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Selden 2020 - LEADERBOARD

Streaker Open at Greensforge Sailing Club

by Ian Cooper 4 May 2007 07:53 BST 28 April 2007
A fleet of fourteen Streakers for the Greensforge open © Ian Cooper

A fleet of fourteen Streakers turned up for Greensforge Sailing Club's fifth annual Streaker Open meeting at Calf Heath Reservoir, just south of Stafford on Saturday 28 April.

Race one saw Ian Bradley (Ouse ASC) and Jonny Shuster (Deben YC) break away after the usual melee at the first mark with John Burgoine (Tamworth SC) taking up third. There was a lot of bunching of the rest of the fleet and this soon caused inevitable excitement when criss-crossing the figure of eight course. In the end Ian held on for first, John came up to second and Dave Shuster emerged out of the pack to take third.

Race two had a tighter start line and some good gusts made for a tricky beat, and a far trickier run that sorted the men from the boys. John Burgoine came through to win with Ian Bradley and Jonny Shuster following.

At the start of race three John Burgoine adjudged himself over the line and came round again, but honesty clearly pays and he worked his way up to third place. The lead boats formed a procession a full leg apart from each other with Ian Bradley and Jonny Shuster taking the top two places.

Overall Results:

1st Ian Bradley (Ouse ASC) 3pts
2nd John Burgoine (Tamworth SC) 3pts
3rd Jonny Shuster (Deben SC) 5pts
4th Dave Shuster (Deben SC) 8pts
5th Ian Fletcher (Towy BC) 8pts
6th Ian Whitfield (Tamworth SC) 9pts
7th Alan Simmons (Lancing SC) 13pts
8th Matthew Whitfield (Tamworth SC) 14pts
9th Roger Wallis (South Yorks SC) 16pts
10th Peter Baker (Greensforge SC) 19pts
11th Steve Abbott (Welton SC) 24pts
12th M Bracknall (Greensforge SC) 25pts
13th Graham Nelson (Ouse ASC) 25pts
14th Colin Spence (Greensforge SC) 28pts
15th Martin Cowell (Greensforge SC) 28pts

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