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D2D Start - Antix early leader on the water

12th June 2015
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D2D Start - Antix early leader on the water

#Dun Laoghaire to Dingle – Conditions in the early stages of this year's Dun Laoghaire to Dingle race are putting a premium on downwind skills, as the crews seek the best VMG through maximising gybing angles. The following ebb tide encourages the offshore trend, but the navigators will have their work cut out positioning for the next flood.

Antony O'Leary's Antix is the early on the water leader, but being chased seaward by James and Sheila Tyrell's J122 Aquelina and the top rated Lee Overlay Partners.

The forecast predicts lighter winds around the first corner at Tuskar, suggesting that tide will play a major factor in the eventual outcome.

 

 

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