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World Sailing Championship in Dún Laoghaire could generate €2.5M for the local economy

13. 04. 2016

It was announced yesterday that KBC Bank Ireland will have title sponsorship of the ‘Laser Radial Youth and Men’s World Championships 2016’.

This will be the first time the World Sailing Championship will be hosted by Ireland and supported by KBC Bank.

The ‘KBC Laser Radial Worlds’ are being hosted by The Royal St. George Yacht Club and Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company, supported by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council and Failte Ireland.  Ireland follows in the footsteps of Canada in 2015 and Poland in 2014 to host this prestigious event.

It will be held in Dun Laoghaire harbour from 23rd to 30th July 2016.  Up to 400 competitors from more than 35 nations will compete in the World Championship series supported by over 1,000 supporters and volunteers from the local area.

The event is expected to generate approximately €2.5m for the local economy.

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