Mermaid Class

Mermaid Class

The Mermaid is a one-design wooden sailing dinghy originally designed for sailing in Dublin Bay.

It is a 17 foot half-decked centreboard boat rigged with Bermuda sloops, designed for the Dublin Bay Sailing Club in the 1930s by John B. Kearney. [The Dubin Bay Mermaid Class [http://homepage.eircom.net/~dbscsec/archive.htm] ] . The class still races in Dublin Bay.

Non-exhaustive list of some of the original boats (sail number):

* Iolar
* Daphne
* Stella
* Delphis
* Amy
* Oonagh (11)
* Aideen (21)
* Kim (181)
* Tiller Girl (77)
* Una C (113)
* Jill (134)
* Nora (175)
* Sallywake (72)

External links

* [http://homepage.eircom.net/~dbscsec/archive.htm The Dubin Bay Mermaid Class]
* [http://87.192.148.30/dbsc/Classes/Mermaid.asp Dublin Bay Sailing Club Mermaid Page]

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