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Rascal wins Cruiser 4 in light winds in Saturdays Dublin Bay Sailing Club Racing.


BENETEAU 31.7 - ECHO 1. Dies Irae (Patrick Rowan), 2. Bluefin Two (M & B Bryson), 3. Prospect (Chris Johnston)


BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 2. Bluefin Two (M & B Bryson), 3. Levante (B.Leyden/M.Leahy)


CRUISERS 4 - 1. Rascal (K.Burke/S.Milner), 2. Maranda (Myles Kelly), 3. Ghrazel (Charles Pearson)


DRAGON - RACE 3 1. Chiang (Iain Finnegan), 2. Diva (R.Johnson/R.Goodbody), 3. Susele (Michael Halpenny)                


DRAGON - RACE 1 1. Diva (R.Johnson/R.Goodbody), 2. Phantom (D.Williams/P.Bowring), 3. Chiang (Iain Finnegan)


DRAGON - RACE 2 1. Phantom (D.Williams/P.Bowring), 2. Zu (P.Dee et al), 3. Diva (R.Johnson/R.Goodbody)


FLYING FIFTEEN - 1. Hy5ive (D & S Gorman), 2. Fifty Somethings (David Mulvin), 3. The Big Bow Wow (N.Meagher/N.Matthews)         


FLYING FIFTEEN RACE 2 - 1. Hy5ive (D & S Gorman), 2. Rollercoaster (Tom Murphy), 3. Snow White (Frank Burgess)                 


GLEN - 1. Glenshesk (L.Faulkner et al), 2. Glendun (B.Denham et al), 3. Glencree (J.Bligh/H.Roche)                                                   


MERMAID - 1. Lively Lady (G O'Neill & M Hanney), 2. Aideen (B.Martin/D.Brennan), 3. Kim (D Cassidy)                                                  


MERMAID - RACE 2 1. Lively Lady (G O'Neill & M Hanney), 2. Kim (D Cassidy), 3. Aideen (B.Martin/D.Brennan)                                                  


PY CLASS - 1. G Ryan/J MacAree (470), 2. Brendan McConville (Wayfarer)                                                                               


PY CLASS -RACE 2 1. G Ryan/J MacAree (470), 2. Brendan McConville (Wayfarer), 3. Amanda Ralph (Laser)                                                       


RUFFIAN 23 - 1. Diane ll (Bruce Carswell), 2. Ruff N Ready (Ann Kirwan et al), 3. Paramour (Larry Power et al)                                       


SHIPMAN - 1. Whiterock (Henry Robinson), 2. Jo Slim (J.Clarke et al), 3. Invader (Gerard Glynn)                                                      


SIGMA 33 - 1. Rupert (R.Lovegrove/P.Varian), 2. Popje (Ted McCourt), 3. Moonshine (R.Moloney/D.O'Flynn)                                              


SQUIB - 1. Femme Fatale (Joe O'Byrne), 2. Anemos (Pete & Ann Evans), 3. Little Demon (Marie Dee)                                                     


SQUIB - RACE 2 1. Femme Fatale (Joe O'Byrne), 2. Nimble (Brian O'Hare), 3. Why Not (Derek & Jean Jago)                                                      


WHITE SAIL CRUISERS - ECHO 1. Lucy O (Aonghus O hEocha), 2. Coumeenole (Bill Kavanagh), 3. Arwen (Philip O'Dwyer)                                          


WHITE SAIL CRUISERS - 1. Arwen (Philip O'Dwyer), 2. Windshift (R O'Flynn et al)

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In a day that presented little chance for sailing, last night produced a steady south easterly breeze of 6-8 knots for Thrusday evening's Dublin Bay Sailing Club race. Red Rhum (J.Nicholson) made the most of the summer conditions to win in Class two from Peridot (Jim McCann) with Adrienne Jermyn's Helter Skleter third. In the one design Dragon class Peter Dee sailing Zu tackled the ebbing tide best and was the winner from Richard Goodbody's on form  boat, Diva. Full results are below:

 

DUBLIN PORT Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 20 MAY 2010                          

BENETEAU 31.7 - ECHO 1. Levana (Jean Mitton), 2. Flying Machine (Conor O'Gallagher), 3. Legally Blonde (C.Drohan/P.Egan)             

BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Levana (Jean Mitton), 2. Legally Blonde (C.Drohan/P.Egan), 3. Flying Machine (Conor O'Gallagher)                  

CRUISERS 0 - ECHO 1. Tsunami (Vincent Farrell), 2. WOW (George Sisk)                         

CRUISERS 0 - 1. WOW (George Sisk), 2. Tsunami (Vincent Farrell)                              

CRUISERS 1 - ECHO 1. Errislannan (Patrick Kirwan), 2. Team Windmill (Andrew Sarratt), 3. Another Adventure (Darragh Cafferkey)                    

