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Beneteau 31.7s Crown New Champions as Peter Beamish & Camira Crew Win on Dublin Bay

26th August 2018
Peter Beamish's Camira, of the Royal Irish Yacht Club, won three of six races to win the Irish title Peter Beamish's Camira, of the Royal Irish Yacht Club, won three of six races to win the Irish title Photo:

Peter Beamish and his crew on Camira have beaten defending champion Jean Mitton's Levana to win the 2018 Beneteau 31.7 National Championships at the Royal Irish Yacht Club.

Beamish, of the host club, won three of four races on Saturday to lead overnight, as reported here, but two wins from two races today by Royal St. George's Mitton closed Beamish's winning margin to just one point after discard but even though Beamish posted a 12 and a 4 in races five and six today, it was not enough to overhaul Camira overall.

Beneteau 31.7 Camira 1499Beneteau 31.7 Camira in winning form Photo:

Beneteau 31.7 spinnkers 1320The Beneteau 31.7 fleet under spinnaker Photo:

Third overall in the 11-boat fleet was Frank Heath and Ivan Schuster of the Royal Irish Yacht Club

Full results below.

Beneteau 31.7 National Championships 2018 (after six races sailed)

1 IRL2474 Camira Peter Beamish RIYC 9 1 2 1 1 12 4
2 IRL1740 Levana Jean Mitton RSGYC 10 3 3 2 3 1 1
3 IRL2004 Crazy Horse Frank Heath Ivan Schuster RIYC 22 6 8 5 7 2 2
4 IRL1565 Prospect Chris Johnston NYC 22 8 7 4 2 4 5
5 IRL8063 Indigo Joe Balfe NYC 22 10 4 8 4 3 3
6 IRL1310 After You Too Michael Blaney RSTGYC 25 2 1 6 9 7 9
7 IRL6662 Bluefin Two Michael & Bernie Bryson NYC 27 4 5 7 8 5 6
8 IRL3107 Levante John / Michael Power / Leahy NYC 36 9 6 3 6 12 12
9 IRL2970 Kernach Eoin O'Driscoll NYC 36 7 11 10 5 6 8
10 IRL5317 Fiddly Bits Bill Quigley NYC 44 11 10 9 10 8 7
11 IRL7317 Trina Milner Trina Milner RIYC 45 5 9 11 11 9 Team

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