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ISORA Prepares for Viking Marine Coastal Night Race This Friday

13th August 2019
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 Jackknife - thr current ISORA 2019 series leader Jackknife - thr current ISORA 2019 series leader Photo: Afloat

ISORA offshore racing tops the offshore agenda again now summer Regattas and Championships are more or less completed writes Stephen Tudor.

ISORA has attracted 60 competitors (so far) in the 2019 series.

Top ISORA performer Rockabill VI (Paul O'Higgins) scored a great win on the final day to claim the Calves Week overall title as Afloat reported here.

Rockabill VI (Paul O'Higgins) competing in CowesRockabill VI (Paul O'Higgins) competing in Calves Week Photo: Bob Bateman

On the Welsh, side competitors were treated to fantastic racing in the IRC Welsh National Championships with 6 races completed in two days.

Injenious, a local boat, won Class 2 and the Overall title by one point to Class 1 winner, Spirit of Jacana from Carrickfergus and Dee SC who in-turn beat Triple Elf from Clyde Cruising Club on countback! The full report is available here.

Race 12 and 13 - Friday Night 16th August

The next races are the Viking Marine Coastal Night Race (12) in Dun Laoghaire and the Global Display Coastal Night Race (13) in Pwllheli both on Friday evening 16th August 2019

Race 14, 15 and Race Re-Run of Postponed Race 2 - 24th & 25th August

On Saturday 24th August we will have two coastal races - one in Ireland and the other in Wales. (Races 14 and 15)

On Sunday 25th August the postponed Global Display Race (no.2) will be raced

There is a party in Pwllheli Sailing Club on Saturday Night 24th August between the two coastal races - all welcome!

Race 16 - 7th September

The final race of the 2019 series is the High Scoring Pwllheli to Dun Laoghaire Race on 7th September. This will be the deciding race for the 2019 Championship Winner for the Wolf's Head Trophy, Class Winners and Silver Class Winner.

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