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Dublin Bay Sailing Club To Mark Saturday's End of Season With Two Races

26th September 2017
DBSC racers will have two races this Saturday – with some special prizes –  to mark the end of the Summer season DBSC racers will have two races this Saturday – with some special prizes – to mark the end of the Summer season Photo: Afloat.ie

Dublin Bay Sailing Club is gearing up for Saturday's End of Season Race Day. Two races will mark the conclusion of the 2017 Summer season and racing will start approximately one hour earlier than usual. 

The following SI amendments been put in place: 

1. Boats in the Blue Fleet will start and finish at MacLir (displaying a blue pennant) and boats in the Red Fleet will start and finish at the Freebird (displaying a red pennant). Green Fleet boats will race with the Red Fleet. There will be no starts or finishes at the West Pier (Hut) line. MacLir will be stationed in the northern quarter of the racing area, the Freebird in the southern.

2. Two races will be sailed for each class. Both qualify for Series 2 points. The starting sequence for the first race will be as follows:

Blue Fleet at MacLir (VHF Channel 74)
Class Flag Warning Signal
Cruiser 5 No.5 12:00
Cruiser 0 No.0 12:05
Cruiser 1 No.1 12:10
31.7 Cruiser No.9 12:15
Cruiser 2 No.2 12:20
Cruiser 3 No.3 12:25

Red Fleet at Freebird (VHF Channel 72)
Class Flag Warning signal
SB20 No. 7 12:00
Sportsboat 3rd Sub 12:03
Dragon Flag D 12:06
Flying 15 Naval 6 12:09
Squib/Mermaid Flag G 12:12
B21 No. 4 12:15
Ruffian Flag Q 12:18
Shipman Flag W 12:21
Glen Flag K 12:24

3. Boats (both one-designs and handicapped) will be scored up to 20 minutes after the finish of the class leader. Thereafter they will be scored DNF.

4. Boats in the starting area that do not cross the starting line within four minutes of their starting signal will be scored DNS.

5. Race 2 will commence as soon as possible after the conclusion of the Race 1. For this race, Flag R will be displayed, with two sound signals, to indicate that racing is about to begin.

Download the full amendment as a PDF file below.

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