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Large National Yacht Club Participation at Optimist Ulsters at Malahide

22nd May 2018
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The European Optimist Team at Malahide Yacht Club which includes NYC sailors Leah Rickard, Nathan van Steenberge, Rocco Wright and  Sam Ledoux The European Optimist Team at Malahide Yacht Club which includes NYC sailors Leah Rickard, Nathan van Steenberge, Rocco Wright and  Sam Ledoux

The National Yacht Club had great success in the Optimist Ulster Championships which took place in Malahide Yacht Club last weekend writes Frieda Forde.

Twenty four sailors from the NYC – some of whom are junior members of other clubs as well – took part in this event across three fleets.

There was great NYC representation at the prizegiving with the following results:

Senior Fleet

Sam Ledoux finished 2nd place overall, Leah Rickard finished 3rd place overall and 1st Girl in the Senior Gold Fleet, Conor Gorman finished 4th place overall,  Fiachra Mc Donnell finished 5th place overall, Rian Geraghty - Mc Donnell finished 6th place overall, Luke Turvey finished 8th place overall, Hugh Turvey finished 10th place overall and Nathan van Steenberge finished 13th place overall. Lauren O’Callaghan finished in 4th place in the Senior Silver Fleet.

Junior Fleet 

Rocco Wright finished 1st place overall, Clementine van Steenberge finished 3rd place overall and Lucia Cullen finished 8th place overall.

Regatta Fleet

Ava Ennis finished 2nd place overall, Caoilinn Mc Donnell finished 3rd place overall, James Hall finished 4th place overall, Lizzie Hall finished 6th place overall, Kate Flood finished 7th place overall, Grace Gavin finished 12th place overall and Ciara O’Sullivan finished 14th place overall.
 
Two teams were also presented with their kit for forthcoming international regattas.
 
The European Team with NYC sailors Leah Rickard, Nathan van Steenberge, Rocco Wright and  Sam Ledoux.
 
The IDT Polish Team with NYC sailor Lucia Cullen

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