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Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Yacht and Dinghy Race News and Results
At home in boats and sailing. The late Cas Smullen (right) in relaxed mode on main-boom control duties aboard a Dublin Bay 24 sailing fast offshore
National YC
With his death at the age of 87, the loss of Cas Smullen deprives Irish sailing of a total enthusiast whose dedication to our sport was central to his entire existence. Such was his exuberant enjoyment of sailing that one…
A Cruisers One start during the 2015 Regatta. 290 races will be held in VDLR 2017 starting on July 6
Volvo Regatta
With its focus on quality over quantity, next week's Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta has grown over 12 years into one of Ireland’s premiere sporting events, let alone sailing – and is now competing with the best in Europe. If you…
DBSC Laser racing
DBSC
B21S - 1. ISOLDE (B MULKEEN & J MARTIN), 2. BILLY WHIZZ (P SHANNON), 3. VENTUNO (R FOGARTY) COMBINED CRUISERS TUESDAY - 1. Windjammer (L Casey & D Power), 2. Hanse Off (J O'Gorman), 3. Jalapeno (P Barrington et al)…
Tectonic shift? Fingal islet of Rockabill nears the Fastnet Rock?? Leading the Dun Laoghaire-Dingle Race approaching the Fastnet Rock, the JPK 10.80 Rockabill VI’s crew are ahead on the water and on handicap, but ace helm Mark Pettit (left) doesn’t at all approve of frivolity. However, photographer Will Byrne managed to get a smile out of (left to right) Ian O’Meara, Rees Kavanagh, Conor O’Higgins, Peter Wilson, Ian Heffernan and heavily disguised owner-skipper Paul O’Higgins
W M Nixon
The 275-mile Volvo Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race overall win was still open to challenge until the leader on the water, Paul O’Higgins’ JPK 10.80 Rockabill VI, had cleared the Fastnet Rock. However, with every mile sailed thereafter, it looked…
The First 35 Prima Luce (O'Flynn, Burke, Lemass) wa an ECHO winner in DBSC class one
DBSC
B21S - 1. CAPILANO (S STORAN), 2. BILLY WHIZZ (P SHANNON), 3. VENTUNO (R FOGARTY) B21S - 1. CAPILANO (S STORAN), 2. VENTUNO (R FOGARTY), 3. MARISSA XIV (FRANK ELMES) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Crazy Horse (F Heath & I…
Laser sailor Theo Lyttle
Laser
DBSC Laser fleet, the fastest growing fleet on Dublin Bay welcomed new sailors Judy O'Beirne and Theo Lyttle to the fleet yesterday evening for two races in testing conditions writes Ross O'Leary. 17 boats turned up on the start line…
The Hunter Sonata 7 Asterix (Boushel/Meredith/Counihan) was a DBSC class three winner
DBSC
B21S - 1. ISOLDE (B MULKEEN & J MARTIN), 2. VENTUNO (R FOGARTY), 3. YIKES (P CARROLL) COMBINED CRUISERS TUESDAY - 1. Windjammer (L Casey & D Power), 2. Jalapeno (P Barrington et al), 3. Elandra (J Conway) CRUISERS 3…
Prospect (Chris Johnston) was third in today's DBSC race on Dublin Bay
DBSC
Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 17 JUNE 2017 BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Bluefin Two (M & B Bryson), 2. Fiddly Bits (Timmins/Quigley/Murray/Breen), 3. Thirty Something (Kavanagh\Gaffney\Lubliner) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 2. Bluefin Two (M & B Bryson),…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for Thursday, 15 June 2017
DBSC
BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 2. Extreme Reality (L Balfe), 3. Bluefin Two (M & B Bryson) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 2. Levana (Jean Mitton), 3. After You Too (M Blaney) CRUISERS 1 - 1. Black Velvet…
The J109 Jalapeno (Paul Barrington) was second in DBSC combined cruisers
DBSC
B21S - 1. ISOLDE (B MULKEEN & J MARTIN), 2. BILLY WHIZZ (P SHANNON), 3. VENTUNO (R FOGARTY) COMBINED CRUISERS TUESDAY - 1. D-Tox (P McSswinet et al), 2. Jalapeno (P Barrington et al), 3. Windjammer (L Casey & D…
Ian Mathews and Keith Poole plane over the DBSC finish line in yesterday's Flying Fifteen race on Dublin Bay. See vid below.
Flying Fifteen
There was a breezy downwind finish (see below) for the Flying Fifteen keelboat on Dublin Bay yesterday as captured from the DBSC Committee Boat by Jonathan O'Rourke. The popular class is the biggest one design keelboat fleet on Dublin Bay…
Indecision (Declan Hayes et al) from the RIYC were Cruisers One DBSC Winners
DBSC
Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 10 JUNE 2017 B21S - 1. VENTUNO (R FOGARTY), 2. BILLY WHIZZ (P SHANNON) B21S - 1. VENTUNO (R FOGARTY), 2. BILLY WHIZZ (P SHANNON) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Bluefin Two (M & B…
Sin Bin (Michael O'Connor) was the winner of tonight's DBSC SB20 race
DBSC
Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 8 JUNE 2017 B21S - 1. BILLY WHIZZ (P SHANNON), 2. VENTUNO (R FOGARTY) B21S - 1. BILLY WHIZZ (P SHANNON), 2. VENTUNO (R FOGARTY) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Levana (Jean Mitton), 2. Levante…
A typically shifty and unsettled westerly breeze confounded and frustrated many competitors
SB20
A fleet of nine SB20s enjoyed the challenging conditions on Dublin bay on bank holiday Saturday. A typically shifty and unsettled westerly breeze confounded and frustrated many of the competitors but in the end it was Alert Packaging, sailed by…
Bon Exemple (C Byrne) was a Cruisers One DBSC winner
DBSC
CRUISERS 1 - 1. Bon Exemple (C Byrne), 2. White Mischief (Tim Goodbody), 3. Something Else (J.Hall et al) CRUISERS 1 - 1. D-Tox (P McSwiney et al), 2. Prima Luce (O'Flynn, Burke, Lemass), 3. Something Else (J.Hall et al)…
 17 Flying Fifteens in the DBSC Series but all was not as it seemed on Dublin Bay
Flying Fifteen
On a cloudy grey evening there was again a good turnout of 17 Flying Fifteens in the DBSC Series but all was not as it seemed as we sailed out in a force 4 westerly breeze writes our Flying Fifteen…

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