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North Sails Clients Have Stunning 2018 ISORA Season

12th September 2018
Peter Dunlop and Vicki Cox's J109 "Mojito" Peter Dunlop and Vicki Cox's J109 "Mojito" Credit: Afloat.ie

The overall ISORA series was won for the second successive year by Peter Dunlop and Vicki Cox's J109 "Mojito" and she also took the spoils in IRC 1. Second overall was Chris Power-Smith's J122 "Aurelia" who also won IRC 0.

1st overall in IRC 2 was Denis Power's & Lindsay Casey's J97 "Windjammer".

So the overall winner, all three class winners and most of the podium places were taken by boats flying North Sails.

Aurelia_J122Chris Power-Smith's J122 "Aurelia" Photo: Afloat.ie

All three flew 3Di upwind sails and V-Series downwind sails.

ISORA races are tough and the series is a marathon, not a sprint. It places a premium on both consistent offshore speed but also reliability. We are delighted to see our clients winning offshore using our 3Di upwind technology and V-Series downwind sails.

Congratulations to everyone in the ISORA community and roll on 2019!

Overall

1. "Mojito" J109 Peter Dunlop & Vicky Cox NORTH SAILS
2. "Aurelia" J122 Chris Power-Smith NORTH SAILS

IRC 0

1. "Aurelia" J122 Chris Power-Smith NORTH SAILS
3. "Rockabill VI" JPK1080 Paul O'Higgins NORTH SAILS

IRC 1

1. "Mojito" J109 Peter Dunlop & Vicky Cox NORTH SAILS
2. "Wakey Wakey" J109 Roger Smith NORTH SAILS
3. "YoYo" Sunfast 3600 Brendan Coghlan NORTH SAILS

IRC 2

1. "Windjammer" J97 Denis Power & Lindsay Casey NORTH SAILS
2. "More Mischief" First 310 Grzegorz Kalinecki NORTH SAILS

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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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