Donal McClement

Port Officer Service Award - 2015

Donal McClement has been the Port Officer for Crosshaven, Ireland for more than 20 years. He is an extremely experienced sailor having crossed the Atlantic over a dozen times. He also skippered the winning yacht in it's class in the ill fated 1979 Fastnet Race. As the manager of the Crosshaven Boatyard and Brokerage, he shared his experience and knowledge with visiting yachtsmen and locals alike. He has just retired and OCC offers thanks for his many years of service.

Donal talking about the 1979 Fastnet Race :