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IRC Congress Meets in Dun Laoghaire to Appoint Dublin Sailor Michael Boyd as Chairman

6th October 2018
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Dublin sailor Michael Boyd will be elected as Chairman of the IRC Congress in Dun Laoghaire today Dublin sailor Michael Boyd will be elected as Chairman of the IRC Congress in Dun Laoghaire today

Today's international annual meeting of the international IRC Rating Congress in Dun Laoghaire will appoint Royal Irish Yacht Club sailor Michael Boyd as its new Chairman. 

IRC rating representatives from Belgium, Canada, France, Britain, Hong Kong, Japan, Holland, Turkey the USA and Ireland are meeting at the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire to deal with a lengthy agenda under outgoing Chair Peter Wykeham-Martin of the UK.

The meeting will receive, consider and decide proposals for IRC Rule changes for 2018.  It will also receive reports from the combined IRC/ORC The Hague Offshore Sailing Championships.

Also on the agenda is a presentation to the international group by ISORA's Peter Ryan.

The gathering will attend a special dinner at the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire this evening.

Former Round Ireland Race Champion, Boyd previously served as Commodore of the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC).

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