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Bronze Medal for O'Connor's Royal St. George 'Sinbin' Crew at SB20 Europeans

2nd September 2018
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Royal Irish Yacht Club Commodore Joe Costello with SB20 Euro bronze medalists Ed Cook, Davy Taylor and Michael O'Connor Royal Irish Yacht Club Commodore Joe Costello with SB20 Euro bronze medalists Ed Cook, Davy Taylor and Michael O'Connor Photo: SB20 Class/Anna Zykova

A final race win for Royal St. George's Michael O'Connor, the 2017 SB20 Corinthian World Champion, allowed him to produce the goods again for Ireland, this time on home waters, by taking third overall at the SB20 European Championships 2018 sailed at the Royal Irish Yacht Club

O'Connor, sailing with Davy Taylor and Edward Cook, finished 20–points off the lead after ten races sailed and two discards on Saturday.

O'Connor was one of three Irish boats in the top ten of the 47-boat fleet that was dominated by the Russian Vis sailing team entry of Artem Basalkin, Timur Sabirzianov and Alexander Mikhailov of Saint-Petersburg. In eighth place was Marty O'Leary sailing 'Broomsticks' and in tenth overall was Stefan Hyde's 'Bád' team. 

Full results here

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