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Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Yacht and Dinghy Race News and Results
Just Jasmin, Phil Smyth's Bavaria Match 33, was a competitor in last year's DBSC Spring Chicken series
Organisers of Dublin Bay Sailing Club's Rathfarnham Ford sponsored Spring Chicken Series are expecting a last minute rush to enter Sunday's first of six races. More than 25 boats are already entered but the 2017 warm–up series usually attracts double that…
Entries are open for the 2017 DBSC Spring Chicken Series on Dublin Bay
A series of six Dublin Bay Sailing Club will be held on Sunday mornings for racing under modified ECHO. Cruisers, cruising boats, one-designs and boats that do not normally race are very welcome to join in the DBSC warm-up series…
Jonathan Nicholson Rear Commodore Dublin Bay Sailing Club and Adrienne Jermyne, the new Class Captain of Cruisers 2
The Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Cruisers 2 Class held their AGM in the Royal Irish Yacht Club last night. A good attendance of 26 members unanimously elected Adrienne Jermyne as Class Captain for the 2017 season. A sailor since…
Beneteau 31.7s will be among the prizewinning classes at next month's RAYC Black Tie Dinner at the National Yacht Club
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) is honouring the Royal Alfred Yacht Club (RAYC) tradition by holding a Black-tie prizegiving dinner event next month.  The winners of the Bloomsday Regatta, which this year was held in conjunction with the NYC Regatta,…
DBSC's impressive Trophy Table at the Royal St. George YC. Scroll down for prizewinners photo gallery below
Dublin Bay Sailing Club saluted Dun Laoghaire's Olympic Silver Medalist last night when Club Commodore Chris Moore presented Annalise Murphy of the National Yacht Club with the club's most prestigious award, the Viking Trophy, for her 'notable contribution to sailing'. Her…
A busy Optimist start at the DBSC Junior September Series in Dun Laoghaire Harbour
This afternoon's DBSC racing inside Dun Laoghaire Harbour completed a busy a Junior September sailing series with winners announced in all classes. Royal St. George's Emma Williams was the winner on the 19–boat RS Feva class. The National Yacht Club's Hugh…
Cartoon (McCormack/Brady/Lawless) was the Cruisers 3 DBSC winner
BENETEAU 31.7 ECHO- 1. Crazy Horse (F Heath & I Schuster), 2. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 3. Attitude (T Milner J Sugars M Branigan) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Crazy Horse (F Heath & I Schuster), 2. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 3. Attitude (T Milner…
 Sigma 33 Leeuwin (H Leonard & B Kerr) was third in scratch and ECHO in today's DBSC race
BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Crazy Horse (F Heath & I Schuster), 2. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 3. Prospect (Chris Johnston) BENETEAU 31.7 ECHO - 1. Extreme Reality (L Balfe), 2. Attitude (T Milner J Sugars M Branigan), 3. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power) CRUISERS 0…
Great DBSC race management with good courses in gorgeous Scotsman’s Bay has led to great Laser racing in Dublin
Great entry of 25 Lasers, average turnout around 15, two shortish races every Tuesday night for 5 months with only 2 cancellations. Great DBSC race management with good courses in gorgeous Scotsman’s Bay or inside our historic old harbour when…
DBSC Commodore Chris Moore, Vice Commodore Jonathan Nicholson with J109 Skipper and Class One overall winner Tim Goodbody, winner of the Molly Bawn Perpetual Trophy
Prizes in 14 divisions plus were presented at Dublin Bay Sailing Club's (DBSC) MGM Cruiser Challenge on Sunday after two days of competition at the annual end–of–season regatta hosted this year by the Royal St. George Yacht Club.  Race results…
Juniors compete in DBSC's popular Sepetmber Series in Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Dublin Bay Sailing Club Junior September Series Results for 4 September 2016 Juniors - Laser 4.7 - 1. tom higgins (rsgyc), 2. ELLA HEMERYCK (NYC), 3. CLARE GORMAN (NYC) Juniors - Laser 4.7 - 1. ELLA HEMERYCK (NYC), 2. FINN…
Quarter Tonner Cartoon was the IRC 3 Winner of the MGM Boat Sponsored DBSC Cruiser Challenge
Quarter Tonner Cartoon from the Royal Irish Yacht Club was the class three IRC winner of this weekend's MGM Boats sponsored DBSC Cruiser Challenge. In two days of very contrasting weather, the 14 divisions concluded this evening in light winds…
Sean Craig was the winner of last night's first of two DBSC Laser races
CRUISERS 1 - 1. Powder Monkey (C Moore), 2. D-Tox (P McSwiney et al) FIREBALL Race 2- 1. No Name (S Oram), 2. Goodness Gracious (Louise McKenna), 3. Clandog Millionaire (C Clancy) IDRA 14 FOOT Race 2- 1. Doody (J.Fitzgerald/J.Byrne),…
DBSC's Cruiser Challenge will incorporate the Beneteau 211 National Championships
Dublin Bay Sailing Club is targeting a total fleet of 60 boats in eight classes for its Cruiser Challenge regatta sponsored by MGM Boats this weekend. The event will run in association with the Royal St George Yacht Club at Dun…
Jalapeno (P Barrington et al) was the DBSC winner of Saturday's Coastal Race to Greystones
CRUISERS 1 - 1. Jalapeno (P Barrington et al), 2. Jigamaree (R Harris), 3. Bon Exemple (C Byrne) CRUISERS 1 Echo- 1. Jalapeno (P Barrington et al), 2. Jigamaree (R Harris), 3. Bon Exemple (C Byrne) CRUISERS 2 - 1.…
Prospect (Chris Johnston) was the winner of DBSC's Beneteau 31.7 race
BENETEAU 31.7 ECHO - 1. Fiddly Bits (Timmins/Quigley/Murray/Breen), 2. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 3. Legally Blonde (C.Drohan/P.Egan) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 2. Crazy Horse (F Heath & I Schuster), 3. Fiddly Bits (Timmins/Quigley/Murray/Breen) FLYING FIFTEEN ECHO - 1.…

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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