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IOS Round the Island Race at Isle Of Sheppey Sailing Club

by James Bell on 10 Sep 2011 3 September 2011

The Isle of Sheppey Sailing Club's annual race around the island once again proved to be a highly popular and successful event with 130 boats taking part on Saturday 3rd September 2011.

Weather conditions were ideal with sunshine and a moderate breeze. The race, now in its 53rd year, is the longest of its type in Europe at nearly 40 miles depending on wind and tides.

The race starts and finishes at Sheerness and is a clockwise circumnavigation of the island. Firstly by sea to Leysdown and around the NE tip of the Island, Shellness, before heading into the Swale estuary. The Swale gradually narrows into the river, with the lifting road bridge at Kingsferry acting as an obstacle at its narrowest point. Larger dinghies and multihulls have to be stopped, heeled over and walked under the inner span of the bridge. The course continues up the Swale, through the ancient port of Queenborough and into the mouth of the Medway, before finally rounding Garrison Point to the open sea and the short distance back to the Club.

Overall winner was Aaron Young and Rob Butterfield sailing a Torando catamaran, completing the course in 2 hours and 23 minutes. They now join a small but exclusive group of sailors to have won the event 3 times.

First sailboarder was David Clay, completing the course in 4 hours 11 minutes.

First local boat to finish and on handicap was Dan Norman and Chris Goymer sailing a Dart 18.

Full results and further information about the race are available on the Club's website at www.iossc.org.uk

Start Video:

Overall Results:

