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Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Yacht and Dinghy Race News and Results
Beneteau 31.7 Crazy Horse (F Heath & I Schuster) was a DBSC class winner
DBSC
Dublin Bay Sailing Club results from Saturday, May 27th. B21S - 1. BILLY WHIZZ (P SHANNON), 2. VENTUNO (R FOGARTY) B21S - 1. BILLY WHIZZ (P SHANNON), 2. VENTUNO (R FOGARTY) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Avalon (R.Conan/J.Fox), 2. Crazy Horse…
Tuesday night DBSC Laser racing at Dun Laoghaire
Laser
DBSC Laser fleet travelled north to Ballyholme last weekend for the Laser Masters (report here) and there were great results all round for the Bay's fastest growing class. Theo Lyttle of the Royal St. George Yacht Club finished an impressive…
Ladies who Laser are on the increase on Dublin Bay
Laser
DBSC Laser fleet, the fastest growing fleet in Dublin Bay, has seen a marked increase in 'Ladies who Laser' this year. Shirley Gilmore from the Royal St George YC writes that she is leading the charge and has recently taken up…
After three races, Alert Packaging (above) holds a slender one point lead overall from Venuesworld and Sin Bin in joint second
SB20
The DBSC SB20 fleet were treated to tropical conditions last night on Dublin Bay with blazing sunshine and a warm breeze greeting the competitors. OOD Jack Roy and his team had their work cut out for them as the wind…
 Lively Lady (Derek Martin) was a Cruisers Zero winner in tonight's DBSC race on Dublin Bay
DBSC
After two consecutive Thursday night cancellations, tonight's Dublin Bay Sailing Club race was sailed in a warm breeze off Dun Laoghaire. Top three results for Thursday, 25 May in each class are below.  B21S - 1. CAPILANO (S STORAN), 2.…
Despite some frustrations for the Fireballers this was a very pleasant evening’s racing in warm pleasant conditions
Fireball
While Tuesday was a warm blustery day by the time Fireballers descended on the waterfront clubs the breeze was fading. Early birds Frank Miller and Ed Butler sailed to the harbour mouth to be greeted by 180 degree shifts and…
Definitely not Glyndebourne style....In fact, these Dublin Bay Water Wags spotted on a beach in the Morbihan would probably be very offended at the suggestion that this is a picnic. They’re serious Picnic People in the Water Wags, and they’d regard this informal gathering as no more than a quick lunch stop. Photo: Judith Malcolm
Water Wag
It’s probably more than a little sacrilegious to suggest that, as some of the rituals of a global religion are built around The Last Supper, then it’s not at all unreasonable for the world’s oldest One-Design sailing class to have…
J109s competing on Dublin Bay
DBSC
Selected results from DBSC SATURDAY Series one. CRUISERS 0 IRC  1 Wow George Sisk 4208 RIYC 1 2 ROCKABILL VI PAUL O'HIGGINS 10800 NYC/RIYC Lively Lady Derek Martin 1644 RIYC 1.105 Did Not Compete Tsunami Vincent Farrell 4007 NYC 1.054…
Just three knots blowing at race time
DBSC
With only three knots of wind from the south the prospect of any DBSC racing on Dublin Bay tonight always looked slim. Even so, DBSC Committee boats and a selection of entries from the 22 classes in the 200–boat fleet ventured…
As Bango (James, Peter et al) squeezed past the gate mark, they were able to head up 20 degrees, their kite popped and they took off once more
SB20
After a fortnight of frustrating cancellations and false starts to the season, eight SB20s made it onto the start line for the first Saturday races of the 2017 DBSC SB20 sailing programme. The forecast was for a freshening southerly breeze…
Colin Byrne skippered XP33 Bon Exemple from the Royal Irish Yacht Club to victory in today's DBSC Class One IRC race. Full results below
DBSC
Breezy south-westerly winds swept the Colin Byrne skippered XP33 Bon Exemple from the Royal Irish Yacht Club to victory in today's DBSC Class One IRC race. Two RIYC J109 club mates, Chimaera (Andrew Craig) and White Mischief (Tim Goodbody) were…
Thursday DBSC Racing Cancelled Due To No Wind on Dublin Bay
DBSC
With Saturday's racing scrubbed with too much wind, tonight's Thursday night racing also fell victim to the elements but this time because of not enough wind on Dublin Bay.  
A track of Laser sailor Theo Lyttle's training course over last Friday evening's training session – the DBSC Lasers were out in the conditions that cancelled the DBSC Saturday racing
Laser
DBSC Laser dinghy fleet began their month of May training over the weekend in both extreme conditions. Friday evening saw the fleet of Lasers leave the harbour in a solid 26–knot breeze and large swell practicing upwind technique, followed by…
The restored Periwinkle reveals her classic style
Historic Boats
The last time the Alfred Mylne-designed Dublin Bay 24s raced together in their home waters was Saturday, September 25th 2004 writes W M Nixon. Since then, the class has been through various traumas as projects for a group rebuild/restoration in…
The decision was made to keep the  DBSC dinghy fleets inside Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Fireball
Four Fireballs came under the starter’s orders for the third Tuesday night of the DBSC Summer Series. Given the warm conditions during the day and the strong tide outside, the decision was made to keep the dinghy fleets inside –…
Light winds for tonight's DBSC dinghy racing inside Dun Laoghaire Harbour
DBSC
There were no finishers in tonight's DBSC keelboat racing in the light easterly winds that prevailed outside Dun Laoghaire harbour but inside dinghy classes all got finishes to bring to four the number of races sailed so far this summer…

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