The Irish Bic Sport Cup Finals took place last week in Oysterhaven Activity

Centre Co.Cork. The competition now in its third year consisted of 3 events

held in Galway, Dublin and Cork. 35 competitors battled it out for the junior

and youth titles throughout the year.

The competition allows kids from 8 years to compete. The U-17, U-15 and U-12

fleets use Bic Technos while the U-19 fleet is an open fleet, allowing the use

of formula gear.

Once again Bic Sport Irl. Provided 12 Bic Technos to be used throughout the

season. National Coach Jeff Cochrane was on hand to teach the sailors. Cathal

Kavanagh (Rusheen Bay Windsurfing) set up the competition in 1999 to encourage

younger people to compete. The success of the competition was evident at this

year's Formula Youth World Championships where a team of six Irish lads took


2001 Results


1. Daniel Hanberry

2. Danny Mulryan

3. Nathan Connolly

U-19 Formula

1. Maurice Owens

2. Daniel Hanberry

3. Danny Mulryan

U-17 Formula

1. Nathan Connolly

2. Greg Hanberry

3. Gwilym Williams

1st Techno Joe Gallagher

Ladies Techno

1. Aoife Reid

2. Ailbhe McDermott

U-15 Techno

1. Nigel Plummer

U-12 Techno

1. Ronan McGuire