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Lyttle Wins DBSC Laser Dinghy Race

15th May 2012
Lyttle Wins DBSC Laser Dinghy Race

#DBSC – Veteran Laser sailors Theo Lyttle and Chris Arrowsmith finished 1,2 in the PY class of tonight's Dublin Bay Sailing Club dinghy fleet with ideal 10 knot northerly winds if not a little chilly for Mid-May.

In the Fireball class Winder (E.Butler/O.Laverty) were winners with Neil Colin's Elevation second and Licence to Thrill (Louis Smyth) third.

The full results for the DUBLIN PORT Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 15 MAY 2012 are below:

BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Extreme Reality (P.McSwiney/E.O'Rafferty), 2. Kernach (Eoin O'Driscoll)

BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Thirty Something (Gerry Jones et al), 2. Extreme Reality (P.McSwiney/E.O'Rafferty), 3. Kernach (Eoin O'Driscoll)

CRUISERS 2 - 1. Bendemeer (L Casey & D Power), 2. Cor Baby (Keith Kiernan et al)

CRUISERS 3 - , 3. Chouskikou (R.Sheehan/R.Hickey)

CRUISERS 3B - 1. Aslana (J Martin & B Mulkeen), 2. Maranda (Myles Kelly), 3. Rebecca (A McNeilly)

Ensign - 1. INSC1 (K Rumball), 2. NYC1 (O Prouveur), 3. RIYC 2 (Mark McGibney)

FIREBALL - 1. Winder (E.Butler/O.Laverty), 2. Elevation (N.Colin/M.Casey), 3. Licence to Thrill (Louis Smyth)

IDRA 14 FOOT - 1. Squalls (Stephen Harrison), 2. Dart (Pierre Long), 3. Dunmoanin (Frank Hamilton)

MERMAID - 1. Kim (D Cassidy), 2. Aideen (B.Martin/D.Brennan)

PY CLASS - 1. T Lyttle (Laser), 2. C Arrowsmith (Laser)

Race Results

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Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) is one of Europe's biggest yacht racing clubs. It has almost sixteen hundred elected members. It presents more than 100 perpetual trophies each season some dating back to 1884. It provides weekly racing for upwards of 360 yachts, ranging from ocean-going forty footers to small dinghies for juniors.

Undaunted by austerity and encircling gloom, Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC), supported by an institutional memory of one hundred and twenty-nine years of racing and having survived two world wars, a civil war and not to mention the nineteen-thirties depression, it continues to present its racing programme year after year as a cherished Dublin sporting institution.

The DBSC formula that, over the years, has worked very well for Dun Laoghaire sailors. As ever DBSC start racing at the end of April and finish at the end of September. The current commodore is Jonathan Nicholson of the Royal St. George Yacht Club.

The character of racing remains broadly the same in recent times, with starts and finishes at Club's two committee boats, one of them DBSC's new flagship, the Freebird. The latter will also service dinghy racing on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Having more in the way of creature comfort than the John T. Biggs, it has enabled the dinghy sub-committee to attract a regular team to manage its races, very much as happened in the case of MacLir and more recently with the Spirit of the Irish. The expectation is that this will raise the quality of dinghy race management, which, operating as it did on a class quota system, had tended to suffer from a lack of continuity.