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ISORA Fleet Look Set for Another Light Wind Long Offshore Race (Tracker Here!)

7th August 2020
Chris and Patanne Smith's J122 Aurelia from the Royal St George Yacht Club Chris and Patanne Smith's J122 Aurelia from the Royal St George Yacht Club Photo: Afloat

Saturday's ISORA long offshore race from Dun Laoghaire to Dun Laoghaire is expected to be 80 miles in length but with light winds forecast the expected 16-boat Dublin Bay fleet will not know the course until shortly before the 8 am start time.

Winds are forecast to be northerly and only five knots in strength presenting the race committee with a challenge to set a course off the Dublin coast.

It won't be the only light air challenge this season either with last Saturday's 50-mile racing turning inside out and allowing smaller boats to take the lead. It was a scenario that allowed ISORA debutante A Plus to take a race win in the 11-boat fleet that included ISORA champion Rockabill VI of the Royal Irish Yacht Club.

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