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Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for Saturday, 9 July 2016

9th July 2016
Bandit (Kirwan/Cullen/Brown) was second in the Ruffian DBSC race on Dublin Bay Bandit (Kirwan/Cullen/Brown) was second in the Ruffian DBSC race on Dublin Bay Credit:

Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 9 JULY 2016

FLYING FIFTEEN Race 1- 1. Frenetic (H & M Cahill), 2. Hi Fibre (Michael McCambridge), 3. Betty (D & S Gorman)

FLYING FIFTEEN Race 2- 1. Frequent Flyer (C Doorley/A Green), 2. Hi Fibre (Michael McCambridge), 3. Fastidiots (P Cronin & C Cronin)

GLEN - 1. Glenluce (D & R O'Connor), 2. Pterodactyl (R & D McCaffrey), 3. Glendun (B.Denham et al)

RUFFIAN 23 - 1. Ruffles (Michael Cutliffe), 2. Bandit (Kirwan/Cullen/Brown), 3. Ruff Nuff (D & C Mitchell)

SB20 Race 2- 1. Bad - Kilcullen (J Dowling), 2. Sacrebleu (R Hayes & C Galavan), 3. Bango (J Gorman)

SB20 Race 1- 1. Sacrebleu (R Hayes & C Galavan), 2. (Ger Dempsey), 3. Bango (J Gorman)

SHIPMAN Race 1- 1. Barrosa (N McSherry), 2. Invader (Gerard Glynn), 3. Viking (Brian Glynn et al)

SHIPMAN Race 2- 1. Viking (Brian Glynn et al), 2. Barrosa (N McSherry), 3. Invader (Gerard Glynn)

SQUIB Race 1- 1. Femme Fatale (V Delaney), 2. Why Not (Derek & Jean Jago), 3. Perfection (Jill Fleming)

SQUIB Race 2- 1. Femme Fatale (V Delaney), 2. Perfection (Jill Fleming)

WHITE SAIL CRUISERS Echo- 1. Warrior (D Shanahan), 2. Calypso (H Knott), 3. Persistence (C Broadhead et al)

WHITE SAIL CRUISERS - 1. Persistence (C Broadhead et al), 2. Warrior (D Shanahan), 3. Calypso (H Knott)

Cruiser racing abandoned due to missing New Ross mark

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 Eddie Totterdell of the National 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.