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Busy Night for UK Sailmakers Ireland Repairing Sails for Sovereign's Cup Racers

25th June 2021
Sailmaker Barry Hayes at the UK Sails loft in Crossahven repairing sails in time for tomorrow's final races of the 2021 Sovereign's Cup at Kinsale
Sailmaker Barry Hayes at the UK Sails loft in Crossahven repairing sails in time for tomorrow's final races of the 2021 Sovereign's Cup at Kinsale

After a comparatively windy penultimate day at the O'Leary Insurance Sovereign's Cup today and the final races of the series due to start on Saturday morning, another race is on at UK Sailmakers Ireland tonight to repair sails in time for tomorrow's first gun.

The Barry Hayes lead team at the Crosshaven loft are repairing "lots of headsails and a good few badly ripped spinnakers" overnight.

The aim is to get all the Sovereign's Cup fleet back racing in the morning.

Results are in the balance in all classes going into the final day at the Cup at Kinsale. 

Even stronger winds are expected for Saturday's regatta finale that will round off a complete test across the full range of conditions.

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