Things were looking good for Team Ireland when they got into final 16 of the World Championships from 62 countries.
Following three days of fleet racing Ireland was seeded 40th out of 48 teams that qualified for the Team Racing World Championships.
The Irish team comprised Justin Lucas, Harry Twomey, Leah Rickard, Alana Coakley and Charlie Cullen.
After a long day on the water at Royal Varuna Yacht Club, Team Ireland, under Captain Harry Twomey secured a place in the final 16. An amazing achievement, for an Irish Team to qualify for the second round in the Team Racing World Championships.