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Royal Cork's Kenefick Dismasted in Fastnet Race, Class 40 Entry Retires to Weymouth

7th August 2017
David Kenefick managed to get the mast back on board the Class 40 boat before heading into Weymouth David Kenefick managed to get the mast back on board the Class 40 boat before heading into Weymouth

Royal Cork David Kenefick's Fastnet Race ambitions lie in ruins this evening after a dismasting on his class 40 entry.  It's a disappointing outcome because Kenefick was in the mix in the top five of the ultra competitive Class 40 fleet. 'We lost are mast due to gear failure, Kenefick told Afloat.ie

It's a shock for the Cork Harbour helmsman who last week posted the top Irish result at the Moth Worlds, as Afloat.ie reported here.

'We managed to get the mast back on to the boat and headed into Weymouth, Kenefick told Afloat.ie

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