Success for HYC crews at end of season RS Feva regatta in Greystones
Author: Chris Howard Posted on: 30/8/11 Print Version

Photos by Chris Howard

HYC sailors (L-R) Ben Colwell, Nicky Delamer, David Johnston,
Louise Flynn Byrne, Conor Howard, Neil Howard
Three HYC crews together with crews from the Dun Laoghiare clubs travelled to Greystones for the two day end of season regatta on 27th & 28th August.

David Johnston and Louise Flynn Byrne continued their excellent season with three firsts and two seconds to secure another regatta win. New crew parings of Nicky Delamer and Neil Howard put in tremendous performance with two race wins, a second and a third securing fourth place in the gold fleet. Neil Howard also collected the under 11 prize. Conor Howard and Ben Colwell sailing in the first regatta together came home in second place in the silver fleet.
Prizes presented by Greystones Commodore, Simon Herriott.

David Johnston & Louise Flynn Byrne
receiving 1st prize

Conor Howard & Ben Colwell
receiving 2nd prize
Saturday provided to be a challenging day for all competitors and the race managing team in shifty and blustery conditions. While Saturday was overcast, the sun shone on Sunday and the remaining three of the seven race series was completed in near perfect conditions.

Overall results

David Johnston & Louise Flynn Byrne; HYC 10 points
Stephen Judge & Patrick Riordan; RStGYC. 22 points
Harry Johnson & James Hickey; RIYC 23 points
Nicky Delamer & Neil Howard; HYC 25 points