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Connemara Flying Fifteen Pair Lead Southern Championship at Dunmore East

13th August 2022
1988 and 1992 Olympian Peter Kennedy from Strangford Lough is lying third overnight at the Southern Championship at Dunmore East
1988 and 1992 Olympian Peter Kennedy from Strangford Lough is lying third overnight at the the Southern Championship at Dunmore East

The Flying Fifteen fleet completed three races in light conditions in Dunmore East, County Waterford today for their Southern Championships, together with the 420 dinghy fleet.

Thirteen boats are contesting the Championships, with three boats from Northern Ireland, three from the host club, and six from Dun Laoghaire.

However, the solitary visitor from Connemara is setting the regatta alight.

Niall and Ronan O'Brien are sitting with 2 bullets and a fourth this evening in their recently purchased 4092.

Stuart Harrison & Connor Brennan are second, counting a 4, 1, 3, while third overall is Peter Kennedy and Peter Chamberlain (2, 6, 2).

Best of the Dun Laoghaire fleet is Niall Meagher and Keith Poole in fourth, just ahead of Peter Murphy and Ciara Mulvey.

Race Results

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Cormac Bradley

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Dublin Bay Fireballer Cormac Bradley was appointed Rear Commodore of the International Fireball Class in 2017. He is a regular dinghy and one design correspondent on

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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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