CRUISERS 1 - 1. Joker 11 (John Maybury), 2. Errislannan (Patrick Kirwan), 3. Xtravagance (Colin Byrne)                        

CRUISERS 2 - ECHO 1. Red Rhum (J Nicholson), 2. Peridot (Jim McCann et al), 3. Helter Skelter (Adrienne Jermyn)

CRUISERS 2 - 1. Red Rhum (J Nicholson), 2. Peridot (Jim McCann et al), 3. Bendemeer (Gerald Kinsella)                     

CRUISERS 3 - 1. Hard on Port (Flor O'Driscoll), 2. Rattler 2 (Austin Whelan), 3. Two Step (Ross Doyle)                        

CRUISERS 3 - ECHO 1. Hyflyer (John Barnard), 2. Lady Rowena (David Bolger), 3. Grasshopper 2 (K & J Glynn)                        

CRUISERS 4 - 1. Maranda (Myles Kelly), 2. Aslana (J.Martin/B.Mulkeen)          

DRAGON - 1. Zu (P.Dee et al), 2. Diva (R.Johnson/R.Goodbody), 3. Susele (Michael Halpenny)                     

FLYING FIFTEEN - 1. Hy5ive (D & S Gorman), 2. Fifty Somethings (David Mulvin), 3. The Big Bow Wow (N.Meagher/N.Matthews)        

GLEN - 1. Glencorel (B.Waldock/K.Malcolm), 2. Glencree (J.Bligh/H.Roche), 3. Glenluce (D & R O'Connor)                     

RUFFIAN 23 - 1. Ruff Nuff (D & C Mitchell), 2. Ruffles (Michael Cutliffe), 3. Ruff N Ready (Ann Kirwan et al)                           

SB3s - 1. Sin Bin (Barry O'Neill), 2. Bom Chickawahwah (John O'Driscoll), 3. Design Security (Colin Galavan)                      

SHIPMAN - 1. Gusto (C Heath), 2. Jo Slim (J.Clarke et al), 3. Curraglas (John Masterson)                    

SIGMA 33 - 1. Rupert (R.Lovegrove/P.Varian), 2. Popje (Ted McCourt), 3. Miss Behavin' (A Bell et al)                                          

SQUIB - 1. Lola (Frank Whelan), 2. Anemos (Pete & Ann Evans), 3. Chillax (Mary McLoughlin)                   

WHITE SAIL CRUISERS - ECHO 1. Coumeenole (Bill Kavanagh), 2. Act Two (Michael O'Leary et al), 3. Lucy O (Aonghus O hEocha)                       

WHITE SAIL CRUISERS - 1. Act Two (Michael O'Leary et al), 2. Calypso (Howard Knott), 3. Hypertension (William Rickard)

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Neil Colin's appropriately named Elevation went straight to the top of the local Dublin Bay Sailing Club Fireball dinghy fleet in last night's race in Scotsman's Bay. Racing in moderate westerly conditions and an ebb tide, Marie Barry's Reality Check was second and Incubus (S Oram) third. In the IDRA 14 dinghy class Frank Hamilton's Dunmoanin continues his winning run. Full sailing results click read more.

 

DUBLIN PORT Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 18 MAY 2010                          

CRUISERS 1 - 1. Jalapeno (Dermod Baker et al), 2. Lula Belle (Liam Coyne)                        

CRUISERS 3 - 1. Grasshopper 2 (K & J Glynn), 2. Chouskikou (R.Sheehan/R.Hickey), 3. Papytoo (M.Walsh/F.Guilfoyle)         

CRUISERS 4 - 1. Maranda (Myles Kelly), 2. Aslana (J.Martin/B.Mulkeen), 3. Ghrazel (Charles Pearson)                                           

FIREBALL - 1. Elevation (N.Colin/M.Casey), 2. Reality Check (Marie Barry), 3. Incubus (S Oram)                         

GLEN - 1. Glencorel (B.Waldock/K.Malcolm)         

IDRA 14 FOOT - 1. Dunmoanin (Frank Hamilton), 2. Dart (Pierre Long), 3. Doody (J.Fitzgerald/J.Byrne)        

MERMAID - 1. Tiller Girl (J.O'Rourke), 2. Lively Lady (G O'Neill & M Hanney), 3. Kim (D Cassidy)                      

PY CLASS - 1. Joan Flanagan (Laser), 2. Richard Tate (Laser), 3. David Dwyer (Laser)                       

RUFFIAN 23 - 1. Alias (D.Meeke/M.McCarthy), 2. Cresendo (L Balfe), 3. Diane ll (Bruce Carswell)                     

SIGMA 33 - 1. White Mischief (Timothy Goodbody), 2. Pippa lV (G.Kinsman/K.Blake/M.O'Brien) 

SQUIB - 1. Little Demon (Marie Dee), 2. Periguin (N.Coakley/J.Redahan)

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J109s were to the fore in Cruisers One sailing this afternoon as westerly winds of six knots but gusting up to double that speed – and shifting by 30 degrees – made for plenty of place changes for the Dublin Bay Sailing Club fleet. John Maybury's Joker, a J109, took a class one win from sistership Something Else sailed by John Hall of the National YC.

