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Neil V McFerran RIP.  We regret to report the death on 5th March of Neil McFerran of Belfast.
He had been a member since 1965.
There will be a Service of Remembrance at 11am on Tuesday 13th March at All Souls Church, 5 Elmwood Avenue, Belfast.
The cremation will be at Roselawn Crematorium at 1pm on the same day

Please see the note from Norman Kean about poorly laid Lobster Pot Markers under the main Menu heading ‘From Members’.  You are asked to report any that you see.

Royal Cruising Club ‘Round Ireland Cruise in Company’.
The RCC is organising a round Ireland Cruise in Company this year.  There will be four focal points around the coast.  The cruise will start at Crosshaven on 2nd June (organiser is Paul Bryans RCC/ICC) and then move on to Inishbofin on 23rd June (organiser is Des Moran RCC/ICC), Rathlin Island on 6 July (organiser Ed Wheeler with John Clementson, both RCC/ICC), and end at the RIYC at Dun Laoghaire on 14 July (organiser Terry Johnson, RCC/ICC).  The overall cruise coordinator is Paul Heiney RCC.

The emphasis is on companionable cruising and informal meetings in anchorages between these focal points and the RCC hopes that ICC members will join those sections that fit in with their cruising plans – some may choose just to participate in one or two of the get-togethers.   In planning the timetable the different organisers have been mindful of the importance of allowing time to take in the pleasures of cruising Irish Waters, the joys of exploring some of the many nooks and crannies for oneself as well as enjoying the craic.
Please let John Clementson know if you think that you might like to join the cruise at any point.



ICC Annuals
We are pleased to advise that every single edition of the club’s Annuals is now available on the website.  See under ‘Home > Annuals’


Marine forecasts for Ireland and UK.  Click on the logo of your preferred source

‘There is nothing so distressing as running ashore – unless there is also a doubt as to which continent the shore belongs’. – Lecky’s Wrinkles

The RYA Cruising News for February 2018
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The RYA InBrief for February 2018
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  ‘Irish Sailing’ Newsletter for January 2018
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