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Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) News & Results
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for Thursday, 22 May 2014
#dbsc – BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 2. Levana (Jean Mitton), 3. Thirty Something (Kavanagh\Gaffney\Jones) BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Thirty Something (Kavanagh\Gaffney\Jones), 2. Kernach (Eoin O'Driscoll), 3. Prospect (Chris Johnston) CRUISERS 0 Echo - 1. Wow (George Sisk),…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for Tuesday, 20 May 2014
#dbsc – CRUISERS 2 - 1. Borraine (Ean Pugh), 2. Bendemeer (L Casey & D Power) CRUISERS 3 Tuesday - 1. Syzrgy (R Fogarty), 2. Grasshopper II (K & J Glynn), 3. Maranda (M Kelly) Ensign - 1. RIYC 1…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for Saturday, May 17 2014
#dbsc – BENETEAU 31.7 Echo - 1. Kernach (Eoin O'Driscoll), 2. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 3. Prospect (Chris Johnston) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Magic (D.O'Sullivan/D.Espey), 2. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 3. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power) CRUISERS 0 - 1. Wow (George Sisk), 2. Lively Lady…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for Thursday, 15 May 2014
#dbsc – BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Kernach (Eoin O'Driscoll), 2. Prima Nocte (Patrick Burke et al), 3. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Levana (Jean Mitton), 2. Magic (D.O'Sullivan/D.Espey), 3. Prima Nocte (Patrick Burke et al) CRUISERS 0 - 1.…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for Tuesday, 13 May 2014
#dbsc – CRUISERS 1 - 1. Powder Monkey (C Moore) CRUISERS 2 - 1. Borraine (Ean Pugh), 2. Bendemeer (L Casey & D Power), 3. Black Sheep (E Healy) CRUISERS 3 Tuesday - 1. Grasshopper II (K & J Glynn),…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for Saturday, 10 May 2014
#dbsc – BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. After You Too (Michael Blaney), 2. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 3. Magic (D.O'Sullivan/D.Espey) BENETEAU 31.7 ECHO - 1. Fiddly Bits (Timmins/Quigley/Murray/Breen), 2. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power) CRUISERS 0 ECHO - 1. Lively Lady (Derek Martin), 2. Wow (George…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for Tuesday, 6 May 2014
CRUISERS 3 Tuesday - 1. Grasshopper II (K & J Glynn), 2. Papytoo (M Walsh/F Guilfoyle), 3. Asterix (Boushel/Meredith/Counihan) Ensign - 1. INSC1 (K Rumball) FIREBALL - 1. No Name (S Oram), 2. Licence to Thrill (Louis Smyth), 3. Elevation…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for Saturday, 3 May 2014
#dbsc – BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 2. Bluefin Two (M & B Bryson), 3. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power) CRUISERS 0 ECHO - 1. Tsunami (Vincent Farrell), 2. Lively Lady (Derek Martin), 3. Wow (George Sisk) CRUISERS 0 - 1.…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for Thursday, 1 May 2014
#dbsc – BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Prima Nocte (Patrick Burke et al), 2. Fiddly Bits (Timmins/Quigley/Murray/Breen), 3. Prospect (Chris Johnston) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 2. Prima Nocte (Patrick Burke et al), 3. Levana (Jean Mitton) CRUISERS 0…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for Tuesday, 29 April 2014
CRUISERS 2 - 1. Borraine (Ean Pugh), 2. Bendemeer (L Casey & D Power) CRUISERS 3 Tuesday - 1. Grasshopper II (K & J Glynn), 2. Asterix (Boushel/Meredith/Counihan), 3. Maranda (M Kelly) Ensign - 1. INSC1 (K Rumball), 2. INSC2…
DBSC SB20 Racing Season 2014 Underway on Dublin Bay
#sb20 – DBSC SB20 Sunday races got off to a great start on Sunday in glorious sunshine and a shifty 10-15knts NE breeze writes Class Captain Michael O'Connor. Thankfully, someone upstairs is looking down on the SB fleet (please don't…
'No Age Bar' as Dublin Bay Sailing Club Surveys Sailors in Wake of National Dinghy Debate
#dbsc – The country's largest yacht racing club is surveying members on dinghy sailing requirements and has also moved to correct a perception that it operates an 'age bar'. It follows a national debate on the state of dinghy racing…
Royal Irish YC Start DBSC Season with Spring Coaching Regatta
#riyc – The Royal Irish Yacht Club's (RIYC) Spring Coaching Regatta will again be held on the first weekend of DBSC racing, the 26th and 27th April on Dublin Bay. Sailmakers Des McWilliam, Kenny Rumball, Philip Watson and Prof O'Connell…
Team INSC 1720 Video at DBSC's Spring Chicken Series
#insc – 1720 sportsboat action on Dublin Bay in this new short vid from Team INSC that took part in the Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Rathfarnham Ford Spring Chicken Series 2014. Full results here. 
DBSC Spring Chicken Series Overall Results Published
#dbsc –  DBSC regular Phil Smith sailing Just Jasmin has won the club's Spring Chicken series that concluded last Sunday. Full results for the six week event are downloadable below as MS word docs along with last Sunday's individual race scores. Albireo was…
DBSC's First Series of 130th Year to Close on Sunday
#dbsc – As Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC), kicks off its 130th birthday celebrations, its first series of 2014 is already drawing to a close. Handicaps & Starts for next Sunday's (23rd March) final race in the Rathfarnham Ford sponsored…

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.