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The Irish Cruising Club

Cruising under sail along the coasts of Ireland has a long and colourful history, but it was not until 1929 that the Irish Cruising Club was brought into being.  It has no premises of its own and its membership is primarily based on the island of Ireland. The members of the ICC gather together and cruise the Irish coast and points far beyond. Its activities have always included a significant outward-looking element.

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At the founding of the ICC in Glengarriff. The three white tops are (left to right) ‘Old Harry’ Donegan, Herbert Wright Senior and ‘Young Harry’ Donegan. Gerald Barry is on the right in the beret, while Billy McBride is at the lower right standing (we hope) in a dinghy

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