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Mermaid Week Starts Today in Foynes

31st July 2010
Mermaid Week Starts Today in Foynes

Mermaid Week starts today at Foynes Yacht Club, with sailing on the Shannon Estuary. There is more than 35 boats expected from Skerries, Rush, Clontarf, Dublin Bay, Wexford, Sligo and of course a large contingent of local boats. This is the 41st Mermaid Week and the seventh visit to Foynes since the Championship was first held there in 1973This year the championship is wide open. Last year's winner Paddy Dillon from Rush, sailing No. 131 Wild Wind will have at least six boats with a realistic chance of taking the overall prize.The practice race takes place today, with the first race tomorrow. There will be live updates, photos and results as they happen at www.dublinbaymermaid.org/foynes2010. Mermaid Week starts today at Foynes Yacht Club, with sailing on the Shannon Estuary. There is more than 35 boats expected from Skerries, Rush, Clontarf, Dublin Bay, Wexford, Sligo and of course a large contingent of local boats. This is the 41st Mermaid Week and the seventh visit to Foynes since the Championship was first held there in 1973
This year the championship is wide open. Last year's winner Paddy Dillon from Rush, sailing No. 131 Wild Wind will have at least six boats with a realistic chance of taking the overall prize.
The practice race takes place today, with the first race tomorrow. There will be live updates, photos and results as they happen at www.dublinbaymermaid.org/foynes2010.

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