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Sailor of the Month (Olympic Award) for September for Robert Dickson & Sean Waddilove

1st October 2018
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In the groove – everything went the Gold Medal way for Robert Dickson & Sean Waddilove at the 49er Under 23 Worlds to make them Sailors of the Month (Olympic) in September In the groove – everything went the Gold Medal way for Robert Dickson & Sean Waddilove at the 49er Under 23 Worlds to make them Sailors of the Month (Olympic) in September

The Olympic 49er skiff is one of sailing’s greatest challenges, but Robert Dickson (21) of Howth and Sean Waddilove (20) of Skerries have determinedly battled their way up the class’s international performance ladder. Their total dedication was rewarded in September at the Class’s Under 23 Worlds at Marseille. There, the Mediterranean provided a wide variety of conditions, yet they suited Dickson & Waddilove every which way, and they came home with the Gold Medal, their first major win.

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