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GP14 Leinster Championship

Sutton DC July 23-24 - results

 

Report & Photos Andy Johnston

 

The 2016 GP14 Leinster Championships were hosted by Sutton Dinghy Club and there was a super representation from Clubs up and down the country. The  strength of the Class comes from the GP14 presence in the likes Moville, Donegal, Donaghadee, Newtownards, East Antrim, East Down, Enniskillen, RSt.GYC,  Blessington, Lough Foyle, Sligo, Greystones, Skerries, Clontarf, Mullingar, Swords and the crews being prepared to travel to events like the Leinsters. This year we also saw boats from the emerging fleets of Youghal in Cork and Cullaun in Co. Clare.

 

It was fitting that the class should be sharing this event with the Mirror Nationals as many of the current GP14 sailors began their sailing careers in this class and indeed the current GP14 fleet boasts more than its fair share of past Mirror National Champions. A number of the GP14 sailors here at the weekend were in Sutton 30 years ago when the Club last hosted the Mirror Nationals in the week of Hurricane Charley. Indeed Des McMahon (Cullaun) and Libby Tierney (Blessington) vividly remembered a race with 105 starters and only 18 finishers such were the conditions that week. With 3 Olympians and a World Champion in the GP14 Leinster Fleet this weekend in Sutton, the Mirror sailors and their parents were seriously interested in the events progress. 

 

Light & shifty winds and three different race winners on Day 1 tells only the beginning of the story. The fickle conditions meant each race was full of twists & turns with corresponding tales of woe & good fortune. Race 1 began in moderate conditions but a dramatic right shift half way up the first beat saw boats that had worked the right hand side gain handsomely. Making the most of the windshift were the McGuinness brothers John & Donal who rounded first followed by Blessington sailors Simon Cully & Libby Tierney. John & Donal comfortably held on to win race 1 from Shane MacCarthy & Damian Bracken with local GP14 legend Hugh Gill sailing with Tim Coyne taking 3rd.  Race 2 saw Keith Louden & Alan Thompson establish a commanding lead before letting victory slip from their grasp at the last moment  by sailing to the wrong finish mark. This let local pair, Alan Blay & David Johnson sneak the win from Ger Owens & Phil Lawton. Shane & Damian were 3rd with Keith & Alan realising their error and scrambling back to 4th. In race 3 Keith & Alan’s luck improved.  Ger & Phil were race leaders but as the final beat turned into a fetch initially and then a reach, the leading group of boats became becalmed leaving the rest of the fleet to hoist their spinnakers and sail past. Profiting the most from the fickle breeze, Keith & Alan took the win from Shane & Damian with Ger & Phil doing well in the end to salvage 3rd place. The fleet sailed ashore to more scones & cake and bar-b-que with a superb Thai Supper later in the evening. Sutton hospitality is a force to be reckoned with! Overnight leaders in the gold fleet were Shane & Damian despite not winning a single race. Sutton pair Katie Dwyer & Michelle Rowley led the silver fleet while Blessington sailors Matthew & Richard Street had sailed very consistently in the tricky conditions to lead the bronze fleet.

 

The tidal nature of Sutton Creek meant a 13.30 start on Sunday gave the fleet a welcome lie-in. The first race of the day saw Shane & Damian as early race leaders but as the wind died on the last beat, they were overhauled by both local pair Alan & David and Ger & Phil. Alan & David held on for their second win of the weekend with Ger & Phil notching up another 2nd. Race 5 was to provide another sting in the tail. The wind swung 90 degrees on the second lap, letting boats once again hoist spinnakers on the upwind leg and with numerous casualties and benefitters. Keith & Alan crossed the line ahead of Shane & Damian with Katie & Michelle in third. However Keith & Alan were left cursing their misfortune once again as they crossed the line to silence – an OCS putting paid to their chances of overall event victory. This meant race 5 winners were Shane & Damian with Katie & Michelle hanging on superbly to 2nd from Ger & Phil in 3rd.

