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19 cruisers raced in a blustery first race with 17 finishers on Sunday morning as Afloat reported here.
The J97 Windjammer and the J109 Dear Prudence were scored joint second on the Seapoint course in the west of the Bay with Liam Shanahan's J109 Ruth in this place.
Download full results in the Citroen South Series below.
The series continues next Sunday from the National Yacht Club.
This afternoon's DMYC Frostbite Series racing for dinghies at Dun Laoghaire Harbour has been cancelled due to adverse weather with gusts in excess of 30 knots on Dublin Bay.
Gale force winds are predicted for the Irish Sea later today.
See live Dublin Bay webcam here
This morning's first race of the DBSC Spring Chicken Series did go ahead in the comparatively sheltered waters of Seapoint Bay.
This morning's DBSC Spring Chicken Series got off to a gentle start in light to medium westerlies on Dublin Bay for the 38-plus boat fleet.
The regular mix of contestants were joined by Iduna, an 80–year–old Lymington L Class design. Viking Marine are prize sponsors again this year and 'Vicky Marine' (pictured below) is not shelling out crystal or silver prizes, but the very useful Dexshell range of hats and gloves to keep winners extremities warm. See the full range from Viking Marine here
See the starting order and initial handicaps for the first race below.
Race two of the National Yacht Club hosted six-race event sponsored by Citroen South Dublin takes place next Sunday.
#dbsc – As Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC), kicks off its 130th birthday celebrations, its first series of 2014 is already drawing to a close.
Handicaps & Starts for next Sunday's (23rd March) final race in the Rathfarnham Ford sponsored Spring Chicken Series are attached for the all–in cruiser series that has topped 40 boats.
The series prizegiving will be held at the National Y.C. after racing.
The first race of DBSC's summer season begins on Thursday April 24th with Tuesday's commencing on April 29th and Saturday's racing starting on April 26th.
WM Nixon wrote about the club's 130 years in his Sailing on Saturday blog here.
#dbsc – A 1720 sportsboat named Deja Vu was the winner of the opening race of DBSC's Spring Chicken Series, second was the A35 Another Adventure and third was the Beneteau 34.7 Adelie. Full results are downloadable below. The six weeek series got off to a perfect start last weekend and the hope is a similar weather window might present itself again in the next 48–hours for the National Yacht Club hosted event. Attached are results from last Sunday and also Starts & Handicaps for this weekend.