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Michael Blaney's Beneteau 31.7 'After You' from the Royal St. George Yacht Club will be in the second start in this Sunday's fourth race
While DBSC Turkey Shooters are still celebrating the colourful parade of sail across Dublin Bay in last Sunday's third race in winter sunshine, the starts and handicaps have been released for this Sunday's fourth race as the series enters its…
The 65-boat Dublin Bay Sailing Club Turkey Shoot fleet head south across Scotsman's Bay to Dalkey Island in race three of the seven race series
Royal Irish J109 White Mischief has regained the overall lead of the DBSC Turkey Shoot Series on Dublin Bay even after a lowly 21st place scored in the third race last Sunday morning. The Tim and Richard Goodbody skippered leader now…
Peter Richardson's Dubious of the Royal St. George Yacht Club will race as part of the first 16-boat start for the third race of the DBSC Turkey Shoot on Sunday
Changes to handicaps have been made for next Sunday's second race of the Dubin Bay Sailing Club Turkey Shoot Series and organiser Fintan Cairns warns that 'some competitors have got a nose bleed' as a result. Last Sunday's second race…
The second race of the DBSC Turkey Shoot had a full turnout last Sunday on Dublin Bay
The 1720 sportsboat Wolfe was the winner of the second race of the DBSC Turkey Shoot on Dublin Bay.  Last Sunday's second race may have had little in the way of wind but that was more than made up for by…
There are significant changes to the start sequences for the second race of the Turkey Shoot Series on Dublin Bay
Changes to handicaps and the start sequences have been made for next Sunday's second race of the Dubin Bay Sailing Club Turkey Shoot Series. Changes to handicaps and the start sequences are downloadable below. As previously reported, the overall lead…
Tim and Richard Goodbody's J109 White Mischief from the RIYC
Tim and Richard Goodbody's J109 White Mischief from the Royal Irish Yacht Club leads the Dublin Bay Sailing Club Turkey Shoot after last Sunday's first race under Modified ECHO handicap. Results are downloadable below. Another J109 Dear Prudence is second…
John Maybury's national champion winning J109 Joker II is one of six to contest Sunday's DBSC Turkey Shoot on Dublin Bay
Last year's overall winner, the Shanahan family's J109 Ruth will be among the last to start in the first race of the seven-race Citroen South Dublin DBSC Turkey Shoot Series this Sunday on Dublin Bay. The National Yacht Club crew starts as…
Breezy sailing for J109s at the 2017 DBSC Turkey Shoot Series on Dublin Bay
This Sunday sees the first of a series of seven races on Dublin Bay for the 2019 DBSC Turkey Shoot Series.  The popular winter fixture has again attracted up to 70 boats for the short sharp races and this year…
Paul O'Higgins' Rockabill VI competing in the 2017 Turkey Shoot Series on Dublin Bay
With the ink drying on last Saturday's final race results of the 2019 Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Summer season, the country's biggest yacht racing club has already unveiled its 2019 Winter programme and Turkey Shoot Series. A series of seven races…
Fintan Cairns – his determination to get out in Dublin Bay on November mornings and set attractive courses provided inspirational sailing leadership
Fintan Cairns of Dun Laoghaire is disarmingly modest about his many achievements in cruiser-racing organisation, based as they are on his extensive experience as an active sailor, his own innovations, and his readiness to acknowledge when he has taken an…
The J109 Ruth emerged top of the DBSC Turkey Shoot after the seven race series
The Shanahan family's J109 Ruth was the overall winner of the DBSC Turkey Shoot sponsored by Citroen South Dublin yesterday. All the ingredients for a spicy winter series finale were dished up on the capital’s water for the concluding race…
Overall Turkey Shoot leader, the J109 Jalapeno
Handicaps and Starts for next's final race of the DBSC Turkey Shoot have been published to set up what organiser Fintan Cairns predicts will be a 'very interesting finish'. As Afloat.ie readers will know, the National Yacht Club J109 Jalapeno…
J109 Jalapeno has gone into the overall lead of the DBSC Turkey Shoot with one race left to sail this Sunday
The J109 'Jalapeno' of Barrington, Despard and O’Sullivan from the National Yacht Club has a five-point lead going into the final race of the Citroen South Dublin sponsored DBSC Turkey Shoot Series this Sunday.  The NYC crew who were second overall…
J109 White Mischief going downwind in big breeze in race six of the DBSC Turkey Shoot Series. German Soto 40 sailors Leif Ole Daetz and Thorben Strube were racing on Tim Goodbody's "White Mischief". Ole has moved to Dublin and is a regular part of the "White Mischief" team. Ole is trimming the kite above
A slightly reduced turnout for the strongest winds of the Winter series so far saw some fine J109 spinnaker handling in race six of DBSC's Citroen South Dublin sponsored Turkey Shoot. With northerly winds gusting to well over 25-knots, the…
Winter? What winter? Veteran skipper George Sisk’s rejuvenated Farr 42 WOW in sparkling form in the Turkey Shoot Series in Dublin Bay
Maybe it’s the fact that the days start to get longer again in only a fortnight, but there’s mood of rising optimism in Irish sailing these days writes W M Nixon. There’s an almost measurable buzz in the air which…
Ruffian 23 Diane is competing in the DBSC Turkey Shoot Series on Dublin Bay
Overall leader Vespucci will be among the first to start in race six of the Citroen South Dublin DBSC Turkey Shoot Series this Sunday on Dublin Bay. The Dehler 31 starts as part of a 21-boat group in the first…

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