The SB20 Irish National Championships takes place at the National YC in Dun Laoghaire in a fortnight (5-7 August) and local DBSC competition at the host venue on Dublin Bay has been full–on. Last weekend Sin Bin (Michael O'Connor, Emmet Ryan & James Ryan) had the best results in last Saturday's racing but Sacrebleu (John O'Driscoll, Justin Burke, Chris Arrowsmith) holds onto the overall lead in DBSC's Saturdays series two but there's a group of three boats chasing not too far behind. See overall results below.
This Saturday (23rd July) is the 8th Saturday of the DBSC Saturday series and the third Saturday of Series 2. There are as usual 2 back to back windward leeward races and our start is at 14:15.
SATURDAY DBSC RACING
There were 2 DBSC races last Saturday. The top 3 were:
Race 1 - (1) Sin Bin (Michael O'Connor, Emmet Ryan, James Ryan) (2) Sacre Bleu (John O'Driscoll, Justin Burke, Chris Arrowsmith) (3) Seriously Bonkers (Sam Hunt, Peter Lee, Paddy Blackley). Race 2 - (1) Defiant (Gerry Jones, Davy Taylor, Rory Byrne) (2) Venuesworld.com (Ger Dempsey, Maeve Judge, Rory Grovez, Chris Nolan) (3) Sin Bin
Saturday's Series 2 Overall - (1) Sacre Bleu 5 points (2) Sin Bin 8 points (3) Venuesworld.com 9 points (4) Bango 10 points.
THURSDAY DBSC RACING
The top 3 last Thursday evening were (1) Venuesworld.com (Ger Dempsey, Rory Grovez, Chris Nolan) (2) Sacre Bleu (Richard Hayes, Chris Arrowsmith, Peter Lee) (3) Bad Kilcullen (Jerry Dowling, Jimmy Dowling, David Dowling).
Thursday's Series 2 Overall - (1) Venuesworld.com 4 points (2) Sacrebleu 8 points (3) Alertpackaging.com 14 points.