 

The wind died and the prospect of a final 6th race was looking remote when the AP was hoisted a number of times. However, one more twist in the weekend’s weather saw the wind fill in and white horses suddenly appear.  OOD Scorie Walls promptly got Race 6 underway as the wind started to gust above 20 knots.  Shane & Damian established a good lead over the first lap only to capsize at the second windward mark. They were soon joined by Keith & Alan leaving Sutton Dinghy Clubs Alan & Dave to sail on to a third race win and secure 2nd overall. Shane & Damian recovered to 2nd which was sufficient to give them overall victory while the McGuinness brothers took 3rd position & 3rd place overall. 

 

In the Silver fleet, local sailors Katie Dwyer & Michelle Rowley have been sailing very quickly in their new boat and were convincing winners from Lawrence Balham & Stephen Nelson. Local youth sailor Peter Boyle continues to impress and with his old fella Stephen crewing , finished 3rd in the silver fleet. Bronze fleet winners were Greystones sailors Kevin Gillen & Norman Lee, while Jack Buttimer & Adam McDonagh kept the Youghal flag flying with 2rd overall in the bronze fleet. Fittingly on his return to Sutton, Des McMahon & Pat Biesty, newcomers to the open circuit from Cullaun Sailing Club left with 3rd in bronze fleet.

 

So to summarise, an event full of twist & turns, conditions to severely test, an OOD team that coped admirably with the GP14 and Mirror fleets and superb racing for competitors from all over the country.

Thanks to Sutton Dinghy Club for their exceptional hospitality and for organising an event to remember.

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GP14 Leinster Championship

Sutton DC July 23-24

 

With only a few weeks to go it is time to get your entries in for the 2016 GP14 Leinster's to be held at Sutton Dinghy Club on July 23-24.

 

The event is being run in tandem with the 2016 Mirror Nationals which further develops the link agreed between the 2 Classes at the AGM held in Howth before the Barbados Worlds.

 

While entry will be open on the Saturday, the Class Association and the Club would really appreciate as many pre-entries as possible to help facilitate the race office administration for both events as well as helping identify correct numbers of Safety boats.

 

With the World Sailing Laser Radial Championships running in Dublin Bay that week, safety boats and crew are already in heavy demand so getting a handle on entries as early as possible allows the Club make the appropriate arrangements.

 

There are a number boats already pre-entered including Katie Dwyer/Michelle Rowley who had a great showing at the O'Tiarnaigh and Purcell Trophy weekend. Also pre-entered is Stephen/Peter Boyle, Hugh Gill and Alan Blay/David Johnston. This reflects the pressure the Class President can exert on his own Club members to help the cause.

 

There is online booking and payment capability available for the event. You can also call (01-8392135) or email (info@sdc.ie) the Club office to submit your entry.

 

The Club are planning to hold a supper evening (circa €7-8) on Saturday 24th if there is sufficient interest. Please indicate your interest and numbers via the contact form on the booking page when entering the event.  http://sdc.ie/camping-supper-contact/

 

Sutton Dinghy Club have also confirmed availability of a secure area close by suitable for camping and less than 10 mins walk from the Club. There is also room to cater for a small number of camper vans.

Again please indicate interest on the contact form on the event entry booking page.

 

Book Online now - http://sdc.ie/2016-gp14-leinsters-entry/

 

Sat 3 races - first gun 12.45hrs

Sun 3 races - first gun 13.30hrs

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GP14 Ulster Championship EDYC

June 25-26

 

Report by Donal McGuinness

Photos by Laura McFarland

 

The members of East Down Yacht Club in Strangford  Lough welcomed  the GP14 fleet  back for the 2016 Ulster Championships on the 25th and 26th June with their enthusiastic and warm hospitality.  This was the fleet’s first return to EDYC since the Club hosted the successful World Championships in 2014.  It was good to be back.  Racing was brisk for the 22 strong teams on the first day with Race Officer Sheela Lewis pleasing every one by getting the full programme of three races and solid Olympic courses. The black flag was pulled out on a few occasions to keep manners on those pushing the line. The wind picked up in strength as the day progressed with the last race sailed in a spirited 20 knots of breeze. 

