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Irish Squib South Coast Championship at Kinsale Yacht Club

by Dave O'Sullivan 10 Jul 09:43 BST 6-7 July 2019
Irish Squib South Coast Championship at Kinsale © Fiona Ward & John Stalney

Oh to be in Kinsale on a sunny Saturday with a breeze watching the wonderfully named Fagin, Outlaw, Slipstream, Allegro, Nimble and Kanaloa zipping around offshore marks battling like gladiators for best positions at windward and leeward, ducking and diving under the eagle eye of Race Officer Tony Small and his team aboard Destiny who got three races in... what a great first day.

Sunday turned out to be tougher for all with an overcast start followed by a sea mist later. Three races were once again sailed over a long day with boats finally alongside at 1600 with a crane awaiting to lift visitors ashore.

The nineteen boat fleet saw great competition with only four points separating first and fourth in the end after a discard.

Fagen (Royal NIYC - G. Patterson & R.Nolan) were overall winners by one point to Outlaw (Kinsale YC - I. Travers & K. O'Riordan) with Slipstream (Killyeagh YC - R. Marshall & B. Kelly) third, just ahead of Allegro (Kinsale YC - C. Dunne & F. Ward).

All agreed that it was a great test run for the Squib Nationals due to be held in Kinsale in late June 2020.

Overall Results:

PosBoat NameSail NoHelm NameCrew NameClubR1R2R3R4R5R6Pts
1stFagin100Gordon PattersonRoss NolanRNIYC1‑9216313
2ndOutlaw785Ian TraversKeith O RiordanKYC‑44422214
3rdSlipstream102Robert MarshallBrian KellyKillyleagh YC329‑141116
4thAllegro134Colm DunneFiona WardKYC‑123334417
5thNimble818Peter WallaceM WeatherstoneRNIYC‑91853522
6thKanaloa130Jack RoySuzi RoyKYC5814‑16725
7thFirecracker149Steven BridgesMatthew BoltonKillyleagh YC2558‑11929
8thVolante807Simon WatsonJordy WithersKillyleagh YC1061167‑1540
9thMucky Duck51Micheal O SuilleabhainMichael O SullivanKYC‑11761181042
10thFantome730Ronan Mac DonellCatherine WilsonHYC6‑1812710843
11thFlora643Bobby NashDave RossKYC‑1610141651156
12thNebulette98Michael BarryLiz BondKYC71315129‑1656
13thSensation523Denis CudmoreBrid CudmoreKYC8141010‑181456
14thFifty Shades42Julie SilverbergColm DalyKYC14‑1579151257
15thEspresso150Victor FuscoAlistair ChristieKYC15‑16161512664
16thFemme Fatale24Joe O ByrneRupert WestrupLDYC1311131314‑1764
17thSibu704Geraldine KieranDenis KieranKYC171217(RET)131372
18thSonata654Nigel DannGer SheeranKYC1817‑1917171887
19thBzzz Off379Frank Mc GowanRichard Callanan June Mac CabeKYC‑19191818191993

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