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"Poolbeg to Dingle" Race

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Published 12:00 on 10 Jun 2017

Please wish well the PYBC participants in this years Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race! We have at least three boats entered for the race any more seasoned Poolbeg crew!

  • Roger Smith's Wakey Wakey with plenty of club members on board including Jerry Whiston
  • Jim Schfield's, Thisbe
  • Darryl Hughes, Maybird
  • Also Susan McGrath (Joiliba crew) is sailing on Platnium Blonde

The race starts on starts on Wednesday 14th June 2017 at 19:00 and you can track the boats here ... www.d2drace.ie ... click on D2D Live link.

The Course

The starting line is traditionally laid in Scotsman's Bay, East of Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The course of the race is defined as: "leaving to starboard Ireland and all its islands and rocks showing permanently above high water and situated on the landward side of the line joining the seaward extremities of:

(i) Muglins

(ii) Wicklow Head

(iii) Tuskar Rock

(iv) Barrels Light Buoy

(v) Bore Rocks Buoy

(vi) Coningbeg Lanby

(vii) Red Bank Buoy

(viii) Old Head of Kinsale

(ix) Fastnet Rock

(x) Mizen Head

(xi) Gull Rock (off Bull Rock) and

(xii) Washerwoman Rock (off Great Skellig)

and thence to the finishing line at the entrance to Dingle Harbour

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Last updated 22:18 on 14 June 2017

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