 

No results have been published for Cruisers Zero but on the water George Sisk's Wow looked to be in control.

 

The one design classes were reduced because of the Royal Alfred's staging of its Baily Bowl competition but Glencree (J.Bligh/H.Roche) was the winner of the Glens first race and Glenluce (D & R O'Connor) the winner of the second. Full results below.

 

 

DUBLIN PORT Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 15 MAY 2010                          

BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Magic (D.O'Sullivan/D.Espey), 2. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 3. Extremity (Paul D'Alton)                      

BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Magic (D.O'Sullivan/D.Espey), 2. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 3. Extremity (Paul D'Alton)                      

CRUISERS 1 Echo - 1. Joker 11 (John Maybury), 2. Something Else (J.Hall et al), 3. Xtravagance (Colin Byrne)                                      

CRUISERS 1 - 1. Joker 11 (John Maybury), 2. Something Else (J.Hall et al), 3. Contango (Barry Cunningham)                   

CRUISERS 2 Echo - 1. Jawesome 11 (V.Kennedy/M.Dyke), 2. Peridot (Y Charrier et al), 3. Bendemeer (Gerald Kinsella)                     

CRUISERS 2 - 1. Jawesome 11 (V.Kennedy/M.Dyke), 2. Peridot (Y Charrier et al), 3. Bendemeer (Gerald Kinsella)                     

CRUISERS 3 Echo - 1. Supernova (K.Lawless et al), 2. Gung Ho (G & S O'Shea), 3. Papytoo (M.Walsh/F.Guilfoyle)         

CRUISERS 3 - 1. Supernova (K.Lawless et al), 2. Gung Ho (G & S O'Shea), 3. Jabiru (M & S Renwick)                      

CRUISERS 4 - 1. Ghrazel (Charles Pearson), 2. Maranda (Myles Kelly), 3. Rascal (K.Burke/S.Milner)            

GLEN Race 2- 1. Glencree (J.Bligh/H.Roche), 2. Glenluce (D & R O'Connor), 3. Glendun (B.Denham et al)                           

GLEN Race 1- 1. Glenluce (D & R O'Connor), 2. Glendun (B.Denham et al), 3. Glencorel (B.Waldock/K.Malcolm)         

IDRA 14 FOOT Race 1- 1. Dunmoanin (Frank Hamilton), 2. Shadowfax (Tony Doody), 3. Dart (Pierre Long)                         

IDRA 14 FOOT Race 2- 1. Dunmoanin (Frank Hamilton), 2. Dart (Pierre Long), 3. Shadowfax (Tony Doody)                        

MERMAID Race 2- 1. Lively Lady (G O'Neill & M Hanney), 2. Tiller Girl (J.O'Rourke), 3. Kim (D Cassidy)                      

MERMAID Race 1- 1. Tiller Girl (J.O'Rourke), 2. Lively Lady (G O'Neill & M Hanney), 3. Kim (D Cassidy)                      

PY CLASS - 1. G Ryan/J MacAree (470), 2. The Enterprise (49er), 3. Brendan McConville (Wayfarer)                                             

RUFFIAN 23 Race 1- 1. Alias (D.Meeke/M.McCarthy), 2. Diane ll (Bruce Carswell), 3. Ruff N Ready (Ann Kirwan et al)                           

RUFFIAN 23 Race 2- 1. Ruff Nuff (D & C Mitchell), 2. Ruff N Ready (Ann Kirwan et al), 3. Ripples (Frank Bradley)                      

SHIPMAN - 1. Jo Slim (J.Clarke et al), 2. Curraglas (John Masterson), 3. Viking (Brian Glynn et al)                           

SIGMA 33 - 1. White Mischief (Timothy Goodbody), 2. Popje (Ted McCourt), 3. Enchantress (Michael Larkin et al)                           

WHITE SAIL CRUISERS Echo - 1. Persistence (C. Broadhead et al), 2. Act Two (Michael O'Leary et al), 3. Arwen (Philip O'Dwyer)

WHITE SAIL CRUISERS - 1. Persistence (C. Broadhead et al), 2. Arwen (Philip O'Dwyer), 3. Act Two (Michael O'Leary et

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Try as they might neither the SB3s (16 raced), the Dragons (eight) or the Flying Fifteens (12) managed to successfully fly spinnakers on a reach to New Ross mark tonight. It was therefore a disappointing first leg but one positive outcome of this white sail procession was that it kept the boats tightly packed for the next shifty leg in towards the Sandycove shoreline.

