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Albacore Nationals at Swanage Sailing Club - Overall

by Jeremy Rook 15 Jul 2007 21:54 BST 13-15 July 2007

The 2007 UK Albacore Nationals were won by our visitors from America, Barney (Mr USA Albacore) Harris and David Byron – they won the penultimate race and with it the championships. Orlando Gledhill and John Frary were runners up with Chris Turner and Simon Maguire third.

A light Force 2 – 3 North-Easterly gradually veered during the 2 races round to the South-East forcing the Race Team from Swanage S C to have to move the course several times, during and between races. Making a welcome return to the front of the fleet in the last race was Neville Herbert crewed by Kay Woods in his father’s new plastic Speed boat – in fact in the last race 5 of the first 6 boats including the winner were of the GRP persuasion.

In October this year there will be an opportunity for the UK sailors to take on Barney Harris on his own waters of Chesapeake Bay, USA together with the rest of the US and Canadian fleets at the biennial International Albacore championships. 8 Boats are going on the container from the UK but there is still the opportunity to charter a boat in the States.

Overall Results: (Click here to fill in Gear Guide information)

1st Barney Harris & David Byron (Potomac River SC)
2nd Orlando Gledhill & John Frary (Queen Mary SC)
3rd Chris Turner & Simon Maguire (Lyme Regis SC/Tynemouth SC)
4th Jerry Rook & James Wallace (Lyme Regis SC)
5th John Herbert & Mark Calvert (Parkstone SC)
6th Richard Gray & Bill Law (Parkstone SC)

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