Race 7 – KONA Offshore Perpetual Trophy Race. – “Ruth” retains her Trophy.

The weather forecast was depressing for the 2014 KONA Offshore Perpetual Trophy Race on Saturday 26th July from Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli. The only conversation during the pre-race get together in the NYC on the previous evening was “how can any boat manage to get to Pwllheli with that forecast???” The ISORA Sailing Committee decided after extensive deliberations to shorten the course to go direct to Pwllheli.

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