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Tricky First Laser Dinghy Day for the Howth Frostbites

5th November 2018
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Tricky First Laser Dinghy Day for the Howth Frostbites

The first two races of the Howth Yacht Club Frostbites were held in beautifully mild but tricky conditions, with a 6-10 knot Southerly clocking right all morning. The key discussion point in the dinghy pen before racing was ‘hat or not’ as those new to Frostbite racing wondered what all the fuss was about.

Ronan Wallace set out his stall for the event with two race wins in the Standard Rig Fleet, with Dan O’Connell putting him under pressure throughout. Tom Fox of Rush Sailing Club won both races in the Radial Fleet.

Live trackers were used for the first time which will add hugely to the enjoyment of the event, but hopefully also add some useful data for the keen sailors! Full coverage of both races are available in the attached tracker link here

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Dave Quinn

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David is a keen Laser sailor, having previously sailed an SB20 and a number of IRC Cruiser Racers.

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