The H.S.C. Championship Committee are extremely excited to announce that David Lovegrove has agreed to officiate their 2017 Squib National Championships.
Sailing Experience: David took up sailing at the age of seven on a small dam just outside Nairobi, Kenya. During the following ten years he sailed Cadets, Fireflys, Enterprises and 505’s. When his family returned to Ireland, he joined Sutton Dinghy Club where he sailed IDRA 14′ and Fireballs. While in TCD he was a member of the sailing team that won the British Universities team racing championship on three occasions. He was Captain of the TCD team and was awarded a Trinity Pink for sailing. In the Fireball class, he won the Irish Championships and was fourth in the World Championship in France. He later moved to the Squib class, where he also won the Irish Championships. Due to pressure from his daughters he then moved to the Puppeteer, which he still owns, winning the Irish Championships on numerous occasions. He is a former Board member of the ISA and has been a member of the Race Management Advisory Group for over 20 years. He is a former Commodore of Howth Yacht Club and is an International Race Officer.
Recent PRO Duties
2010 Etchells World Championships
2011 BMW J24 European Championships
2012 Star European Championships
2012 Youth World Championships
2013 BMW J24 World Championships
2014 Optimist European Championships
2015 Squib Nationals