by and large vary in age from ten to fifteen years. Five
teams (with four sailors on each team) were formed and in
the end it was team ‘Iron Ore’ that were out right winners
(Douglas Elmes, James Spillane, Lucy Donworth & James McCann).
a magnificent perpetual team trophy which was especially
commissioned for the event. Special thanks also to club member
and UCC student, Robin O’Mahony, along with fellow UCC
students, Peter Bermingham and Ian McDonald who briefed,
umpired and debriefed the sailors around the rules of team racing.
Their time competing with UCC sailing club was invaluable in
imparting the required skills.
Linda O Keeffe
Optimist Class Captain