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Notts County First of Year Charity Race

by David Eberlin 2 Jan 07:02 GMT 1 January 2018

Notts County Sailing Club's traditional first of the year race took place on 1st January 2018, in aid of Maggie's Centres.

The Geoff Parker Memorial trophy and Phil Davies Cup are awarded at the event which this year went to Peter Gray and Rich Pepperdine from Staunton Harold and John Parr and Kim Parnham from Notts County Sailing Club.

The event attracted 44 entries, over a quarter being visitors from clubs around the east midlands the event raised over £350 (without donations in collecting tins) for the Cancer charity Maggie's Centres that provides an oasis of help and comfort for cancer sufferers in centres built in hospital grounds.

The first race started just after 11am in a light breeze which faded during the race, however the wind. increased slightly for the second race held back to back. The fast handicap got a clear start as did the slow handicap with two boats managing a port flyer. The fast handicap saw John Parr and Kim Parnham in an RS400 from Notts County lead, whilst Peter Gray and Rich Pepperdine from Staunton started stamping their authority on the slow fleet, winning both races in their GP14 by a good margin.

Steve Bishop from Girton was second over all and second in the slow fleet, whilst Nigel & Dianna Pepperdine were well up in the slow fleet coming forth overall. Also of note was Molly Hinsliff-Smith who was 8th overall in her Topper.

Thanks to all who organised and entered, the next event is the County Cooler in late February, after the Staunton Blaster on second weekend in February.

Overall Results:

PosClassSail NoHelmCrewClubPYR1R2Pts
1stGP1414224PETE GRAYRICH PEPPERDINESTAUNTON HAROLD S C1133314
2ndSOLO5649STEVE BISHOP GIRTON SC1143538
3rdRS 4001336JOHN PARRKIM PARNHAMNCSC9428210
4thRS2OO1112NIGEL PEPPERDINEDIANA PEPPERDINESTAUNTON HAROLD S C105341014
5thRS 4001246MARTIN STOTTLINDSAY OGDENNCSC94215520
6thFLYING FIFTEEN3655WILL GARDNERNICKI THEOCRITOFTNCSC101511920
7thAERO 91218CHRIS ABBOTT NOTTINGHAM SC10249.51120.5
8thTOPPER47684MOLLY HINSLIFF SMITH NCSC134712223
9thRS600810JAMIE MAWSON NCSC92019625
10thFIREBALL15013ALEX PIGGOTTJOHN ROWELLNCSC95918725
11thSTREAKER1763PAUL JAGO ATTENBOROUGH1132141428
12thRS 4001363ROSS RYANKATHRYN HINSLIFF SMITHNCSC942161329
13thSOLO5577KEVIN ANDREWS NCSC1143121931
14thSOLO5457JON WILLARS NCSC1143727.534.5
15thFLYING FIFTEEN3936JEREMY ARNOLDJOHN ALLENNCSC101532436
16thLASER173520ANDY STEWART NCSC109729837
17thTOPPER44151RAIFFE PIGGOTT NCSC134723638
18thSCORPION2002JAKE WILLARSJOHN TAILBYNCSC1040221638
19thSCORPION2023CHLOE WILLARSNICOLA WILLARSNCSC1040241539
20thSUPERNOVA1077KEVIN LAST ATTENBOROUGH1075211839
21stTOPPER40517SAM GRAYTON NCSC134763440
22ndSCORPION2037DAVE SNUTCHJOHN WELLSNCSC1040281240
23rdLASER196749MICK TOLIDAY NCSC1097132942
24thFLYING FIFTEEN3975ANGUS WIGHT NCSC1015232043
25thFINN58PAUL BROWN NCSC1045271744
26thLASER161749NEIL RABBITTS BURTON10972027.547.5
27th20002473TIM CRIPPSAMY CLAYNCSC1107252449
28thSOLO5210KARL BIRD NOTTINGHAM SC1143262652
29thLASER203004RICHARD MASON NCSC10979.5DNC52.5
30thTOPPER46167HAYDEN MOORE NCSC1347173855
31stAERO 72186ALAN BEATON NCSC1071342155
32ndSOLO5222TONY MONGHAN NCSC1143332558
33rdSUPERNOVA706ED JOHNSON GIRTON SC1075382361
34thAERO 72184MARTIN HEWITT NCSC1071313263
35thSUPERNOVA582AMIE KING GIRTON SC1075353065
36thSUPERNOVA1024PAUL MARKWICK NOTTINGHAM SC1075303565
37thLASER185654KEV NICHOLLS NCSC1097363167
38thLASER RADIAL167587JULIAN LLOYD NCSC1139373370
39thMIRROR6151CILLIAN DYNEPHILL DYNENCSC1369DNF3780
40thGULL2108GRAHAM STAMPER NCSC DNFDNC86
40thSTREAKER1717CHRLIE SOUBREY NCSC1132DNFDNC86
40thTOPPER46611SAMANTHA MASON NCSC1347DNFDNC86
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