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Podium Finish For Irish Oppy Sailor At Magic Marine Easter Regatta

3rd April 2018
Optimist sailor Justin Lucas pictured last year Optimist sailor Justin Lucas pictured last year Photo: Simon McIlwaine

#Optimist - Justin Lucas of the Royal Cork and Tralee Bay placed second at the Magic Marine Easter Regatta in the Netherlands yesterday (Monday 2 April).

A long weekend of sailing on the Braassemermeer northeast of Leiden saw Lucas finish just two points behind the winner, Kerem Erkmen of Turkey, in the final tally.

The two days also saw a strong showing by fellow Team Ireland Optimist sailor Harry Twomey (Royal Cork/Crookhaven Harbour), who was second before leaving early to prepare for trials.

Johnny Flynn, of Howth Yacht Club, came into the final day in third and finished a respectable 15th.

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