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National Yacht Club Stages Flying Fifteen Frostbite Series

5th October 2018
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Six short races are scheduled as a two-race mini-series for the Flying Fifteens on Dublin Bay Six short races are scheduled as a two-race mini-series for the Flying Fifteens on Dublin Bay Photo: Afloat.ie

Fresh from last weekend's national championships on Dublin Bay, the National Yacht Club stages the first race of its Flying Fifteen 2018 Frostbite Series this Saturday.

There will be back-to-back races on each day of the series that runs until November 17 with two breaks for the Lough Derg end of season event and the October Bank Holiday. 

Six short races are scheduled as a two-race mini-series.

The combined results for the first three consecutive short races on the day will score as 1 race in the overall series. The combined results for the next 1-3 consecutive short races on the day will score as 1 race in the overall series. All races to count within each mini-series.

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Flying Fifteen - At A Glance

Overall Length 20 ft6.1 m

Waterline Length 15 ft4.6 m

Mast Height 22 ft 6 in6.86 m

Sail Area 150 sq ft14 sqm

Spinnaker Area 140 sq ft13 sqm

Hull Weight 300 lb136 kg

Keel Weight 400 lb169 kg

Minimum Weight 685 lb305 kg

Racing Crew Two

Ideal Crew Range 18 - 28 st145 - 185 kg

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