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Olympic Race Officer Jack Roy Elected Irish Sailing Association President

26th March 2017
Jack Roy speaking at Saturday's AGM in Howth Jack Roy speaking at Saturday's AGM in Howth Photo: ISA/Twitter

London 2012 Olympic Race Officer Jack Roy from Dun Laoghaire succeeded David Lovegrove at Saturday's ISA agm at Howth Yacht Club.

Roy, a past dinghy and one design champion, has campaigned 420s, 470s, Flying Fifteens, J24s, Dragons, J109s and Squibs. He is a member of National Yacht Club, Royal Irish Yacht Club & Kinsale Yacht Club.

He also cruises keeps a cruising boat in Kinsale from where he sails the southwest coast and further afield.

An International Race Officer since 1998 he was the first Irish Race Officer at an Olympic Regatta in 2012 and is Chief Race officer at Ireland's largest yacht racing organisation, Dublin Bay Sailing Club.

Saturday's agm was followed by an ISA dinghy and one design keelboat forum to 'target growth in participation'.

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