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Kish Race 2019 First Gun Postponed Til 10.55 on Sunday

19th September 2019
The Kish Race is postponed this Sunday til first gun at 10.55 to facilitate the Rugby The Kish Race is postponed this Sunday til first gun at 10.55 to facilitate the Rugby Credit: Afloat

While last year it was the threat of a gale warning decreased numbers, this year, it is an unfortunate clash with the opening Irish match at the Rugby World Cup. Accordingly, the DMYC has postponed the first gun to 10.55 this Sunday to allow sailors to see the bulk of the game and still have time to enjoy competing in the Annual DMYC Kish Race.

In the event the breeze is not as strong as last year, the organisers may use a shorter course length, to ensure a good duration of a sail, for the last major race of the year, despite the later start time.

The event is designed to attract recreation and cruiser sailors as well as the regular racing community.

The DMYC looks forward to welcoming all sailors to the prize giving and Après Sail after their voyage.

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Neil Colin

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Neil Colin

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Dun Laoghaire Sailor Neil Colin is a Fireball and Flying Fifteen helmsman. As DMYC Rear Commodore he is the organiser of events such as the club's annual Dinghy Frostbite Series and September's Kish Race.

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