Menu

Ireland's sailing, boating & maritime magazine

In association with ISA Logo Irish Sailing

Dillon & Coleman Win Cork's River Lee Invitational Match Race

31st March 2014
1517 Views
dillon and coleman 1720
Overall winner Laura Dillon of Howth (white hull) leads a one on one match race on the river Lee. Photo Bob Bateman. Scroll down for more event photos below.
Dillon & Coleman Win Cork's River Lee Invitational Match Race

#matchracing – Laura Dillon sailing with Olympic helmswoman Maria Coleman were the winners of the Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) hosted Invitational Match Racing event in aid of the Nathan Kirwan Trust in the heart of the Cork city on the River Lee.

Six teams competed including University College Cork, University Limerick, Cork Institute of Technology and Baltimore and Howth Ladies all battling it. The event was raced in 1720 Sportsboats with a crew of 5 per boat.

Published in Match Racing
Afloat.ie Team

About The Author

Afloat.ie Team

Email The Author

Afloat.ie is Ireland's dedicated marine journalism team.

Have you got a story for our reporters? Email us here.

We've got a favour to ask

More people are reading Afloat.ie than ever thanks to the power of the internet but we're in stormy seas because advertising revenues across the media are falling fast. Unlike many news sites, we haven’t put up a paywall because we want to keep our marine journalism open.

Afloat.ie is Ireland's only full–time marine journalism team and it takes time, money and hard work to produce our content.

So you can see why we need to ask for your help.

If everyone chipped in, we can enhance our coverage and our future would be more secure. You can help us through a small donation. Thank you.

Direct Donation to Afloat button

Featured Sailing School

INSS sidebutton

Featured Clubs

DBSC
Howth Yacht Club
Kinsale Yacht Club
National Yacht Club
Royal Cork Yacht Club
Royal Irish Yacht club
Royal Saint George Yacht Club

Featured Brokers

mgm sidebutton
bjmarine sidebutton
xyachts sidebutton

Featured Associations

ISA sidebutton
ICRA
isora sidebutton

Featured Events

tokyo sidebutton
sovscup sidebutton
vdlr sidebutton

Featured Chandleries

CHMarine Afloat logo
viking sidebutton

Featured Sailmakers

northsails sidebutton
uksails sidebutton

Featured Marinas

dlmarina sidebutton

Featured Blogs

W M Nixon - Sailing on Saturday
podcast sidebutton
BSB sidebutton
sellingboat sidebutton

Please show your support for Afloat by donating