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There are 17 entrants so far for Sunday's Metmasts Turbines Yacht Race. The second race round the Arklow wind turbines is hosted by Arklow Sailing Club. The challenge of a 34 mile sprint around the Arklow Bank Wind Turbines, coupled with the attraction of the magnificent metmAsts trophies and prize fund has enticed a strong fleet. All competing yachts will be fitted with GPS trackers, so that live progress can be viewed by followingat: Entry forms and details are available on the same site.

Metmasts Competing Yachts

AQUELINA                              Arklow SC           IRC WINNER 2009
LLUEST                                    Courtown SC
MAURITIUS                            Courtown SC
C U L8 R                                  Courtown SC
ELENTIC                                  Courtown SC
NOONAN BOATS                   Wicklow SC
HI-FLYER                                 Wicklow SC
X-POSURE                               Arklow SC 
DREAMTIME                           Arklow SC  
OUTHAUL                               Arklow SC 
JAERONIMO                           Arklow SC  
MOLLY                                    Arklow SC  
NIAMH CINN OIR                   Arklow SC  
CETEWAYO                             Arklow SC
BLEW BUBBLES                      Arklow SC  
MISI                                        Arklow SC  
SIDEWNDER                           Arklow SC

Published in Boating Fixtures

The second Metmasts Turbine Race takes place around the Arklow wind farm off the east coast of Ireland on Sunday, June 6th. The 34–mile race is expected to take at least six hours to complete in moderate conditions. Last years inaugural fleet, which featured in August Afloat magazine suffered from lack of wind but nevertheless enjoyed Arklow's legendary hospitality supported by sponsor Metmasts.

Published in Boating Fixtures
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