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ISA Youth Nationals Ballyholme 2017

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmailISA Youth Nationals Ballyholme 2017 Topper Report The Isa Youth Nationals took place in Ballyholme last weekend.The Event was hosted from Thursday the 20th April to Sunday the 23rd April. Each evening there was a talk by one of Ireland’s leading sailors/coaches – on Wednesday – Bill O’Hara, Thursday – Annalise Murphy, Friday – Olympian Matt McGovern d Saturday – Ross Killian and Russel McGovern. Four NYC sailors competed in the Topper event. Natasha Hemeryck, Jack Hall, Deirdre Turner and Caoimhe Byrne. There were 32 competitors and 7 races in total. There were a mix of conditions the most wind with gusts of up to 25knots on the Friday, very light airs on Saturday and a bit more breeze on Sunday. All the sailors sailed very well in both challenging and frustrating conditions. Congratulations to Natasha Hemeryck who finished in 9th place. Many thanks to Paul Michel Le Doux for his great photographs of the Event. The next topper traveller is this weekend in Rush.