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Prof O'Connell Celebrates Special Anniversary on Jump at CH Marine League

1st November 2017
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Prof O'Connell's view on board Jump on their way to victory in the 2017 RCYC League Prof O'Connell's view on board Jump on their way to victory in the 2017 RCYC League Photo: Maurice O'Connell

There was an interesting anniversary on Sunday at Royal Cork Yacht Club for Maurice 'Prof' O'Connell, the sailing professional, aboard Conor Phelan's all winning class one entry, Jump Juice. The Ker 37 won the CH Marine Autumn League with nine race wins from ten races but it wasn't this succesful teams only win on Cork Harbour waters. Far from it!

The weekend marked exactly ten years to the day for the Prof since winning the exact same event. How time flies! 

RCYC Autumn League 2007Prof O'Connell trimming the kite on Jump, on their way to victory in the 2007 RCYC League Photo: Bob Bateman

Prof took the 30–second video below as Jump gybed at the wing mark in the second race on Sunday. Nice bit of audio too!

Published in Royal Cork YC
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