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Kinsale's O'Sullivan Leads Laser Connachts at Royal Cork Yacht Club (Photo Gallery Here)

16th June 2018
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Testing conditions for the Laser Connacht fleet off Cuskinny in Cork Harbour. Scroll down for photo gallery below Testing conditions for the Laser Connacht fleet off Cuskinny in Cork Harbour. Scroll down for photo gallery below Photo: Bob Bateman

Munster sailors are in control of the 14-boat Standard Rig fleet after three races sailed on the first day of the Irish Laser Connacht Championships 2018 at Royal Cork Yacht Club. Kinsale Yacht Club's Darragh O'Sullivan leads the host club's Nick Walsh in second overall with club mate Johnny Durcan in third place. Download provisional results below.

See our Laser Connacht Photo Gallery by Bob Bateman below

Medium to strong westerly breezes greeted the 65 Lasers from over 30 clubs around the country across three fleets – 4.7’s, Radial and Standard Rigs for the Championships in Cork Harbour this weekend. Racing is taking place on the
Eastern Bank in Cork Harbour  between Aghada and Cuskinny.

In the Radial Division, Howth Yacht Club's Jamie McMahon leads the 23-boat fleet but only just. The Dublin youth, who so narrowly missed out on overall honours in the youth championships in March, is on the same eight points as RCYC's Chris Bateman. Third is Waterford Harbour's Geoff Power. Download provisional results below.

In the 4.7 fleet, the biggest fleet of the weekend is led by James Delaney of Lough Ree. Second is Cathal O'Regan of RCYC with Alanna Coakley of Royal St. George third. Download provisional results below.

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