OSTAR Lecture Series in aid of RNLI

OSTAR class winner, Barry Hurley, of the Royal Irish Yacht Club, is presenting a series of lectures on his experiences in the 2009 edition of this world renowned solo transatlantic race. Using images, chart references and video footage taken during the race, Barry will recount some of his adventures sharing the many highs and lows of such a challenge.

With this lecture series Barry hopes to promote the sport of short-handed sailing as a discipline where Ireland can be competitive on the world stage.

Upcoming dates are as follows:
11/02/10 Royal Irish Yacht Club – 19.30 Dun Laoghaire
24/02/10 Howth Yacht Club – 20.00
25/02/10 Monkstown Bay Sailing Club – Co Cork
10/03/10 Galway Bay Sailing Club
11/03/10 Mayo Sailing Club
16/03/10 Cove Sailing Club – 19.30 Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, Co Cork.
19/03/10 National Yacht Club – Dun Laoghaire
10/11/10 Royal Ulster Yacht Club – Bangor, Co Down

A collection for the RNLI will be held at the end of each lecture. Please contact the individual venues for booking details and come along early as we expect these events to be very popular. Feedback on the lectures to date has been extremely positive and extra dates are being added all the time.