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Sienna Wright of Howth is a Junior “Sailor of the Month” for July

3rd August 2023
Bringing it home….Sienna Wright adding to her silver collection in Poland
Bringing it home….Sienna Wright adding to her silver collection in Poland

Steadily rising star Sienna Wright from Howth recorded a formidable tally in the Under 17 Division in the ILCA 6s at two major regattas in Poland during July.

The Youth Worlds early in the month saw her take the silver in the U17s, and then in the third week, the Youth Worlds of the class (formerly the Laser Radials) saw her record her second international silver, again in the U17s.

The summer which eluded Ireland during July was generally very present in Poland, and her comment that it provided sailing which was “Quite tricky, very shifty conditions, long hours, but in the end, it was a good result” well illustrates the kind of resilience and dedication which is required of Ireland’s young talent at this level. This international success will add an extra edge to the ILCA Nationals 2023 at Wright’s home club of Howth from August 18th to 20th. Team

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