Howth Sailing Trip 4-5 June (Manannán)

Manannán News

Manannán will be going on a sailing weekend to Howth over the June bank holiday weekend, 4-5 June. We need confirmation of attendance on this trip by the meeting on Friday, 27 May.


We will be meeting in the Den at 1300 on Saturday 4 June, before sailing to Howth. We will overnight in Howth’s Scout Den, before sailing back to Dún Laoghaire via Ireland’s Eye on Sunday 5 June. We expect to be finished in the Den on Sunday at 1500.


Gear list:


PFD – all Scouts must have a 100N orange lifejacket for this trip

Sleeping bag

Ground mat

Swimming shorts

Waterproof leggings

Boating shoes

Rash-vest/old t-shirt/baselayer


Warm change of clothes for overnight stay

Wash bag/toiletries


Water bottle

Packed lunch for Saturday

Bowl, spoon



All Scouts must bring spending money of around €10 as we will be getting dinner in the chipper in Howth. There is no further cost for this trip.


Scouts are reminded that they must have done their Swim Test before this trip. If Scouts have any questions they should contact their Watch Leader.

Please note that this trip is entirely weather-permitting and is subject to cancellation.

Go raibh maith agaibh.