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Byrne's Defence of Edinburgh Cup off to a Good Start on Belfast Lough
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#dragon – Dublin's defending champion Martin Byrne scored an eighth and a third at the Edinburgh Cup yesterday to lie third overall just two points in front of the World Champion, Lawrie Smith. Top British lady helm Julia Bailey Leads…
British Woman Wins Dragon Northern Champs on Belfast Lough
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#dragon – After seven incredibly tough races over three days it all went down to a tie-breaker to decide the winner of the 2012 Dragon Northern Area Championship. Sponsored by Belfast Harbour and hosted by the Royal North Of Ireland…
Dubliner Faces Strong Competition in Dragon 'Edinburgh Cup' Defence
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#DRAGON – Dublin's Martin Byrne is taking on a double Olympic gold medal winner and former world champion to defend his Dragon Edinburgh Cup title in the first week of July. Byrne, the Commodore of the Royal St. George Yacht…
Kinsale Visitors Win Fickle Dublin Bay Dragon Event
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#DRAGON – A London Olympic Games Race Officer, a weather forecast showing winds up to 20 knots and a pumped up Irish Dragon class all sounds like a recipe for a successful one design weekend which makes it all the…
Irish Dragon Champion Finishes Fourth in Cascais Invitational
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#DRAGON SAILING – Ireland's Edinburgh Cup sailing champion Martin Byrne took fourth overall at last weekend's International Dragon Match Racing event in Cascais, Portugal. The invitation only event included Dragon National Champions from across Europe. Weather conditions were ideal with…
Dragon fleet Announces New Sponsor for 'Biggest Ever' Season
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#DRAGON – The Irish Dragon fleet have probably their biggest season this year in their 85 year history. Not alone are they hosting the Gold Cup in Kinsale but the Edinburgh Cup is to be held in Belfast Lough in…
Dragon Gold Cup for Kinsale in 2012
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#DRAGON – Irish sailors will be vying for the prestigious Dragon Gold Cup from 8th-15th September 2012 when it is contested on Irish waters by Kinsale Yacht Club. Leading the Irish challenge will be Dun Laoghaire sailor Martin Byrne who…
Dragon Race Cancellation Leaves Byrne Fourth Overall in Cannes
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The wind was not on the Dragon crews' side this Friday for the last and decisive rendez-vous. A light and flimsly air, not enough to have the boats moving, forced the Committee to calli it a day and send the…
Byrne has it all to Play for in Last Race of Regates Royales
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The penultimate days racing at Regates Royales yesterday saw Irish Dargon Jaguar skppered by Martin Byrne battle it out with their nearest competitors at the top of the 59 boat Dragon fleet. A 6th for Jaguar, the one time regatta…
Russians Knock Byrne off Top Spot in Cannes
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The Russians have bounced back at the Regatta Royales in Cannes today, knocking Dublin Skipper Martin Byrne off the top spot in the 58-boat Dragon fleet.  The Royal St. George Commodore sailing Jaguar had a disappointing second day but still…
Dubliner Byrne Leads Denmark's Prince Henrik at Régates Royales
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Dragon Edinburgh Cup winner Martin Byrne's impressive international form continues this week at the helm of Jaguar. The Dublin sailor leads HRH Prince Henrik of Denmark for overall honours at the Régates Royales in Cannes, on the south of France.…
Weiser Wins Dragon Gold Cup
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Weiser Wins Dragon Gold Cup

21st September 2011
After three days of severe winds and mighty waves, the Derbigum Dragon Gold Cup Fleet went out early yesterday morning to sail two races. No Irish boats were racing in the 62-boat fleet. After the first start, the fleet cut…
Byrne Retains Irish Dragon Title at Kinsale
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Martin Byrne retained his title as National Dragon Champion in Kinsale last weekend, adding to his Edinburgh Cup victory last month in Abersoch writes Tim Pearson. Byrne, with crew Adam Winkelmann and Pedro Andrades, was pushed hard by Jay Bourke…
Royal St. George Trio Win Dragon Edinburgh Cup
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Royal St. George Commodore Martin Byrne lifted the Dragon Edinburgh Cup in Abersoch, North Wales tonight after a three way last battle for victory went the Dun Laoghaire crew's way in emphatic style. The current Irish champions won the pivotal…
Byrne Lies One Point off Lead as Last Race to be Edinburgh Cup Decider
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After today's fifth race Mikhail Muratov and Klaus Diederichs (with Peter O'Leary and David Burrows crewing) are tied on 16 points for the lead at the 2011 Edinburgh Cup supported by Aberdeen Asset Management. Dun Laoghaire Combination of Martin Byrne…
Collision Costs Byrne but Sorensen Improves at Dragon Edinburgh Cup
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Royal St. George Commodore Martin Byrne's day got off to a tricky start on the second day of the 2011 Dragon Edinburgh Cup yesterday when he and his crew Pedro Andrade and Adam Winkelmann found themselves close to colliding with…

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