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Justin Lucas Is A Flyer At Dutch Optimist Qualifier

5th April 2019
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Justin Lucas of the Royal Cork and Tralee Bay Sailing Clubs Justin Lucas of the Royal Cork and Tralee Bay Sailing Clubs Photo: Afloat.ie

Optimist talent Justin Lucas scored three wins out of eight races on his way to a convincing victory at the Optimist Club Netherlands selection event last weekend.

Last year’s Sailor of the Month for April, who sails out of the Royal Cork and Tralee Bay, was part of a small Irish contingent at Heeg along with his brother Emmet Lucas, who finished 83rd, and Alana Twomey who placed 21st.

The result completed a big weekend for Irish Oppy prospects as James Dwyer Matthews and Luke Turvey took two podium spots at the British Spring Opens in Lymington, as previously reported on Afloat.ie.

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