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DBSC Results for Thursday, 30th May 2019

30th May 2019
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Keith Poole's Flying Fifteen 'The Gruffalo' from the National Yacht Club was the winner of tonight's DBSC race Keith Poole's Flying Fifteen 'The Gruffalo' from the National Yacht Club was the winner of tonight's DBSC race Photo: Afloat.ie

There was a bumper DBSC turnout of 134 boats for tonight's Thursday night racing. The fleet enjoyed a fine SW to W F3-4 breeze on Dublin Bay.

DBSC Results for 30/05/2019

Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Rockabill, 2. Wow, 3. YoYo

Cruiser 0 Echo: 1. Wow, 2. YoYo, 3. Rockabill

Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Jalapeno, 2. Juggerknot 2, 3. Gringo

Cruiser 1 Echo: 1. Jalapeno, 2. Gringo, 3. Juggerknot 2

Cruiser 1 J109: 1. Jalapeno, 2. White Mischief, 3. Ruth

31.7 One Design: 1. After You Too, 2. Crazy Horse, 3. Camira

31.7 Echo: 1. Attitude, 2. Camira, 3. Levante

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

Cruiser 2 Echo: 1. Antix, 2. Windjammer, 3. Rupert

Cruiser 2 Sigma 33: 1. Rupert, 2. Enchantress, 3. Leeuwin

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

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

Cruiser 3B ECHO: 1. Papytoo, 2. Escapade, 3. Eleint

Cruiser 5A NS-IRC: 1. Persistence, 2. Shearwater, 3. Act Two

Cruiser 5A Echo: 1. Persistence, 2. Spirit, 3. The Great Escape

Cruiser 5B NS-IRC: 1. Cevantes, 2. Gung-Ho, 3. Fortitudine

Cruiser 5B Echo: 1. Fortutudine, 2. Cevantes, 3. Gung-Ho

SB20: 1. Venuesworld.com, 2. Carpe Diem, 3. So Blue

Sportsboat: 1. Jester, 2. Jheetah, 3. Sea Jade

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

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

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

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

B211 Echo: 1. Isolde, 2. Small Wonder, 3. Ventuno

Squib: 1. Sidewinder, 2. Periquin

Glen: 1. Glenshesk, 2. Glencoe

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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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