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Eve McMahon is Sailor of the Month (Junior) for July

1st August 2019
Eve McMahon on her way to the U17 World title in Canada Eve McMahon on her way to the U17 World title in Canada Photo: ILCA

The Laser Radial Youth World Championship at Kingston, Ontario in Canada was something special as Laser designer Bruce Kirby, the man who transformed the world’s solo dinghy sailing, is Canadian. But it was also something special for Eve McMahon of the renowned Howth sailing family, as she was simply flying. Although under 17, at one stage in the open racing she was headed for Silver in the open U19 division as well.

And while at the end on July 31st she’d to be content with the Bronze in the open section, she was winner of the World U17 title to add yet another major trophy to the already enormous McMahon family collection of international and national sailing awards.

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