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It was a one, two overall for the J109 design in this weekend's Kinsale Yacht Club SCORA Fastnet Race.
Royal Cork yacht Jelly Baby claimed a victory in a corrected time of 21 hours: 13 minutes: 26 seconds from the host club's Artful Dodger (Finbarr O'Regan) on 21: 24: 34 corrected in a race that was shortened due to light winds.
The defending champion Nieulargo, a Grand Soleil 40, finished third on a corrected time of 21: 36: 02
Artful DodJer (IRL1713) from Kinsale Yacht Club skippered by Finbarr O'Regan Photo: Bob Bateman
As Afloat reported yesterday, after a well-timed postponement the nine-boat Kinsale Yacht Club SCORA Fastnet Race got away in a great breeze at 10 am on Saturday morning for its annual offshore race.
Royal Cork's Nieulargo (IRL2129) skippered by Denis Murphy Photo: Bob Bateman
The fleet, sponsored by UK Sailmakers Ireland, rounded the much closer Kowloon Bridge south cardinal buoy instead of the Fastnet rock.
Full results are here
Bob Bateman's Kinsale/SCORA Fastnet Race Photo Gallery
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