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Royal Cork's Viper 640 Second in Winter Cup Regatta

8th March 2016
Anthony O'Leary skipper of Irish Viper 640 Antix with UK Champion Lawrence Crispin at the Coral Reef Yacht Club. Crispin pipped the Crosshaven skipper for the win in last week's  EFG Winter Cup Regatta at the same venue Anthony O'Leary skipper of Irish Viper 640 Antix with UK Champion Lawrence Crispin at the Coral Reef Yacht Club. Crispin pipped the Crosshaven skipper for the win in last week's EFG Winter Cup Regatta at the same venue Photo: Viper 640/facebook

Anthony O'Leary, Robert O'Leary and Tom Durcan were narrowly pipped for an overall win in the Viper 640 EFG Winter Cup Regatta in Miami at the weekend. The Royal Cork trio sailing 'Antix' finished second overall where there were two days of big winds in a 16–boat fleet. O'Leary was beaten by the UK's Lawrence Crispin, third was John Dane, the USA Star 2008 Rep from Beijing. 

The Crosshaven helmsman is back on Biscayne Bay tomorrow for the 2016 Bacardi Cup regatta where he finished seventh last year. (Gremlins caused an earlier misreport of the 2015 results). Strong winds are forecast for this week's event.

The Viper 640 sportsboat fleet is coming to Volvo Cork Week this July.

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