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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,…
Irish Dragon Team will Race for World Championship Honours in Weymouth
#dragon – The top Irish crews on the recently published Dragon ranking ladder will head for Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA), home of the sailing regattas of the 2012 Olympiad, for the 2013 Dragon World Championship from 5…
Byrne Tops Irish Dragon Class Rankings
#dragon – Dublin Bay's Martin Byrne leads the Irish Dragon class ranking list as the class prepares to divvy out limited places for Irish sailors intending to compete at the world and European class championships in 2013. World or European…
Byrne, Shanks & Espey Win Dragon Event with Race to Spare
#dragon – The 2012 season saved the best for last for the Irish Dragon fleet. Ten crews enjoyed moderate breezes, warm sunshine, and sparkling flat water as they competed in Lough Derg YC's Freshwater One Design Keelboat Regatta. Martin Byrne,…
Byrne Finishes Gold Cup in 11th and Top Irish, Good Wins Corinthian Title
#dragongoldcup – After six tough races there were no Irish in the top ten at the Dragon Gold Cup in Kinsale but there were three in the top 15 overall after today's final race. Top Irish trio were former Edinburgh…
Craig Aims for Top Ten Finish in Final of Dragon Gold Cup
#dragongoldcup – Dun Laoghaire's Andrew Craig took a stunning win in the penultimate race off Kinsale yesterday to be 11th overall and top Irish boat at the Dragon Gold Cup. Scroll down for video interview with Andrew Craig below. There…
Byrne Sails Back into Top Ten at Dragon Gold Cup
#dragongoldcup – The Royal St. George's Martin Byrne, Adam Winkelmann and Pedro Andrades are in ninth overall tonight after a strong race four today at the Dragon Gold Cup in Kinsale. Local challenger Cameron Good is now 13th overall and…
Good Leads Irish Dragon Hopes in Kinsale
#dragongoldcup – Kinsale Yacht Club Commodore Cameron Good is back as top Irish boat at the Dragon Gold Cup tonight after a day of snakes and ladders as the wind swung into the west at around 14-16 knots and became…

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