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Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Yacht and Dinghy Race News and Results
Johnston's 'Prospect' is a Dublin Bay Sailing Club Winner
Chris Johnston's Prospect was the winner of tonight's Beneteau 31.7 Dublin Bay Sailing Club race. Second was Levana Jean Mitton and third Michael Blaney's After U. Full results below:  DUBLIN PORT Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 10 JUNE 2010…
Supernova Sails to Dublin Bay Sailing Club Success
Fresh from his third overall result at the Irish Cruiser Nationals a week ago, Ken Lawless was back at the top of the Class three fleet tonight when his yacht Supernova sailed to success in a warm Summer breeze on…
Lively Lady takes Cruiser 0 by storm in DBSC
Lively Lady took the honours in last night's Dublin Bay Sailing Club Racing in light WNW of 5.0                                                                                                  BENETEAU 31.7 – ECHO 1. Flying Machine (Conor O'Gallagher), 2. Fiddly Bits (Kevin Byrne et al), 3. Prospect (Chris Johnston)                               …
Rascal wins DBSC Cruiser 4
Rascal wins Cruiser 4 in light winds in Saturdays Dublin Bay Sailing Club Racing. BENETEAU 31.7 - ECHO 1. Dies Irae (Patrick Rowan), 2. Bluefin Two (M & B Bryson), 3. Prospect (Chris Johnston) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Prospect (Chris…
Red Rhum Romps Home in DBSC Cruisers Two
In a day that presented little chance for sailing, last night produced a steady south easterly breeze of 6-8 knots for Thrusday evening's Dublin Bay Sailing Club race. Red Rhum (J.Nicholson) made the most of the summer conditions to win…
Colin and Casey Wins Fireball DBSC Race
Neil Colin's appropriately named Elevation went straight to the top of the local Dublin Bay Sailing Club Fireball dinghy fleet in last night's race in Scotsman's Bay. Racing in moderate westerly conditions and an ebb tide, Marie Barry's Reality Check…
DBSC J109s Strut Their Stuff on Dublin Bay
J109s were to the fore in Cruisers One sailing this afternoon as westerly winds of six knots but gusting up to double that speed – and shifting by 30 degrees – made for plenty of place changes for the Dublin…
Diva Wins Dublin Bay Sailing Club Dragon Race
Try as they might neither the SB3s (16 raced), the Dragons (eight) or the Flying Fifteens (12) managed to successfully fly spinnakers on a reach to New Ross mark tonight. It was therefore a disappointing first leg but one positive…
Light Airs No Obstacle in DBSC
As wide a selection of Irish dinghy classes as you could imagine struggled around a light air Dublin Bay Sailing Club course this evening but in spite of its feeble strength the north westerly breeze held and allowed everything from…
Big Winds, Big Seas Produce Big Spectacle on Dublin Bay
Dublin bay Sailing Club's tightly bunched Cruisers Zero fleet made a fine sight as they filed out of Dublin Bay in rolling waves towards the Burford bank today. The biggest boats of the DBSC fleet were sailing in north easterly…
Good Spinnaker Work at a Premium on Dublin Bay
Keeping the DBSC sailing spinnaker flying was at a premium tonight for the 17 keelboat classes who inched around Dublin Bay in north easterly winds that rarely blew over 6 knots. The One Design fleets raced to forty foot mark…
Hamilton's 'Dunmoanin' wins IDRA 14 DBSC Race
North Westerly winds and volcanic ash may have caused havoc for airline passengers today but the ten knot breezes preoved perfect for Tuesday night Dublin Bay Sailing Club racing on Dublin Bay. Frank Hamilton's IDRA 14 dinghy Dunmoanin was the…
Persistence Pays off in DBSC White Sail Fleet
Westerly winds gusting to over 10 knots provided ample breeze for the first Dublin Bay Sailing Club Thursday race of the season. Colin Galavan's Design Security was the winner in a large turnout of  SB3s and Charles Broadhead's Persistence was…
Familiar Names at Front of 2010 DBSC Fleet
Winds gusting to 26–knots ushered in the 2010 Dublin Bay Sailing Club Summer season this afternoon for a combined fleet of up to 300 yachts sailing on Dublin Bay. Inspite of new course configurations and some new race marks there were…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club Unveil New Courses Tomorrow
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) has unveiled a range of new courses for its new summer sailing season, the biggest in the country, that starts tomorrow. Arising out of congestion on Thursday's evening races the club has been motivated to…
DBSC to Present 90 Cups and 116 Prizes
90 Cups–some up to 100 years old–will be presented at Dublin Bay Sailing Club's annual prizegiving this Friday night in a celebration of sailing at the Royal Marine Hotel. 1665 members raced in four separate series and up to 116…

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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