West Cork Dragons & Squibs Race from Glandore to Castletownshend – Afloat

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As you may know !

While Kinsale Yacht Club cruisers boats were racing around the Kowloon Bridge Buoy and the club also staged the Squib south coast championships, another West Cork Yacht Club was staging a Glandore Harbour race for Dragons and Squibs to Castletownshend.
11 Dragons and 11 Squibs sailed in the annual race in ideal sailing conditions of 10 to 12 knot breezes last Saturday.
In the Dragon fleet, Sonata, in her first major event since being relaunched by her new owners this week, was the winner, ahead of Aphrodite second and War Baby in third. 
Trojan was the first Squib home followed by Tequilla Chaser in second and Kingfisher in third place.
Fergus of Mary Ann’s Bar in Castletownsend provided bottles of wine for the prizewinners.
Diarmuid O’Donovan of Glenmar Shellfish donated lobsters for the winning boats in the race back to Glandore. The first Dragon was Aphrodite, the first Squib was again Trojan,

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