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J109 Sets Course Record in Big Turnout for DMYC Kish Race

25th September 2016
The J109 Jalapeno set a course record in reaching the Kish lighthouse in 51 minutes in today's DMYC race from Dun Laoghaire The J109 Jalapeno set a course record in reaching the Kish lighthouse in 51 minutes in today's DMYC race from Dun Laoghaire Photo: Afloat.ie

Today's winner of the DMYC Kish race from Dun Laoghaire harbour reached the lighthouse on the edge of Dublin Bay in approximately 51–minutes. The J109 Jalapeno may have completed what organisers believe is a course record in the blustery westerly conditions that prevailed. A full photo gallery is here.

On the return leg, a squall blew through the course with 30–plus knots recroded, resulting in 14 boats retiring.

The 41–boat fleet included a wide variety of craft, including many cruisers who never normally race, according to race organisers, Olivier Prouveur and Neil Colin.

Results are below as a PDF file. Photo gallery is here.

 

Published in DMYC

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