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#dragon – Twenty of the top International Dragon crews are gathered in Largs for the 2015 Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Dragon Scottish Championship and Edinburgh Cup. The regattas, which take place from 27 June to 3 July, have attracted competitors…
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#dragon – The British Dragon Fleet is currently converging on Largs, Scotland for the start of the 2015 Dragon Scottish Championship and the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Edinburgh Cup, which get underway this Saturday 27 June. The twenty strong fleet…
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#dragonsailing –After a weekend of intense Dragon keelboat action on Dublin Bay, Class Captain Conor Grimley writes that after eight decades in the making, the Dragon class is breathing new fire into the Irish sailing scene – and it’s much more accessible…
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#dragonnationals – Neil Hegarty at the helm of Phantom who led the 2015 Dragon National Championships from start to finish was presented with the winners trophy at the National Yacht Club this afternoon. The Royal St. George YC crew of…
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#Dragon – Local sailors continue to lead the Dragon National Championships in Dun Laoghaire this morning. After six races sailed in the 13–boat fleet David Williams and Peter Bowring are three nett points clear of Kinsale's Cameron Good on 15…
Phantom Takes Early Lead at Dragon National Championships
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#dragonnationals – After three races sailed at the Irish Dragon National Championships at Dun Laoghaire, local Royal St. George yacht Phantom skippered by David Williams leads a 13–boat fleet. Four points adrift in a three way tie for second is…
UAE Bunker Boys Are New Dragon World Champions
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#dragon –  The final day of the Dragon worlds in La Rochelle began with a short delay to allow the wind to settle after an overnight front had seen rain move up from Bordeaux. This more or less prevented any…
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#dragon – Andrew Craig's Chimaera topped a 13–boat Dragon fleet to win the East Coast Championships at the Royal St. George Yacht Club at the weekend. Second on the Dublin Bay race track was Craig's club mate Phantom skippered by…
Dublin Bay Dragon Fleet Welcomes Back Olympic Campaigners Max Treacy & Anthony Shanks
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#dragon – Saturday saw two competitive races for Dragons out of Scotsman's Bay on the southside of Dublin Bay. Winds were Light to moderate in a Northerly direction. The fleet welcomed back Max Treacy and Anthony Shanks, with Paul Maguire, aboard…
Cannonball Trophy Welcomes UK & Dutch Dragon Sailors To Dublin Bay
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#dragon – The weekend's Cannonball Trophy saield on Dublin Bay is an annual team racing event sailed by Dragon sailors from The Royal London Yacht Club in Cowes, The Royal Netherlands Yacht Club in Muidan Holland and The Royal St…
Dragon 'U-Boat' at Cascais
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Dragon 'U-Boat' at Cascais

17th November 2014
#dragon – The popular European International Dragon Winter Series at Cascais in Portugal got off to a spectacular start over the weekend. After a week of strong winds, the breeze had eased, but a huge leftover sea still running in…
Defending Champion Wins Dragon Gold Cup in Medemblik
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#dragon – Defending champion Markus Wieser  has retained the Dragon Gold Cup. The professional sailor, competing for the United Arab Emirates, was in the lead of the 70th Dragon Gold Cup the whole week, but didn't get it all his own…
Light Wind Expert Lawrie Smith Wins Kinsale Hosted Irish Dragon Nationals
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#dragonsailing – Lawrie Smith showed his mettle to take the 2014 Irish Dragon Nationals at Kinsale YC today writes Claire Bateman. Britian's Smith with crew Adam Bowers and Jack Wilson and sailing under the Burgee of the Glandore Harbour Yacht Club won today's…
Lack of Wind Scrubs Dragon Racing off Kinsale
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#dragon – The second day of the Irish Dragon nationals at Kinsale in County Cork has been scrubbed due to lack of wind. Racing is scheduled to start an hour earlier tomorrow  at 11am.
Lawrie Smith Returns to Kinsale for Irish Dragon Keelboat Champs
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#dragons – On driving to Kinsale yesterday to photograph the 2014 Irish Dragon Nationals it was a miserable outlook with the rain thundering down in quantities not experienced for some months writes Claire Bateman. Even while waiting around in Kinsale…
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#dragon – Race officer was Barry O'Neill, who ran six great races in perfect Dragon conditions - 12-15 knots, and calm sea with all but short waves. With windward leeward courses around 1 hour, three races were sailed on Saturday and…

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