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Allen Enterprise Nationals at South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club - Day 2

by Phil Ford on 9 Aug 5-11 August 2017

Day two of the Allen Brothers Enterprise National Championships at SCYC proved a breezy affair, favouring the big boys.

Race 4 started in a steady F4 northerly on a windward-leeward course punching into a strong tide. The fleet split up the first beat with the early leaders coming from either side, the middle of the course not being favoured. Following a close fight at the front it was Paul Hobson and Craig Wheatley sailing Blue Job on Top who prevailed, closely followed by Martin and Abigail Honnor in Riot Van and Jon Woodward and Karen Alexander in Simply Red.

Race 5 started with slightly more breeze on a triangle / sausage course. Blue Job on Top again led round the windward mark followed closely by Martin Honnor with the pack close by. A hunt for the wing mark followed causing some congestion and heated debate. As the race unfolded, Blue Job on Top extended their lead, with the overall championship leader Jeremy and Becca Stephens sailing That's Entertainment moving through into second with Ann Jackson and Alan Skeens sailing To Infirmity and Beyond in third.

By the end of racing for the day, Jeremy and Becca Stephens lead the event at the halfway stage with the discard to come in after the next race. All to play for with some variable and windy conditions expected for the rest of the week.

Results after Day 2:

PosSail NoBoat NameHelmCrewClubFleetR1R2R3R4R5Pts
1st22652THAT'S ENTERTAINMENTJeremy StephensRebecca StephensPenzance SCGold7116217
2nd23270KITTYPhil FordJane HumpageBristol Corinthian YCGold3265521
3rd22439FLOOZYPhil BevanLaura BevanGrafham Water SCGold13139430
4th23411BLUE JOB ON TOPPaul HobsonCraig WheatleyBeaver SCGold167101135
5th23349TO INFIRMITY & BEYONDAnn JacksonAlan SkeensBurghfield SCGold481214341
6th23384 Tim SadlerMillie PrykeYorkshire Dales SCGold1143101442
7th22501BLUE JOBAlice AllenSharkeyBristol Corinthian YCGold518741044
8th22619RIOT VANMartin HonnorAbigail HonnorOgston SCGold8922DSQ50
9th22102 David PorterBeth PorterWest Lancs YCGold2151119855
10th23410WIMPGes BrownJulie MooreSouth Caernarvonshire YCGold12114181661
11th23344HUNKY DORYJames DriverStephen DriverNorth London SAGoldDSQ10812665
12th23015WEDG‑ENick JacksonMolly NixonBurghfield SC / West Lancs YCGold6212571170
13th22418LIMITED EDITIONAndy GommSarah GommOgston SCSilver13131881870
14th23346BAD BOUTROSPhil SnewinRos ColemanSouth Caernarvonshire YCSilver20129171371
15th22112TUTU WON ONE TOOCharles MorrishMarc HegerSt Mary's Loch SCSilver21255131276
16th23089SIMPLY REDJon WoodwardKaren AlexanderSouth Staffordshire SCGoldDSQ24143777
17th19876SUBSONIC WHINKLEMatt JohnsonHannah SadlerWeir Wood SCSilver10620231978
18th23351BIG SUMMER BLOW OUTJohnny AllenJames HobsonBristol Corinthian YCSilver15192115979
19th22702ESPADARTEJane ScuttNick ScuttMiddle Nene SCSilver141719161581
20th22272CATCHMEIFUCANCharles AdamsMegan AdamsWest Lancs YCSilver91615202383
21st22451 Ben HillGabe HillWest Lancs YCSilver19524212089
22nd22901OUT OF THE BLUEPaul YoungEmma ColemanMidland SCBronze182022112192
23rd22935MALABARChris PalmerBeatrice BotticelliPenarth YCBronze171417242294
24th21932UMBen BurrowsBeatrix BurrowsWest Oxfordshire SCBronze2322162524110
25th23140MY AIM IS TRUERichard LeachChris KeatleyPenarth YCBronze2226232217110
26th23312AKANGRAPeter RendallHelen CumminsPenarth YCBronze2423262625124
27th23245 John BerryNeil BawdenEtherow SC / South Staffs SCBronze2527282726133
28th22705TWO BEE'sRobin BroomfieldPaul BloomfieldMinima YCBronze2628272827136

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