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Greystones Crew of McCarthy & Bracken are 'Sailors of the Month (Dinghies)' for August

2nd September 2019
GP14 Winners  - Damien Bracken (left) and Shane MacCarthy GP14 Winners - Damien Bracken (left) and Shane MacCarthy

The 2019 Irish GP 14 Nationals at Skerries in breezy August weather defied its title by having a truly international turnout, but then it was seen as a dress rehearsal for next year’s GP 14 Worlds at the same venue. The competition was ferocious, with the lineup reading like a Who’s Who of top GP 14 sailors. However, former Irish champion Shane McCarthy of Greystones Sailing Club teamed up with his old crewmate Damien Bracken, and they pulled the overall win out of the fire of red-hot racing to make them worthy winners of our dinghy title for August 2019.

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