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Dragon Irish South Coast Championship

Maurice O'Connell

Dragon Irish South Coast Champs - Phantom

14 boats (more than the Nationals!) competed for the Dragon Irish South Coast Championship in beautiful Glandore in West Cork over the final weekend in August.

Racing was incredibly tight with a tie-break for 1st overall and third overall.

Newly-crowned Irish champions "Phantom" won the tie-break for the event with their score of 1,1,3,3 vs. the "Jaguar" team's 1,2,2,3.
Dragon Irish South Coast Champs - Jaguar

Great to see the bold Robin "Henno" Hennessy back in action racing "Aphrodite" built in 1992 - 3rd overall.

North Sails powered boats took the top five places overall.

1. Phantom Neil Hegarty, David Williams, Arthur Mehigan - 8 pts *
2. Jaguar Martin Byrne, Adam Winkelmann, Maurice "Prof." O'Connell - 8 pts
3. Aphrodite - Robin Henessy, Peter Wilson, Johnny Wolfe - 11pts*
4. Chimaera - Andrew Craig, Brian Matthews, Mark Pettit - 11pts
5. Little Fella - Cameron Good, Harry Lewis, Simon Furney - 18pts
*denotes partial inventory