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'After You Too' (Michael Blaney) was the winner of the DBSC Beneteau 31.7 One Design race
Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Wow, 2. Lively Lady, 3. Tsunami Cruiser 0 Echo: 1. Wow, 2. Lively Lady, 3. Tsunami Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Bon Exemple, 2. Something Else, 3. Juggerknot 2 Cruiser 1 Echo: 1. Bon Exemple, 2. Juggerknot…
The Sunfast 3600 Hot Cookie (John O'Gorman) was the DBSC Combined Cruisers Echo winner
Cruiser 3 Tuesday Echo: 1. Saki, 2. Wynward, 3. Asterix Combined Cruisers Echo: 1. Hot Cookie, 2. Powder Monkey, 3. Kalamar Sportsboat: 1. Jay-Z, 2. George 3, 3. Sea Jade Ruffian: 1. Carmen, 2. Bandit, 3. Diane II B211 One…
Chimaera (Andrew Craig) was third in the DBSC J109 race on Dublin Bay
DBSC Results for 27/07/2019 Race 1 Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Wow, 2. Tsunami, 3. Lively Lady Cruiser 0 Echo: 1. Wow, 2. Lively Lady, 3. Tsunami Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Bon Exemple, 2. White Mischief, 3. Ruth Cruiser 1 Echo:…
Ignus Caput Duo  IRL 4068 (David Mulvin and Ronan Beirne) were the winners of tonight's DBSC Thursday night race
DBSC Results for 25/07/2019 Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Tsunami, 2. Lively Lady, 3. Wow Cruiser 0 Echo: 1. Tsunami, 2. Lively Lady, 3. Wow Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Joker II, 2. Dear Prudence, 3. White Mischief Cruiser 1 Echo: 1.…
 George Kingston was the winner of the DBSC Laser Standard division race
Race 1 Cruiser 3 Tuesday Echo: 1. Jiminy Cricket, 2. Asterix, 3. Grasshopper Combined Cruisers Tuesday Echo: 1. Jalapeno, 2. Powder Monkey Sportsboat: 1. George 5, 2. Jay-Z, 3. Sea Jade Ruffian: 1. Carmen, 2. Bandit, 3. Alias B211 One…
The Dufour 425 'Act Two' (Michael O’Leary, Tom Roche and David Andrews) was the winner of DBSC Cruiser 5 NS-IRC 1
Race 1 Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Wow, 2. Tsunami, 3. D-Tox Cruiser 0 Echo: 1. D-Tox, 2. Tsunami, 3. Wow Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. White Mischief, 2. Something Else, 3. Gringo Cruiser 1 Echo: 1. Indecision, 2. Jump the Gun,…
Colin Byrne's 'Bon Exemple' from the Royal Irish Yacht Club was the DBSC Cruiser 1 IRC Thursday night race winner
After last weekend's massive Volvo Regatta on Dublin Bay there is no sign of any hangover at the race track this week with an excellent turnout of 125 boats tonight for Dublin Bay Sailing Club's Thursday night racing. The DBSC cruiser and…
Kevin Glynn's 'Grasshopper' from the National Yacht Club was third in DBSC Combined Cruisers race
Cruiser 3 Tuesday Echo: 1. Pamafe, 2. Maranda, 3. Grasshopper Combined Cruisers Tuesday Echo: 1. Jalapeno, 2. Graduate Sportsboat: 1. Team INSS, 2. Sea Jade, 3. Jay-Z Ruffian: 1. Carmen, 2. Alias, 3. Bandit B211 One Design: 1. Yikes, 2.…
The J/109 Jalapeno was the winner of the light air DBSC race
A drop in wind on Dublin Bay tonight meant DBSC dinghy racing was abandoned and Paul Barrington's J109 Jalapeno was the only finisher in the Combined DBSC Cruisers race.  All other boats & classes were recorded as 'Did Not Finish' - no result.
Levante (Michael Leahy & John Power) of the National Yacht Club was the winner of the DBSC 31.7 One Design race
Race 1 Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Tsunami, 2. Wow, 3. Lively Lady Cruiser 0 Echo: 1. Tsunami, 2. Lively Lady, 3. Wow Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Bon Exemple, 2. Jalapeno, 3. Chimaera Cruiser 1 Echo: 1. Jalapeno, 2. Powder Monkey,…
Sunfast 3600 Hot Cookie (John O'Gorman) from the National Yacht Club was second in DBSC Cruiser 0 IRC
DBSC Results for 04/07/2019 Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Wow, 2. Hot Cookie Cruiser 0 Echo: 1. Wow, 2. Hot Cookie Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. Bon Exemple, 2. Chimaera, 3. Something Else Cruiser 1 Echo: 1. Bon Exemple, 2. Chimaera, 3.…
Asterix (Frazer Meredith & John Counihan) of the  DMYC were second in the DBSC Cruiser 3 Tuesday Echo race
DBSC Results for 02/07/2019 Race 1 Cruiser 3 Tuesday Echo: 1. Maranda, 2. Asterix, 3. Wynward Combined Cruisers Tuesday Echo: 1. Jalapeno, 2. Hot Cookie Ruffian: 1. Carmen, 2. Bandit, 3. Alias B211 One Design: 1. Yikes, 2. Isolde, 3.…
Lively Lady (Rodney and Keith Martin) were the winners of Cruisers Zero on IRC and ECHO handicaps in today's DBSC Race
DBSC Race 1 Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Lively Lady, 2. Tsunami Cruiser 0 Echo: 1. Lively Lady, 2. Tsunami Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. White Mischief, 2. Ruth, 3. Dear Prudence Cruiser 1 Echo: 1. White Mischief, 2. Ruth, 3. Dear…
All DBSC racing was cancelled tonight due to lack of wind
DBSC's Thursday night racing was cancelled on Dublin Bay this evening due to lack of wind. It follows a similar cancellation earlier this week when Tuesday night dinghy racing was scrubbed also for no wind. On the south coast, the second day…
DBSC Committee Boat Freebird
DBSC Tuesday night dinghy racing  – that has posted some very positive turnouts this season – was cancelled tonight due to lack of wind on the Scotsman's Bay race area.
Gwilli Two (Dermot Clarke & Patrick Maguire, RSGYC) was the winner of both the DBSC Sigma 33 and Cruiser II IRC Divisions of today's race on Dublin Bay
110 boats competed to today in DBSC's Saturday race. Top three results in all classes below: Race 1 Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Tsunami, 2. Lively Lady Cruiser 0 Echo: 1. Tsunami, 2. Lively Lady Cruiser 1 IRC: 1=. Chimaera, 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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