AIL LUNCH – NOVEMBER 4, 2017 D.U.F.C. v CORK CON SPEAKER: ALISTAIR RUMBALL
Alistair is a Trinity Graduate of 1977 when he was a social rugby player and Captain of D.U. Sailing Club. He became a leading Irish sailor and has almost 50 years experience of the Irish marine industry having founded and acted as MD of the The Irish National Sailing and Powerboat School in Dun Laoghaire in 1978 and having founded the marine chandlery store Viking Marine.
A leading light in the teaching of sailing as a personal development programme for young people, he has managed and developed U18 sailing squads to International level – culminating with a Bronze medal at the Europeans of 2005.
He is regarded as one of Europe’s leading Marine Safety Coordinators for Film and Television work, and has worked on some of the biggest blockbusters of the last 30 years, including Saving Private Ryan, Into the West, the Count of Monte Cristo, The Guard, Robin Hood, six years on the Top MGM TV show Vikings ,Badlands , Asterix en Grande Bretagne, Sing Street, The Tigers Tail,The Secret Scripture etc etc.. With a reputation that precedes him, Alistair is the man who Directors such as Neil Jordan, Ridley Scott and Steven Spielberg liaise with to make sure they come away with the shot they are looking for.
Alistair supports D.U.F.C. as best he can in the Pav and he always has a few entertaining words to share with us!