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DBSC Results for Tuesday 02 July 2019

2nd July 2019
Asterix (Frazer Meredith & John Counihan) of the  DMYC were second in the DBSC Cruiser 3 Tuesday Echo race Asterix (Frazer Meredith & John Counihan) of the DMYC were second in the DBSC Cruiser 3 Tuesday Echo race

DBSC Results for 02/07/2019

Race 1

Cruiser 3 Tuesday Echo: 1. Maranda, 2. Asterix, 3. Wynward

Combined Cruisers Tuesday Echo: 1. Jalapeno, 2. Hot Cookie

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

B211 One Design: 1. Yikes, 2. Isolde, 3. Ventuno

B211 Echo: 1. Isolde, 2. Yikes, 3. Ventuno

PY Class: 1. T Murphy, 2. Cressida, 3. Cordelia

IDRA 14: 1. Dumoanin, 2. Slipstream, 3. Sapphire

Fireball: 1. S Oram, 2. M Barry & C Power, 3. L McKenna

Laser Standard: 1. R Wallace, 2. G O'Hare, 3. D O'Connell

Laser Radial: 1. M Sorgassi, 2. S Gilmore, 3. B Hughes

Race 2

PY Class: 1. T Murphy, 2. Cressida, 3. Desdemona

IDRA 14: 1. Dumoanin, 2. Slipstream, 3. Sapphire

Fireball: 1. S Oram, 2. M Barry & C Power, 3. F Miller

Laser Standard: 1. R Wallace, 2. G O'Hare, 3. R O'Leary

Laser Radial: 1. J O'Beirne, 2. M Sorgassi, 3. S Gilmore

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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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