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Mulvin & Beirne's 'Ignis Caput' Wins DBSC Flying Fifteen Race

3rd September 2020
David Mulvin and Ronan Beirne sailing Flying Fifteen 4068, "Ignis Caput II were the winners of tonight's DBSC race David Mulvin and Ronan Beirne sailing Flying Fifteen 4068, "Ignis Caput II were the winners of tonight's DBSC race Photo: Afloat

 The National Yacht Club's David Mulvin and Ronan Beirne sailing the Flying 15 Ignis Caput were the winners of tonight's DBSC race from Alan Green and Chris Doorly in Frequent Flyer. Third was FFuZZy (Neil Colin & Margaret Casey).

107 boats turned out across all DBSC's 22 classes for the penultimate Thursday of the Covid-extended mid-week racing on Dublin Bay.

Conditions were gusty enough to lead to a dismasting in DBSC Cruisers Zero


Full results below

DBSC Results for 03/09/2020

Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Rockabill VI, 2. Prima Forte, 3. Wow

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

Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. White Mischief, 2. Chimaera, 3. Gringo

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

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

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

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

Cruiser 2 IRC: 1=. Windjammer, 1=. Peridot, 3. Antix

Cruiser 2 Echo: 1. Peridot, 2. Antix, 3. Boojum

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

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

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

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

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

Cruiser 5B NS-IRC: , 1. Gung-Ho, 2. Vespucci

Cruiser 5B Echo: 1. Gung-Ho, 2. Sweet Martini, 3. Vespucci

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

Sportsboat: 1. George/Riordan/Simington, 2. Jeorge 5/J Craig, 3. Jester

Dragon: 1. Phantom, 2. ZinZan

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

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

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

B211 One Design: 1. Chinook, 2. Beeswing, 3. Small Wonder

B211 Echo: 1. Ventuno, 2. Small Wonder, 3. Plan B

Glen: 1. Glen Luce, 2. Glencree, 3. 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 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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