The Irish tricolour featured very high on the results board at last weekend's IOCA Volvo Gill, Optimist British Spring Championships at Royal Lymington Yacht Club.
Ireland's winning weekend of sailing saw nine sailors in the top 20. The Irish Team took home seconnd place Luke Turvey (HYC & NYC), 3rd place Harry Twomey (RCYC & CHSC), 4th place Johnny Flynn (HYC/ Rsatgyc), 6th James Dwyer Mathews (RCYC/KYC), 9th Hugh Turvey (HYC & NYC), 10th Rocco Wright (HYC/NYC), 11th Justin Lucas (RCYC/TBSC), 15th Michael Crosbie (RCYC) and 20th Patrick Bruen (RCYC).
Rocco Wright also took home the Best Junior Sailor trophy and Alana Twomey (RCYC & CHSC) was 2nd Junior girl at the event
The Irish sailors were supported by Thomas Chaix and Dara O’Shea
Tim Lucas, IODAI President said “It was a wonderful weekend for Irish sailing and a great display of our upcoming talent. It was also great to see our sailors having fun and making new friends with all the British Sailors both on and off the water.”
See the full results here