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UCD Return to Student Yachting World Cup (SYWoC) After Howth Win

7th April 2014
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UCD for SyWoC – Will Byrne, Sophie Murphy, Ben Fusco, Philip Doran and Simon Doran at Howth Yacht Club – Photo: Courtesy UCD Sailing Club
UCD Return to Student Yachting World Cup (SYWoC) After Howth Win

#UCD – University College Dublin (UCD) sailing team won the five race Student Yachting Nationals title in Howth at the weekend to qualify for the Student Yachting World Cup (SYWoC) in France and represent Ireland in La Rochelle later this year. 

It's more top marks for the Dublin college whose watersports clubs have already taken wins in the 2014 Sailing intervarsities in Wexford, the inaugural Kitesurfing Championships and rowing's Gannon Cup on the river Liffey. 

The team was made up of previous SYWoC sailors Philip and Simon Doran (Afloat Sailor of the Month for March), Ben Fusco and Sophie Murphy, with Will Byrne on bow.

The team are returning to La Rochelle in October to try win back the trophy first won by them in 2012.

Published in Youth Sailing Team

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