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Great Turnout for Dublin Bay Sailing Club Thursday Race (Results HERE!)

23rd July 2020
The Royal St. George J97 Windjammer was the Cruisers Two IRC winner on Dublin Bay The Royal St. George J97 Windjammer was the Cruisers Two IRC winner on Dublin Bay Photo: Afloat

An excellent turnout of 112 boats, 74% of the DBSC keelboat fleet, turned out this evening to race in a somewhat flukey westerly wind of force 2-4 on Dublin Bay.

Cruisers Zero IRC was won by Paul O'Higgins' JPK 10.80 Rockabill VI from the Royal Irish Yacht Club while clubmate Andrew Algeo won the IRC One division in the J99, Juggerknot II.

The J109 division was also won by a Royal Irish yacht, White Mischief (Richard and Tim Goodbody).

Cruisers Two IRC was won by Royal St. George J97, Windjammer. Cruisers Three ECHO was won by Eleint.

Full results below.

DBSC Results for 23/07/2020

Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Rockabill VI, 2. Hot Cookie, 3. Wow

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

Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Juggerknot 2, 2. White Mischief, 3. Joker 2

Cruiser 1 Echo: 1. Juggerknot 2, 2. Boomerang, 3. Black Velvet

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

31.7 One Design: 1. Prospect, 2. Kernach, 3. After You Too

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

Cruiser 2 IRC: 1. Windjammer, 2. Peridot, 3. Springer

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

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

Cruiser 3 Echo: 1. Eleint, 2. Grasshopper 2, 3. Starlet

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

Cruiser 5A Echo: 1. Katienua, 2. Aurora, 3. Just Jasmin

Cruiser 5B Echo: 1. Sweet Martini, 2. Setanta, 3. Bendemeer

SB20: 1., 2. Ted, 3. Carpe Diem

Sportsboat: 1. Jeorge 5, 2. Jamiroquai, 3. Jester

Dragon: 1. ZinZan, 2. Phantom

Flying 15: 1. Ignis Caput, 2. Flyer, 3. ffantastic mr ffox

Ruffian: 1. Shannagh, 2. Bandit, 3. Alias

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

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

B211 Echo: 1. Billy Whizz, 2. Isolde, 3. Beeswing

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

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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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