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Royal Cork Yacht Club Autumn League Prizegiving Photos!

28th October 2019
The Jones family were the overall winners of IRC one at the Autumn League in their J109 Jelly Baby. Scroll down for photo gallery The Jones family were the overall winners of IRC one at the Autumn League in their J109 Jelly Baby. Scroll down for photo gallery Photo: Bob Bateman

A light air race brought proceedings to a close on the water in Cork Harbour yesterday at the Royal Cork Yacht Club's Horgan's Quay Cork Autumn Series writes Bob Bateman.

Denis Murphy's Grand Soleil 40 Nieulargo topped a six-boat Class Zero fleet. Conor Phelan's Ker 37 Jump Juice was second. 

In eight boat Class One IRC, there was big change at the top after the final race as Kinsale's Elan 333 Artful Dodger (Finbarr O'Regan) lost out to the Jones family J109 Jelly Baby who took the overall prize. Third was Paul Tingle's Alpaca.

Denis Byrne's Trapper T250 Cracker from Royal Cork Yacht Club who was on the same 11 points going into the final race as the Cove Sailing Club Sonar, No Half Measures skippered by Ewan O'Keeffe had it all to do in the final race to take the lead. Byrne took the advantage and won eight boat class two IRC. O'Keeffe was second and third was Ian Hickey's Cavatina. 

Prizegiving photos by Bob Bateman are below and race action photos from this month's league are in one handy link here. Full results are here.

 DSC2473A packed clubhouse for the Autumn Series prizegiving

 DSC2473RCYC Admiral Pat Farnan DSC2473Rear Admiral Keelboats Kieran O'Connell DSC2473Aidan Heffernan, Indulgence, 3rd WS1 Echo DSC2473Harry Ellis, Mazu, 2nd WS1 Echo DSC2473Mike McCarthy, Jolastan,1st WS1 DSC2473Denis Ellis, Mazu, 1st WS1 IRC DSC2473Harry Durcan, T Bone, 1720 2nd

 DSC2473Anthony O’Leary, Antix,1720 1st DSC2473Ewan O’Keefe, Spi 2 Echo and Spi2 Irc winner

 DSC2473Denis Byrne, Cracker, Spi2 IRC and Echo 2nd
 DSC2473Paul Tingle, Alpaca, Spi 1 Echo

 DSC2473Mary Jones, 3rd IRC Spi 1

 DSC2473James Fegan who received Prize on behalf of Denis and Annamarie Murphy Nieulargo 1st IRC and echo DSC2473Conor O’Donovan Memorial trophy, 1st in both IRC and Echo, Kieran O’Brien, Magnet DSC2473Vinny O’Shea memorial Trophy Presentation was by Darragh Connelly on behalf of family and was accepted by Michael McCann.Denis and Annamarie Murphy are in Japan

Published in Royal Cork YC

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