 

Shane McCarthy and Damian Bracken put in a devastating performance with three convincing wins followed by the McGuinness brothers with three second places. The thirds were shared equally between Curly Morris and LauraMcFarland, Keith Louden and Alan Thompson and the Gallagher brothers.

 

The second days racing was a little less frantic with the winds having dropped to a more relaxed 9 knots. That said, the lovely clear waters of the Lough have lots of tricky little tidal secrets that took the day for some but not all to unlock.  With three more races completed, McCarthy and Bracken held on to their first place lead to become Ulster Champions.  Louden and Thompson took second when they won the last race with the McGuinness brothers dropping to third overall.  Steven Nelson and Brenda Preston, who also won race 4 in some style, won the silver fleet. Michael Cox and Josh Porter were second in the silver fleet with Gareth and Richard Gallagher taking third.  The two Derry lads put in an impressive performance all weekend ending up 7th overall.  They were also crowned the Ulster GP Champion Youth winners. The Bronze champions were Youghal youth sailors Adrian Lee and Edward Coyne with Thomas and Paul Sexton from Sligo in second and Robson Ogg and James Ogg from Donaghadee taking third bronze.

 

Finally an impressive new trophy to mark the achievements of ace crew Andy Thompson from Larne was presented for the first time to winning crew, Damian Bracken. Andy has, over the years, notched up title after title in the GP14 and other classes and it is fitting that the GP class in Ireland recognise his unparalleled achievements. Well done Andy!

 

 

      Helm Crew Club 1 2 3 4 5 6      Tot
1 14158 G Shane McCarthy Damian Bracken Greystones SC 1 1 1 -6 1 3 7
2 14055 G Keith Louden Alan Thompson Sligo YC 4 3 4 5 -8 1 17
3 14143 G John McGuinness Donal McGuinness Moville BC 2 2 2 7 7 -11 20
4 14077 G Curly Morris Laura McFarland East Antrim BC/Newtonards SC 5 4 3 -9 5 6 23
5 13901 S Stephen Nelson Brenda Preston Donaghadee SC/N'ards 9 -10 7 1 6 2 25
6 13917 S Michael Cox Josh Porter Newtownards SC 6 7

(22

/RET)

4 3 5 25
7 14080 S Gareth Gallagher Richard Gallagher Lough Foyle YC 3 8 9 3 4 -16 27
8 13891 G Richard Street Simon Dick Blessington SC 13 11

(22/

DNF)

8 2 4 38
9 14116 S Peter Boyle Stephen Boyle Sutton Dinghy Club 8 5 5

(27/

DNC)

16 10 44
10 14040 S Bill Johnson James Johnson Lough Foyle YC -12 6 8 12 11 7 44
11 13207 B Adrian Lee Edward Coyne Youghal SC 7

(22/

RET)

10 11 10 12 50
12 13745 B Thomas Sexton Paul Sexton Sligo YC 11 9 -16 10 13 15 58
13 13955 S Simon Jeffery Alan Bell, Elaine Vogan(Sunday) East Down YC

(22/

RET)

14 11 14 14 9 62
14 13833 S John McRobert David Murphy Ballyronan Boat Club 14 17 12 -18 12 13 68
15 14192 G Alastair Duffin Andy Corkill Newtownards SC and East Down YC

(27/

DNC)

27/

DNC

27/

DNC

2 9 8 73
16 13865 B Robson Ogg James Ogg Donaghadee SC 19 16 13 16

(27/

OCS)

14 78
17 13951 S Steven Preston Ali Boyd Donaghadee SC 17 13

(22/

DNF)

15 15 18 78
18 13782 B Michael Collender Brian Walker Mullingar Sailing Club 16 18 14 13 18 -19 79
19 13910 S Brian Andrews John McArthur Newtownards SC 10 12 6

(27/

DNC)

27/

DNC

27/

DNC

82
20 14133 B Jack Buttimer Adam McDonagh Youghal SC 18 -20 15 17 17 17 84
21 11633 B David Aiken Mike Mausden Donaghadee SC

22/

RET

19 17

(27/

DNC)

19 20 97
22 13915 B Geoff Murdoch Jane Murdoch Newtownards SC 15 15

22/

RET

22/

RET

(27/

DNC)

27/

DNC

101

Coleraine 24hr race - Team GP14 win!!

