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High speed stories come ashore

8th June 2009

Along with the news that the top five finishers in the Dun Laoghaire to Dingle race all broke the 2005 race record time, stories of the high speed dash down the East coast are also coming ashore! (Photos here)

Whisper - the 90 footer (weighing in at 35,177kg or 40 tonnes) was surfing at 22.7 knots
Antix Dubh was overtaking Whisper until she blew a sail tack
Legally Brunette hit 18 knots off Wicklow head 

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