A Cork Institute of Technology sailing team has finished third overall at the Port of Los Angeles Harbour Cup event held this weekend.
As Afloat.ie reported previously, Led by 29er dinghy ace Harry Durcan of Crosshaven on the helm and captain Grattan Roberts, the sole Irish team competed in the Los Angeles Yacht Club (LAYC) and Cal Maritime Sailing hosted event.
The regatta used the identically matched fleet of Catalina 37s provided by the Long Beach sailing Foundational, these boats are used in the prestigious Congressional Cup.
They raced against the top five west and top four east coasts American Universities that include the Naval and Coast guard academies over the course of a competitive 3-day event. The College of Charleston won overall on 25 points, California Maritime Academy was second on 32 and the Cork Harbour team third on 39 points. See overall results here