election of Committee.
  • Motions for National AGM.
  • AOB.

Light refreshments will be served after the AGM. New members (those joining in 2008) are particularly welcome.

The meeting will be preceded by a 20 min presentation by Carmel Smith of the Dublin Docklands Development Agency on the theme of "Recent Developments in Dublin's Docklands"

Directions:

click here for interactive Google Map

(From North City: Cross East Link bridge-At 1st Roundabout-Take 1st Exit-Then 1st Left-Travel 300m approx.)

(From South City: At Roundabout just south of east Link bridge (end of Sean Moore road) take 2nd exit-then 1st left -then 300m.)

Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club

27 December 2008 Docklands Heritage Walk followed by Roast Chestnuts  -

See Video of the walk/BBQ here.

 
       

Past events for
2011 can be found here
2010 can be found here
2009 can be found here
2008 can be found here
2007 can be found here

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