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Strong Gust at Start Time Cancels DMYC Dinghy Frostbites at Dun Laoghaire Harbour

13th February 2022
Fireballs sailing in Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Fireballs sailing in Dun Laoghaire Harbour

Despite an intent to start a race, Mother Nature got the better of today's Viking Marine DMYC Dinghy Frostbites at Dun Laoghaire Harbour. Initially, the race area reconnaissance suggested a breeze in the order of 16.5 knots with gusts marginally in excess of that.

However, in the build-up to the start time the committee boat recorded a consistent 23-knots which was sufficient cause to cancel racing.

Three Fireballs, a collection of ILCAs, a GP14 and a few Aeros decided to go out and play for a while and DMYC's RIBs facilitated that for a short period.

Racing continues next Sunday.

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Cormac Bradley

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Dublin Bay Fireballer Cormac Bradley was appointed Rear Commodore of the International Fireball Class in 2017. He is a regular dinghy and one design correspondent on Afloat.ie

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