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Waples Wines Northern Traveller Series - Update after 4 events

by Dave McKee on 12 Jul 9 July 2017

The Waples Wines sponsored series for Flying Fifteens has now reached the 2/3rd stage after completion of round 4 of this 6 round series over the weekend of the 8th and 9th July.

Bassenthwaite SC in the northern lakes hosted the latest event and provided a true champagne weekend with hot, sunny light wind conditions further enhanced by a "fizz reception" courtesy of Steve Goacher and Tim Harper to help celebrate their World Championship success.

There was a good fleet of 19 boats of which 10 were visitors. The sailing was close and taxing and it was good to "rub shoulders" with Steve and Tim who showed their class by winning three of the five races and the overall event.

If you are interested in statistics the series so far has seen 48 entrants with 9 boats so far qualified. The two teams of Graham and Alastair Lamond and Craig Robinson and Hannah Davies have shown great support for the series having sailed in three of the 4 events held so far.

The series this year has attracted an increased number of competitors at this stage from a wide number of clubs. The first nine teams in the standings all hail from different clubs.

The next event will be at Burton SC near Derby over the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd September, and the Final event and prize giving will be at Notts County on the 7th and 8th October.

Series Results after 4 events:

PosFleetSail NoHelmCrewClubRWYCDSCRSCBSCPts
1stOpen3465Andy FarmerRebecca OgdenNotts Cty 21 3
2ndOpen3805Graham MasseyLucy CloughDovestone 3 69
3rdOpen3886Bruce BonarAndrew BonarRutland  7512
4thClassic617Graham LamondAlistair LamondRipon SC5 ‑8712
5thClassic202Bobby SalmondDavid HillRYA94  13
6thOpen3517Craig RobinsonHannah DaviesUllswater‑117 1017
7thOpen3623Angus CorryShaun Billany / Sally RobertsBass SC10  818
8thOpen3903Keith JamiesonPatrick ConelyRWYC14 5 19
9thSilver3379Gary ButlerPaul McCarthyBurton1510  25
10thOpen3520Neil CurrieRory YardleyBass SC   150
11thOpen4022Andy McKeeSally McKeeDovestone 1  50
12thOpen4031Nigel TullettRichard RiggRWYC1   50
13thOpen4022Andy GoddardTom GoddardDovestone   251
14thOpen4013Chris BowenMarion BowenNorthampton SC  2 51
15thOpen3641Mike PrestonDavid ManifoldB&FYC2   51
16thOpen3815Ian CampbellLezli‑Ann PearsonBass SC   352
17thOpen3631Chris WrightNicky HooperRutland  3 52
18thOpen4024Dave LucasPhil EvansGrafham Water SC3   52
19thSilver3281Graham KirkpatrickAlan SmithBass SC   453
20thOpen3865Nick ClarkePete AshworthRutland  4 53
21stOpen4017Phil SnewinRos ColemanRWYC4   53
22ndSilver3391Colin PierceMandy ThackrayDovestone 5  54
23rdOpen3535A SpencerA GeorgeBurton  6 55
24thClassic496Rod RowlandsDave NaylorDovestone 6  55
25thOpen3751Julian NewmanAmanda WilsonRWYC6   55
26thOpen3573John AtkinsonElizabeth MoretonRWYC7   56
27thClassic2584Christopher BrookHarriot PulmanDovestone 8  57
28thOpen3539Dave HeronChris DuckerRWYC8   57
29thSilver3293Ian PrestonJonathan BullenBass SC   958
30thOpen3795Bob CartwrightJulian SmithNewport SC  9 58
31stClassic419John ClarkMick ScholesDovestone 9  58
32ndOpen3959Richard TriffittPat TriffittRutland  10 59
33rdOpen3535Matt PallettAndy SpencerBurton   1160
34thOpen3426Alistair JonstoneAdam KirkbyASC  11 60
35thSilver3380John HalliwellAnne WebbDovestone 11  60
36thSilver3265Keith ThomasDuncan Greenhalgh / Andrew ThomasBass SC   1261
37thOpen3944Alistair ScammellLaura JoynesRutland  12 61
38thOpen3439Isaac MarshAlice WaltonDovestone 12  61
39thSilver3130Jordan AspinJason BennSWSC12   61
40thClassic2504Alan JonesSteve MarshallBass SC   1362
41stClassic2681Jim CarriganJohn HughesDovestone 13  62
42ndOpen3210Adam CowleyLawrence ClabburnRWYC13   62
43rdSilver3390Ian MacphersonTim ChittendenBass SC   1463
44thOpen3792Paul BurnellColin FisherInvergordon Boat Club   1564
45thOpen3685Steve LeeMatt LeeLoch Lomond SC   1665
46thOpen3602Peter MountainR MountainB&FYC16   65
47thOpen3627Rob GoodisonJonathan MalloryScarborough17   66
48thOpen3791Richard BartholomewSarah BartholomewRWYC18   67

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