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The breeze was back yesterday for the DMYC Frostbites and another fleet of 26 boats, including Shane McCarthy's Solo made the effort to get out
After the zephyrs of last week, the breeze was back yesterday for the DMYC Frostbites and another fleet of 26 boats made the effort to get out and enjoy a brisk afternoon on the water. The wind was projected to…
 It wasn’t a thriller, but everyone who wanted a race got a race………..with the exception of one retiree who obviously had too much excitement for the day!
All the weather forecasts were suggesting that there should have been wind for yesterday’s Frostbites in Dun Laoghaire Harbour! XCWeather was projecting 7 – 12 knots of SSW, the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Weather station was showing 6.6 – 10 knots…
There's a shout out for series two of the DMYC Frostbites
DMYC organiers are studying a dip in entries for its annual Frostbite series. Numbers have dropped significantly from the typical 80 – 90 boats over recent years to 52 this year, 24 of which are Lasers. Despite best efforts to…
Solo sailor – Former GP14 world champion Shane MacCarthy in his Solo dinghy
A modest fleet of 25 boats opened the second half of the 2017/18 Frostbite Series hosted by Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club earlier today, Sunday 7th January writes Cormac Bradley. While XCWeather had a forecast for 14:00 of 11 – 16…
Fireballers Noel Butler and Stephen Oram
The forecast was for wind! The Frostbite organisers were expecting wind as they posted on Facebook that although the wind in the earlier part of the day was strong, it was due to moderate by the start of the afternoon…
Noel Butler (pictured above) & Marie Barry  in Fireball 15061 lead the fast PY fleet at the DMYC Frostbites
It was most probably a combination of the weather forecast, the actual weather or the time of year (two Sundays before Christmas), but yesterday’s Frostbite fleet was considerably reduced and only two Fireballs answered the starter’s call writes Cormac Bradley.…
Frostbite Mug winners, Fast PY Fleet, Race 2 – Neil Colin & Margaret Casey
The fifth round of the 2017/18 Frostbites, hosted by Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club, saw two races held inside the harbour, a four lap trapezoid course to start proceedings followed by a three lap windward-leeward course which I am reliably…
Alistair Court and Gordon Syme (14706) led the Fast PY Fleet into the leeward mark – followed by Colin & Casey (14775), Butler & Barry (15061) and Miller & Bradley (14713).
The fourth Sunday of the 2017/18 Frostbite Series, hosted by Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club, saw blustery conditions from a westerly direction and cool temperatures under a blue sky that clouded up as the afternoon wore on! The XCWeather forecast…
Shane McCarthy sailed the second lap as a sausage but sailed all the way back to the gybe mark to correct his mistake
After having to call off last Sunday’s racing due to an excess of wind at the DMYC dinghy Frostbite Series, the challenge today was to get a race in in a dearth of wind writes Cormac Bradley. Though the forecast…
The balance of the fleet will race in two PY fleets with the cut off set at 1068 between fleet 1 & 2
Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club (DMYC) starts its 47th Season of dinghy frostbite racing in Dun Laoghaire Harbour this Sunday with a warning signal at 01.57 hrs. The series is open to monohull centre board dinghies and attracts entries from…
Louis Smyth at the helm of his Fireball dinghy during the 2016-17 DMYC Frostbites in February
#DMYC - The Notice of Race for the Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club’s upcoming Frostbite Challenge is now online. The DMYC will be celebrating 47 years of winter racing in the 2017-18 Frostbite series — and entries are now open…
The Grand Soleil 44 Race 'Eluthera', Frank Whelan of Greystones SC, won with a very comfortable margin
47 boats entered the 2017 edition of the DMYC Kish Race which, in this particular instance, should have been renamed the DMYC North Burford Race as the Race Officer of the day, Neil Colin, adequately judge that there was not…
The Kish race on Dublin Bay drew approximately 50 entries last year, and DMYC hopes to better this entry on Sunday
This weekend sees perhaps the last of the 2017 season’s 'Major' open events on Dublin Bay in the form of the DMYC Kish Race on Sunday. The warning signal will be at 10.55 a.m. from the Dublin Bay Hut on…
25 Flying Fifteens are expected to contest the East Coast Championships at DMYC this weekend
After a long absence this coming weekend the Flying Fifteen East Coast Championships are being hosted by the DMYC and club fleet captain and organiser Neil Colin is expecting a large turnout of about 25 boats. With great numbers out…
Next Sunday (March 26), sees the final race of the Frostbite Series followed by the prize-giving at the DMYC.
A lively forecast overnight suggested it was optimistic to think there would be DMYC Dinghy Frostbite racing yesterday, because early on Sunday the forecast was for Westerlies to moderate. The plug was pulled though when it appeared the wind wasn't…
Cold & Blustery at Fireball DMYC Frostbites
For the first Sunday of March it was cold and blustery and the racing scene in Dun Laoghaire, for the Fireballs at least, was conspicuous by the absence of Noel Butler, Stephen Oram or their Fireball, 15061 writes Cormac Bradley.…

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