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Byrne Moves into Contention at Kinsale's Dragon Gold Cup
#dragon – Dublin's Martin Byrne is fifth overall after an action packed second day of the Brewin Dolphin sponsored Dragon Gold Cup in Kinsale gave the sixty strong fleet another tough work out as they completed race two of the…
British Lead Dragon Gold Cup & Local Challenger Lies Seventh
Dragon Gold Cup - Race One. Two Irish Yacht Club Commodores lead the home challenge at the Dragon Gold Cup in Kinsale with race one completed in a windy 20 knot south westerly breeze today. Cameron Good, Commodore of Kinsale…
Kinsale Yacht Club Commodore Wins South Coast Title
#dragon – Kinsale Yacht Club Commodore Cameron Good won the 15-boat Dragon South Coast Championships hosted by his own club in sunny conditions at the weekend. Full results below to download as a jpeg file. Five races were held over…
Craig Holds Slender Lead as Kinsale Dragons Prepare for Gold Cup
#dragon – As a signal of his intent for a home result at next week's Dragon Gold Cup Andrew Craig's 'Chimaera' crewed by Brian Mathews and Mark Pettiit holds a slender one point lead over Neil Hegarty's 'Phantom' crewed by…
Kinsale Yacht Club Gears Up For Dragon Gold Cup
#DRAGON - Following on from the recent successes of the Volvo Ocean Race in Galway and the Tall Ships Races in Dublin, Kinsale Yacht Club is set to host another major international sailing event in the Brewin Dolphin Dragon Gold…
Dragon Grand Slam Moves to Kinsale for Gold Cup Event
#dragon – This year's event saw 24 entries with a large contingent from the UK and further afield. The numbers were boosted by generous sponsorship from Brewin Dolphin and the creation of a Grand Slam comprising the Edinburgh Cup, the…
Visiting Gold Medallist Wins Irish Dragon Nationals with Race to Spare
#dragon – The local challenge for the Brewin Dolphin Irish National Dragon Championship evaporated this afternoon, the penultimate day of racing on Dublin Bay, as defending champion Martin Byrne carded a 16 and a 15. In shifty and gusty conditions…
Byrne Finds Form on Home Waters with Two Wins at Dragon Nationals
#dragon – On day 2 of the Brewin Dolphin Dragon national championships the current champion Martin Byrne found his form with two firsts and a third. The conditions were ideal with sunshine and an oscillating westerly breeze which gave ample…
Irish Dragon Fleet Champs Get off to Light Air Start on Dublin Bay
#dragon - There were light breezes for the first race of the Dragon national championships off Dun Laoghaire today. Early leader Rob Campbell, former chairman Int Dragon Association saw his substantial lead evaporate after a 30 degree shift on the…
Olympic Gold Medallists Head for Dun Laoghaire Dragon Event
#dragons – No sooner was the Dunlaoghaire waterfront cleared of ISAF Youth Worlds dinghies than it began to fill up with the classic hulls of the former Olympic class – the International Dragon. And fresh from duty on the ISAF…
Simon Brien Crowned Dragon Edinburgh Cup Champion on Home Waters
#dragon – Poor visibility on Belfast lough cut short the 2012 Edinburgh Cup regatta this morning giving Irish boats first and second overall. Britain's World Dragon Champion Lawrie Smith took third in the 45-boat fleet. The last race was cancelled…
Brien Takes Nine Point Cushion into Edinburgh Cup Decider
#dragon – A third in yesterday's race on home waters gives Simon Brien a nine point lead going into the final race of the Dragon Edinburgh Cup on Belfast lough this morning. After a shocking start where an Australian competitor,…
Belfast Trio Make Good in Day Two of Dragon Edinburgh Cup
#dragon –Belfast hosts were the top performing boat of the day as Simon Brien's IRL214 KIN, crewed by Mark Brien and David Gomes took third in race three before going on to win race four in style by leading the…
Byrne's Defence of Edinburgh Cup off to a Good Start on Belfast Lough
#dragon – Dublin's defending champion Martin Byrne scored an eighth and a third at the Edinburgh Cup yesterday to lie third overall just two points in front of the World Champion, Lawrie Smith. Top British lady helm Julia Bailey Leads…
British Woman Wins Dragon Northern Champs on Belfast Lough
#dragon – After seven incredibly tough races over three days it all went down to a tie-breaker to decide the winner of the 2012 Dragon Northern Area Championship. Sponsored by Belfast Harbour and hosted by the Royal North Of Ireland…
Dubliner Faces Strong Competition in Dragon 'Edinburgh Cup' Defence
#DRAGON – Dublin's Martin Byrne is taking on a double Olympic gold medal winner and former world champion to defend his Dragon Edinburgh Cup title in the first week of July. Byrne, the Commodore of the Royal St. George Yacht…

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