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INSS Looking to Reconnect with all Past Staff and Students

By Alistair Rumball, Wednesday, 4th April 2018 | 0 comments
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Alistair Rumball will deliver a talk on 40 years in the Irish National Sailing School on Wednesday 18th of April at 8pm.

We're celebrating our 40th birthday this year, having been established by Alistair Rumball in 1978. From very humble beginnings above a charity shop on George’s Street in Dun Laoghaire, the school has grown to be one of the largest water sports centres on the British Isles. Now the school is looking to get back in touch with all the staff and course graduates who’ve been through their doors!

On Wednesday the 18th of April at 8pm, school founder and centre principal Alistair Rumball will deliver a talk titled “A life in the Irish National Sailing School”. Reflections on 40 years of teaching, the highlights and plenty of entertaining tales all are on the agenda. Alistair will also share his views on the future of sailing, both in Dun Laoghaire and more generally. All are invited to attend.

Then on Saturday the 12th of May the school will host an open day where past staff and graduates are invited to return to get as many of the 250-boat fleet on the water at one time, followed by a small celebration back ashore.

Alistair's hoping to see as many old faces and new ones as possible on both Wednesday 18th and Saturday 12th May. Bookings can be made to the school’s office on 01 284195 or

Even if you’re not able to make either event, we're still looking to hear from you and see where your sailing skills or instructing qualification has taken you.

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