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Rocco Wright is October’s Junior Sailor of the Month

4th November 2019
Going for it – Rocco Wright revelling in good sailing in the Optimist North Americans in October, in which he placed 2nd overall. Going for it – Rocco Wright revelling in good sailing in the Optimist North Americans in October, in which he placed 2nd overall.

Optimist ace Rocco Wright of Howth found it was tough at the top when the 185-strong 11-nation fleet gathered at his home port for the Irish Open Nationals in August. After he’d won the first race, he was a marked man, and had to be content with fourth overall by the finish. But back in July, he’d taken 10th overall in the Worlds, and then in October, he notched second overall in the North Americans, giving him Ireland’s best international performance in 2019.

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