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Optimist April/May League Won by Eoin Lyden

Eoin Lyden had a great final day in the Optimist April/May Saturday League to pip long time leader Jil McGinley by the narrowest of margins. The prize giving will be tonight (Tuesday 2nd June) after league racing. Full results are available here.

Tuesday evening racing starts this evening and sailors a number of sailors have been promoted to higher fleets following their performances in league and nationally. The new club rankings can be seen here.

Fernando arrives next week and the Optimist coaching rota will be published soon.

Eoin Lyden scored an excellent 4th and 2nd on Saturday to win the series with a point to spare over Jil McGinley. 25 sailors, including most of those chosen to represent their country at the recent trials, enjoyed ideal sailing conditions in a 10 knot south-easterly. Peter McCann won the first race from Philip Brownlow who had the best results of the day following up with a 1st in the second race.

The overall winners of the series were as follows:







Brendan Lyden 3rd Overall

Eoin Lyden 1st Overall

Jil McGinley 2nd Overall

Rebecca O’Shaughnessy


Amy Harrington

Ewan O’Keeffe

Sam McGinley

Anna Kelly


Peter McCann

Graham Smith

Maeve O’Sullivan

Charlie Breen


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