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Forecasted Strong Winds Threaten DBSC Turkey Shoot Race on Dublin Bay

6th December 2019
The Grand Soleil 34 Just Tina is lying third overall in the  DBSC Turkey Shoot. See Handicaps and Start times for Sunday's race below The Grand Soleil 34 Just Tina is lying third overall in the DBSC Turkey Shoot. See Handicaps and Start times for Sunday's race below

Dublin Bay Sailing Club has warned that the penultimate race of its Turkey Shoot Series on Sunday may be in danger of cancellation due to a strong wind forecast. 

XC Weather forecaster indicates westerly winds will blow as hard as 46 mph at 10 am start time for the 66-boat cruiser-racer fleet. 

It has prompted Race organiser Fintan Cairns to advise competitors, "It is looking breezy at the moment for next Sunday. No call until Sunday morning. If looking very obviously off, I will email around 0800. Here's hoping we get racing".

So far in the seven-race series winds have only been light to medium over five weeks of racing.

See Handicaps and Start times for Sunday's race downloadable below.

Published in Turkey Shoot
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