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DBSC Results for Saturday 01 September 2018

2nd September 2018
The National Yacht Club's First 40.7 Tsunami (Vincent Farrell) The National Yacht Club's First 40.7 Tsunami (Vincent Farrell) Photo:

After her overall success, after 15 races and three discards, in Dublin Bay Sailing Club's Thursday Series in the Cruiser 0 class, the National Yacht Club's Tsunami (Vincent Farrell) was in winning form again on Saturday taking IRC and ECHO honours.

Meanwhile, DBSC dinghies sailed four races. The IDRA 14 class, that recently competed for National Championship honours in Carlingford, County Lough had a full turnout for all four.


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

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

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

Cruiser 1 ECHO: 1. Warrior, 2. Powder Monkey, 3. Bon Exemple

Cruiser 1 J109: 1. White Mischief, 2. Jigamaree, 3. Juggerknot

31.7 One Design: 1. Prospect, 2. Fiddly Bits, 3. Bluefin Two

31.7 ECHO: 1. Fiddly Bits, 2. Attitude, 3. Kalamar

Cruiser 2 IRC: 1. Windjammer, 2. Gwili Two, 3. Springer

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

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

Cruiser 3 IRC: 1. Cartoon, 2. Enigma, 3. Asterix

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

Cruiser 5 IRC: 1. Persistence, 2. Gung-Ho, 3. Vespucci

Cruiser 5 ECHO: 1. Gung-Ho, 2. Persistence, 3. Vespucci

Sportsboat: 1. Jester, 2. Jawesome III, 3. Jambiya

Flying 15: 1. No Name, 2. fFinisterre, 3. Perfect Ten

Ruffian: 1. Ruffles, 2. Ripples, 3. Alias

Shipman: 1. Jo Slim, 2. Invader, 3. Viking

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

B211 ECHO: 1. Vamoose, 2. Beeswing, 3. Yikes

Squib: 1. Periguin, 2. Fox

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

Mermaid: 1. Aideen, 2. Tijuana

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

IDRA 14 3433A full turnout for the DBSC IDRA 14s Photo:

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

Race 2:

Sportsboat: 1. Jawesome III, 2. Jester, 3. Jambiya

Flying 15: 1. Flyer, 2. Perfect Ten, 3. Rhubarb

Squib: 1. Periguin, 2. Fox, 3. Astrix

Mermaid: 1. Aideen, 2. Tijuana

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

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

Race 3:

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

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

Race 4:

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

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

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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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