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Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Yacht and Dinghy Race News and Results
Opening Race of Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Season Cancelled Due to Strong Winds
Gusts of over 33–knots have put paid to tonight's first race of the 2016 Dublin Bay Sailing Club season. Northerly winds are currently averaging 23–knots on the Bay. Dinghy racing has been cancelled.  
The beginning of a beautiful friendship – top men Chris Moore of Dublin Bay SC (left) and Philip Sherry of Sherry Fitzgerald at yesterday’s launch of the new sponsorship. Photo: Brendan Fogarty
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The 133rd annual racing programme of Dublin Bay Sailing Club was unveiled yesterday in the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire, and it brought the announcement by incoming Commodore Chris Moore that the club had secured a strong three year…
The front cover of the 2016 DBSC yearbook launched today
Sherry FitzGerald estate agents have come on board for a three-year-deal as title sponsor of the Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) ahead of the 2016 summer season that gets under way in a fortnight. The announcement comes with changes in…
A 1720 negotiates light winds for the final race of the Spring Chicken Series today on Dublin Bay
Team INSS, a 1720 sportsboat skipperd by Kenny Rumball, emerged as winner of the 46-boat Rathfarnham Ford sponsored DBSC series that concluded in light airs and low cloud this afternoon on Dublin Bay. The Sailing School entry was followed home…
Joker claims line honours last Sunday. See full video below
Dublin Bay Sailing Club's (DBSC) Spring Chicken series is heading for its conclusion this weekend and if the last race is sailed this Sunday morning a discard kicks in to add extra spice to the overall handicap results. (See handicaps,…
J109 Dear Prudence leads the DBSC Spring Chicken Series
J109 Dear Prudence leads the 46–boat DBSC Spring Chicken sailing cruiser fleet into Sunday's third race. Joint second is another J109, the ICRA champion Joker II, tied with an Irish National Sailing School 1720 sportsboat. Another two races sailed will…
Download the start times for next Sunday's races below
DBSC will attempt to stage the second race of its Spring Chicken Series after a fortnight of cancellations due to strong winds. Starts and handicaps for the 46–boat fleet are downloadable below for Sunday's race. 
DBSC Spring Chicken Racing Cancelled in Breezy Conditions
Winds gusting to over 40 knots led to the cancellation of the second race of DBSC's Spring Chicken series on Dublin Bay this morning.The 46–boat fleet will gather again next Sunday for the six race warm-up event. The DMYC Frostrbite…
George Sisk's WOW from the Royal Irish will start in the fourth start of Sunday's DBSC Spring Chicken series on Dublin Bay
After a tricky end to the first race where a 1720 had to be rescued from the surf on Dublin Bay, the second race of the Rathfarnham Ford sponsored DBSC Spring Chicken series starts this Sunday morning.  Downloadable below are last…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club's Spring Chicken series got off to a dramatic start on Sunday when a 1720 sportsboat was rescued from the surf in the north-west of Dublin Bay. 20–knot winds and big seas made for a testing first…
This morning's first race of the DBSC Spring Chicken series has been cancelled due to strong winds. A fleet of up to 50 cruisers are expected for the first yacht racing series of the 2016 season with racing up to 13th March…
Sailing Instructions for this weekend's DBSC Spring Chicken Series hosted by the National Yacht Club have been published (download a copy below). An estimated fleet of 40 or 50 will be racing each Sunday morning on Dublin Bay from 7th…
There may well be a new name for yacht racing on Dublin Bay this season as merger talks between Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) and the Royal Alfred Yacht Club (RAYC) continue. RAYC Flag Officers meet tonight in Dun Laoghaire to…
Just as Dublin Bay Sailing Club announce a new initiative to combine sportsboats in a new class in April UK Sports Boats have united to form a new class association. After the success of earlier mixed Sports Boat events, like…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) will stage its annual Spring Chicken Series, a series of six races to be held on Sunday mornings from February 7th. Racing under modified ECHO handicap, cruisers, cruising boats, one-designs and boats that do not…
A vintage Quarter Tonner holds the lead going into the final race of the DBSC Turkey Shoot Series on Dublin Bay this Sunday. Cartoon from the Royal Irish Yacht Club leads the Rathfarnham Ford sponsored series by 1.5 points from…

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