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North Sails Success at Dragon Nationals in Glandore

11th September 2018
Dragon Champions - "Phantom", helmed by Neil Hegarty and crewed by David Williams and Peter Bowring Dragon Champions - "Phantom", helmed by Neil Hegarty and crewed by David Williams and Peter Bowring Credit: NSI

North Sails clients finished 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th overall in the recent Irish Dragon Championships held at Glandore Harbour Sailing Club.

As Afloat.ie previously reported, it was a tough four day series with "Phantom", helmed by Neil Hegarty and crewed by David Williams and Peter Bowring emerging victorious in a tight final race.

An indication of how tough the racing was is that multiple Dragon Gold Cup, World Champion and Olympic medallist Paul Ricard Hoj-Jensen finished fourth overall.

Results

1. "Phantom" - Neil Hegarty, David Williams, Peter Bowring - NORTH SAILS
2. "Jaguar" - Martin Byrne, Adam Winkelmann, Mark Pettit - NORTH SAILS (partial inventory)
3. "Little Fella" - Cameron Good, Simon Furney, Henry Kingston - NORTH SAILS
4. "Danish Blue" - Paul Ricard Hoj-Jensen - NORTH SAILS

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LOFT INFO

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Cois Chuain
O'Regan's Field
Myrtleville, Cork P43 V997
 353 0212061769

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Maurice 'Prof' O'Connell is a partner in North Sails Ireland. He is also a professional sailor, sailing & life/business coach and sailing media analyst/commentator.

In 2018 he again won his class in the Round Ireland Race and in 2019 finished 2nd in the Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race - 10 years after he won it!

Also in 2019, he was providing expert commentary and analysis in studio for the SSL Star Europeans in Garda, Italy and SSL finals in Nassau.

Full bio here.

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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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