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Dun Laoghaire Regatta: Cruisers Zero News and Results
Paul O’Higgins’ JPK 10.80 Rockabill (RIYC) celebrate their IRC Zero win at Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta on Sunday
The final two-race day of Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2023 went through with increasing speed as slowly brightening skies were matched by a steadily rising southerly - a sou’easter to seaward of the harbour, but distinct overtones of a sou’wester…
It was Super Saturday on Dublin Bay for VDLR23 Day 3, with brisk but very manageable sailing conditions matched by a brisk throughput of three races by the Race Teams, setting up everything nicely on track for two intense races…
Paul O'Higgin's well-proven JPK 10.80 Rockabill VI (RIYC) leads overall after three races sailed in Class IRC Zero of the 2023 Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta
You'll sometimes hear complaints that the impressive JPK range from France are marginally under-canvassed boats, but what's not to like about that when racing on Friday's slowly easing rough and tumble? Paul O'Higgin's well-proven JPK 10.80 Rockabill VI (RIYC) took…
Paul O'Higgins' champion offshore JPK 10.80 Rockabill VI will race in the VDLR Class Zero at this week's Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta
It may look like only half the size of the other IRC classes at Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, but an 11-boat IRC Zero fleet is every bit as competitive as the other four and double the size of the 2019…

Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2023 Cruisers Zero

There will be an 11-boat entry of Cruisers Zero IRC boats competing at Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2023: 

  • GBR 1681, Gelert, Corby 36, Brian Dixon
  • IRL 1156, BOD, Derek de Yong
  • IRL 3721 ValenTina, J112e,GP Johnny Treanor
  • GBR 4822R, El Gran Senor, J122, Jonathan Anderson
  • IRL 6888, El Pocko, Puma 42, Jonathan Nicholson
  • GBR 6509N, Max Too, Prima 38, Neil Thomas
  • IRL 985, Ghost Raider, J111, Norbert Reilly
  • IRL 4240, Prima Forte, Beneteau First 40, Patrick Burke
  • IRL 10800, Rockabill VI, JPK 10.80, Paul O'Higgins
  • IRL 2729, Searche,r Sunfast 3600, Pete Smyth
  • IRL 2237, WOW, Extreme 37, Timothy Kane