Sat, Oct 15|
Irish Currach Rowing
The New London Currach rowers invite adults to TRY OUT the ancient art of Irish CURRACH Rowing.
Time & Location
Oct 15, 2022, 9:00 AM
Old Lyme, Hains Park, Rogers Lake, Route 1, Old Lyme, CT
About the Event
An Irish currach is a traditional vessel made of wood lathe and covered in canvas. Currachs dateback several thousand years. They were used for trade among islands, between islands and mainland and along coastal mainland villages. They are relatively light (for their size) fishing/trade boats, which could withstand high swells, have been streamlined in design for rowing competitions.
Send an email to reserve your time: 9:00, 9:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pre-register before October 15th, please. You will be required to sign a waiver. Suggestion: bring gloves.