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Windsurfing’s Youth Nationals At Downings This Weekend

19th July 2017
Downings Beach in Co Donegal will host its annual windsurfing even this weekend Downings Beach in Co Donegal will host its annual windsurfing even this weekend Photo: Blue Flag Ireland

#Windsurfing - Ireland’s windsurfing community will take over Downings in Co Donegal this coming weekend (22-23 July) for the 2017 Irish National Youth Championships.

The Blue Flag beach in the Donegal Gaeltacht has hosted a windsurfing competition each July since 1982, but this year is going national with its inaugural titles for girls and boys from under-sixes to under-18s.

Six main fleets – novice, gold, silver, longboards, konas and kiddies — will be hitting the surf after registration starts on the beach at 9am this Saturday 22 July.

The prizegiving ceremony will also take place on Downings beach from 4.30pm on Sunday 23 July.

For more see the event’s Facebook page HERE.

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MacDara Conroy

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