J24 Southern Championships

There was a great buzz around the club for the J24 Southern Championships. What a great weekend of racing! Congratulations to overall winners HEAD CASE from Howth Yacht Club.

The results are as follows:

GOLD FLEET: 1st Headcase (HYC), 2nd Stouche (FYC), 3rd Janx Spirit (TBSC). SILVER FLEET: 1st Jasper U/25 (FYC), 2nd Gala Racing (RWYC), 3rd Gossip (SYC). UNDER 25s: Jasper (FYC).

John Paul Buckley, Commodore, thanked everybody who travelled to Foynes for the event. He gave special thanks to OOD Derek Bothwell for a great weekend of racing, Mark Usher, President of the J24 Sailing Association, for all his help, William Cussen, BCS, for the use of his Crane, Padraig Kelly for the use of Mweeloon as Committee Boat, all volunteers on the water and ashore, and Ronan Keane and James McCormack for pushing the project on the Point to be completed in time for the event.

All in all, a very enjoyable event! Looking forward to the Nationals which are being held Sligo Yacht Club in August.