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Battle for Irish Foiling Moth Title as Harvey Leads Fitzpatrick by a Single Point

1st October 2017
Foiling Moths competing for Irish honours on Dublin Bay Foiling Moths competing for Irish honours on Dublin Bay Photo: Beau Outteridge/Facebook. Scroll down for video below

After five races sailed at the Moth National Championships at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire this weekend, UK visitor Ross Harvey leads the host club's own Rory Fitzpatrick for overall honours but only by a single point.

So far the 2017 Irish Moth Nationals has included a Race 'Round Dalky [sic] Island for a bit of fun!', beautifully captured by Beau Outteridge Productions below:

The fledgling Irish fleet has been boosted a number of international visitors for the weekend but not, unfortunately, the much–hyped Australian Olympic gold medalist Nathan Outteridge, who is not competing after all.

Overall results to date are below: 

Sailed: 5, Discards: 1, To count: 4, Entries: 15, Scoring system: Appendix A
Rank HelmName Club SailNo Boat R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Total Nett
1st  HLSC GBR4409 Roxette 2.0 1.0 4.0 3.0 9.0 19.0 10.0
2nd Rory Fitzpatrick NYC IRL4517 Flight of the Navigator 3.0 2.0 2.0 4.0 4.0 15.0 11.0
3rd Alex Adams CCSC GBR3980 Rollys Brownies 1.0 4.0 6.0 7.0 3.0 21.0 14.0
4th Ben Saxton RTYC GBR4483 Safty 4.0 6.0 1.0 8.0 5.0 24.0 16.0
5th Stuart Bithell HLSC GBR4310 Merlin 6.0 3.0 3.0 5.0 12.0 29.0 17.0
6th Simon Hiscocks WPNSA GBR4050 Shock Sailing 16.0 DNC 9.0 10.0 2.0 1.0 38.0 22.0
7th Neil O'Toole NYC IRL4139 WETSER 5.0 8.0 9.0 9.0 6.0 37.0 28.0
8th Ryan Seaton BYC NZL4390 Pretty in Pink 7.0 7.0 8.0 11.0 7.0 40.0 29.0
9th Adam Hyland NYC IRL 4516 Enticer69 8.0 11.0 5.0 6.0 11.0 41.0 30.0
10th Kyle Stoneham TBYC GBR4442 16.0 OCS 5.0 7.0 10.0 8.0 46.0 30.0
11th Dylan Fletcher WPNSA GBR4480 Ciara 16.0 DNC 16.0 DNC 16.0 DNC 1.0 2.0 51.0 35.0
12th Jim Devlin RStGYC IRL4097 DBS 9.0 10.0 16.0 DNC 12.0 10.0 57.0 41.0
13th Graeme Grant HYC IRL43 Voodoo 10.0 16.0 DNC 11.0 13.0 13.0 63.0 47.0
14th Stephen Oram NYC IRL4391 Funky Ford Cortina 11.0 12.0 12.0 14.0 14.0 63.0 49.0
15th Mat McGovern BYC 4139 Fixed Bad Dolfin 16.0 DNC 16.0 DNC 16.0 DNC 15.0 16.0 DNF 79.0 63.0

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