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Laser Youth, Ladies & Connaught Titles Decided at Wexford Boat Club: O'Sullivan, Quinn, Hopkins, Fahy are Winners

6th July 2017
The Irish Laser Youth Championships was decided in Wexford The Irish Laser Youth Championships was decided in Wexford Photo:

North Dublin sailors were top of the fleet at the Irish Laser Youth Radial Championships at Wexford Boat Club last weekend, a fixture that clashed with the second Dinghy Fest at Royal Cork Yacht Club. The event was sailed as part of the Irish Laser Connaught Championships and it also incorporated the Irish Ladies Laser Championships. Results are downloadable below as PDF files.

In the Radial division, Conor Quinn of Rush Sailing Club beat Ewan McMahon of Howth Yacht Club by three points for the Craft Insure title. Third in the 27–boat fleet was the National Yacht Club's Loghlen Rickard.

In the 4.7 division, Dun Laoghaire under 18–sailors shared the spoils with Royal St. George Yacht Club mates Jack Fahy winning by five points from Tom Higgins. The National Yacht Club's Clare Gorman was third in a 19–boat fleet.

In the Ladies Championships, Tokyo campaigner Aoife Hopkins of Howth Yacht Club beat a nine boat fleet by 17–points to lift the title. Second was Sally Bell of Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club.

The Connaught Laser title (standard rig) was taken by Kinsale Yacht Club's Darragh O'Sullivan with Thomas Chaix of Tralee Bay Sailing Club second in the 12–boat fleet. Radial was won by Wexford's own Ronan Wallace.

Results are downloadable below as PDF files.


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