Finn Lynch’s hard graft helps him cruise back to sailing World Championships

A silver medallist at the international sailing event in 2021, the Carlow sailor is feeling positive about this year’s competition

Finn Lynch competes during day one of the Paris 2024 sailing test event at Marseille Marina, France, on July 9. Picture: Lloyd Images/Getty

Years of hard work and perseverance are starting to pay off for Ireland sailor Finn Lynch.

The 27-year-old Carlow man has experienced the highs and lows in a sport which is on the rise in Ireland – and with the Paris Olympics just 12 months away, Lynch has high hopes for the year ahead.

Lynch’s progress has been stellar since his first World Championship in 2014, where he finished 114th. Fast forward seven years and ...