Dublin Bay Sailing Club's Thursday night racing for 17 keelboat classes – and an excellent turnout – began in medium south westerly winds. The racing started just as the tide began to flood.

Nine J109s on a slightly broader first leg to Zebra mark all managed to keep kites going even though there were some dramatic moments – and at least one broach – as gusts hit 16 knots at times.

The Dragon class had a number of lead changes with Diva (R.Johnson/R.Goodbody) winning from Phantom (D.Williams/P.Bowring), and third Zu (P.Dee et al). Alert Packaging (Justin Burke) won the SB3s with Sin Bin (Barry O'Neill) second and third was Sacrebleu (R.Hayes/D.Smith). See below for full results.

The departure of a large cruise liner, The Marco Polo, from Dublin Port proved to be a remarkable back drop to the racing action on a night where winds eased to 10 knots as most classes were finishing at the Mac Lir committee Boat in Scotsman's Bay.

 

DUBLIN PORT Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 13 MAY 2010

BENETEAU 31.7 – ECHO 1. Levana (Jean Mitton), 2. Magic (D.O'Sullivan/D.Espey), 3. Attitude (D.Owens/T.Milner)

BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Levana (Jean Mitton), 2. Magic (D.O'Sullivan/D.Espey), 3. Prospect (Chris Johnston)

CRUISERS 0 - ECHO 1. WOW (George Sisk), 2. Tsunami (Vincent Farrell), 3. Lively Lady (Derek Martin)

CRUISERS 0 - 1. WOW (George Sisk), 2. Tsunami (Vincent Farrell), 3. Lively Lady (Derek Martin)

CRUISERS 1 - ECHO 1. Something Else (J.Hall et al), 2. Jetstream (Peter Redden), 3. Joker 11 (John Maybury)

CRUISERS 1 - 1. Something Else (J.Hall et al), 2. Joker 11 (John Maybury)

CRUISERS 2 - ECHO 1. Jawesome 11 (V.Kennedy/M.Dyke), 2. Kit (Graeme Hanna), 3. Helter Skelter (Adrienne Jermyn)

CRUISERS 2 - 1. Jawesome 11 (V.Kennedy/M.Dyke), 2. Why Not 2 (Stephen Oram et al), 3. Kit (Graeme Hanna)

CRUISERS 3 - ECHO 1. Hard on Port (Flor O'Driscoll), 2. Two Step (Ross Doyle), 3. Supernova (K.Lawless et al)

CRUISERS 3 - 1. Hard on Port (Flor O'Driscoll), 2. Two Step (Ross Doyle), 3. Supernova (K.Lawless et al)

DRAGON - 1. Diva (R.Johnson/R.Goodbody), 2. Phantom (D.Williams/P.Bowring), 3. Zu (P.Dee et al)

FLYING FIFTEEN - 1. Deranged (C.Doorly), 2. Fflogger (Alan Dooley), 3. Hy5ive (D & S Gorman)

GLEN - 1. Glencree (J.Bligh/H.Roche), 2. Glenmarissa (F.Elmes/W.Higgins)

RUFFIAN 23 - 1. Ruff N Ready (Ann Kirwan et al), 2. Ruff Nuff (D & C Mitchell), 3. Diane ll (Bruce Carswell)

SB3s - 1. Alert Packaging (Justin Burke), 2. Sin Bin (Barry O'Neill), 3. Sacrebleu (R.Hayes/D.Smith)

SHIPMAN - 1. Malindi (B.Smith/A.Gray), 2. Curraglas (John Masterson), 3. Gusto (C Heath)

SIGMA 33 - 1. Rupert (R.Lovegrove/P.Varian), 2. White Mischief (Timothy Goodbody), 3. Popje (Ted McCourt)

SQUIB - 1. Absolutely Fabulous (N Kennedy/P Reilly), 2. Little Demon (Marie Dee), 3. Chillax (Mary McLoughlin)

WHITE SAIL CRUISERS - ECHO 1. Persistence (C. Broadhead et al), 2. Act Two (Michael O'Leary et al), 3. Edenpark (Liam Farmer)

WHITE SAIL CRUISERS - 1. Persistence (C. Broadhead et al), 2. Act Two (Michael O'Leary et al), 3. Arwen (Philip O'Dwyer)

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As wide a selection of Irish dinghy classes as you could imagine struggled around a light air Dublin Bay Sailing Club course this evening but in spite of its feeble strength the north westerly breeze held and allowed everything from elderly IDRA 14s to ultra modern Olympic 49ers to finish the sailing course on Scotsmans bay. 

In the PY class Peter Craig won sailing a Laser, second was G Ryan/J MacAree in a 470 and third was Tim Goodbody in a Laser.

