The History of Skerries Sailing Club – The first 65 years

Paper 295

Lecture – 2013

Author – Synnott, Paul

Report by George Hand

A lengthy comprehensive history of the club which was founded in 1933. This detailed account of the early years covers membership, AGMs, finances, premises, social activities etc.

The sailing events, competitions and achievements are set out in great detail. The paper contains interesting anecdotes regarding storms, tragedies, wrecks and also safety regulations which only commenced in 1954.