2016 Europeans - Caolan & Alexander win overall

Two teenagers sailing a GRP Mirror heeled over

After ten races sailed at the Mirror European Championships, Lough Ree YC pairing Caolan Croasdell & Alexander Farrell won with two bullets on the final day. Mel and Sophie Collins of hosts Royal Cork Yacht Club were second on 22 points with another RCYC pairing of Rory and Oisin MacAllister third on 25 points. Sarah White & Eoghan Duffy from Sligo YC took the Ladies prize & 6th overall.

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Charter Boats

Mirror Dinghy rounding a windward mark and hoisting spinnaker

Winder Boats have kindly agreed to suppy a minimum of 3 Charter boats for the 2017 GUL Mirror Worlds & UK Nationals. They will be Winder's Championship Specification boats with RYA measurement certificates. Details in this letter from Winder Boats, the one charter fee covers both UK Nationals & Worlds. I understand (March 2017) that all three boats have now been taken. Winder won't build any more unless they can sell some of the Charter Boats to new owners (i.e. for delivery after the Worlds). To discuss/arrange Winder Charter boats, please contact Winder Boats directly.

Charles Ainsworth This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. of IBI Sailing Ltd, www.racingdinghies.co.uk  Tel: +44 (0) 1243 513002 is offering at least one Winder (used), with sails if necessary, for charter. £1000 without sails, or £1100 with sails. To discuss/arrange IBI charter boats, please contact Charles directly.

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2016 Mirror Europeans at the Royal Cork YC, Ireland

Mirror dinghies racing in Cork harbour

John McGonigle, President of the International Mirror Association of Ireland tells me the event will be hosted by the Royal Cork Yacht Club

The address is Royal Cork Yacht Club, Lower road, Crosshaven, County Cork This is the oldest yacht club in the world and is located in a magnificent sailing area.

The program of events is as follows:

Measuring and warm up races

7th August                           Measuring

8th August                           Measuring and warm up races

Mirror European Championship

9th to 12th August

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