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DBSC Results for Thursday, 22 August 2019

22nd August 2019
Colin Byrne's XP 33 Bon Exemple from the Royal Irish Yacht Club was the DBSC Cruiser 1 race winner Colin Byrne's XP 33 Bon Exemple from the Royal Irish Yacht Club was the DBSC Cruiser 1 race winner Photo: Afloat

There was a 115 boat turnout tonight for Thursday's DBSC race on Dublin Bay. Results are below.

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

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

Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Bon Exemple, 2. Joker II, 3. Jalapeno

Cruiser 1 Echo: 1. Chimaera, 2. Jalapeno, 3. Bon Exemple

Cruiser 1 J109: 1. Jalapeno, 2. Chimaera, 3. Joker II

31.7 One Design: 1. Levante, 2. After You Too, 3. Attitude

31.7 Echo: 1. Levante, 2. Attitude, 3. Bluefin Two

Cruiser 2 IRC: 1. Rupert, 2. Red Rhum, 3. Peridot

Cruiser 2 Echo: 1. Albireo, 2. Red Rhum, 3. Rupert

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

Cruiser 3A IRC: 1. Running Wild, 2. Supernova, 3. Starlet, 1. Eleint

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

Cruiser 3B IRC: 1. Eleint, 2. Maranda, 3. Asterix

Cruiser 3B Echo: 1. Maranda, 2. Eleint, 3. Escapade

Cruiser 5A NS-IRC: 1. Persistence, 2. Shearwater, 3. The Great Escape

Cruiser 5A Echo: 1. Just Jasmin, 2. Melusine, 3. Shearwater

Cruiser 5B NS-IRC: 1. Cevantes, 2. Nauti-Gal

Cruiser 5B Echo: 1. Lucyo, 2. Cevantes, 3. Setanta

SB20: 1. Bad-Kilcullen, 2., 3. So Blue

Sportsboat: 1. George 3, 2. Aquaholics, 3. Zelus

Flying 15: 1. As Good as it Gets, 2. Nimble, 3. No Name

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

Shipman: 1. Curraglas, 2. Jo Slim, 3. The Den

B211 One Design: 1. Small Wonder, 2. Chinook, 3=. Bees Wing, 3=. Maris

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

Glen: 1. Glenshesk, 2. Glendun

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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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