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Howth Yacht Club's Rocco Wright Takes Bronze in Meringa Cup for Optimists on Lake Garda

22nd June 2021
No sunshine, but at least we’re sailing - Rocco Wright in the Meringa Cup on Lake Garda.
No sunshine, but at least we’re sailing - Rocco Wright in the Meringa Cup on Lake Garda. Credit: Tristano Vacondio

Howth’s Optimist ace Rocco Wright has built some strong foundations towards the up-coming Optimist Worlds at Lake Garda with third overall in the weekend’s preliminary Meringa Cup, which was sailed on the waters of big championship venue. Scheduled for June 30th to July 10th, the Optimist Worlds 2021 have overcome many obstacles to be staged at all in the pandemic emergent conditions, but the fleet in a week’s time shows every sign of being representative of most of the world’s best.

Keeping things under control - Rocco Wright ensuring that IRL is up there among the Garda leaders. Photo: Tristano VacondioKeeping things under control - Rocco Wright ensuring that IRL is up there among the Garda leaders. Photo: Tristano Vacondio

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