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DBSC Results for Saturday, 18th August 2018

19th August 2018
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Andrew Bradley's Dun Laoghaire Marina–based 'Chinook' was third in Saturday's first B211 One Design DBSC race Andrew Bradley's Dun Laoghaire Marina–based 'Chinook' was third in Saturday's first B211 One Design DBSC race Photo: Afloat.ie

Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Wow, 2. Tsunami, 3. D-Tox

Cruiser 0 ECHO: 1. Wow, 2. D-Tox, 3. Tsunami

Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Bon Exemple, 2. Jalapeno, 3. Something Else

Cruiser 1 ECHO: 1. Bon Exemple, 2. Jalapeno, 3. Jump The Gun

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

31.7 One Design: 1. Levante, 2. Prospect, 3. Extreme Reality

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

Cruiser 2 IRC: 1. Rupert, 2. Gwili Two, 3. Peridot

Cruiser 2 ECHO: 1. Springer, 2. Gwili Two, 3. Peridot

Cruiser 2 Sigma: 1. Rupert, 2. Gwili Two, 3. Springer

Cruiser 3 IRC: 1. Cartoon, 2. Supernova, 3. Maranda

Cruiser 3 ECHO: 1. Cartoon, 2. Maranda, 3. Supernova

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

Cruiser 5 ECHO: 1. Act Two, 2. Persistence, 3. Cevantes

SB20: 1. Carpe Diem, 2. Sin Bin, 3. Bad-Kilcullen

Sportsboat: 1. Jambiya, 2. Jester

Flying 15: 1. No Name, 2. The Gruffalo, 3. fFinisterre

B211 One Design: 1. Small Wonder, 2. Beeswing, 3. Chinook

B211 ECHO: 1. Beeswing, 2. Small Wonder, 3. Ventuno

Mermaid: 1. Aideen, 2. Jill, 3. Tijuana

PY Class: 1. R Tate, 2. T Hennig, 3. D Gibney

IDRA 14: 1. Dart, 2. Dunmoanin, 3. Diane

Race 2:

SB20: 1. Venuesworld.com, 2. Sin Bin, 3. Bad-Kilcullen

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

Flying 15: 1. The Gruffalo, 2. Flyer, 3. Ignis Caput

Mermaid: 1. Aideen, 2. Jill

PY Class: 1. R Tate, 2. T Hennig, 3. D Gibney

IDRA 14: 1. Dart, 2. Dunmoanin, 3. Diane

Race 3:

PY Class: 1. R Tate, 2. D Gibney

IDRA 14: 1. Dunmoanin, 2. Dart, 3. Sapphire

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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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