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Siskin is Water Wag Handicap Race Winner at Dun Laoghaire Harbour

15th May 2024
Three of the 23-boat Water Wag fleet negotiate an ENE 5-6 knot breeze during their Handicap Race at Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Three of the 23-boat Water Wag fleet negotiate an ENE 5-6 knot breeze during their Handicap Race at Dun Laoghaire Harbour Credit: Ann Kirwan

Dublin Bay Water Wag No. 50 Siskin, sailed by Mandy Chambers and Sue Westrup, was the winner of Wednesday night's (May 17th) AIB DBSC race.

Held in warm sunshine in an ENE 5-6 knot breeze at Dun Laoghaire Harbour, Race Officer Tadgh Donnelly set a three-round course for the 23 competing boats.

The race was a handicap race with the fleet divided into eight staggered starts.

The wind dropped as the first boat approached the leeward gate for the second time so the Race Officer shortened the course at the weather mark after two rounds and a final beat with Mandy Chambers and Sue Westrup sailing Siskin getting the gun.

AIB DBSC Water Wag race results (May 17th) 

  1. No. 50 Siskin, Mandy Chambers and Sue Westrup
  2. No. 31 Polly, Richard Mossop and Henry Rook
  3. No. 15 Moosmie, John O’Driscoll and Shirley Gilmore
Published in Water Wag, DBSC
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