18th & 19th June 2016

 

Photos & report b y Laura McFarland

 

 

Team GP14 wins the 2016 Coleraine 24hr race on the River Bann.  The team was made up of Tim Corcoran & Brendan Brogan, Keith Louden & Alan Thompson, Curly Morris & Laura McFarland, James Hockley & Ryan Louden sailing in Alan Thompson’s boat.

 

Timmy & Brendan got off the line sharply at the 2pm gun. They got 5 laps in 2hrs. Once Keith & Alan took on their shift at 4pm the wind had started to ease off and they only got 2 laps in over their 2hr shift. Curly & Laura took over at 6pm with the wind starting to get patchy in places.  They similarly put in 2 laps in 2hrs.  A few laser sailors were evidently pumping their way around the course and managed to lap all other boats when there was next to no wind.  Rule 42 was blatantly being broken.  On being hailed to cease from the GP14 and other sailors and with no sign of it stopping a protest was duly put in against a number of sailors.  The protest was heard around 1am -  yes that is the way it works in a 24hr race - with the overwhelming evidence on show the protest was upheld and 3 laser teams were docked a full lap each.

 

James & Ryan took over from Laura & Curly at 8.30pm and unfortunately had keep the boat more under anchor than sailing during their shift as the wind had disappeared and the river was following out to sea.  We were one of the few teams with an anchor.  Some others boats drifted way down stream of the course.  Some caught hold of river buoys and managed to attach themselves.  Once the flood lights were turned the junior boats were brought ashore and wouldn’t sail again until 8am.  

 

It was a long shift for most of the boats as the changeover area was upstream. James & Ryan were eventually relieved by Keith & Alan just after midnight.  The wind thankfully filled back in again just after midnight and the night shifters sailed fabulously and were managing to lap most boats – legally!!  

 

The lap penalties were not to be applied until the race finish but by 10am the GP14 team were the dominate team and continued to do so until the 2pm gun.

 

Coleraine YC presented the award to the team and thanked them for putting on a fantastic spectacle of sailing commenting on the superb boat handling skills of each team in the boat.  They more than welcome back the GP14 sailors and hope that more enter next year.

Joe Martin

 

(Photo: Joe & Joan Martin at Paul & Rosemary Rowans house in Carrickfergus May 2011)

 

The GP14 Class was saddened to hear of the recent passing of Joe Martin Hon. Treasurer and Secretary of the Irish Association between 1988 and 2001.

 

Joe first got involved with the GP14 class when he purchased ‘Vol-e-vent’ for son Paul and friend David Mc Williams in the 1970’s helping Paul to strip and repaint the boat from bare timbers.

 

As Paul had no car at the time, Joe and his wife Joan would accompany the boys to GP events, firstly towing the boat to all Irish events and over time accompanying the Paul to the GP14 Worlds in Troon 1979 and the Cape May 1983 Worlds in the US. It was while attending the Irish Events that Joan first met Rosemary Rowan and soon a great friendship developed between the Martins and the Rowans which continued long after their involvement with GP14’s. When Paul upgraded to ‘Free Energy’ in the 80’s Joe identified the ideal spot for winter storage as the CIE Bus Garage where he worked. Over time many of Joe’s colleagues  in the depot became involved in the maintenance of Free Energy and tothis day the GP14 holds a sentimental part in his colleagues hearts.

 

After sailing with Paul Rowan in Cobh and son Paul emigrating to Australia in the 80’s Joe got involved with the Irish Association at the request of Peter Hannon of Blessington Sailing Club. It was the start of a long and distinguished period serving on the Irish Association Committee. From 1988 to 1997 Joe held the positions of Hon. Treasurer and Hon. Secretary simultaneously, retaining the position of Treasurer from 1997 to 2001 and thus helping to build the Irish fleet through its peak period.  Joe had a reputation as a fantastic administrator and would arrive to all the events with his big black book for tracking the race winners and trophies. Pouncing immediately after the prize giving, the lucky winner had to sign immediately for the awarded trophies and woe betide anyone who forgot to bring their trophies back the following year! A quick look at the details in the Handbooks during this period will show that every competitors name is diligently recorded along with name of the association trophy they won.

