Forty Foot Tide Clock

65.00

Forty Foot Tide Clock

The Forty Foot is a promontory on the southern tip of Dublin Bay at Sandycove, County Dublin, Ireland, from which people have been swimming in the Irish Sea all year round for some 250 years.

In former times it was exclusively a gentlemen’s bathing place and the gentlemen’s swimming club was established to help conserve the area- it is now open to women and children. The gentlemen’s swimming club still exists and is open to all genders, it expects voluntary contributions to the upkeep of the area.

This solid-wood framed  chart shows the Sandycove area, just south of Dunleary harbour and around Scotsman’s Bay.

A Tide clock allows you to see the state of the tide for a given location at a glance.The hand shows the current stage of  the  tidal cycle  (high tide, low tide or on the way in or out). The tide clock face is simple to read and setting the hand can be done in a matter of minutes.Never leave the house again without knowing the state of your local tide!

  • Heavy duty professionally printed canvas.
  • Solid-Wood frame.Select from either black or white.
  • Size is 250 mm x 250 mm  and 45mm deep.
  • Shows features along the coast.

The clock ships with full instructions on how to set and how to read a tide clock.

This is not a navigation device.

Description

Forty Foot Tide Clock

The Forty Foot is a promontory on the southern tip of Dublin Bay at Sandycove, County Dublin, Ireland, from which people have been swimming in the Irish Sea all year round for some 250 years.

In former times it was exclusively a gentlemen’s bathing place and the gentlemen’s swimming club was established to help conserve the area- it is now open to women and children. The gentlemen’s swimming club still exists and is open to all genders, it expects voluntary contributions to the upkeep of the area.

This solid-wood framed  chart shows the Sandycove area, just south of Dunleary harbour and around Scotsman’s Bay.

A Tide clock allows you to see the state of the tide for a given location at a glance.The hand shows the current stage of  the  tidal cycle  (high tide, low tide or on the way in or out). The tide clock face is simple to read and setting the hand can be done in a matter of minutes.Never leave the house again without knowing the state of your local tide!

  • Heavy duty professionally printed canvas.
  • Solid-Wood frame.Select from either black or white.
  • Size is 250 mm x 250 mm  and 45mm deep.
  • Shows features along the coast.

The clock ships with full instructions on how to set and how to read a tide clock.

This is not a navigation device.

Additional information

Frame Colour

Black, White

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