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Royal St. George's George Miller Moves Up to Sixth at Vintage Yachting Games

20th September 2018
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Bailing out the dinghies in Hellerup Bailing out the dinghies in Hellerup

Dublin Bay's George Miller moved up to sixth and Mark Delany is tenth but yesterday saw many 12 foot dinghies retiring from the racing at the Vintage Yachting Games due to the weather conditions off Hellerup in Denmark.

The dinghies shipped a lot of water as can be seen in our picture (above). Only 10 boats finished from the fleet of 19.

Rifat Edin received a black flag disqualification.

Ed van Cortenberghe did not compete. 

Results downloadable below.

Published in Historic Boats
Vincent Delany

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Vincent Delany

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Sailing historian Vincent Delany is a member of the Association of Yachting Historians, and an active sailor in Water Wag, SOD and Squib classes. He has written a thesis on 'Yachting and yachtsmen on the River Shannon 1830-1930.' He has lectured on the history of The Water Wag Club, Royal St.George Yacht Club, and the Killinure Yacht Club, He has written two sailing books 'The Water Wags 1887-2012' and 'The International 12 foot class in Ireland' both of which are available from blurb.com

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