 

Daughter Anne had been a GP crew for many years and when Paul emigrated to Australia she took the helm of Free Energy campaigning the boat on the circuit and enjoying many hours on Dublin bay with Joe during his retirement.

 

From son-in-law and GP14 sailor Will Moody:  “I met Joe in 1988 at a GP14 committee meeting in Crewe. It was not until 1997 I met my wife Anne, Joe kept her a secret.  I am sure there are many within the GP14 fleet who will miss his wise words and incredible intellect.”

 

Sadly, Joan passed away in 2015 while Joe was battling his illness.

GP14 Ulster Championship

East Down YC

June 25-26

 

Date

Warning signal

No. of races

Saturday 25th June

12:00

3

Sunday 26th June

11:00

3

 

Camping is plentiful and available on a drained, level and cut site! Many GP14s will remember their visit to EDYC for the 2014 GP14 Worlds.

Food & entertainment

Saturday night there is a BBQ – with salads etc and your choice from

Trout, Salmon, Chicken Fillet, Steak sirloin, Burger

Plus entertainment from the group - The Folkin Eejits

 

Sunday morning breakfasts

From the “Full Ulster Fry” to lesser combinations of the breakfast fare in the clubhouse.

 

Also on site will be welcoming our Drascombe Event community – who will be touring/cruising the lough in their unique classic craft.

 

More details here

http://edyc.co.uk/event/gp14-ulsters-ulster-championship-2526-june-2016/?event_date=2016-06-25

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Purcell and O'Tiarnaigh Trophys settled in Swords

The domestic season finally got underway a little later than ususal this weekend with many of the fleet waiting for boats to arrive back from Barbados after the 2016 World Championships in early April.

 

Without wanting to lose an event, the Class decided to utilise the Purcell Trophy, raced on Saturday as part of the qualifier for that unique event the Riocaird O'Tiarnaigh Trophy which concluded Sunday. Thanks to organiser and PRO Peter Smyth and his crew in Swords Sailing and Boating Club they pulled it off despite the tropical sunshine mingled and sprinkled with tropical downpours. Yes, One weekend, 2 events. Back on track.

 

The winners of the Purcell Trophy on Saturday were Shane MacCarthy and Damian Bracken (Greystones SC) from Keith Louden and Alan Thompson (Sligo YC) in 2nd and John and Donal McGuinness (Moville) in 3rd. 

 

The O'Tiarnaigh Trophy concluded with the 3 race final that included top boats from bronze, silver and the gold fleets. At the end of some great racing Shane MacCarthy and Damian Bracken took 1st. Despite being tied on points, Katie Dwyer and Michelle Rowley took 2nd ahead of Keith Louden and Alan Thompson on the basis of a race win the 3 race finale. It was also great to have Muriel O'Tiarnaigh on hand to present the trophies.

 

A big thank you to all in Swords Sailing and Boating Club for their great efforts in accomodating both events. Full results, photos and race report to follow. 

 

In addition Stephen Boyle, President of the GP14 Class Association of Ireland made a special presentation to Shane MacCarthy to mark his recent victory at the GP14 World Championships in Barbados. 

 

GP14 Purcell Championship 2016 Report

by John McGuinness

 

The Irish GP 14 fleet returned to domestic competition at the weekend after a very enjoyable World Championship in Barbados over Easter, made all the more enjoyable when we had an Irish winner in Shane McCarthy & Andy Davis.

 

The Purcell Championship hosted by Swords sailing club on Saturday 21st was sailed over four races. The first race saw our newly crowned world champion first at the weather mark and remained there for the rest of the race. With Keith Louden & Alan Thompson taking second and Hugh Gill with his new boat and new crew Simon Revill beginning to find some form in third.

