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Byrne Retains Irish Dragon Title at Kinsale
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Martin Byrne retained his title as National Dragon Champion in Kinsale last weekend, adding to his Edinburgh Cup victory last month in Abersoch writes Tim Pearson. Byrne, with crew Adam Winkelmann and Pedro Andrades, was pushed hard by Jay Bourke…
Royal St. George Trio Win Dragon Edinburgh Cup
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Royal St. George Commodore Martin Byrne lifted the Dragon Edinburgh Cup in Abersoch, North Wales tonight after a three way last battle for victory went the Dun Laoghaire crew's way in emphatic style. The current Irish champions won the pivotal…
Byrne Lies One Point off Lead as Last Race to be Edinburgh Cup Decider
Dragon
After today's fifth race Mikhail Muratov and Klaus Diederichs (with Peter O'Leary and David Burrows crewing) are tied on 16 points for the lead at the 2011 Edinburgh Cup supported by Aberdeen Asset Management. Dun Laoghaire Combination of Martin Byrne…
Collision Costs Byrne but Sorensen Improves at Dragon Edinburgh Cup
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Royal St. George Commodore Martin Byrne's day got off to a tricky start on the second day of the 2011 Dragon Edinburgh Cup yesterday when he and his crew Pedro Andrade and Adam Winkelmann found themselves close to colliding with…
Byrne Second, O'Leary and Burrows third at Dragon Edinburgh Cup
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Irish crews are to the fore - inlcuding a new crew combination at the Dragon Edinburgh cup – the British national championships – in Abersoch this week. Irish National champion (and Royal St.George YC Commodore) Martin Byrne lies second overall…
Kinsale Trio Take Dragon East Coasts
Dragon
A strong, unstable and blustery airflow produced exciting, and at times marginal racing conditions at the week end for the East Coast Dragon Championship hosted by the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. Despite Race Officer Jack Roy's skill and patience only…
Ireland's Dragon Team ends World Championships in Top Half
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Dun Laoghaire trio Andrew Craig, Mark Pettit and Brian Mathews finished in the top half of the 70-boat Melbourne based Dragon World Championships at Port Philip yesterday after a six race series of predominantly light winds. Hopes of bettering Ireland's…
Dun Laoghaire Dragon Trio are 29th in Melbourne
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After three races in the Dragon World Championships in Melbourne, Australia, Dun Laoghaire trio Andrew Craig, Mark Pettit and Brian Mathews are 29th overall counting a 19, 36 and 28 in the 70-boat fleet. The event is being led by…
Dun Laoghaire Trio Stay Mid-Fleet at Dragon Worlds
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Andrew Craig, Brian Mathews and Mark Pettit sailing Chimaera have posted a 36th to add to their 19th at the Dragon World Championships in Melbourne yesterday. The second windward leeward race of the series was sailed in six to eight…
Craig Opens Dragon Worlds with 19th
Dragon
Andrew Craig, Mark Pettit and Brian Mathews have opened their account at the 2011 Dragon world Championships in Melbourne, Australia with a 19th place. The early leaders of the regatta are a legendary British trio Lawrie Smith, Ossie Stewart and…
Kinsale Dragon Photos HERE!
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Kinsale Dragon Photos HERE!

13th September 2010
A great event for the Dragon class in Kinsale rounded off the 2010 season at the weekend. Photos afloat and from the prizegiving by Bob Bateman are HERE
Craig Lifts South Coast Dragon Title
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Andrew Craig is the 2010 Irish Dragon South Coast Champion following a tight conest at Kinsale Yacht Club over the weekend. Principal Race Officer John Godkin completed the final two races of the Championship. Race 1 was sailed in conditions that were…
All Left to Play for at Dragon South Coasts (Photos here!)
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Conditions were perfect on the second day of the Irish Dragon South Coast Championship in Kinsale yesterday. The sun shone as the fleet departed the marina in a building westerly breeze. By the start of the first race it had built to…
Craig Takes the Lead in Kinsale
Dragon
The Dragon South Coast Championships has a new leader in Kinsale. Andrew Craig's Chimaera now leads Martin Byrne's Jaguar, both are from the Royal St. George in Dun Laoghaire. Local Cameron Good's Little Fella is third. Results following today's two…
Ideal Conditions for Dragon South Coasts (Photos Here!)
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Martin Byrne's Jaguar (IRL201) has won the opening two races of the Irish Dragon South Coast Championship being held in Kinsale. Photos by Bob Bateman Below. Racing conditions were ideal with a steady 16 knot breeze from the south west, though the…
Byrne Takes the Lead in Kinsale
Dragon
National Champion Martin Byrne of Dun Laoghaire continues his winning form in the first two races of the Irish Dragon South Coast Championship in Kinsale today. Results are: 1.IRL201 Jaguar Martin Byrne RStGYC 1 1;  2.IRL192 Chimaera Andrew Craig RStGYC 2…

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