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Danske Bank Icebreaker Series

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Danske Bank Icebreaker Series

Entry Form
Please leave the entry form to the office on the first day of sailing including payment for dinghy park fees if required

Notice of Race

Sailing Instructions

Amendment to the Sailing Instructions No. 2

Danske Bank Icebreaker

Ballyholme Yacht Club is pleased to launch the Danske Bank Icebreaker Series 2018/19.  Now in its fourth decade, this event attracts a range of sailors from all over Belfast Lough.  After a short break over Christmas and New Year, Part 2 will commence on Sunday, 3rd February 2019.  One race will be run on each day.

Entry is open to dinghies and multihulls, who otherwise would have limited opportunity to race during the winter.  Olympian and RYA High Performance Manager Matt McGovern commented “Ballyholme Icebreaker Series is a real highlight in the winter sailing calendar. It offers great quality racing in large fleets every Sunday.  Personally I can’t wait to dust off the hiking pads and get out there myself in the laser class this year.”

In a change from former years, there will be no charge for entering the Danske Bank Icebreaker Series 2018/19.  Visiting boats will be accommodated at BYC for a small fee.  This is in order to encourage a large entry.  For those sailors with limited racing experience, BYC will be offering adult training on Saturday afternoons for members and visitors to help them build confidence for a competitive environment.  Please check with the club office for confirmed dates of this training.

Michael Keenan, Private Banker with Danske Bank, was keen to add that Danske are pleased to continue their support of the “Icebreaker Sailing Series” for 2018/2019.  “It is fantastic to see so many people from all areas of the province turning out each week to compete in this event. It’s especially pleasing to see so many young individuals out competing, and many have their parents also out sailing on the same race course.  We wish Ballyholme Yacht Club continued success again this season.”

  • Icebreaker Part 2
    24th February 2019
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Icebreaker Part 2
    3rd March 2019
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Icebreaker Part 2
    10th March 2019
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Icebreaker Part 2
    17th March 2019
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Icebreaker Part 2
    24th March 2019
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Icebreaker Part 2
    31st March 2019
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Icebreaker Part 2
    7th April 2019
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Icebreaker Part 2
    14th April 2019
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Venue:  

Venue Phone: 028 9127 1467

Address:
Ballyholme Yacht Club, Seacliff Rd, Bangor, Down, BT20 5HT, United Kingdom

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