PosHelm/CrewClassSail NoClubRatingStartFinishElapsedCorrected
1Aaron Young/Rob ButterfieldTornado7Datchet64411:59:3014:23:0402:23:3403:42:56
2Mike LyonsBlaze781Burghfield104610:59:2015:10:0904:10:4903:59:47
3Steve SawfordSprint 15 DX1733Rutland85411:59:3015:26:3003:27:0004:02:23
4Richard Ledger/Louisa CliffordDart 186751Whitstable80011:59:3015:16:4403:17:1404:06:32
5Dan Norman/Chris GoymerDart 187727IOSSC80011:59:3015:17:3303:18:0304:07:34
6Kevin DutchSprint 15 Sport (1 person, 2 sails)1938Seasalter88311:59:3015:38:5503:39:2504:08:29
7Janet Ritchie/Alan RitchieScorpion2005Chipstead105310:59:2015:22:3104:23:1104:09:56
8Simon Gillow/Fiona BrettScorpion2003Chipstead105310:59:2015:23:0604:23:4604:10:29
9Mick Greenland/Jerry DixonOsprey1322IOSSC94011:29:3015:25:3603:56:0604:11:10
10Julian Brown/Emma CraneDart 184587IOSSC80011:59:3015:22:0603:22:3604:13:15
11Simon AllenInt. Canoe (Standard)278Hayling Island90511:29:3015:19:5603:50:2604:14:37
12Tim Kift/Jo WickenAlto*115Wilsonian92511:29:3015:26:5103:57:2104:16:36
13Mark GoodchildInt. Canoe (Standard)265Wilsonian90511:29:3015:22:1703:52:4704:17:13
14Ray GallSprint 15 DX1914Carsington85411:59:3015:40:1403:40:4404:18:28
15Alastair ForrestCatapult524Catapult Association85811:59:3015:42:0203:42:3204:19:22
16John Day/Jess DayDart 187755IOSSC80011:59:3015:27:0503:27:3504:19:29
17Michael IszattRS600951Fishers Green92011:29:3015:28:3103:59:0104:19:48
18Chris AbbottRS Vareo574Nottingham103810:59:2015:29:5504:30:3504:20:41
19Gary Kinch/Jackie KinchLaser II9179Pevensey Bay103510:59:2015:30:0504:30:4504:21:36
20Ian Patrick/Will ChawterLaser 2000 (standard)21401Bough Beech109010:59:2015:46:0604:46:4604:23:05
21Chris Phillips/Renato HidalgoDart 18316South Bank80011:59:3015:31:0003:31:3004:24:23
22Peter Heyes/Amy AdamsVandercraft 3000 (V3000)3602Wilsonian100711:29:3015:56:0404:26:3404:24:43
23John TappendenBlaze712Gunfleet104610:59:2015:36:2004:37:0004:24:49
24Andre NewmanTopaz 14Xtreme6245Bewl85811:59:3015:48:1003:48:4004:26:31
25Peter BarlowBlaze758Burghfield104610:59:2015:38:4304:39:2304:27:06
26Phil LongleyPhantom1309Stone103010:59:2015:34:4804:35:2804:27:27
27Amber Brown/Chris BrownRS200429Weston/RORC105710:59:2015:42:2004:43:0004:27:44
28Darren Layton/Michael GuestTopaz Xenon4218Earlswood Lakes107010:59:2015:47:0904:47:4904:28:59
29Ken "Danger" Brown/Chris ButtersOsprey1338IOSSC94011:29:3015:42:3904:13:0904:29:19
30Dean Ralph/Simon JonesCherub3208Whitstable94111:29:3015:42:5604:13:2604:29:19
31Andy Hockey/May LimLaser 2000 (standard)21914Shadwell109010:59:2015:54:2804:55:0804:30:46
32David AngwinHalo*710 102711:29:3016:08:2904:38:5904:31:39
33Andrew PickrellEurope33Wilsonian114310:29:3015:42:5005:13:2004:34:08
34Mike BellBlaze604Burghfield104610:59:2015:46:3504:47:1504:34:37
35Colin Gibson/Mark ThomasTopaz Xenon4193Hertford County107010:59:2015:53:5004:54:3004:35:14
36Lottie HarlandLaser Radial176839Burghfield110610:59:2016:04:4405:05:2404:36:08
37Rob Clay/Dan ClayDart 184468Marconi80011:59:3015:40:4803:41:1804:36:38
38Peter BramleySprint 15 Sport (1 person, 2 sails)1563Tankerton88311:59:3016:03:4804:04:1804:36:40
39Neil RoscoeSolo4188Haversham115310:29:3015:48:4705:19:1704:36:55
40Russ Wheeler/Mark SeagerOsprey1164IOSSC94011:29:3015:50:1004:20:4004:37:18
41Toby RobertsonRS Vareo325Earlswood Lakes103810:59:2015:48:2504:49:0504:38:30
42Tim Harris/Claire SpendleyDart 187712IOSSC80011:59:3015:42:2103:42:5104:38:34
43Max Petherwick/Mark MawhinneyOsprey1197IOSSC94011:29:3015:51:4604:22:1604:39:00
44Jon Steward/Nick YanniakoyorgotMerlin Rocket (sail 3554 onwards)3644Fishers Green100611:29:3016:11:0304:41:3304:39:52
45Nik Antoniades/Nicholas SollnerLaser 2000 (standard)2305Wilsonian109010:59:2016:05:3105:06:1104:40:54
46Jonathan Edwards/Justin EdwardsMerlin Rocket (sail 3430-3553)3529Shotwick Lake101611:29:3016:15:1304:45:4304:41:13
47Kyra Sycamore/Rob Ellis-PaulBosun2293Docklands119810:29:3016:06:4305:37:1304:41:29
48Paul Heather/Jonathan OsgoodOsprey1292Timouth Corynthian94011:29:3015:54:1904:24:4904:41:43
49Ben JenningsLaser142108Maidstone108210:59:2016:04:4605:05:2604:42:17
50Ian Foxwell/Hannah FoxwellNational 123453Wilsonian108710:59:2016:07:1405:07:5404:43:15
51John Snowden/Mark Taylor5058378Hythe and Saltwood90211:29:3015:45:0004:15:3004:43:16
52Mark Hollis/Jane BainbridgeDart 187573Seasalter80011:59:3015:46:3303:47:0304:43:49
53M. Holmes/J. MooreDart 186245Queensmead80011:59:3015:48:1003:48:4004:45:50
54Simon WestLaser (wrong start)147657Laser108211:29:3016:39:0005:09:3004:46:03
55M. Smith/R. BuckmasterNacra Inter F201060DWSC65611:59:3015:07:1303:07:4304:46:09
56Steve PooleyUnicorn1086Queensmead77511:59:3015:41:2203:41:5204:46:17
57Paul BidwellRS 100197Fishers Green99811:29:3016:17:2004:47:5004:48:25