 

Race 2 saw Shane & Damian round the weather mark in first followed closely by John & Donal McGuinness in second and Keith & Alan in third. On the second beat the wind shifted to right favouring the McGuinness brothers who were first to the weather mark and held it all the way to the finish. Shane & Damian took second followed by Keith & Alan in third.

 

Race 3 started with significantly less breeze than the morning races and saw the McGuinness Bros get to the weather mark first followed by Shane & Damian. With the breeze slowly dying the world champion showed his superior speed in light airs and passed John & Donal to leeward on the second reach and held the position to the finish. The McGuinness brothers were second with Richard Street & Simon Dickson in third.

 

Race 4 was sailed in a light-shifting breeze. Curley Morris & Laura McFarland lead at the weather mark with Richard Street & Simon Dickson in second followed by Shane & Damian. At the end of the of the first lap Keith & Alan were at the back end of the fleet but an inspired tack to the left at the start of the second beat paid dividend and put them in the top four at the weather mark. Next time around at the weather mark they had got themselves into second just behind Richard & Simon. With the race shortened and one leg to go it was a drag race to the finish with Keith & Alan coming out on top and finishing first with Curly & Laura in Second and Richard & Simon in third.

Shane & Damian retained the Purcell Championship with two first and a second. Keith & Alan’s dramatic comeback in the last race was enough to wrestle second place from John & Donal who finished third overall.

Katie Dwyer & Michelle Rowley took first overall in the silver closely followed by Michael Cox & Josh Porter in second and Cathal Sheridan & David Cooke taking third in the silver. Pat Savage and Linda Darby took first overall in the Bronze fleet while Bernie Grogan & Rosena Cuddy finished a credible second.

 

Thanks again to the event organisers and members at Swords Sailing and Boating Club for providing a warm welcome and great racing.

 

O'Tiarnaigh Challenge Report

by Keith Louden

 

The Riocard O'Tiarnaigh Challenge was again this year held at Swords Sailing and Boating Club on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd of May. It was sailed as a combined event with the Purcell Trophy this year due to the 2016 World championships being held in Barbados at Easter. A warm welcome was given by the club to all competitors and their friendship and hospitality was extended thought the weekend, with their incredible race management on the water and their fantastic catering ashore.

 

The results of the Purcell trophy were rolled over from the Saturday and used partly as qualifying for the Riocard O'Tiarnaigh Challenge final. A total of 7 races would be sailed for qualifying purposes with one discard to be used. After the Purcell event results were counted three shorter races with separate fleet starts were scheduled to be sailed on the Sunday morning.

 

Qualifying positions for the gold and silver fleets were wide open with a number of boats able to fill the four qualifying positions for each fleet.

 

In the first two races on the Sunday morning in the gold fleet Keith Louden and Alan Thompson took two race wins and Shane McCarthy & Damian Bracken took two second places. John & Donal McGuinness qualified in third place, this left the last place open and to be contested in the final race by three boats. Niall Henry and Ossian Geraghty took the race win and with other results going their way, they grabbed the final place. However they would later choose not to contest the final and pass on the final slot to Hugh Gill and Simon Revill.

 

The Silver fleet was just as hotly contested with the final places being decided in the final race of qualifying with Michael Cox and Josh Porter, Simon Jeffery and Alan Henry, Katie Dwyer and Michelle Rowley and Simon Cully and Richard Street all making it through.

 

The bronze fleet sailors Ian Nish and his crew Des, and Keith and Barbara Leonard who had already qualified, went out on Sunday morning to test out the conditions and get some practice in preparation for the final.

 

At lunch time the wind died away completely but when PRO Peter Smyth blew his whistle to signal end to lunch the wind duly obliged and within half an hour it had settled in to a steady force 3 in strength. However it was still shifting back and forth in direction, as it had done all weekend in preparation for the final.

 

The first race saw a great start by Katie Dwyer & Michelle Rowley and when they rounded the windward mark with a sizeable lead they could not be caught by Shane McCarthy & Damian Bracken, a result which would prove significant for the girls by the end of the day. John & Donal McGuinness crossed the line in third place.

