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DBSC Results for Saturday, July 27 2019

28th July 2019
Chimaera (Andrew Craig) was third in the DBSC J109 race on Dublin Bay Chimaera (Andrew Craig) was third in the DBSC J109 race on Dublin Bay Photo: Afloat

DBSC Results for 27/07/2019

Race 1

Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Wow, 2. Tsunami, 3. Lively Lady

Cruiser 0 Echo: 1. Wow, 2. Lively Lady, 3. Tsunami

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

Cruiser 1 Echo: 1. Ruth, 2. White Mischief, 3. Bon Exemple

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

31.7 One Design: 1. Prospect, 2. Crazy Horse, 3. Levante

31.7 Echo: 1. Extreme Reality, 2. Kernach, 3. Attitude

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

Cruiser 2 Echo: 1. Peridot, 2. Leeuwin, 3. Springer

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

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

Cruiser 3 Echo: 1. Wynward, 2. Saki, 3. Asterix

Cruiser 5 NS-IRC: 1. Cevantes, 2. Act Two, 3. Fortitudine

Cruiser 5 Echo: 1. Just Jasmin, 2. Afternoon Delight, 3. Sweet Martini

SB20: 1. So Blue, 2. Black, 3. Carpe Diem

Sportsboat: 1. Jambiya, 2. Zelus

Flying 15: 1. Ffantastic Mr Fox, 2. Flyer, 3. Ignis Caput II

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

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

B211 One Design: 1. Bees Wing, 2. Yikes, 3. Chinook

B211 Echo: 1. Bees Wing, 2. Yikes, 3. Chinook

Squib: 1. Periquin, 2. Sidewinder

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

Mermaid: 1. Jill, 2. Aideen

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

Race 2

SB20: 1. Sea Biscuit, 2. Black, 3. Carpe Diem

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

Flying 15: 1. Flyer, 2. As Good as it Gets, 3. Perfect Ten

Squib: 1. Periquin, 2. Sidewinder

Mermaid: 1. Jill, 2. Aideen

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

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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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