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RIYC JPK10.80 'Rockabill VI' Claims ICRA Class Zero Title on Eve of Dun Laoghaire Dingle Race Defence

9th June 2019
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Rockabill VI (Paul O'Higgins) is the ICRA Class Zero Champion after a three race coastal series at the Royal St. George Yacht Club Rockabill VI (Paul O'Higgins) is the ICRA Class Zero Champion after a three race coastal series at the Royal St. George Yacht Club Photo: Afloat.ie

Royal Irish Yacht Club skipper Paul O'Higgins reclaimed the overall lead of the Class Zero (Coastal) division of the ICRA championships on Dublin Bay today to take the title away from the overnight leader Northern Ireland's Jay Colville in the First 40, Forty Licks.

O'Higgins who is the defending champion in Wednesday's biennial Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race (race preview here) was declared the ICRA champion after the tie break rule was applied as Rockabill and Forty Licks both finished on the same six points.

Third overall in the nine-boat fleet was the Greystones Sailing Club Grand Soleil 40, Eleuthera on 12 points in the three-race series. 

Provisional overall results after day three and subject to protest are here

Read all the latest from the ICRA National Championships in one handy link here.

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