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DBSC Results for Saturday, 24th August 2019

25th August 2019
White Mischief (Tim and Richard Goodbody) was the DBSC Cruiser 1 IRC winner White Mischief (Tim and Richard Goodbody) was the DBSC Cruiser 1 IRC winner Photo: Afloat

Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) sent a fleet south on a 'passage' race for to Greystones in County Wicklow yesterday.

Participating Cruiser Classes were one, three and five finished at Greystones in time for today's BJ Marine 'Taste of Greystones' Regatta. More here.

Race 1

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

Cruiser 1 Echo: 1. Indecision, 2. White Mischief, 3. Gringo

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

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

Cruiser 3 Echo: 1. Pamafe, 2. Dubious, 3. Saki

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

Cruiser 5 Echo: 1. Shearwater, 2. Katienua, 3. Spirit

SB20: 1. Bad-Kilcullen, 2. Sea Biscuit, 3. Black

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

Flying 15: 1. As Good as it Gets, 2. Hera, 3. Ignis Caput II

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

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

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

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

Mermaid: 1. Jill, 2. Red Seal, 3. Aideen

Race 2

SB20: 1., 2. Bad-Kilcullen, 3. Carpe Diem

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

Flying 15: 1. Ignis Caput II, 2. Flyer, 3. Ash

Mermaid: 1. Red Seal, 2. Jill

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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 Jonathan Nicholson of the Royal St. George 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 a 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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