Day #2 - 7 pm While the current boat is bigger, everyone on the 94ft Windfall knew that the conditions were exceptionally favourable when Mick Cotter’s 78ft Whisper established the 1 day and 48 minutes course record for the Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race in 2009.
After a frustrating day’s sailing, it was touch and go whether they would manage to get any better in 2019, but this evening Windfall did it. Only just, admittedly – the word is the gap was about 20 seconds. But after a challenging sail in demanding conditions, that 24 seconds was a pearl beyond price, and tonight’s celebrations will be mighty.
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