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Sailor of the Month August 2018: Ross Kearney of Royal North of Ireland YC

4th September 2018
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Ross & Jane Kearney on their way to winning the Irish GP 14 Nats at Sligo on August 20th Ross & Jane Kearney on their way to winning the Irish GP 14 Nats at Sligo on August 20th Photo: David Wray

Silver Medal in 117-boat fleet for GP 14 Worlds in England at beginning of August, then new Irish GP 14 National Champion at Sligo (crewed by wife Jane) later in same month. Ross was formerly a professional sailor as a sailmaker. But he escaped the marine industry grind at least two years ago, and is now properly Corinthian and looking forward to a place in the All-Irelands on Lough Ree in October.

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