NYC at the 2013 Connacht Optimist Championships

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmailNYC-Sailing-Logo2Charlie Cullen, Clare Gorman, Natasha Hemeryck, Hugh O’Connor, Luke Rickard & Leah Rickard all traveled to Galway Bay Sailing Club on the weekend of October 5th/6th  to represent the NYC at the 2013 Connacht Optimist Championships. The sailing was super and the kids got in 6 races over two days in the beautiful setting of Galway Bay. NYC sailors won 4 of the 6 Junior Races – Clare taking the gun in races 2, 3 and 6; and Luke getting the bullet in race 5. Clare finished 2nd overall, Luke 5th, Charlie 6th, and Hugh, Natasha and Leah sailed admirably and very bravely in the 7 foot swells. The Junior event was won by Chris Bateman (RCYC) and the Senior event was won by Alix Buckley (SSC).