58Joe Baker/Roger BakerDart 187322IOSSC80011:59:3015:50:3803:51:0804:48:55
59Tim Bell/Ian BrungerOsprey1335IOSSC94011:29:3016:01:0604:31:3604:48:56
60Tom ColeyContender644HSSC99311:29:3016:18:2104:48:5104:50:53
61Ian Mills/John BainbridgeDart 181647Seasalter80011:59:3015:52:3103:53:0104:51:16
62Joyce Brown/Joyce ClarkBosun Hertfordshire County119810:29:3016:18:2805:48:5804:51:17
63BertHalo*586Rollesby102711:29:3016:31:0905:01:3904:53:43
64Mark Wilkes/Falco Swnfen-WilkesLaser 2000 (standard)2244Burghfield109010:59:2016:19:4805:20:2804:54:00
65Steve Bailey/Simon LimbAlbacore5881Nottingham106410:59:2016:12:1505:12:5504:54:06
66James Mead/Paul DoyleAlbacore7180Fishers Green106410:59:2016:12:1605:12:5604:54:07
67Bruce Nicholson/Trevor ChanteLaser 2000 (standard)22064Bough Beech109010:59:2016:20:1405:20:5404:54:24
68Ken Downard/Les TudallLaser 2000 (standard)22060Wilsonian109010:59:2016:20:4905:21:2904:54:56
69Daniel John SnookLaser Radial195760IOSSC110610:59:2016:26:3105:27:1104:55:50
70J. Walker/D. HoltDart 16 (Standard: 2 crew/3 sails)1627Rutland85311:59:3016:12:0004:12:3004:56:01
71Paul TaylorBlaze751Burghfield104610:59:2016:09:3205:10:1204:56:33
72Adrian Laber/Ian LaberDart 181829IOSSC80011:59:3015:56:5403:57:2404:56:45
73Richard Jenkins/Max JenkinsEnterprise225Aldenham111710:59:2016:34:4105:35:2105:00:13
74Kevin MortonRS600875Gunfleet92011:29:3016:06:5504:37:2505:01:32
75Mike Coleman/Julia WesleyDart 16 (2 crew/2 sails)1957TBSC87511:59:3016:23:3404:24:0405:01:47
76Paul Carter/David CarterDart 184871Seasalter80011:59:3016:01:1604:01:4605:02:12
77Simon Elliott/Ian SymtaLaser 2000 (standard)21898Bewl Water109010:59:2016:29:2905:30:0905:02:53
78Derek Darley/David JollySprint 15 GTI (2 crew/2 sails)1991IOSSC93511:29:3016:14:5304:45:2305:05:13
79Stuart ShieldsEurope181Bewl114310:29:3016:18:4005:49:1005:05:29
80Ian Clark/Rebecca ScottWayfarer10520Shadwell110110:59:2016:37:0905:37:4905:06:50
81Roy Bushell/James BrookesWayfarer10068Bough Beech110110:59:2016:37:3605:38:1605:07:14
82Luke Cook/Allen CottellWanderer1643Rye Harbour114010:29:3016:20:1105:50:4105:07:37
83John FaircloughWeta*338IOSSC91711:59:3016:42:1304:42:4305:08:18
84Richard BekeUnicorn1085Queensmead77511:59:3015:58:5403:59:2405:08:54
85Mark FletcherLaser80706 108210:59:2016:33:4205:34:2205:09:02
86Steven Morgan/Deborah MacveanDart 185957Tankerton Bay80011:59:3016:07:2904:07:5905:09:59
87Mike Webb/Philip BergquistRS400799Silverwing94911:29:3016:25:4004:56:1005:12:05
88Steve Barrett/Richard Hargreaves5057474Fishers Green90211:29:3016:12:1404:42:4405:13:27
89Jo Norrington/Chris HoreRS Vision395Hampton Pier108510:59:2016:40:0305:40:4305:14:01
90Philip/Steve SobeyDart 18561Seasalter80011:59:3016:10:4804:11:1805:14:08
91Richard Metcalfe/Andrew MetcalfeOsprey1155Wilsonian94011:29:3016:25:1204:55:4205:14:34
92Brian Clarke/Nick WilsonMerlin Rocket (sail 3331-3429)3106Ranelagh102611:29:3016:53:1105:23:4105:15:29
93Ean Matthews/Richard ElkanWayfarer10320Shadwell Basin110110:59:2016:46:5905:47:3905:15:46
94Martin Wollny/Natalija WollnyMerlin Rocket (sail 3331-3429)3422Ranelagh102611:29:3016:53:3905:24:0905:15:56
95Tim PrykeLaser Radial129844Tonbridge Town110610:59:2016:50:5805:51:3805:17:56
96Alex Thomas/David GermondWayfarer10521Shadwell110110:59:2016:49:2905:50:0905:18:02
97Liz Faulkner/Jan Spall & Kathy BrandonTopaz Omega3956Hertford County107510:59:2016:41:1405:41:5405:18:03
98Justin Fifield/Joe SadlerLaser II8126IOSSC103510:59:2016:28:5905:29:3905:18:30
99James Strother/Giles StrotherEnterprise21885Aldenham111710:59:2016:57:4005:58:2005:20:48
100Chris Bartington/John RiversEnterprise18568 111710:59:2016:59:0405:59:4405:22:03
101Tony Alexander/Olivia AlexanderBuzz568IOSSC100311:29:3016:57:4005:28:1005:27:11
102Richard SmithK120Bewl Valley106010:59:2016:47:4005:48:2005:28:37
103Paul Farr/Robert FarrISO659HCYC92611:29:3016:35:4505:06:1505:30:43
104Luke Whatley/Adam Wilson5058164Queensmead90211:29:3016:30:0405:00:3405:33:13
105David Ayre/Martin NorrisLaser II10411Alexandra103510:59:2016:44:5905:45:3905:33:58
106Alex Suddaby/Stephen JuddRS400923Erith94911:29:3016:46:2605:16:5605:33:58
107Andrew Minney/Mark DavisPrindle 19961Grafham Water69111:59:3015:55:5603:56:2605:42:10
108Paul Jarrett/Rob GranthamLaser II8128 103510:59:2016:55:4205:56:2205:44:19
109Tony Brown/Catherine Evans59er94Burghfield90511:29:3016:43:1805:13:4805:46:44
110Leigh Hunnable/Mathew Jonathan CooteLaser II7669 103510:59:2016:59:0505:59:4505:47:35
111Simon Boyd/Dare JesseyB14688BBSC87411:29:3016:43:4105:14:1105:59:29
112Bruce G. Eveleigh/Alan ShrimpinMystere 5.0615Creeksea81511:59:3016:52:5004:53:2005:59:55

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