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All Ireland Sailing Attracts Top Crews for SB20 Event on Lough Ree (Final Entry List Here)

4th October 2018
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A fleet of eight SB20s – racing without gennakers – will be used to decide the All Ireland Sailing Title this weekend on Lough Ree A fleet of eight SB20s – racing without gennakers – will be used to decide the All Ireland Sailing Title this weekend on Lough Ree Photo: Afloat.ie

Saturday's All Ireland Sailing Championships run by Irish Sailing at Lough Ree Yacht Club has attracted some of the top sailing names in the country for the annual battle of the champion of champions event that will be sailed on Lough Ree in SB20s for the first time.

The final list of entrants has been issued by Irish Sailing this morning with Olympian Finn Lynch, multi–dinghy champion Jim Hunt, former Irish Sailor of the Year Noel Butler and Dragon Edinburgh Cup winner Adam Winkelmann, to name but a few, all joining the ranks of crews for the end of season climax.

Read the final list below:

As Afloat.ie reported earlier, past champion Fionn Lyden will defend his title against some of the country's top sailing talent with bronze medalist in the Laser U21 World Championships, Liam Glynn one of six Northern Ireland helmsmen to be nominated.

Six keelboat sailors, nine dinghy sailors and one multihull sailor make up this year's invitation list.

Helm

Class

Club

Crew Name

Donagh Good

1720

Royal Cork Yacht Club

Grattan Roberts

Dave Gorman

Flying Fifteen

National Yacht Club

Chris Doorly

Darragh McCormack

Mermaid/ICRA 4

Foynes Yacht Club

Johnny Dillon

Alex Barry

RS 400

Royal Cork Yacht Club/ Monkstown Bay Sailing Club

Mel Collins

Ross Kearney

GP 14

Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club

Jim Hunt

Jocelyn Hill

RS 200

County Antrim Yacht Club

Katie Kane

Peter Wallace

Squib

Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club

Martin Weatherstone

Guy Kilroy

Waterwags

Royal Irish Yacht Club

Adam Winkelmann

Graham Mc Mullin

Shannon One Design

Lough Ree Yacht Club

John Malone

Simon Revill

IDRA 14

Sutton Dinghy Club

Noel Butler

Peter Kennedy

SB20

Strangford Lough Yacht Club

Stephen Kane

Stefan Hyde

J24

Royal Cork Yacht Club/Royal Irish Yacht Club

Cillian Dickson

Fionn Lyden

2017 Champion

Baltimore Sailing Club

David Harte

Liam Glynn

Laser Standard

Ballyholme Yacht Club/ UCD sailing club

Tom Purdon

Neil Hegarty

Dragon

Royal St George Yacht Club/Baltimore Sailing Club

Tom Hegarty

Aisling Keller

Laser Radial

LDYC/Royal Irish Yacht Club/Trinity Sailing Club

Finn Lynch

 

 

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