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Cork Harbour sailor Jason Losty has recently been appointed to the Cowes Harbour Commission Board.
The Cove Sailing Club ace who was victorious in the Quarter Ton Corinthian Cup in 2014 with brother Dominic has since featured strongly in his First 36.7 Altair in division two of RORC events on the Solent over the past few seasons.
Losty, who enjoys racing small keelboats and cruising, was co-opted as a Commissioner for a period of 12 months. Losty started his Merchant Navy Career in 1998, serving on oil tankers and ferries. He subsequently moved to the oil and gas industry, fulfilling a variety of roles at sea and in shoreside management. He changed career path in 2017 to become a Southampton Pilot, making Cowes his home, according to the Commissioners.
#rtir – A Cork based Quarter Tonner yacht will represent Irish hopes in Saturday's Round the Island Race. Jason Lostys Illes Pitiuses, a modified Farroux quarter ton, will compete in the Solent's Round the Island Race. The boat will be crewed by Cove Sailing club members from Cork Harbour and will also be a warm up for the Coutts Quarter Ton Cup which starts next Wednesday.