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Irish Laser National Championships cancelled

by Niamh Murphy 19 Aug 08:47 BST 20-23 August 2020
Racing at the 2019 Irish Sailing Youth Nationals, held at the Royal Cork Yacht Club © David Branigan / Oceansport

The Irish Laser National Championships, hosted by the Royal Cork Yacht Club, and the Irish Laser 4.7 National Championships hosted by Monkstown Bay SC, have been cancelled.

Both organising clubs, along with the Irish Laser Association and Irish Sailing have given careful consideration to both public health guidelines and also the impending Storm Ellen due to hit Ireland on Thursday and Friday.

Notwithstanding the ability for the event to run behind closed doors under the revised guidelines, the combination of that, the weather alert impacting sailing on Thursday and Friday and the number of people travelling, it was decided to cancel the event in the best interest of competitors, officials and everyone involved.

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