The 5th Annual Sponsored Sail on Saturday was a great success in quite challenging conditions with 30 junior sailors taking part raising much needed funds for SDC Juniors.
For those who have not heard of this event, the kids sail from Sutton Dinghy Club up through Sutton Creek, around end of Bull Island and then all the way to a Club boat moored outside Pat Murphy’s Dinghy Supplies. Continuing around the moored boat the kids sail all the way back to the Club finishing line. Depending on the wind it can be a sail of 8-10k!
On the water, 1st boat back and a new holders of the trophy was Oisin and Saoirse Kelly. Darragh Kelly was 2nd in a laser with Abbey Kinsella the first Optimist to complete the course.
Great to see the local Coast Guard drop in. They have been supporters since the start and do a fantastic job in the local area. A very big thank you to all our sponsors. The goody bags were sponsored by Country Market in Howth and the food by Kanoodle went down a treat.
There were prizes from Dinghy Supplies, Craftinsure, Curra Dinghy and the Jelly Bean Factory. The afternoon was completed with with live music and family fun at the Clubhouse. As always a great effort from our volunteers, parents and young sailors on the day and especially to our event organiser Mandy Kelly. Check out Ron Mahers photos on our Facebook page.
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