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Enterprise Open at North Staffs Sailing Club

by Steve Blackburn 26 Apr 2004 19:00 BST 25/04/04

A glorious sunny day to be haved by all. There only problem where was the wind. Whispering 1 – 2 force wind and changing direction North to West. We started with a cup of tea and toast provided by the club. Three visitors and three home sailors set sail.

Race 1: started with Mike Birch and Charles Bowyer WLYC rounding the windward mark first followed by Martin Rubrey and Adam Rubrey, North Staffs SC and Steve Blackburn and Anthony Hall-Turner, Pilkington SC. Mike Birch went on to win. Steve Blackburn overtook for second spot and Phil Wilson and James Gillespie, Ogston SC overtaking Martin Rubrey whom claimed forth.

Race 2: Blackburn approached the windward mark first, followed by 2 other sailors who rounded the mark the wrong way. Birch took full advantage and lead by the second mark to the finish. Blackburn managed to climb back up to second and Phil Wilson collected third.

Race 3: Birch swapped boats to give the other competitors a chance already winning 2 races. Birch rounded the windward mark first, followed by Blackburn and Wilson in third; positions stayed the same for the remainder of the race.

Also A big thank you for North Staffs SC for the hospitality as they made this event a very memorable and special event. It was a great shame that more competitors couldn’t make it. Be sure to make the journey next year.

Overall Results:

PosBoat TypeSail NoHelmCrewClubPts
1st Enterprise 22344 Mike Birch  Charles Bower WLYC 
2nd Enterprise 21350 Steve Blackburn Anthony Hall-Turner Pilkington SC 
3rd Enterprise 22694 Phil Wilson James Gillespie Ogston SC 
4th Enterprise 21407 Martin Rubrey Adam Rubrey North Staffs SC 
5th Enterprise 14702 Rodger Bradshaw Jackie Bradshaw North Staffs SC 

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