The biggest spectacle in tonight's race though was the consideration given by the Sea Lynx Car ferry that waited patiently to exit Dun Laoghaire harbour as a mix of dinghy and keelboat competitors cleared the mouth of the harbour with as much speed as they could muster.

Racing eventually ended in a rain shower at 8.30pm, Results are below: 

DUBLIN PORT Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 11 MAY 2010

CRUISERS 1 - 1. Jalapeno (Dermod Baker et al), 2. Something Else (J.Hall et al), 3. Lula Belle (Liam Coyne)

CRUISERS 2 - 1. Katanca (C. Ennis/B O'Connor), 2. Free Spirit (John O'Reilly)

CRUISERS 3 - 1. Cacciatore (Anne O'Callaghan et al), 2. Asterix (J.Counihan/F.Meredith), 3. Pamafe (Michael Costello)

CRUISERS 4 - 1. Aslana (J.Martin/B.Mulkeen), 2. Maranda (Myles Kelly)

FIREBALL - 1. Elevation (N.Colin/M.Casey), 2. Incubus (S Oram), 3. Reality Check (Marie Barry)

IDRA 14 FOOT - 1. Doody (J.Fitzgerald/J.Byrne), 2. Squalls (Stephen Harrison), 3. Dunmoanin (Frank Hamilton)

MERMAID - 1. Kim (D Cassidy), 2. Lively Lady (G O'Neill & M Hanney)

PY CLASS - 1. Peter Craig (Laser), 2. G Ryan/J MacAree (470), 3. Tim Goodbody (Laser 1)

RUFFIAN 23 - 1. Alias (D.Meeke/M.McCarthy), 2. Icicle (C & J Murray), 3. Shillelagh (J.Caldwell/D.Barber)

SIGMA 33 - 1. White Mischief (Timothy Goodbody), 2. Pippa lV (G.Kinsman/K.Blake/M.O'Brien)

 

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Keeping the DBSC sailing spinnaker flying was at a premium tonight for the 17 keelboat classes who inched around Dublin Bay in north easterly winds that rarely blew over 6 knots. The One Design fleets raced to forty foot mark under spinnaker before finishing in Scotsmans Bay against an ebbing tide at the Mac Lir Committee Boat. In the Ruffian class good spinnaker work by the crew of Diane ll (Bruce Carswell) enabled the Royal St. George Yacht to out wit club mates Ruff Nuff (D & C Mitchell), Third was Paramour (Larry Power). The bulk of the fleet were back in harbour before dusk but at least one SB3 sportsboat was towed home in the dark at 21.30 as the breeze dropped altogether on the bay.

DUBLIN PORT Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 6 MAY 2010

BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Dies Irae (Patrick Rowan), 2. Thirty Something (Gerry Jones et al), 3. Magic (D.O'Sullivan/D.Espey)

BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Magic (D.O'Sullivan/D.Espey), 2. Thirty Something (Gerry Jones et al), 3. Extremity (Paul D'Alton)

CRUISERS 0 Echo - 1. Tsunami (Vincent Farrell), 2. Lively Lady (Derek Martin)

CRUISERS 1 Echo - 1. Axiom (M.O'Neill), 2. Errislannan (Patrick Kirwan), 3. Joker 11 (John Maybury)

CRUISERS 1 - 1. Joker 11 (John Maybury), 2. Something Else (J.Hall et al), 3. Errislannan (Patrick Kirwan)

CRUISERS 2 Echo - 1. Peridot (Y Charrier et al), 2. Helter Skelter (Adrienne Jermyn), 3. Bendemeer (Gerald Kinsella)

CRUISERS 2 - 1. Peridot (Y Charrier et al), 2. Bendemeer (Gerald Kinsella), 3. Free Spirit (John O'Reilly)

CRUISERS 3 - 1. Hard on Port (Flor O'Driscoll), 2. Supernova (K.Lawless et al), 3. Two Step (Ross Doyle)

CRUISERS 3 Echo - 1. Lindos (Clive Martin), 2. Jiminy Cricket (Mona Tyndall), 3. Saki (Paget McCormack et al)

CRUISERS 4 - 1. Ghrazel (Charles Pearson), 2. Aslana (J.Martin/B.Mulkeen), 3. Maranda (Myles Kelly)

DRAGON - 1. Diva (R.Johnson/R.Goodbody), 2. Zinzan (Daniel O'Connor et al), 3. Puca (P.Burke/R.Henry)

FLYING FIFTEEN - 1. Fflogger (Alan Dooley), 2. Snow White (Frank Burgess), 3. Fifty Somethings (David Mulvin)

GLEN - 1. Glenmarissa (F.Elmes/W.Higgins), 2. Glendun (B.Denham et al), 3. Glenshane (P Hogan)

RUFFIAN 23 - 1. Diane ll (Bruce Carswell), 2. Ruff Nuff (D & C Mitchell), 3. Paramour (Larry Power et al)

