Regional Sailing Finals 2017

The sailors of Athlone Community College won the Connacht Inter-Schools Team Racing Championship on Saturday 1st April in Carraroe, Co Galway.

The event took place in Firefly dinghies and consisted of 15 races, the team made the final which was a best of three knockout, it came down to the 3rd race, but they won in true underdog fashion.

The Athlone Community College team are now invited to compete in the National Championships in Schull, West Cork later this month.

The team was: Ben Graf, Alex Leech, Lughaidh Croasdell, Luke Groarke Donagh, Oisin Dolan, Conor Paul & Niamh Murray as reserve.

Alex and Lughaidh

Ben