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Royal St. George Yacht Club Youth Sailor Wins British & Open Optimist Title

8th August 2016
Royal St. George's Tom Higgins was the winner of the British Optimist Open Title Royal St. George's Tom Higgins was the winner of the British Optimist Open Title Photo: Optimist class

Tom Higgins of the Royal St. George Yacht Club was the winner of the British Optimist Open Championships with a huge margin of 24–points in a fleet of 89 boats at Largs in Scotland at the weekend.

The Dun Laoghaire helmsman topped an International flewet with Australian Blake Wilson second, Hong Kong's Duncan Gregor third. It wasn't the only Irish success either with junior winners too. The focus of the Optimist season now moves to Lough Derg next week for the Irish championships at Lough Derg Yacht Club.

Senior results are downloadable below. 

Published in Optimist

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