National Yacht Club and Dun Laoghaire Flying Fifteens announced the Mitsubishi Motors Ireland 2015 Flying Fifteen Championships of Ireland.

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmail  F15-Nationals-launchThe National Yacht Club and Dun Laoghaire Flying Fifteen Fleet has announced Mitsubishi Motors Ireland as the event partner and principal sponsors of this year’s Flying Fifteen Championships of Ireland that will be held next week-end 11 – 13 September in the National Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire. Pictured left (fromLeft to right) – Keith Poole (President FFAI), Larry Power (Commodore NYC), Joe Harvey (Grace & Harvey) & Ronan Beirne (Class Captain DLFFF) With over 30 boats from various parts of Ireland such as Strangford, Whiterock, Killyleagh, Portaferry, East Antrim, Dunmore East, etc. as well as some UK visitors expected to take part, in what is the last major FFAI event of the season, seven races for gold, silver and bronze fleets are scheduled over the three days under the watchful eye of International Race Officer Jack Roy. UK visitor Charles Apthorp sailing with Alan Green will be favourites after their fifth placing at the recent World Championships in France. Current National champions Andrew McCleery & Colin Dougan from Killyleagh as well as former champions Dave Gorman & Chris Doorly from the local club will be hoping to give them a run for their money. The local Dun Laoghaire FF Committee under the command of Class Captain Ronan Beirne along with NYC Officers/Sailing Manager have been organising the event with one of the ‘off the water’ highlights being a visit to the Maritime Museum on the Friday evening. Download the NOR here: ffcoi2015nor Online entry (payment at registration in the Race Office please) is now open here: Click here to enter Results: Flying Fifteen National Championships 2015 after day 1