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DBSC Results for Thursday, 16 August 2018

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DBSC Results for Thursday, 16 August 2018

Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Wow, 2. Tsunami, 3. Lively Lady

Cruiser 0 ECHO: 1. Tsunami, 2. Wow, 3. Lively Lady

Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Bon Exemple, 2. White Mischief, 3. Jalapeno

Cruiser 1 ECHO: 1. Warrior, 2. Bon Exemple, 3. Jalapeno

Cruiser 1 J109: 1. White Mischief, 2. Jalapeno, 3. Something Else

31.7 One Design: 1. Levante, 2. Prospect, 3. Crazy Horse

31.7 ECHO: 1. Extreme Reality, 2. Levante, 3. Fiddly Bits

Cruiser 2 IRC: 1. Windjammer, 2. Rupert, 3. Elandra

Cruiser 2 ECHO: 1. Albireo, 2. Rupert, 3. Antix

Cruiser 2 Sigma: 1. Rupert, 2. Elandra, 3. Moonshine

Cruiser 3A IRC: 1. Cartoon, 2. Running Wild, 3. Starlet

Cruiser 3A ECHO: 1. Starlet, 2. Cartoon, 3. Running Wild

Cruiser 3B ECHO: 1=. Wynward, 1=. Eleint, 3. Maranda

Cruiser 5A IRC: 1. Act Two, 2. Persistence, 3. Edenpark

Cruiser 5A ECHO: 1. Act Two, 2. Katie Nua, 3. Spirit

Cruiser 5B IRC: 1. Cevantes, 2. Calypso

Cruiser 5B ECHO: 1. Nirvana, 2. Calypso, 3. The Great Escape

SB20: 1. Sin Bin, 2. Venuesworld.com, 3. Carpe Diem

Sportsboat: 1. Jester, 2. Zelus, 3. Toute Si

Dragon: 1. Phantom, 2. Hy-Brasil

Flying 15: 1. Frequent Flyer, 2. The Gruffalo, 3. As Good As It Get

Ruffian: 1. Bandit, 2. Shannagh, 3. Carmen

Shipman: 1. The Den, 2. Viking, 3. Barrosa

B211 One Design: 1. Yikes, 2. Marissa XIV, 3. Beeswing

B211 ECHO: 1. Yikes, 2. Vamoose, 3. Marissa XIV

Glen: 1. Glendun, 2. Glenshesk, 3. Glenroan

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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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