In the result of the combined Youth National and ISA Pathway Championships that took place on Belfast Lough, the classes of sailing were spoiled for choice in a number of stand-out performances.
The Yacht Club Ballyholme and its strong army of 70 volunteers, delivered event with a lot of space for three course areas, and interestingly, it was between medium to very-light winds.
The under-19 year olds line-up Crowning, Ewan McMahon the world Silver medalist of the Howth Yacht club had the finest show of consistency. The Laser Radial class was won by him.
ISA development & youth manager Rory Fitzpatrick said on the occasion. “He is like the iceman – though he doesn’t win races in number, but he can be seen always at the front,”
However, for Fitzpatrick, the Laser Radials for him the big stand-out was Aaron Rodgers and Conor Quinn of Rush Sailing Club who secured the second and the third position. Read More