Silver in Sailing!

Posted on : September 24, 2016

On Saturday and Sunday 17th and 18th September Sligo Grammar School took part in the 41st All Ireland Inter-Schools Sailing Event at Sutton Dinghy Club, Dublin.  The two day event attracted 32 schools from around the country with 107 boats taking part.  The Sligo Grammar School team was drawn from across the school and the team members were Sarah White, Imogen Wray, Gus Bamber, Matthew White, Samuel Wray and Max Van Der Grijn. After two races on day 1 of the event, Sligo Grammar School was positioned in third place, but despite the light wind conditions on day two, the Sligo Grammar School team remained focused and sailed skilfully to finish in 2nd place overall.

The All-Ireland Inter-Schools Sailing Regatta was the culmination of a successful summer of sailing for the members of the team. Well done to our sailors on their well-deserved prize!





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