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National Yacht Club's Gorman & Doorly Lead Flying Fifteens at Ballyholme

19th May 2018
David Gorman and Chris Doorly lead overight David Gorman and Chris Doorly lead overight Photo: Afloat.ie

Former Irish Flying Fifteen champions David Gorman and Chris Doorly lead a 20-boat East Coast Championships at Ballyholme Yacht Club today.

The National Yacht Club pairing is two points ahead of Strangford Lough's Roger Chamberlain and Charlie Horder.

Third after three one hour races over triangular courses is another Strangford pair Brian McKee and John Gibson. 

Results are downloadable below.

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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