Cinzano wins Round Ireland Race

Thirty year old boat pummels the modern Rib

The five leg Round Ireland Race was won on Saturday by Marcus Hendricks rom Germany alongside his British throttleman, Eric Smiley, aboard Cinzano.

The pair virtually dominated the event from the start to finish winning every leg against what was thought to have been much stronger competition. A disappointing entry of only six boats set off from Galway on Monday on the 145 mile leg to Killybegs but it was obvious