SB3s - 1. No Name (Gordon Judge), 2. Bom Chickawahwah (John O'Driscoll), 3. Mephisto (S & T Bourke)

SHIPMAN - 1. Poppy (Peter Wallis et al), 2. Twocan (David Freeman), 3. Curraglas (John Masterson)

SIGMA 33 - 1. Rupert (R.Lovegrove/P.Varian), 2. Popje (Ted McCourt), 3. Leeuwin (Henry Leonard et al)

SQUIB - 1. Lola (Frank Whelan), 2. Little Demon (Marie Dee), 3. Buzz Lite (G.O'Connor/B.Foster)

WHITE SAIL CRUISERS Echo - 1. Afternoon Delight (Michael Bennett et al), 2. Persistence (C. Broadhead et al), 3. Arwen (Philip O'Dwyer)

WHITE SAIL CRUISERS - 1. Arwen (Philip O'Dwyer), 2. Act Two (Michael O'Leary et al), 3. Persistence (C. Broadhead et al)

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North Westerly winds and volcanic ash may have caused havoc for airline passengers today but the ten knot breezes preoved perfect for Tuesday night Dublin Bay Sailing Club racing on Dublin Bay. Frank Hamilton's IDRA 14 dinghy Dunmoanin was the winner from Stephen Harrison's Squalls. Full sailing results here.

DUBLIN PORT Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 4 MAY 2010

CRUISERS 1 - 1. Jalapeno (Dermod Baker et al), 2. Something Else (J.Hall et al)

CRUISERS 3 - 1. Pamafe (Michael Costello), 2. Rattler 2 (Austin Whelan), 3. Grasshopper 2 (K & J Glynn)

CRUISERS 4 - 1. Maranda (Myles Kelly), 2. Aslana (J.Martin/B.Mulkeen)

FIREBALL - 1. Reality Check (Marie Barry), 2. Goodness Gracious (Louise McKenna), 3. Red Eye (Barry McDevitt)

GLEN - 1. Glencorel (B.Waldock/K.Malcolm)

IDRA 14 FOOT - 1. Dunmoanin (Frank Hamilton), 2. Squalls (Stephen Harrison)

MERMAID - 1. Tiller Girl (J.O'Rourke), 2. Jill (P.Smith/P.Mangan)

PY CLASS - 1. G Ryan/J MacAree (470), 2. J Toomey/N Byrne (Laser Vago), 3. Richard Tate (Laser)

RUFFIAN 23 - 1. Shillelagh (J.Caldwell/D.Barber), 2. Alias (D.Meeke/M.McCarthy), 3. Icicle (C & J Murray)

SIGMA 33 - 1. White Mischief (Timothy Goodbody), 2. Pippa lV (G.Kinsman/K.Blake/M.O'Brien)

SQUIB - 1. Tais (Michael O'Connell), 2. Periguin (N.Coakley/J.Redahan)

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Westerly winds gusting to over 10 knots provided ample breeze for the first Dublin Bay Sailing Club Thursday race of the season. Colin Galavan's Design Security was the winner in a large turnout of  SB3s and Charles Broadhead's Persistence was the winner of the White Sail Cruisers on ECHO handicap. A full set of sailing results is published here.

 

DUBLIN PORT Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 29 APRIL 2010                          

BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Attitude (D.Owens/T.Milner), 2. Magic (D.O'Sullivan/D.Espey), 3. Prospect (Chris Johnston)                     

BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Magic (D.O'Sullivan/D.Espey), 2. Attitude (D.Owens/T.Milner), 3. Prospect (Chris Johnston)                     

CRUISERS 0 Echo - 1. Tsunami (Vincent Farrell), 2. Lively Lady (Derek Martin)                       

CRUISERS 1 Echo - 1. Jalapeno (Dermod Baker et al), 2. Something Else (J.Hall et al), 3. Another Adventure (Darragh Cafferkey)                    

CRUISERS 1 - 1. Jalapeno (Dermod Baker et al), 2. Joker 11 (John Maybury), 3. Something Else (J.Hall et al)                           

CRUISERS 2 - 1. Jawesome 11 (V.Kennedy/M.Dyke), 2. Peridot (Y Charrier et al), 3. Red Rhum (J Nicholson)                    

CRUISERS 2 Echo - 1. Red Rhum (J Nicholson), 2. Peridot (Y Charrier et al), 3. Jawesome 11 (V.Kennedy/M.Dyke)            

CRUISERS 3 Echo - 1. Gung Ho (G & S O'Shea), 2. Lady Rowena (David Bolger), 3. Jiminy Cricket (Mona Tyndall)                      

CRUISERS 3 - 1. Gung Ho (G & S O'Shea), 2. Supernova (K.Lawless et al), 3. Cries of Passion (Bryan Maguire)                      

