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O'Leary & Antix Crew Are Crowned 1720 European Champions

18th June 2016
The 1720 European Championships attracted a fleet of 17-boats to Dublin Bay The 1720 European Championships attracted a fleet of 17-boats to Dublin Bay Credit: Afloat.ie

Cork boats secured the top three places at the 1720 European Championships on Dublin Bay today. Anthony O'Leary and his Royal Cork Yacht Club crew on Antix reclaimed their Euro crown after a string of second place results in an eight race championships hosted by the Royal St. George Yacht Club. O'Leary beat Neil Hogan of Baltimore Sailing Club sailing Mica by a single point for the title after today's final rounds were raced as part of the National Yacht Club regatta. In third place n the 17-boat fleet was Zing, a Monkstown Bay SC entry, skippered by Padraig Byrne. Full results are downloadable below. 

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