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Royal Cork's Durcan Aiming for 'Clean Scorecard' At Australian Youth Nationals

9th January 2017
 A thumbs up from Johnny Durcan in Adelaide after the final race, at least he's still smiling despite what he termed 'a disappointing overall result!' A thumbs up from Johnny Durcan in Adelaide after the final race, at least he's still smiling despite what he termed 'a disappointing overall result!' Photo: via Facebook

Although December's youth sailing world championships did not deliver the result Johnny Durcan had hoped for, the young Crosshaven Laser Radial helmsman went on to race at the Australian National Championships in Adelaide last week. The Royal Cork and National Yacht Club sailor was competitive again and finished 19th overall despite two Yellow flags and a UFD which he says, 'really cost'. 

Making the most of his trip down under, Durcan competes tomorrow at his third Australian event, the Radial youth national championships at the same venue, before returning home to studies in Ireland. It's an event, he says, where he aims to 'keep the scorecard clean'.

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  • Comment Link Paul Hassett 10th January 2017 posted by Paul Hassett

    Well done Johnny. Competing at that level is in itself a wonderful achievement.

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