"Croí an Cladaig" project


This is our current project, a new 32-foot hooker. It is the first in its class to be built in Galway city since 1922.

January 2011 - New timber

Part of a 250-year-old oak from Mountbellew will be used to build the hooker.

February and March 2011 - New keel

Shaping the keel.

April to June 2011

The keel taking shape and prepared to be blessed

July to October 2011

Taking shape

December 2011 to January 2012

Details of the structure

February to May 2012

Planking the Croí an Cladaig

June 2012

Finishing touches to the Croí an Cladaig
 

COMMITTEE

President: Michael Lynskey, Vice Chairman: Martin Joyce, Secretary: Peter Connolly,

Treasurer: James Croker, Tom O'Flaherty.

© 2011- Claddagh Boatmen, 2 New Road, Galway, Ireland. Tel +353 86 0528004.