FLYING FIFTEEN - 1. Fifty Somethings (David Mulvin), 2. Deranged (C.Doorly), 3. Flyer (Niall Coleman)                      

GLEN - 1. Glendun (B.Denham et al), 2. Glencorel (B.Waldock/K.Malcolm), 3. Glenshane (P Hogan)                                

RUFFIAN 23 - 1. Ruff Nuff (D & C Mitchell), 2. Ruffles (Michael Cutliffe), 3. Diane ll (Bruce Carswell)                     

SB3s - 1. Design Security (Colin Galavan), 2. Blue Bird (Cathy McAleavy), 3. Sin Bin (Barry O'Neill)                      

SHIPMAN - 1. Poppy (Peter Wallis et al), 2. Whiterock (Henry Robinson), 3. Curraglas (John Masterson)                    

SIGMA 33 - 1. Popje (Ted McCourt), 2. Rupert (R.Lovegrove/P.Varian), 3. Enchantress (Michael Larkin et al)                           

SQUIB - 1. Aquabats (Brendan Fogarty), 2. Absolutely Fabulous (N Kennedy/P Reilly), 3. Anemos (Pete & Ann Evans)                        

WHITE SAIL CRUISERS Echo - 1. Persistence (C. Broadhead et al), 2. Afternoon Delight (Michael Bennett et al), 3. Lucy O (Aonghus O hEocha)

WHITE SAIL CRUISERS - 1. Persistence (C. Broadhead et al), 2. Windshift (R O'Flynn et al), 3. Arwen (Philip O'Dwyer)

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Winds gusting to 26–knots ushered in the 2010 Dublin Bay Sailing Club Summer season this afternoon for a combined fleet of up to 300 yachts sailing on Dublin Bay. Inspite of new course configurations and some new race marks there were plenty of familiar names on the results sheets after a full racing programme was completed. Outgoing Royal Irish YC Commodore Tim Goodbody - who also designed DBSC's new courses - beat incoming Commodore Henry Leonard in the Sigma 33 class. Consistent performers David Gorman and Chris Doorly in the Flying fifteens were in their usual position for the first race of four windward leeward legs but they slipped to third in race two following a boat handling error downwind. Next DBSC races are on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

 

DUBLIN PORT Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 24 APRIL 2010                          

BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Attitude (D.Owens/T.Milner), 2. Extreme Reality (P.McSwiney/E.O'Rafferty), 3. Bluefin Two (M & B Bryson)                       

BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Attitude (D.Owens/T.Milner), 2. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 3. Bluefin Two (M & B Bryson)                       

CRUISERS 1 Echo - 1. Something Else (J.Hall et al), 2. Indecision (Declan Hayes et al), 3. Jalapeno (Dermod Baker et al)                           

CRUISERS 1 - 1. Something Else (J.Hall et al), 2. Jalapeno (Dermod Baker et al), 3. Joker 11 (John Maybury)                      

CRUISERS 2 Echo - 1. Peridot (Y Charrier et al), 2. Bendemeer (Gerald Kinsella), 3. Jawesome 11 (V.Kennedy/M.Dyke)            

CRUISERS 2 - 1. Peridot (Y Charrier et al)                           

CRUISERS 3 - 1. Asterix (J.Counihan/F.Meredith), 2. Pamafe (Michael Costello), 3. Gung Ho (G & S O'Shea)

CRUISERS 3 Echo - 1. Pamafe (Michael Costello), 2. Asterix (J.Counihan/F.Meredith), 3. Jammie Dodger (J.H & D.O'Neill)                    

CRUISERS 4 - 1. Rascal (K.Burke/S.Milner), 2. Maranda (Myles Kelly)                        

FLYING FIFTEEN - 1. Hy5ive (D & S Gorman), 2. The Gruffalo (Keith Poole), 3. Fifty Somethings (David Mulvin)                       

FLYING FIFTEEN Race 2- 1. The Gruffalo (Keith Poole), 2. Snow White (Frank Burgess), 3. Hy5ive (D & S Gorman)                       

GLEN - 1. Glendun (B.Denham et al), 2. Glencorel (B.Waldock/K.Malcolm), 3. Glenluce (D & R O'Connor)                     

RUFFIAN 23 - 1. Ruffles (Michael Cutliffe), 2. Shannagh (S.Gill/P.MacDiarmada), 3. Ruff N Ready (Ann Kirwan et al)                           

SHIPMAN - 1. Jo Slim (J.Clarke et al), 2. Whiterock (Henry Robinson), 3. Poppy (Peter Wallis et al)                           

SIGMA 33 - 1. White Mischief (Timothy Goodbody), 2. Leeuwin (Henry Leonard et al)                           

SQUIB Race 2- 1. Femme Fatale (Joe O'Byrne), 2. Little Demon (Marie Dee), 3. Waverider (F.Gaynor/T.Bryan)                                          

SQUIB - 1. Waverider (F.Gaynor/T.Bryan), 2. Femme Fatale (Joe O'Byrne), 3. Anemos (Pete & Ann Evans)                        

WHITE SAIL CRUISERS - 1. The Great Escape (P & D Rigney), 2. Effex 11 (Alan Rountree), 3. Windermere (J & S Taylor)                       

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Dublin Bay

Dublin Bay on the east coast of Ireland stretches over seven kilometres, from Howth Head on its northern tip to Dalkey Island in the south. It's a place most Dubliners simply take for granted, and one of the capital's least visited places. But there's more going on out there than you'd imagine.

