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Justin Lucas is Afloat.ie 'Sailor of the Month' for April

1st May 2018
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Justin Lucas of Royal Cork and Tralee Bay Sailing Clubs Justin Lucas of Royal Cork and Tralee Bay Sailing Clubs Photo: Afloat.ie

A stellar international performance in the Magic Marine Easter Regatta in The Netherlands, and an overall victory in the Irish Sailing Youth Pathway Nationals in Dublin Bay in the Optimist, makes Justin Lucas of Tralee Bay SC and Royal Cork YC our “Sailor of the Month” for April.

At 14 years “Optimist age”, he is probably the youngest sailor ever to be on his own on the monthly podium. But with a good second in a ferociously competitive fleet in Dutch waters, and then maintaining his lead in the final day’s incredibly flukey conditions in Dublin Bay, young Lucas is in a class of his own.

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