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Magic Marine RS Aero UK Northern Circuit 2016

by RS Aero UK Class Association on 11 Nov 2016 11 November 2016
RS Aero UK Northern Championship at Bassenthwaite © Ben Unwin / www.benunwinphotography.co.uk

82 entries in the first year!

The first season the RS Aero UK Northern Circuit fulfilled expectations with double figures at all but one event and the final two biggies having a whopping 41 and 39 entities in the Midlands! Scoring was 'All Aeros' together on PY, allowing the option to pick your rig at each event. This provided flexibility to promote participation, maximum enjoyment and ultimately increased safety too. The key to a good series turned out to be to get your counters in early before the big turnouts late in the season!

The RS Aero UK Northern Circuit venues varied from inland lakes to open sea with locations spread from Scotland to the north Midlands. Starting the season at Yorkshire Dales the fleet then joined the Filley Regatta and the end of Bassenthwaite Week for a Northern Champs. North Berwick Scotland hosted a late summer Scottish Champs before the National fleet came together for the final two events at Chelmarsh for the UK Inlands and Rutland for the RS Classes End of Seasons.

Congratulations to all the winners - especially Caitie Atkin, who took the overall series together with the top Youth and top Lady titles. Iain McGonigal of North Berwick, Scotland, was so close - just missing out on a tie break! Nick Craven did enough braving the wild conditions at Rutland to defend his 3rd place beating off late charges from Ben Rolfe and Peter Craggs. One to watch for next year is 4th overall and 2nd Youth, Harry Binns of Bassenthwaite, who gained some important points with a great job of finishing some wild races at Filey, Bassenthwaite and Rutland - no mean feat in itself considering the brutal conditions!

Many thanks to Magic Marine for sponsoring the series with some great prizes and to RS Sailing for their excellent support.

Keep in touch with Future Events and Everything Aero via the Class website at www.rsaerosailing.org and facebook group at www.facebook.com/groups/rsaeroclass

Overall Results:

1st - Caitie Atkin (Whitstable YC)
2nd - Iain McGonigal (East Lothian YC)
3rd - Nick Craven (Yorkshire Dales/Ripon SC)

Youth
1st - Caitie Atkin (Whitstable YC)
2nd - Harry Binns (Bassenthwaite SC)
3rd - Drew Wright (Chelmarsh SC)

Lady
1st - Caitie Atkin (Whitstable YC)
2nd - Julie Archer (Ullswater YC)
3rd - Jackie Craven (Yorkshire Dales/Ripon SC)

Master
1st - Iain McGonigal (East Lothian YC)
2nd - Martin Barrett (Yorkshire Dales/Ripon SC)
3rd - Peter Chaplin (Burghfield SC)