 

Second race saw Shane McCarthy and Damian Bracken take an early lead which they would maintain to the end and with positions changing behind them Keith Louden & Alan Thompson took second and John & Donal McGuinness were third.

 

In the third and Final race points counted double which meant any number of boats could still win the event, Keith Louden & Alan Thompson led at the windward mark and held on to that lead until the final leeward mark when they were passed by Shane Mc Carthy & Damien Bracken. Keith Louden & Alan Thompson finished second and Katie Dwyer & Michelle Rowley in third.

 

This result gave Shane McCarthy & Damien Bracken the Riocard O'Tiarnaigh Challenge win, Katie Dwyer & Michelle Rowley took second in a break of tie with Keith Louden & Alan Thompson in third place.

Purcell Results 

Sail No Helm Crew Club Fleet R1 R2 R3 R4 Total
14158 Shane Mc Carthy Damien Bracken Graystones S C  Gold 1 2 1 4 4
14055 Keith Louden Alan Thompson Sligo Y C  Gold 2 3 4 1 6
14143 John Mc Guinness Donal Mc Guinness Moville Y C Gold 4 1 2 10 7
13981 Richard Street Simon Dick Blessington  S C  Gold 6 8 3 3 12
14130 Hugh Gill Simon Revill Sutton D C Gold 3 7 7 5 15
14077 Curly Morris Laura Mc Farland EABC/NSC Gold 9 5 8 2 15
13993 Niall Henry Ossian  Geraghty Sligo Y C  Gold 5 4 11 7 16
14105 Katie Dwyer Michele Rowley Sutton D C Silver 11 10 5 6 21
13917 Michael Cox Josh Porter Newtownards S C Silver 7 6 13 9 22
14074 Cathal Sheridan David Cooke Skerries Y C Silver 12 9 6 12 27
13988 Simon Jeffery Alan Henry East Down Y C  Silver 15 12 9 8 29
14116 Peter Boyle Stephen Boyle Sutton D C Silver 10 11 10 15 31
14040 Bill Johnson James Johnson Lough Foyle Y C Silver 8 13 14 14 35
14138 Simon Cully Libby Turner Blessington  S C  Silver 13 13 12 11 36
13749 Pat Savage Linda Darby Swords S C  Bronze 16 13 15 13 41
13850 Bernie Grogan Rosena Cuddy Swords S C  Bronze 17 13 16 16 45
13782 Michael Collender Brian Walker Mullingar S C  Bronze 14 13 19 19 46
13608 Keith Leonard Barbara Leonard Swords S C  Bronze 18 13 19 19 50

 

Riocard O Tiarnaigh Challenge 2016 Results 

Double points last race

Helm Crew Club Fleet  R1 R2 R 3 Total
Shane Mc Carthy Damien Bracken Graystones Gold 2 1 2 5
Katie Dwyer Michele Rowley Sutton D C Sliver 1 4 6 11
Keith Louden Alan Thompson Sligo Y C Gold 5 2 4 11
John Mc Guinness Donal Mc Guinness Moville S C  Gold 3 3 8 14
Simon Cully Libby Turner Blessington S C  Silver 7 7 10 24
Simon Jeffery Alan Henry E D YC Sliver 6 5 14 25
Hugh Gill Simon Revill Sutton D C Gold 8 6 12 26
Michael Cox Josh Porter Newtownards Y C Sliver 4 8 16 28
Ian Nish Des Mc Guigan Swords S C  Bronze 9 9 18 36
Keith Leonard Barbara Leonard Swords S C  Bronze 10 10 20 40

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GP14 dates 2016 

Date

Event

Venue

Mar 26

Worlds

Barbados

May 21-22

British Inlands

Bala

May 21-22

O'Tiarnaigh/Purcell

Swords

Jun 18-19

Coleraine 24hr Race

Coleraine

Jun 25-26

Ulsters

East Down

Jul  23-24

Leinsters/Mirror Irish

Sutton

Aug 20-26

British Nationals

Pwllheli

Aug 27-29

Irish & Masters

Skerries

Sept 24-25

Autumn & Youth

Sligo

Oct 15-16

Hot Toddy

Blessington

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