Dun Laoghaire Flying Fifteens

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Mathews and Poole lift DL Regatta trophy

Ian Mathews and Keith Poole of the National YC topped the FF leader board at the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, held Thursday to Sunday, July 9-12, with no fewer than six bullets in the 10-race series, and with seven points to spare. 

Niall Coleman, also of NYC, came in second overall, with Charlie Boland of Waterford Harbour SC taking third.  

Full results 

 

Race report: Colman & Quinn come from behind to take Thursday gun

Niall Coleman and Mick Quinn came from behind to win last night's (July 3) DBSC race, with John O'Sullivan and Ben Mulligan second, and Alan Green and Chris Doorly third, on a balmy evening in the bay.

Afloat report    |   Full results

Race report: Betty on the double, but Murphy leads Series 2

dbsc flagDave Gorman and Chris Doorly coped best with unsteady breezes on Saturday (June 27), to win both races, but strong performances by Tom Murphy and crew put him in top spot in after two weeks of Series 2.

Afloat.ie report   |   Full results

Race report: Gruffalo and Frequent Flyer take DBSC guns

It's for days like this that we sail, a sunny afternoon (Sat June 20) with a nice force 3/4 on excellent Flying Fifteen DBSC courses set by Suzanne McGarry and her team on Freebird.

There were two races, the first a windward leeward course won by Ian Mathews & Keith Poole in Gruffalo and the second an Olympic triangle course won by Alan Green & Chris Doorly in Frequent Flyer.

Afloat.ie report   |    Full results

Race report: Frequent Flyer takes win to tie with Betty for first Thursday series

In light and shifty airs, Chris Doorly and Alan Green managed to find enough wind to win last night's DBSC race, the last in the first Thursday series, to tie with Dave Gorman's Betty for the series overall. 

Dave Mulvin and Ronan Beirne came in second, with Niall Coleman and Mick Quinn third in the shortened races, with several boats marked down as OCS. 

Afloat report   |   Full results