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Henri Lloyd 2016 Wave

RC Laser Travellers Trophy at Ayr Bay Model Yacht Club

by Patrick Johnston 3 Oct 09:41 BST 24 September 2017

The Boating Pond at Irvine Beach Park has been weeded up since early June, but the season and some clearing efforts by the Ayr Bay club nearly succeeded in making it weed-free, but not quite.

All were affected at some point in the day, but the pain seemed to be evenly spread around and the results were a fair reflection of the 12 skippers' skills.

The weather was wet and the SE wind generally light, veering slightly over the day. Competition at the top of the fleet was intense, with Ayr Bay member Robert Rooney just pipping David Fowler for overall first after 18 races.

Many thanks are due to Bill Lees and his team who kept the race management, and catering, at a high level on a wet day.

Overall Results:

PosSail NoHelmPts
1162Robert Rooney29
2840Dave Fowler33
3442Patrick Johnston62
460Robert Wheeler63
517Charles Abbott71
6810Jim Reid76
7107John Harkiss86
86Ian Gordon87
925Gordon Winton95
10920Bob Johnston130
1145David Smith133
1221Bill Happell152