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Conor Phelan's Jump Juice from the Royal Cork YC is a confirmed entry for the inaugural Wave Regatta in Howth on the June Bank Holiday weekend. - photo © David Branigan / Oceansport
Conor Phelan's Jump Juice from the Royal Cork YC is a confirmed entry for the inaugural Wave Regatta in Howth on the June Bank Holiday weekend. - photo © David Branigan / Oceansport

June Bank Holiday Wave Regatta

As the stream of entries for the inaugural Wave Regatta continues to build, Jamie McWilliam’s Signal 8 from the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club has been confirmed for the three-day series in Howth. The Ker 40 is one of four high-profile entries received over the past week.

Also entered is Conor Phelan’s Jump Juice from the Royal Cork YC, Paul O’Higgins Rockabill VI and Ronan Harris on Jigamaree, the first of the Dublin Bay J109 fleet to enter from the Royal Irish YC.

An early-bird discount scheme is in operation until and a further incentive is a fortnightly free-entry draw. The Wave Regatta organisers have a range of accommodation options available in addition to a special morning ferry service on each day of racing from Dun Laoghaire direct to Howth.

Jamie McWilliam's Signal8 from the Royal Hong Kong YC is a confirmed entry for the inaugural Wave Regatta in Howth on the June Bank Holiday weekend © David Branigan / Oceansport

Jamie McWilliam’s Signal8 from the Royal Hong Kong YC is a confirmed entry for the inaugural Wave Regatta in Howth on the June Bank Holiday weekend © David Branigan / Oceansport

“The Wave Regatta concept aims to deliver the best racing afloat and an unforgettable hospitality experience ashore so we’re very pleased that these top crews will be competing in our inaugural year,” said Brian Turvey, Wave Regatta Organising Chairman. “This is going to be an unmissable event!”

The Wave Regatta offers competitors a choice between a three-day series from Friday to Sunday or a single day event that is the traditional Lambay Race fixture.

by Howth Yacht Club

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