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Royal Cork's Dave Kenefick in Top Eight at Moth Europeans

31st May 2019
Dave Kenefick leads Irish hopes at the Moth Euros in Portugal Dave Kenefick leads Irish hopes at the Moth Euros in Portugal Photo: Martina Orsini/Moth Class

After four races sailed on day two at the International Moth Championships in Portugal at Clube de Vela de Lagos Royal Cork Yacht Club's Dave Kenefick is top of three Irish sailors competing in the 47-boat fleet in eighth place overall.

The National Yacht Club's Rory Fitzpatrick is 11th and Cian Byrne is 37th.

Overall, Francesco Bruni of Italy has a 10 point lead. Bruni (1,1,2,1) has 5 points after four races and leads from Britain's David Hivey (2,3,9,2) on 16 points and Ross Harvey (13,4,7,3) on 27 points.

Brad Funk of the USA started well with a 3 and 2, and a win in race 3, but then failed to finish race 4, which places him down in 14th place until the first discard kicks in.

Results are here.

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