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DBSC Results for Saturday, July 18 2020

18th July 2020
The Royal Irish First 40 Prima Forte was second in today's DBSC IRC Zero race The Royal Irish First 40 Prima Forte was second in today's DBSC IRC Zero race Photo: Afloat

127 boats from 19 classes, including 34 Laser dinghies, raced on a flukey Dublin Bay this afternoon.

Dublin Bay Sailing Club debutante, the Royal Irish's First 40 Prima Forte (Patrick Burke and Sean Lemass) was second in Class O IRC, in a race won by clubmates in the XP44 WOW (George Sisk).

Class one was a clean sweep for dominant J109s. The race was won by the National Yacht Club's Jalapeno (Paul Barrington) with White Mischief (Tim Goodbody) second and Barrington's club mates Something Else (John Hall) third.

In the dinghy classes, the first race of the Laser Standard division was won by. F Walker, with G Murphy second and 3. D Mac Colgain third. Full results for all classes below:

DBSC Results for 18/07/2020

Race 1

Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Wow, 2. Prima Fort, 3. Tsunami

Cruiser 0 Echo: 1. Wow, 2. Tsunami, 3. Prima Forte

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

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

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

31.7 One Design: 1. Levante, 2. Prospect, 3. Attitude

31.7 Echo: 1. Levante, 2. Kernach, 3. Fiddly Bits

Cruiser 2 IRC: 1. Rupert, 2. A Plus, 3. Springer

Cruiser 2 Echo: 1. Springer, 2. Enchantress, 3. A Plus

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

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

Cruiser 5 NS-IRC: 1. Persistance, 2. Vespucci, 3. The Great Escape

Cruiser 5 Echo: 1. Just Jasmin, 2. Persistance, 3. The Great Escape

SB20: 1. LoFly, 2. Black, 3. Carpe Diem

Sportsboat: 1. George V, 2. Jambiya

Flying 15: 1. FFuZZy, 2. Flyer, 3. Ignis Caput

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

Shipman: 1. Jo Slim, 2. Juniper, 3. Invader

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

B211 Echo: 1. Billy Whizz, 2. Ventuno, 3. Small Wonder

Glen: 1. GlenDun, 2. Glencree, 3. Glenroan

PY Class: 1. B Foley, 2. B Sweeney, 3. R Tate

IDRA 14: 1. Dart, 2. Dutch Courage

Laser Standard: 1. F Walker, 2. G Murphy, 3. D Mac Colgain

Laser Radial: 1. H O'Connor, 2. M McCormack, 3. C Gorman

Laser 4.7: 1. A Daly, 2. F McDonnell, 3. L Turvey

Race 2

SB20: 1. Carpe Diem, 2. Black, 3. SeaBiscuit

Sportsboat: 1. George V, 2. Jambiya

Flying 15: 1. Flyer, 2. Ignis Caput, 3. FFuZZy

PY Class: 1. B Sweeney, 2. B Foley, 3. R Tate

IDRA 14: 1. Dutch Courage, 2. Dart

Laser Standard: 1. F Walker, 2. M Hennessy, 3. D Mac Colgain

Laser Radial: 1. C Gorman, 2. H O'Connor, 3. R Geraghty-McDonnell

Laser 4.7: 1. F McDonnell, 2. A Daly, 3. L Turvey

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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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