The Inaugural Invitational Series was raced today as the first series of races in ACCBank Cork Week.  This Series was held in association with the ISA Sailfleet Programme.  Competitors raced in 8 identical one design keelboats – J80`s.

The Principal Race Officer was Peter Crowley with Geoff Myburgh and David Lees acting as on the water umpires.  Briefing was held at 930 hrs and first gun was at 1130 hrs.  All Competitors were delighted with the three races sailed as conditions proved to be extremely challenging given major wind shifts.  The Race Officer did a great job in difficult conditions. 

Overall Results

3rd Place   Killian Collins, Royal Cork Yacht Club Member and member of the Irish Olympic Sailing Team in 2004.

2nd Place  Peter O`Leary, Royal Cork Yacht Club Member who has just flown back from Beijing where he is training for the upcoming Olympics in the STAR Class.

1st Place   Combined Team of Dave Hudson from Cape Town, South Africa and Rory McWhirr from Glasgow, Scotland.

For complete results click here