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Two DSQs Seal the Fate of Jaguar Dragon Sailing Team in Cascais
There was bad luck for Ireland's Jaguar racing team in Portgual today when the Royal St George trio of Martin Byrne, Mark Pettit and Brian Matthews scored two Black Flag disqualifications. It brings an end to the Dun Laoghaire team’s goal of a top ten…
Royal St. George Jaguar Dragon Team Lying 16th in Cascais
After the strong winds and drama of the opening day, day two of the Dragon HM King Juan Carlos Trophy, being hosted by the Clube Naval de Cascais Royal St. George's Martin Byrne are now sixteenth overall in the second leg of the 2019…
Jonathan Bourke's Dragon team (second from left) prepare for a start in yesterday's opening races of the HM King Juan Carlos Dragon Trophy in Cascais
Royal St. George's Dragon ace Martin Byrne is lying 11th in the second leg of the 2019 European Cup. As Afloat previously reported, crewed by Brian Matthews and Mark Pettit, the Dun Laoghaire trio scored a 15 and a ten in yesterday's opening rounds. Full…
Dun Laoghaire Dragon sailors Martin Byrne, Brian Matthews and Mark Pettit will contest the European Cup in Portugal
Royal St. George's Martin Byrne makes a welcome return to the Dragon in the second leg of the 2019 European Cup and will be crewed by Brian Matthews and Mark Pettit, who both have multiple Dragon titles to their names. Winner of…
A Class One start at the 2017 Dun Laoghaire Regatta on Dublin Bay
With three months to go to the first gun off Dun Laoghaire’s famous harbour, 410 boats are already entered — and more than half the entries are visiting craft to Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2019. It is an early-season marine…
Dragon winners - Royal St George team led by Neil Hegarty (left) with Peter Bowring (partly hidden centre with trophy) and David Williams (right) with half model
Going into yesterday’s final two races at the Dragon National Championships at Glandore Harbour Yacht Club three boats were tied on 11 points, with the discard yet to apply, and any one of four teams had the chance to win…
Dragons are launched for the Glandore-based National Championships in West Cork
Day three today and with just three races to go in the Dragon National Championships at Glandore Harbour YC, where 21 boats make up the fleet, it’s tight at the top. Cameron Good on Little Fella from Kinsale YC leads…
From left are Helm Brian Goggin with Daniel and Sean Murphy.
Kinsale Yacht Club victorious Dragon crew stopped off at the Bulman Buoy this evening on the way home from Cork Week. The purpose of the impromptu break in the voyage was to photograph RCYC's famous 'Thomas Lipton Trophy' – won earlier…
Howth's Laura Dillon (left) with Grant Gordon with the Trevor Wade Trophy on day two of the Dragon Edinburgh Cup at Torbay
Light and shifty winds combined with a sea left over from the big onshore breezes of the previous day created new challenges for the 28 teams competing in the Dragon Edinburgh Cup at the Royal Torbay Yacht Club writes Rupert…
GHYC is currently home to the largest Dragon fleet in Ireland, with 16 resident Dragons
Glandore Harbour Yacht Club (GHYC) will host the 2018 National Dragon Championship from 6-9 September. Boats will come from all over Ireland, to enjoy four days of highly competitive racing between the top Irish Dragon sailors, joined by some boats…
Conor Byrne (left) will be sailing with father Martin and Adam Winkelmann (not pictured) at next week's Dragon Edinburgh Cup in Torbay
Martin Byrne’s, Jaguar Sailing Team, travel to Torbay on the south-west coast of England later this week, as in 2017, the only Irish entrant in the Dragon Edinburgh Cup 2018. This year marks the 70th Anniversary of this event which…
Dragon Slayers – Wife of Class captain David Williams, Hilary, presents the prizes to winners John Simms (centre) and Martin Byrne. Not pictured is third crew man Adam Winkelmann
The Dragon East Coast Championship concluded yesterday with one race in a light shifting breeze. Jaguar Sailing Team, skippered by Martin Byrne, retained their overall lead to win the event with a second in the final race. Serafina won the race to…
Jaguar has taken the lead at the Royal St. George Dragon East Coasts Championships
Racing was very competitive at the Dragon East Coast Championships on Saturday amongst the 11–Dragons racing on Dublin Bay in a decreasing NE breeze which allowed for many place changes in two races sailed in less than 12 knots. Download results…
After five miles of racing, this is the conclusion of race two of the Dragon East Coast Championships, with probably only six boat-lengths separating the first three boats
Kinsale Yacht Club’s “Little Fella” lead the Dragon Fleet after day 1 with two races of the Dragon East Coast Championships completed at the Royal St. George Yacht Club. The Cameron Good crew lead the 11-boat fleet with a score…
Dragon crew Jaguar skippered by Martin Byrne are in action off Dun Laoghaire this weekend
The Dublin Bay Dragon Fleet host their East Coast Championships at the Royal St George Yacht Club this weekend. 15 entries are expected from the Dragon Fleets in Dun Laoghaire, Kinsale, Glandore and Abersoch in Wales in the first Championship…
Glandore Dragons in action
#Dragon - Dragon class veteran Don Street is calling for Dragon associations the world over to find old or disused vessels for restoration and encourage younger sailors to keep the class going forward. As Scuttlebutt Europe reports, Street’s plans would…

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