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Anthony O'Leary is in the Driving Seat at Cork Week's Cape 31 Nationals

14th July 2022
Anthony O'Leary’s Cape 31 Antix
Volvo Cork Week 2002Thursday 14 JulyAdrenalinePhoto Rick Tomlinson Credit: Rick Tomlinson

Three windward leeward races were run for the Cape 31 Class competing for the Irish National Championship at Cork Week on Thursday.

Anthony O'Leary’s Antix from the Royal Cork YC still leads the championship after scoring a 1-2-4 today.

After three days of light and complex racing, a sea breeze kicked in on day four to spice up the action on the penultimate day.

Cape 31 Adrenaline leads at a wing markCape 31 Adrenaline leads at a wing mark Photo: Rick Tomlinson

Dan O'Grady’s Aja from Howth YC was back in fine form scoring a 4-1-1 to finish the day in second for the series, three points behind Antix. Dave Maguire’s Valkyrie from the Howth YC finished the day in third place. Antix, Aja and Valkyrie look set to decide the National Championship podium with Antix in the driving seat.

Racing at Cork Week concludes tomorrow on five race areas, in and outside Cork Harbour, organised by the Royal Cork Yacht Club.

Published in Cork Week, Cape 31, ICRA
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Louay Habib is a Maritime Journalist & Broadcaster based in Hamble, United Kingdom

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