PosSailNameClubYorkshire DalesFiley RegattaBassenthwaite NorthernsNorth Berwick ScotlandChelmarsh UK InlandsRutland End of SeasonsPts
11568Caitie AtkinWhitstable YC41001510010010
21060Iain McGonigalEast Lothian YC31004310010010
31258Nick CravenYorkshire Dales/Ripon8658281319
41214Harry BinnsBassenthwaite SC92910322120
51581Ben RolfeBurghfield SC100100210091425
61594Julie ArcherUllswater YC11311100342525
71509Peter CraggsYork RI SC51001006181526
81264Jackie CravenYorkshire Dales/Ripon12710122910029
91062Martin BarrettYorkshire Dales SC131006100333952
101888Chris LarrNorthampton SC10010010010041105
111676Anthony YorkNorthampton SC10010010010072109
121846Steve FraserEast Lothian YC10010087100100115
131927Jack HardieFrensham Pond SC1001001001001410124
141298Richard WatshamStarcross YC / RNSA100100100100206126
151551Nigel RolfeBurghfield SC1001001001001219131
161792Andy HillHayling Island SC1001001001001324137
171071Peter ChaplinBurghfield SC1001001001001523138
181207Mark TissimanChelmarsh SC1001001001003039169
191700Drew WrightChelmarsh SC1001001001001100201
201657John OlsonAberdeen&Stonehaven1001001001100100201
211216Mike SaulYorkshire Dales SC1001100100100100201
221305Ed StoreyYorkshire Dales SC1100100100100100201
232093Peter BartonLymington Town SC1001001001002100202
241926Robbie LawsonEast Lothian Yacht Club1001001002100100202
251159Alistair ScottYorkshire Dales SC2100100100100100202
262135CarolineWhitehouseBartley SC1001001001003100203
271652Joe WatkinsBassenthwaite SC1001003100100100203
281534Jasper BarnhamSnettisham Beach SC1001001001001003203
291652Chris PerryAberdeen&Stonehaven1001001004100100204
301653Matthew ButlerCovenham SC1004100100100100204
311533Finlay BarnhamSnettisham Beach SC1001001001001004204
321575Mark CarletonPapercourt SC1001001001005100205
331653Richard ButlerCovenham SC1005100100100100205
342093Liam WillisLymington Town SC1001001001001005205
351744Adam RowlattChelmarsh SC1001001001006100206
361490Martin ClarkeHykeham SC6100100100100100206
37999Tom PentyBeaver SC1001007100100100207
3814Alan HargreavesBurwain SC7100100100100100207
392148Gareth GriffithsIsland Barn Res SC1001001001001007207
401002David CherrillBroadwater SC1001001001008100208
411312Andrew FrostSutton Bingham SC1001001001001008208
42100Kirsty PerryAberdeen&Stonehaven1001001009100100209
431566Tim HireRoyal Lymington YC1001001001001009209
442001Chris HattonSevern SC10010010010010100210
451216Jonathon ListerYorkshire Dales SC10100100100100100210
461173Archie HainsworthAlton Water / RHS10010010010011100211
471404John ColegraveAberdeen&Stonehaven10010010011100100211
481817Chris JonesSutton Bingham SC10010010010010011211
491555Andrew WildeBurghfield SC10010010010010012212
501598John HarveyThornbury SC10010010010016100216
511582Mark RolfeUpton Warren SC10010010010010016216
521744Matt ThursfieldChelmarsh SC10010010010017100217
532001Keith WillisLymington Town SC10010010010010017217
542074Matt EvansGreat Moor SC10010010010010018218
551508Robert EnglandChelmarsh SC10010010010019100219
561694Nick NeveRutland SC10010010010010020220
571573Adrian StellPapercourt SC10010010010021100221
581854Emily WatsonBowmoor SC10010010010010022222
591135Phil WhiteFrampton on Severn10010010010022100222
601302Karl ThorneLymington Town SC10010010010023100223
611618David HarrisSevern SC10010010010024100224
621404Jeremy HigsonBartley SC10010010010025100225
631076Martin HewittNottingham SC10010010010010025225
642100Julie WillisLymington Town SC10010010010010026226
651413Adrian SpekeChelmarsh SC10010010010026100226
661007Antony LynallAvon SC10010010010027100227
671178Cathy BartramChew Valley SC10010010010031100231
681095Tony JukesChelmarsh SC10010010010035100235
692133John TannerChelmarsh SC10010010010036100236
701211Nick EalesLymington Town SC10010010010037100237
711092Richard WoodsChelmarsh SC10010010010038100238
721655Quentin LeiperChelmarsh SC10010010010039100239
732061Claire Maclean Rickmansworth SC10010010010010040240
742134Alice LucyRutland SC10010010010010040240
751020Malcolm MellorHickling Broad SC10010010010010040240
761141Jonathan RickelsGrafham Water SC10010010010010040240
771589Chris HarrupBurghfield SC10010010010010040240
782060David BradburyRickmansworth SC10010010010010040240
792113Christopher SmithIsland Barn Res SC10010010010010040240
802135Neil HardieFrensham Pond SC10010010010010040240
811656David PartridgeChelmarsh SC10010010010040100240
821412Peter WilsonChelmarsh SC10010010010041100241

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