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Tough Royal Cork Race Leaves MG335 'Magnet' Dismasted

24th November 2019
Kieran O'Brien's MG335 Magnet was dismasted in today's RCYC Winter League Race Kieran O'Brien's MG335 Magnet was dismasted in today's RCYC Winter League Race Photo: Bob Bateman

Today's fourth race of the O'Leary Winter League at Royal Cork Yacht Club was not for the faint-hearted writes Bob Bateman.

Strong wind over tide produced testing conditions in Cork Harbour that led to the dismasting of Kieran O’Brien's MG335 Magnet. O'Brien now lies third in the White Sail division after counting a retiral from today's race.

Shelly D (Michael Murphy) had a block collapse that also led to their retiral from the White Sail Division.

RCYC OLeary league1Anthony O Leary's modified 1720 Antix leads the IRC SPIN division overall

RCYC OLeary league1Annamarie and Denis Murphy's Grand Soleil 40 Nieulargo is lying second in the IRC Spinnaker Division

RCYC OLeary league1Richard Leonard's Bolero, Bandit

RCYC OLeary league1Mike Ryder's Freya, a Dehler 37

RCYC OLeary league1The fleet at Royal Cork Marina

Full results here

Published in Royal Cork YC

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