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Sunday's DMYC Kish Race is Postponed One Week Due to Strong Wind Forecast

23rd September 2023
The 2023 DMYC Kish Race sponsored by Leinster Boats will now run on October 1st
The 2023 DMYC Kish Race sponsored by Leinster Boats will now run on October 1st Credit: Afloat

Due to a strong wind forecast, Sunday's annual DMYC Kish Race on Dublin Bay has been postponed one week until 1st October.

The Leinster Boats sponsored race is typically the last major race on the Bay's summer racing calendar.

The DMYC were reluctant to postpone, with organiser Neil Colin telling Afloat: While the traditionally referenced Apps, including Wind Guru and WindyTY, offer mixed views and suggest a moderation in the forecast, the underlying theme of blustery Southerly winds from the Atlantic depression, together with Met Eireann indicating extreme gusts, represent an unacceptable safety risk to the competitors which DMYC are unable to accept".

"We look forward to a more favourable forecast next week" he added.

Published in DMYC, Kish Race Team

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