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North Sails Ireland Celebrate Cork Week Success Across the Classes

21st July 2018
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Jonny Swan's Half Tonner Harmony from Howth YC was the overall winner of Cork Week's in-harbour race using North Sails Jonny Swan's Half Tonner Harmony from Howth YC was the overall winner of Cork Week's in-harbour race using North Sails Photo: Bob Bateman

North Sails Ireland was to the fore at Volvo Cork Week with NS Ireland–powered boats claiming victories and podium positions across most of the IRC and one-design classes.

Nigel Young, Maurice "Prof" O'Connell and Shane Hughes from the North Sails Ireland team were all afloat assisting their customers around the racetracks. Service manager Richard Marshall worked late into the evenings in the sail loft assisting customers overnight with minor repairs and service work.

Cork week All in12North Sails Nigel Young (sitting second from right) on board the Half Tonner Harmony Photo: Bob Bateman

Speaking at the event in Crosshaven, North Sails Ireland's Nigel Young said, "once again, Cork Week delivered the weather and our clients delivered the results! We were delighted to see so many fast North Sails-powered boats going so well. Well done guys for a fantastic week".

Cork week All in41The North Sails powered J109 Juggerknot competing in the Beaufort Cup Photo: Bob Bateman

North Sails-powered results below:-

Joker II Irish Defence Forces TeamBeaufort Cup winner Joker II - J109 - Barry Byrne - Irish Defence Forces Photo: Bob Bateman

Beaufort Cup

1. Joker II - J109 - Barry Byrne - Irish Defence Forces
2. Juggerknot - J109 - Youen Jacob - Baltimore RNLI
4. Nieulargo - GS 40 - Denis & Annemarie Murphy - Crosshaven RNLI

Eleuthera_Cork_weekIRC One Winner, Eleuthera. Frank Whelan's Greystones SC Grand Soleil 43 Photo: Bob Bateman

IRC 1

1. Eleuthera - GS 43 - Frank Whelan - Greystones SC
2. Forty Licks - First 40 - Jay Colville - East Down YC
3. El Gran Senor - J122E - Jonathan Anderson - Clyde Cruising Club
4. Dark Angel - Dubois 37 - Tony Ackland - Swansea YC
5. Jump Juice - Ker 37 - Conor Phelan - Royal Cork YC

J109 MojitoIRC 2 winner – Mojito - J109 - Peter Dunlop / Vicki Cox - Pwllheli SC Photo: Bob Bateman

IRC 2

1. Mojito - J109 - Peter Dunlop / Vicki Cox - Pwllheli SC
2. Jigamaree - J109 - Ronan Harris - Royal Irish YC
3. Jelly baby - J109 - Brian Jones - Royal Cork YC
5. Aquelina - J112E - james 7 Sheila Tyrrell - Arklow SC

Miss Whiplash IRC 3 Cork WeekIRC 3 Winner – Miss Whiplash Photo: Bob Bateman

IRC 3

1. Miss Whiplash - 1/2 Tonner - Ronan and John Downing - Royal Cork YC
2. Harmony - 1/2 Tonner - Jonny Swan - Howth YC
4. Alpaca - X34 - Paul & Deirdre Tingle - Royal Cork YC
5. Kodachi - Corby 27 - Wrights et al - Howth YC

IRC 4

2. Diamond - 1/4 Tonner - James Matthews - Kinsale YC
3. Cracker - Trapper T250 - Denis Byrne - Royal Cork YC
5. Cartoon -1/4 tonner - Ken Lawless & Sybil McCormack - Royal Irish YC -

Non-Spinnaker 1

3. Roaring Forties - B35s5 - Clodagh O'Donovan - Royal Cork YC
4. Supergroove - Dibley 8m - Ronan Stack - Arklow SC

Coastal IRC

3. Prima Luce - Patrick Burke - First 35 - Royal Irish YC

Dragons

1. Serafina - Daniel Murphy - Kinsale YC
2. Phantom - Peter Bowing - Royal St George YC
3. Little Fella - Cameron Good - Kinsale YC

untitled 81121720 second overall Dark Side - Brian Twomey - Royal Cork YC Photo: Bob Bateman

1720

2. Dark Side - Brian Twomey - Royal Cork YC
3. Luvvly Jubbly - Andrew Brook & Eleri Griffiths - SCYC & PSC

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Myrtleville, Cork P43 V997
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Bend on / Bend off, Canvas, Certified Service, Sail Hardware Upgrades, Sail Inspection / Evaluation, Sail Measurement, Sail Repair, Sail Storage, Sail Washing

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Nigel Young

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Shane Hughes

One Design Expert, Sales Person
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Maurice O’Connell

One Design Expert, Sales Person
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Richard Marshall

Service Manager
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North Sails Ireland is operated by Loft Manager and One Design Expert Nigel Young at his Cork Harbour base at Myrtleville. The company specialities include Bend on / Bend off, Canvas, Certified Service, Sail Hardware Upgrades, Sail Inspection / Evaluation, Sail Measurement, Sail Repair, Sail Storage and Sail Washing. Working with Nigel are Maurice O'Connell, Shane Hughes and Richard Marshall.

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