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Harry Durcan of Cork is “Sailor of the Month” for March

1st April 2022
Taking up where he left off – Harry Durcan was SoM March 2019 for skippering the winning CIT team in the IUSA Keelboat Nats
Taking up where he left off – Harry Durcan was SoM March 2019 for skippering the winning CIT team in the IUSA Keelboat Nats

A rose is still a rose by any other name, but though Cork Institute of Technology is now Munster Technological University, its team keelboat sailing skipper is still Harry Durcan of Crosshaven.

And at the weekend he showed he’d lost none of the zip which had CIT as the Keelboat Champs racing J/80s at Howth back in March 2019, as they’ve done exactly the same thing again under the MTU moniker with the resumption of close-up sailing in March 2022. The margin after 18 races was 12 points over UCD, and while his crew of Ronan Cournane, Mark Murphy, Morgan McKnight and Charlie Moloney had something to do with it, one name has to go on the title, and that’s Harry Durcan.

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