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Flying Fifteen East Coast Title Goes to National Champions

6th October 2013
Flying Fifteen East Coast Title Goes to National Champions

#Flyingfifteen – Irish national Flying Fifteen champions Ian Mathews and Keith Poole outwitted visiting former world champion Charles Apthorp to win a tightly fought East Coast championships on Dublin Bay this afternoon. Only one point separated the top three boats in a five race Kia motors sponsored series managed by London 2012 race officer Jack Roy.

The 35–boat fleet series enjoyed a range of light to medium winds for the season closer at the National Yacht Club.

Its the second championship win for Mathews and Poole who took the national title in Waterford a month ago.

Full results downloadable below as a jpeg file.

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Flying Fifteen - At A Glance

Overall Length 20 ft6.1 m

Waterline Length 15 ft4.6 m

Mast Height 22 ft 6 in6.86 m

Sail Area 150 sq ft14 sqm

Spinnaker Area 140 sq ft13 sqm

Hull Weight 300 lb136 kg

Keel Weight 400 lb169 kg

Minimum Weight 685 lb305 kg

Racing Crew Two

Ideal Crew Range 18 - 28 st145 - 185 kg

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