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Solution Travellers' Series at Redditch Sailing Club

by Martin Tubb on 21 Sep 2014 20 September 2014
A small fleet of Solutions at Redditch © RSC

Round 6 of the Solution Travellers series took place at Redditch on Saturday 20th September. The very light winds deterred some, but local sailor Mark Crowther was joined by Kathryn Hayfield and Martin Tubb for 6 races.

3 short races were run before lunch, each being 2 laps of a windward leeward course with 2 bottom marks to spice things up a little.

Kathryn posted 2 firsts with Mark just behind, but in the third race Mark played the wind shifts to score the win, with Martin pushing Kathryn into third by a boat length.

After a substantial and excellent lunch, the afternoon races were on a triangle course. Kathryn and Mark posted a win apiece in races 4 and 5. The wind then picked up for the final race and Martin found his form to post a win.

With 2 discards and 4 races to count, Kathryn was the overall winner on count back, making for a great result on her birthday.

Thanks go to Redditch Sailing Club and the race officer for running an enjoyable event.

The next Travellers event is at Hickling Broad, before the finale at the Ovington Championships at Grafham in November.

Overall Results:

PosSailHelmClubR1R2R3R4R5R6Points
1st435Kathryn HayfieldDelph1131‑3‑36
2nd437Mark CrowtherRedditch221‑21‑26
3d446Martin TubbLeigh and Lowton3‑32‑3218

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