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Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for 18 August 2016

18th August 2016
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Diane ll (A Claffey/C Helme) were the winners of Thurdays' DBSC race Diane ll (A Claffey/C Helme) were the winners of Thurdays' DBSC race Photo: Afloat.ie

Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 18 AUGUST 2016

BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. After You Too (Michael Blaney), 2. Crazy Horse (F Heath & I Schuster), 3. Levana (Jean Mitton)

BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Crazy Horse (F Heath & I Schuster), 2. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 3. Extreme Reality (L Balfe)

CRUISERS 0 Echo - 1. Tsunami (Vincent Farrell), 2. Wow (George Sisk)

CRUISERS 0 - 1. Wow (George Sisk), 2. Tsunami (Vincent Farrell)

CRUISERS 1 Echo - 1. D-Tox (P McSwiney et al), 2. Indecision (Declan Hayes et al), 3. White Mischief (Tim Goodbody)

CRUISERS 1 - 1. White Mischief (Tim Goodbody), 2. Bon Exemple (C Byrne), 3. Indecision (Declan Hayes et al)

CRUISERS 2 Echo - 1. Antix (D Ryan), 2. Peridot (Jim McCann et al), 3. Ruthless (Conor Ronan)

CRUISERS 2 - 1. Antix (D Ryan), 2. Peridot (Jim McCann et al), 3. Ruthless (Conor Ronan)

CRUISERS 3 A Echo - 1. Cartoon (McCormack & Lawless), 2. ENIGMA (J MONAGHAN ET AL), 3. Huggy Bear (Doyle & Byrne)

CRUISERS 3 A - 1. Cartoon (McCormack & Lawless), 2. Running Wild (B & S Foley), 3. ENIGMA (J MONAGHAN ET AL)

CRUISERS 5B - 1. Fortitudine (D & A Clarke), 2. More Mischief (E Doyle & P O'Toole), 3. Calypso (Howard Knott)

CRUISERS 5B Echo - 1. The Great Escape (P Rigney), 2. Fortitudine (D & A Clarke), 3. More Mischief (E Doyle & P O'Toole)

DRAGON - 1. Zu (M Minch/C Grimley/T Pearson), 2. Sir Ossis of the River (D Bergin), 3. Phantom (D.Williams)

FLYING FIFTEEN - 1. Deranged (N Colin), 2. Ignis Caput (David Mulvin), 3. Snow White (Frank Burgess)

GLEN - 1. Pterodactyl (R & D McCaffrey), 2. Glenroan (T O'Sullivan), 3. Glencoe (Rose Mary Craig et al)

RUFFIAN 23 - 1. Diane ll (A Claffey/C Helme), 2. Ruffles (Michael Cutliffe), 3. Bandit (Kirwan/Cullen/Brown)

SB20 - 1. Venuesworld.com (Ger Dempsey), 2. Tiger Lite (N O Carroll), 3. Sunday Brunch (P O'Brien & D Dwyer)

SHIPMAN - 1. Malindi (B.Smith/A.Gray), 2. Twocan (David Freeman), 3. Invader (Gerard Glynn)

SHIPMAN Echo - 1. Twocan (David Freeman), 2. Malindi (B.Smith/A.Gray), 3. Invader (Gerard Glynn)

SIGMA 33 Echo - 1. Gwili Two (D.Clarke/P.Maguire), 2. Leeuwin (H Leonard & B Kerr), 3. Rupert (R & P Lovegrove)

SIGMA 33 - 1. Rupert (R & P Lovegrove), 2. Leeuwin (H Leonard & B Kerr), 3. Gwili Two (D.Clarke/P.Maguire)

SIGMA 33 - 1. Rupert (R & P Lovegrove), 2. Leeuwin (H Leonard & B Kerr), 3. Gwili Two (D.Clarke/P.Maguire)

SQUIB - 1. Femme Fatale (V Delaney), 2. Kookaburra (P & M Dee), 3. Anemos (Pete & Ann Evans)

Sportsboat - 1. Jester (D Curtain), 2. GRADUATE (D O'KEEFE), 3. Jambiya (M Ryan & V Lattimore)

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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 Chris Moore 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 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.

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