posted on June 07, 2011 13:11
Strangford's Laura Gilmore won this weekend's Topper Ulsters sailing championships, which was hosted by Cushendall Sailing and Boating Club. Fifty boats took part in the two-day provincial sailing championships, with six races taking place over Saturday and Sunday.
Tim Brow from Ballyhome Yacht Club came second overall while Craig Campbell from the Cultra-based Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club finished in third place.
Laura Gilmore won three of the six races, also recording a second and third place finish.
Ellen McCarlie from Whitehead's County Antrim Yacht Club came first in the reduced rig 4.2 division.
Seven members of Cushendall Sailing and Boating Club took part in the races, with Owen McKinley finishing at the top of the local fleet.
Competitors from 14 clubs across the country entered the event.
Club Commodore John Lowry said: "It was great to have so many sailors competing in Red Bay this weekend. We had a mix of weather conditions and I am glad that so many competitors and their families travelled to the Glens for our event.