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Top Ten Scores Boost Irish ISAF Youth Sailors In Cyprus

18th July 2013
Top Ten Scores Boost Irish ISAF Youth Sailors In Cyprus

#ISAF – A couple of top ten individual race results scored at yesterday's ISAF World Youth Sailing Championships has boosted an Irish team in the closing stages of the competition in Cyprus.

The Irish youth sailing team of five boys and three girls are competing in a massive fleet of 351 sailors across three different classes, sailing 2-3 races per day until tomorrow's final races.

In the Laser Radial dinghy, Robbie Gilmore (Strangford Lough Yacht Club) lies 23rd from 56 after eight races sailed and in the Girls division Sarah Eames (Ballyholme Yacht Club) scored the Irish highlight of the week with a third to put her in 22nd place from a fleet of 40.

In the 420 dinghy, Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove (Howth Yacht Club) scored an eighth in race seven yesterday and are 14th from 31 after eight and in the Girls 420 Cliodhna Ni Shuilleabhain (Kinsale Yacht Club) and Jill McGinley (Royal Cork Yacht Club) are 20th from 27.

In the 29er Skiff, Sean and Tadgh Donnelly (National Yacht Club), racing in their second youth worlds event, lie 26th from 28.

Published in Youth Sailing Team

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