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Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for Saturday, 14 May 2016

14th May 2016
The Shipman Curraglas (459) skippered by John P. Masterson of the National YC sails inshore to escape a flooding tide into today's light air DBSC race The Shipman Curraglas (459) skippered by John P. Masterson of the National YC sails inshore to escape a flooding tide into today's light air DBSC race Credit: Afloat.ie

Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for Saturday, 14 May 2016

Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 14 MAY 2016

BENETEAU 31.7 Echo - 1. Attitude (T Milner J Sugars M Branigan), 2. Legally Blonde (C.Drohan/P.Egan), 3. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power)

BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 2. Attitude (T Milner J Sugars M Branigan), 3. Legally Blonde (C.Drohan/P.Egan)

CRUISERS 1 Echo - 1. Indecision (Declan Hayes et al), 2. Jigamaree (R Harris), 3. Something Else (J.Hall et al)

CRUISERS 1 - 1. Something Else (J.Hall et al), 2. White Mischief (Tim Goodbody), 3. Rockabill VI (Paul O'Higgins)

CRUISERS 2 Echo - 1. Red Rhum (J Nicholson), 2. Peridot (Jim McCann et al), 3. Helter Skelter (A & A Jermyn)

CRUISERS 2 - 1. Red Rhum (J Nicholson), 2. Peridot (Jim McCann et al), 3. Bendemeer (L Casey & D Power)

CRUISERS 3 - 1. Asterix (Boushel/Meredith/Counihan), 2. Cacciatore (M Ni Cheallachain), 3. Maranda (M Kelly)

CRUISERS 3 Echo - 1. Quest (J Skerritt & B Cunningham), 2. ENIGMA (J MONAGHAN ET AL), 3. Wynward (W McCormack)

DRAGON Race 1- 1. Phantom (D.Williams), 2. Zinzan (Tim Carpenter), 3. Diva (R.Johnson/R.Goodbody)

DRAGON Race 2- 1. Phantom (D.Williams), 2. Zinzan (Tim Carpenter), 3. Diva (R.Johnson/R.Goodbody)

FLYING FIFTEEN Race 2- 1. Betty (D & S Gorman), 2. Ignis Caput (David Mulvey), 3. Fflogger (Alan Dooley)

FLYING FIFTEEN Race 1- 1. Ignis Caput (David Mulvey), 2. Betty (D & S Gorman), 3. Rhubarb (John O'Sullivan)

SB20 Race 1- 1. Sin Bin (Michael O'Connor), 2. Bango (J Gorman), 3. AlertPackaging.com (J Burke & D Burke)

SB20 Race 2- 1. Sin Bin (Michael O'Connor), 2. AlertPackaging.com (J Burke & D Burke), 3. Bango (J Gorman)

SIGMA 33 Echo - 1. Moonshine (R.Moloney), 2. Springer (I Bowring), 3. Rupert (R & P Lovegrove)

SIGMA 33 IRC - 1. Rupert (R & P Lovegrove), 2. Springer (I Bowring), 3. Leeuwin (H Leonard & B Kerr)

SIGMA 33 - 1. Rupert (R & P Lovegrove), 2. Moonshine (R.Moloney), 3. Springer (I Bowring)

SQUIB Race 1- 1. Femme Fatale (V Delaney), 2. Perfection (Jill Fleming), 3. Tais (Michael O'Connell)

SQUIB Race 2- 1. Femme Fatale (V Delaney), 2. Perfection (Jill Fleming), 3. Tais (Michael O'Connell)

Sportsboat Race 1- 1. Jawesome III (M Dyke & B Darcy), 2. Jester (D Curtain), 3. Third Time Lucky (N O'Neill & R Johnson)

Sportsboat Race 2- 1. Jawesome III (M Dyke & B Darcy), 2. Jester (D Curtain), 3. Third Time Lucky (N O'Neill & R Johnson)

WHITE SAIL CRUISERS Echo - 1. Warrior (D Shanahan), 2. Afternoon Delight (Bennett/Brennan/McKay), 3. Xerxes (D O'Neill)

WHITE SAIL CRUISERS - 1. Warrior (D Shanahan), 2. Fortitudine (D & A Clarke), 3. Xerxes (D O'Neill)

 

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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.