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Cunningham's Cape 31 'Blast' to Lead the Leinster Boats DMYC Kish Race

23rd September 2022
The Dublin Bay 21 Garavogue (number 4) is one of three competing in the 28km annual Kish Race
The Dublin Bay 21 Garavogue (number 4) is one of three competing in the 28km annual Kish Race Credit: Afloat

Barry Cunningham's new fast Cape 31 'Blast' from the Royal Irish Yacht Club will no doubt cut a dash in Sunday's Leinster Boats sponsored DMYC Kish Race on Dublin Bay

With entries approaching 45 boats, organisers are hoping for good weather conditions to facilitate the annual trip to the famous lighthouse.

It remains to be seen if any of the 13 Dublin J109s (who are not now racing for national honours) will race instead on the 28 km course.

As Afloat reported earlier, the event encompasses a stage of the Cruiser 3 Championship.

There is also a strong number of Ruffian 23 and Shipman Class entries.  Also of note are three classic DBSC 21 entries.

The starting time is 11.00 am this Sunday (25th) from the DBSC Hut on the West Pier. Entries are still available on

The Race Officer has asked competitors are asked to check the Club Website ( for some amendments to the Sailing Instructions.

Published in DMYC, Cape 31, Leinster Boats Team

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