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J109 'Mojito' Retains the Hendrick Ryan Royal Dee Offshore Championship 2019

17th July 2019
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Peter Dunlop and Vicky Cox with the crew of “Mojito” and RDYC Commodore Charlie Jones Peter Dunlop and Vicky Cox with the crew of “Mojito” and RDYC Commodore Charlie Jones Photo: VDLR

35 boats took part in the Hendrick Ryan Royal Dee Offshore Championship 2019 that took place over two weekends and over 5 races. The championship included the ISORA Offshore from Douglas IOM to Dun Laoghaire on Sunday the 7th July and the four Offshore races of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta. The series was decided on points from the five results with no discards. The ISORA race had a weighting of 1.2. The High Point scoring system was used.

At the end of the series, J109, “Mojito” (Peter Dunlop and Vicky Cox), from Pwllheli, the current Championship holders, just regained the title, but only by 0.4 of a point over 428 points. Another J109, “Jetstream”, Nigel Ingram from Holyhead took second place. Paul O’Higgins from the Royal Irish in his JPK10.8, “Rockabill VI” took third place.
“Rockabill VI” took Class 0 Overall with “Mojito” taking Class 1 Overall. Lindsay Casey’s J97, “Windjammer” took Class 2 Overall.

rockabill ISORAPaul O’Higgins with the crew of “Rockabill VI” and RDYC Commodore Charlie Jones Photo: VDLR

The race winners were:
Race 1 – “Jackknife” – Andrew Hall
Race 2 – “Mermaid IV” – Seamus Fitzpatrick
Race 3 - “Mermaid IV” – Seamus Fitzpatrick
Race 4 – “Mojito” – Peter Dunlop & Vicky Cox
Race 5 - “Mermaid IV” – Seamus Fitzpatrick.

seamus FitzpatrickSeamus Fitzpatrick (right) of “Mermaid” with RDYC Commodore Charlie Jones Photo: VDLR

Prizes were presented as part of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta prize giving and they were presented by the Royal Dee Yacht Club Commodore, Charlie Jones.

Full results can be found here

Published in ISORA, J109, Volvo Regatta

 

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