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Ocean Elements 2016

International Canoe Europa Cup at Loch Lomond Sailing Club - Day 5

by Gareth Caldwell on 2 Aug 2013 29 July - 2 August 2013

The sun came out to play... and so did the wind! True to form,the Scottish weather provided the contrasts we had become used to throughout the Championships. With 25 knots over the racecourse, with gusts of 28, the fleet were kept ashore by the OD.

Paul Hignett provided the entertainment with some high velocity moth foiling using the moored yachts as a slalom. Whilst most of the fleet were enjoying the hospitality provided by the host club and sitting in he sun, Rob Stebbings beat all-comers and easily won the 'climbing the silicon coated pole' competition... obviously a wasted talent!

The fleet remained on standby, but by 2 o'clock it was obvious that the wind had increased. with a forecast to increase even more, the last three races were abandoned.

Congratulations to Colin Brown and Robin Wood, IC and AC champions respectively. The fleet would like to thank everyone at Loch Lomond Sailing Club who made the event a success,with a special mention to Fergus Duncanson (OD) and Crawford Mac Calman (commodore) for exceptionally well run races and organisation throughout the week.

Overall Results:

PosBoat NameSail NoHelmClubR1Challenge CupR3R4R5R6Pts
IC Division
1stSkyGBR 319Colin BrownUllswater YC1[3]11317
2ndDragonflyGBR 317Alistair WarrenAldeburgh YC[3]1321310
3rdPunk & PoetryGBR 321Gareth CaldwellBlithfield SC222[3]2210
4thSaphireGBR 320Steve ClarkeLlandegfedd SC[6]4545422
5thBlue HorizonGBR 318John EllisScaling Dam SC[22 DSQ]8666632
6thEndgameGBR 326Colin NewmanDraycote Water SC4[19 DNF]1158836
7thSilver SurferGBR 314Tony MarstonWesy Kirby SC[10]69710537
8thExtended PlayGBR 295Paul HignettLoch Lomond SC75799[10]37
9thMustang SallyGBR 275Hugh de IonghCastle Cove SC87[13]1211745
10thWild VentureGBR 327Rob BellEmberton Park SC13[19 DNF]41341246
11th GER 68Frederik SteimannSegeberger Segelclub (Germany)510101012[14]47
12thScarlettGBR 311Perham HardingSwanage SC11[19 DNF]121471357
13thMonkeyGBR 308Chris HampeRoyal Plymouth Corinthian SC9DNF8813[22 DNC]57
14thDesaster De LuxeGER 74Eckhardt PagelBSV Germany12DNF[22 DNF]11OCS970
15thIce WarriorGBR 233Mike ShreeveNorthampton SC169151816[19]74
16thKatieGBR 158Stephen FlemingWest Kirby SC141217[20]141774
17thQuantum LeapGBR 234Marcus WheelLoch Lomond SC181118[19]181580
18th GER 43Neeskea KriettSegeberger Segelclub (Germany)19[22 DNC]2016151181
19thSamantha C SladeGBR 257Jim Champ 15[19 DNF]1617171883
20thShe'll Be AlrightGBR 305Ian McPhersonLoch Lomond SC17[22 DNC]1915DNC1689
21stASBOGBR 312Alan PowellRoyal Harwich SC[22 DNF]DNC14DNCDNCDNC102
AC Division
1stBudgie SmugglerUSA 233Robin WoodLandegfedd SC11131[5]7
2ndSeasick SteveGBR 310Steve BowenAberaeron YC32252[7]14
3rdPurple ThrillsGER 76Arne StahlKSGH (Germany)4[7]424115
4thCrunchy FrogGBR 306Tony RobertshawWeston SC55[6]13418
5th GBR 286Steve GoacherRoyal Windermere2356[12 DNF]622
6thJuice on the LooseGBR 303Dave TimsonLlandegfedd SC[13 DNF]4345824
7thMongooseGBR 280Peter McLarenLoch Lomond SC6[9]877230
8thBilly‑No‑MatesGBR 296Phil AllenBCU[10]6786330
9thGeronimoGBR 269Andy GordonStokes Bay SC98998[10]43
10thBlack & BlueGBR 294Rob StebbingCargreen YC7[13 DNF]DNC109948
11thMenaceGBR 300Roger HowellRoyal Plymouth Corinthian YC8[13 DNF]10DNFDNF1154
12thAquadizzyactGBR 249Max McCarthyBartley SC11[13 DNF]DNCDNFDNCDNC63

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