Well done to everyone involved at the annual Master Mariner Competition, sponsored by the Irish Institute of Master Mariners.We are enormously proud of our young sea scouts who had an amazing weekend with the Irish Naval Service, National Maritime College of Ireland NMCI RNLI Crosshaven Lifeboat Station Irish Sailing Irish Coast Guard and all the external examiners.What an incredible opportunity to connect with Irelands professional maritime community and consider a career at sea. The next generation of Irelands Master Mariners is looking very bright indeed! An incredible weekend experience for the 22 competitors from across the Country competing in the annual Master Mariner Competition proudly sponsored by the Irish Institute of Master Mariners.The level of nautical skills shown by all competitors was outstanding. Everyone should be very very proud of what they have achieved:
Venture Scouts - Capt.Desmond Fortune ‘Founders Award’ - (1st)- Cormac Eason (267pts) - 9th Port Malahide Sea Scouts - (2nd) - Dan Clohessy (246pts) - 9th Port Malahide Sea Scouts
3rd - Adam Kavanagh (244pts) - 12th Ballykelly Scouts Rover Scouts
Capt.Cian Timmons Memorial Award - (1st) - Óran Ó hIrile (248pts) - 9th Port Malahide Sea Scouts - (2nd) - Evan Banable (235pts) - 9th Port Malahide Sea Scouts - 3rd - Darragh Ryan (213pts) - 1st Wexford New Ross Sea Scouts
Practical Skills - Eoghan Lavelle Cox’ns Award - Dan Clohessy - 9th Port Malahide Sea Scouts.
Congratulations to all those who took part and to their mentors.