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DBSC Laser Class Shout Out for 'Nippers & Oul Fellas'

12th April 2017
Sean Craig, a member of DBSC's Laser Class Sean Craig, a member of DBSC's Laser Class Photo: Afloat.ie

Is your Laser dinghy sitting in your garden? Maybe your teenager doesn't want to use it anymore? If you can answer 'yes' to either question, then Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Laser class has the answer for you, if you're looking for some good quality, short, sharp dinghy racing this Summer.

With an existing fleet of 20 plus boats that includes hotshots and novices, full rigs and radials, 'nippers and oul fellas', the first gun is Tuesday, April 25th near Dun Laoghaire Harbour. 

Laser Class Captain Ross O'Leary also points out that not being a member of a Dun Laoghaire Yacht Club is 'NO PROBLEM' because a store & launch facility is available via Dun Laoghaire's Coal Harbour for €200 per season.

Racing usually takes place in Scotsman’s Bay or in harbour in extreme conditions. 

Download the class flyer below for details.

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At A Glance – Laser Dinghy Specifications

Designer Bruce Kirby & Ian Bruce

Year 1969

Crew 1
Draft 0.787 m (2 ft 7.0 in)
Hull weight 58.97 kg (130.0 lb)
LOA 4.2 m (13 ft 9 in)
LWL 3.81 m (12 ft 6 in)
Beam 1.39 m (4 ft 7 in)
Mainsail area 7.06 m2 (76.0 sq ft)

Racing D-PN 91.1 RYA PN 1088 PHRF 217

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