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Leinster Optimist Honours Go To Howth Yacht Club's Harry Bell

15th May 2016
Optimist dinghy competitors return to Dun Laoghaire Harbour after today's Leinster Championship conclusion at the Royal St. George YC Optimist dinghy competitors return to Dun Laoghaire Harbour after today's Leinster Championship conclusion at the Royal St. George YC Photo: Afloat.ie

A combined fleet of 148 Optimist dinghies racing in Senior, Junior and Regatta fleets competed for Leinster Championships honours at the Royal St. George Yacht Club at the weekend. Senior honours in a 48–boat fleet went to 15–year–old Harry Bell of Howth Yacht Club who was four points clear of Micheal O'Suilleabhain of Kinsale Yacht Club. Third was Alfonso Moreno Perez of Royal Cork Yacht Club. Six races were sailed with one discard. In the junior fleet, 12–year–old Michael Crosbie of Royal Cork Yacht Club was the winner in the 43–boat fleet. Local sailor Jessica Riordan of the host club was the regatta winner in her 41–boat fleet. 

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