The biggest boating centre is at Dun Laoghaire Harbour on the Bay's south shore that is home to over 1,500 pleasure craft, four waterfront yacht clubs and Ireland's largest marina.

The bay is rather shallow with many sandbanks and rocky outcrops, and was notorious in the past for shipwrecks, especially when the wind was from the east. Until modern times, many ships and their passengers were lost along the treacherous coastline from Howth to Dun Laoghaire, less than a kilometre from shore.

The Bay is a C-shaped inlet of the Irish Sea and is about 10 kilometres wide along its north-south base, and 7 km in length to its apex at the centre of the city of Dublin; stretching from Howth Head in the north to Dalkey Point in the south. North Bull Island is situated in the northwest part of the bay, where one of two major inshore sandbanks lie, and features a 5 km long sandy beach, Dollymount Strand, fronting an internationally recognised wildfowl reserve. Many of the rivers of Dublin reach the Irish Sea at Dublin Bay: the River Liffey, with the River Dodder flow received less than 1 km inland, River Tolka, and various smaller rivers and streams.

Dublin Bay FAQs

There are approximately ten beaches and bathing spots around Dublin Bay: Dollymount Strand; Forty Foot Bathing Place; Half Moon bathing spot; Merrion Strand; Bull Wall; Sandycove Beach; Sandymount Strand; Seapoint; Shelley Banks; Sutton, Burrow Beach

There are slipways on the north side of Dublin Bay at Clontarf, Sutton and on the southside at Dun Laoghaire Harbour, and in Dalkey at Coliemore and Bulloch Harbours.

Dublin Bay is administered by a number of Government Departments, three local authorities and several statutory agencies. Dublin Port Company is in charge of navigation on the Bay.

Dublin Bay is approximately 70 sq kilometres or 7,000 hectares. The Bay is about 10 kilometres wide along its north-south base, and seven km in length east-west to its peak at the centre of the city of Dublin; stretching from Howth Head in the north to Dalkey Point in the south.

Dun Laoghaire Harbour on the southside of the Bay has an East and West Pier, each one kilometre long; this is one of the largest human-made harbours in the world. There also piers or walls at the entrance to the River Liffey at Dublin city known as the Great North and South Walls. Other harbours on the Bay include Bulloch Harbour and Coliemore Harbours both at Dalkey.

There are two marinas on Dublin Bay. Ireland's largest marina with over 800 berths is on the southern shore at Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The other is at Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club on the River Liffey close to Dublin City.

Car and passenger Ferries operate from Dublin Port to the UK, Isle of Man and France. A passenger ferry operates from Dun Laoghaire Harbour to Howth as well as providing tourist voyages around the bay.

Dublin Bay has two Islands. Bull Island at Clontarf and Dalkey Island on the southern shore of the Bay.

The River Liffey flows through Dublin city and into the Bay. Its tributaries include the River Dodder, the River Poddle and the River Camac.

Dollymount, Burrow and Seapoint beaches

Approximately 1,500 boats from small dinghies to motorboats to ocean-going yachts. The vast majority, over 1,000, are moored at Dun Laoghaire Harbour which is Ireland's boating capital.

In 1981, UNESCO recognised the importance of Dublin Bay by designating North Bull Island as a Biosphere because of its rare and internationally important habitats and species of wildlife. To support sustainable development, UNESCO’s concept of a Biosphere has evolved to include not just areas of ecological value but also the areas around them and the communities that live and work within these areas. There have since been additional international and national designations, covering much of Dublin Bay, to ensure the protection of its water quality and biodiversity. To fulfil these broader management aims for the ecosystem, the Biosphere was expanded in 2015. The Biosphere now covers Dublin Bay, reflecting its significant environmental, economic, cultural and tourism importance, and extends to over 300km² to include the bay, the shore and nearby residential areas.

On the Southside at Dun Laoghaire, there is the National Yacht Club, Royal St. George Yacht Club, Royal Irish Yacht Club and Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club as well as Dublin Bay Sailing Club. In the city centre, there is Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club. On the Northside of Dublin, there is Clontarf Yacht and Boat Club and Sutton Dinghy Club. While not on Dublin Bay, Howth Yacht Club is the major north Dublin Sailing centre.

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