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Light Wind Expert Lawrie Smith Wins Kinsale Hosted Irish Dragon Nationals
#dragonsailing – Lawrie Smith showed his mettle to take the 2014 Irish Dragon Nationals at Kinsale YC today writes Claire Bateman. Britian's Smith with crew Adam Bowers and Jack Wilson and sailing under the Burgee of the Glandore Harbour Yacht Club won today's…
Lack of Wind Scrubs Dragon Racing off Kinsale
#dragon – The second day of the Irish Dragon nationals at Kinsale in County Cork has been scrubbed due to lack of wind. Racing is scheduled to start an hour earlier tomorrow  at 11am.
Lawrie Smith Returns to Kinsale for Irish Dragon Keelboat Champs
#dragons – On driving to Kinsale yesterday to photograph the 2014 Irish Dragon Nationals it was a miserable outlook with the rain thundering down in quantities not experienced for some months writes Claire Bateman. Even while waiting around in Kinsale…
#dragon – Race officer was Barry O'Neill, who ran six great races in perfect Dragon conditions - 12-15 knots, and calm sea with all but short waves. With windward leeward courses around 1 hour, three races were sailed on Saturday and…
Hoj-Jensen Leads Dragon World Championship 2013
Weymouth finally showed herself at her best for day three of the Gazprom International Dragon World Championship where the fleet enjoyed two stunning races, races two and three of the eight race series. Sole Irish trio competing Garry Treacy, Don…
Dragon Title Goes to Royal St. George Yacht 'Phantom' on Dublin Bay Home Waters
#dragon – Peter Bowring's Phantom was the winner of the ten-boat Irish Dragon nationals at the Royal Irish Yacht Club at the weekend. Second was Royal North's Simon Brien with Bowring's Royal St. George club mate Andrew Craig third in Chimaera.…
Dragon Lead Held By Royal St.George Yacht Phantom
#dragon – Phantom skipered Peter Bowring holds a one point lead over Martin Byrne after day two of the Irish Dragon National Championships hosted by the Royal Irish Yacht Club at Dun Laoghaire writes Aidan Tarbett. Andrew Craig's Chimera lies…
Dragon National Championships, Royal Irish YC, Dun Laoghaire
#dragon – The Dragon keelboat National Championships at the Royal Irish Yacht Club will be held from Thursday 8th – Sunday 11th August 2013, a change from an earlier venue due to lack of numbers. The Notice of Race and entry form…
Dragon Championships Forced to Tack Due to 'Lack of Numbers'
#dragon – The Irish Dragon class has been unable to commit to 'more than a handful of boats' travelling to Bangor in County Down for the 2013 Irish National Championships in August. As a result, the class has been forced in…
All Change at Dragon Edinburgh Cup in Weymouth
It was all change on day three of the 2013 Dragon Edinburgh Cup supported by Aberdeen Asset Management in Weymouth, where today's fifth race brought high tension on the race course and the introduction of the discard. As a result…
Diederichs, Beadsworth & Lea Wins Dragon South Coasts
The International Dragon fleet's weeklong festival of sailing in Weymouth got off to a great, if slightly delayed, start today with the South Coast Championship. Originally scheduled to be sailed over two days, strong winds on Sunday had forced the…
Dragon World Championships Steer a Course for Weymouth
#dragon – Next week sees the Dragon Fleet descend on the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy for the Dragon South Coast Championship on the 23 and 24 June, immediately followed by the Edinburgh Cup. Many teams will be using…
Craig Tops Dragons at Dublin Bay East Coast Event
#dragon – Royal St. George yacht Chimaera skippered by Andrew Craig was the winner of the weekend's East Coast Dragon Championship on Dublin Bay staged by the Royal Irish Yacht Club. There were 12 entries with six races sailed and one discard. Scroll…
Dragons Announce World Championship Plans for Weymouth, UK
#dragon – The Notice of Race has been published and online entry is now open for the 2013 Dragon World Championship to be hosted by the Portland and Weymouth Sailing Academy from 5 to 13 September 2013. The event is…
Danish Dragon Crew Lead at Euro Event, Cascais Portugal
#dragon – Denmark's Jorgen Schonherr/Jan Eli Gravad/Peter Blakskaer, "African Queen" is the first leader of the Cascais Dragon BMW European Championship 2013, which started yesterday in the Bay of Cascais. 62 Dragons from 16 countries were at the start for…
Dragon Keelboat Class Announce New DBSC Sunday Olympic Racing & 2013 Fixtures
#dragon – The Irish Dragon class are kicking off the new season with a new Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Sunday Olympic Racing schedule. There are eight (8) DBSC Sunday Olympic racing events planned over the course of the season,…

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