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Strong Winds & Multihulls Get Ready to Rock Dun Laoghaire

21st June 2013
Strong Winds & Multihulls Get Ready to Rock Dun Laoghaire

#rdp13 – Winds gusting to 30 knots will ensure tomorrow's multihull racing as part of the inshore racing of the Route des Princes series will be a spectacular affair off Dun Laoghaire.

From 2pm, the nine boat French fleet of MOD70's, Multi 50's and Ultimates will compete in the first races of the inshore series off Dun Laoghaire in Scotsman's Bay in the south of Dublin Bay.

The course area (pictured above) is from Dun Laoghaire's East Pier to Dalkey Island, a distance of 1.8 miles close to well known local landmarks at Sandycove and the Forty Foot bathing spot.

Three races will be sailed. Racing is due to be finished by 1700hrs.

The prize giving for Leg 2, from Lisbon to Dun Laoghaire is at 1830hrs.

Published in Route des Princes
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