Our members have formed an all inclusive community club which caters for all skill levels of angling, works towards the betterment of the community relations and promotes civic and environmental responsibility. From humble beginnings in December 2012 we now boast a membership of 50 with 30 senior members and 20 junior members. Our members come from all walks of life and membership is open to all. The club is a forum whereby old and young, employed and unemployed, male and female and Irish national and non nationals come together to discuss and participate in their passion and work towards improving what is a great resource in the locality in terms of the Boyne Canal.
1. The full restoration of 500 meters of the Boyne Canal at the Ramparts in Navan which theretofore had been unnavigable and unfishable for in excess of 40 years, and had become completely overgrown, strewn with fallen tress and a dumping ground for shopping trolleys and such like. This effort saw members of NCAC volunteer their time and efforts at weekends and complete the manually demanding work in conjunction with Inland Waterways Association of Ireland (“IWAI”) under appropriate state licences.
2. The organisation of events for the youth of Navan which included for example a series of fishing evenings on the Boyne Canal throughout the summer of 2013, and a two day introduction to angling run by NCAC in August 2013, which saw a large number of novice junior anglers take part in two days of tuition by qualified coaches from the Irish Angling Development Alliance. Four participants of the Navan Youth Development Programme (“NYPD”) attended.