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Irish Youth Sailing Team Post Top Results at Kiel Week

27th June 2015
Irish Youth Sailing Team Post Top Results at Kiel Week

#youthsailing – After three days sailing an Irish youth sailing team is sailing above expectation at Kiel Week event in Germany. The Irish juniors are psoting top results in 29er and 420 dinghies.

Although only competing for a short time in the 29er skiff dinghy, former Oppy sailors Johnny and Harry Durcan from Royal Cork Yacht Club (RCYC) have made Gold fleet after a run of top 10 results and going into the last day of sailing are lying 14th overall in a fleet of 84 boats.

In the 420 dinghy, Ireland is currently holding first and second places with Peter McCann and Harry Whitaker from RCYC are the lead followed by Douglas Elmes/O'Sullivan of Howth Yacht Club are  in second place.

Kinsale's O'Shuilleabhain/Doran and Malahide's McDowell/McDowell are not far behind and all Irish 420 entries have achieved top 10 results in the fleet of 154 420s.

Results here

Published in Youth Sailing Team

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