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Rian Geraghty–McDonnell Leads Optimist Nationals at Royal Irish Yacht Club

19th August 2017
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The RIYC Optimist Nationals Fleet prepare to launch on Day two The RIYC Optimist Nationals Fleet prepare to launch on Day two Photo: Facebook

After six races sailed in blustery conditons off Dun Laoghaire, Rian Geraghty–McDonnell leads the 64-boat senior fleet from the National Yacht Club's Leah Rickard by three points.

Third, after one discard, at the Royal Irish Yacht Club hosted event is Royal Cork's Harry Pritchard.

Racing continues this morning

SENIOR – TOP FIVE

1st IRL 1588 Rian Geraghty-McDonnell Other M 14 Senior Main Gold 1 (25) 10 1 5 1 18
2nd IRL 1564 Leah Rickard NYC F 14 Senior Main Gold (22) 9 1 7 4 2 23
3rd IRL 1581 Harry Pritchard RCYC M 14 Senior Main Gold 3 6 (16) 8 9 5 31
4th IRL 1580 Justin Lucas RCYC M 13 Senior Main Gold 4 14 (24) 3 2 14 37
5th IRL 1475 Conor Gorman NYC M 14 Senior Main Gold 10 4 (15) 13 7 3 37

JUNIOR – TOP FIVE

1st IRL 1579 Johnny Flynn HYC M 12 Junior Main Gold 1 1 1 (9) 2 2 7
2nd IRL 1460 Luke Turvey HYC M 12 Junior Main Gold 2 2 (3) 2 1 1 8
3rd GBR 6398 Jamie Gatehouse Other M 0 Junior Main Gold (37) 4 5 13 6 3 31
4th GBR 6180 Megan Farrer Other F 12 Junior Main Gold 6 8 15 6 3 (34) 38
5th GBR 6312 Jamie Wilkinson Other M 12 Junior Main Gold (19) 12 11 1 9 6 39

REGATTA – TOP FIVE

Harvey Matthews 1st IRL 1554 Regatta KYC 9 M 7 6 1 1 15
Oisin Kelly 2nd IRL 1055 Regatta Other 10 M 3 3 7 2 15
Charlie Venner 3rd IRL 1467 Regatta RCYC 11 M 4 4 4 6 18
Tristan Farrer 4th GBR 5178 Regatta Other 10 M 1 1 9 9 20
Des Turvey 5th IRL 14601 Regatta HYC 9 M 2 5 5 12 24 

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