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DBSC Results for Saturday, July 20 2019

20th July 2019
The Dufour 425 'Act Two' (Michael O’Leary, Tom Roche and David Andrews) was the winner of DBSC Cruiser 5 NS-IRC 1 The Dufour 425 'Act Two' (Michael O’Leary, Tom Roche and David Andrews) was the winner of DBSC Cruiser 5 NS-IRC 1 Photo: Afloat

Race 1

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

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

Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. White Mischief, 2. Something Else, 3. Gringo

Cruiser 1 Echo: 1. Indecision, 2. Jump the Gun, 3. Powder Monkey

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

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

31.7 Echo: 1. Bluefin Two, 2. Attitude, 3. Fiddly Bits

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

Cruiser 2 Echo: 1. Enchantress, 2. Gwili Two, 3. Leeuwin

Cruiser 2 Sigma 33: 1. Gwili Two, 2. Rupert, 3. Enchantress

Cruiser 3 IRC: 1. Starlet, 2. Asterix, 3. Dubious

Cruiser 3 Echo: 1. Dubious, 2. Asterix, 3. Starlet

Cruiser 5 NS-IRC: 1. Act Two, 2. The Great Escape, 3. Fortitudine

Cruiser 5 Echo: 1. Act Two, 2. The Great Escape, 3. Afternoon Delight

SB20: 1. Sea Biscuit, 2. Venuesworld.com, 3. Lia

Sportsboat: 1. Jawesome III, 2. Jambiya

Flying 15: 1. The Gruffalo, 2. Betty, 3. Ffinisterre

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

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

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

B211 Echo: 1. Yikes, 2. Small Wonder, 3. Chinook

Squib: 1. Periquin, 2. Sidewinder

Mermaid: 1. Aideen, 2. Jill

Race 2

SB20: 1. Sea Biscuit, 2. Carpe Diem, 3. Venuesworld.com

Sportsboat: 1. Jawesome III, 2. Jambiya, 3. Toute Si

Flying 15: 1. Betty, 2. The Gruffalo, 3. As Good as it Gets

Squib: 1. Sidewinder, 2. Periquin

Mermaid: 1. Jill, 2. Aideen

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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.

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