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Racing in the Fireball Irish Nationals and Pre-Worlds starts today at Lough Derg

by Cormac Bradley 18 Aug 10:23 BST 18-26 August 2022

This morning in Lough Derg we have grey skies and low cloud on the County Clare side of the water. A briefing is scheduled for 10:30 from Race Officer Con Murphy (IRO) who arrived on site this morning.

Racing in the Irish Nationals which will double up as the Pre-Worlds is down for a 12 noon start, with three races on the agenda.

The Australians, Heather McFarlane & Chris Payne arrived yesterday and took to the water as soon as they could, not having seen their boat for close to three years.

Yesterday, 45 boats went through the measurement process with some very favourable comments on the speed and efficiency with which this process was carried out.

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