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AIB DBSC Summer Series 2020 – Amendment No. 8

Amendment number 8 Course Card 1 has now been amended and will be in force Saturday the 25th July. This amendment recognises the combining of Red and Blue fleets Saturdays and Tuesdays. It accommodates the removal from the course card of Salthill mark and the red fleet marks which have not been laid this year.  Longer Saturday courses and the finish at the last mark of the course […]

AIB DBSC Summer Series 2020 – Amendment No. 7

The turnout for the first Tuesday keelboat race for points on July 14th indicated that there are not sufficient numbers to warrant the provision of 2 committee boats and the resources required to man these – drivers, race officers, and race management teams as well as ribs and rib crews. As a result, we are implementing a modified Tuesday keelboat race format which may be reviewed […]

Sailing update.

Dear Members The condensed racing schedule is now under way, however with first Tuesday a wash out and first Thursday little or no wind, we hope for better things this coming Saturday 11th July. These three days for Keelboats were “Shake Down” days, giving our committee vessels and crews a chance to test our systems, and for all keelboats to check on gear, crew etc. […]

Revised Sailing Instructions and Course Cards available

The revised Sailing Instructions and Course Cards can be found here on the documents page. The new Sailing Instructions supersede those previously published on the website. In particular note the following: Provision of a Thursday like race schedule on Tuesdays Extension of the season into September for mid week series Extension of the season into October for weekend series Revised fleet composition, timings and race […]

Earlier Return to Racing for Cruiser and Keelboat Classes

As a result of the quicker easing of COVID restrictions DBSC keelboat and cruiser racing will now start two weeks earlier than previously advised.  The new start date is Tuesday the 7th of July with the previously advertised full programme commencing from then.  Races in the first week will not count for series points for cruiser and keel boat classes to facilitate a shake down of boats, […]

DBSC Racing commences on 30th of June 2020

We recognise that everyone is anxious to get back sailing and the DBSC committee is delighted to inform you that a revised schedule for the upcoming season is now available here.  The committee considered many factors in putting the programme together, especially the safety and health of our volunteers.  We have been working closely with Irish Sailing to ensure that we are consistent and compliant […]

DBSC Coronavirus (Third Update)

Irish Sailing published a statement on the 28th of May which can be found here.  While there is still a lack of clarity, with the government’s expert group stating that updates will be provided on a  “phase by phase basis as the public health situation evolves over time”, the committee is finalising plans to get racing going as soon as practical after the restrictions have been lifted by the government […]