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B14 Nationals at Porthpean Sailing Club – Overall

by Ken Fobbester 10 Jul 2011 20:30 BST 8-10 July 2011

Day 3 of the B14 Nationals 2011 saw St Austell Bay initially glassy and windless and prospects for getting races 9 & 10 in seemed remote. However around 10.45 the sea breeze filled in gradually across the bay and the fleet went afloat with Mike Bees and 'Ferret' needing a top four place in at least one race to fend off the challenge from Mark Barnes and Paul Smith, who required two wins if Beezer and Ferret failed to secure their top four place.

At the end of the first lap of race 9 Beezer and Ferret held the lead with David Hayes and Tom Pygall 2nd. Barnes and Smith meanwhile languished in 6th place. On round 2 Hayes and Pygall had taken the lead with Beezer and Ferret holding on to 2nd. By the finish Peter Knight and Jane Nash had stormed through to take the win followed by Hayes and Pygall, Tim Harrison and Jonathon Ratcliffe and crucially Beezer and Ferret in 4th and claiming the 2011 National Championship title.

On to Race 10, and with the pressure off Beezer and Ferret made the win more emphatic with another bullet followed by Harrison and Ratcliffe and Barnes and Smith.

Porthpean SC would like to thank the B14 fleet for being friendly and sporting visitors and for providing highly competitive and entertaining racing.

Overall Results:

1st771Mike BeesFerretBrightlingsea2-5311121-4112
2nd784Mark BarnesPaul SmithWhitstable322522-72-6321
3rd758Tim HarrisonJonathan RatcliffeHaven Ports Yacht Club -93-12245463229
4th772Mark WattsChris Bishop Weston SC11545-7377(DNF)33
5th785Peter Knight Jane NashRestronguet(DNF)773-144851742
6th777Daniel HareJamie HareStone SC4-1447795-128852
7th761Mark Emmett Allan Stuart RYA/Weston SC(DNF)(DNF)163161589664
8th762Crispin TaylorGuy HarillStarcross YC138(DNC)(DNC)1111103101480
9th786Geraldine FermorLeaky Fermor-1012(DNC)(DNC)86911141080
10th764Tony BlackmoreCharlotte JonesStarcross YC(DNF)4691518-201515991
11th775Rhys Triffitt Simon Reynold-Jones Queen Mary SC611810-21-231619111293
12th672Stephen Hollingsworth Chris MurphyRestronguet7(DNF)11891414(DNS)171393
13th787David HayesTom PygallHayling Island SCDNFDNF(DNC)(DNC)DSQ31424101
14th768Will McGrathHarry ReeceStarcross YCDNFDNF(DNC)(DNC)61061355103
15th709Dan Hollands Andrew Thompson Hythe and Saltwood SC5109(DNC)171517(DNF)1917109
16th774Kathy Sherratt Rachel BennettWeston SC(DNF)131011101719-222120121
17th769Daniel Cowin Nikki Hadley RYA/Bough Beech JC DNFDNF(DNC)(DNC)12813181211132
18th749Olly Love Gareth Lincoln -119(DNF)(DNC)162221252216142
19th767Rod BoswijkSharon BinneyMount Batten SCDNFDNF(DNC)(DNC)181211101815142
20th736Craig BrownLiam StacpooleRestronguet12DNF13(DNC)2420129(DNC)DNC150
21st783Henry Wells Sam Curtis West Mersea YC DNF6DNF(DNC)13131814(DNC)DNC153
22nd321Paul Roberts Rob Taylor Weston SCDNFDNF(DNC)(DNC)191922171319167
23rd742Carl Raynes Guy Raynes Weston SC8(DNF)(DNC)DNF222427212421176
24th746Henry MetcalfeChris Webber Restronguet(DNF)DNFDNF(DNC)202124162022181
25thFRA717Sebastien Le CamSophie Le CamCNPDNFDNF(DNC)(DNC)232523201618183
26th766Barry Pricer Al StorerThorpe Bay YCDNFDNF(DNC)(DNC)252725232324205
27th690Peter Ellis Adam McMenemy Langstone SC(DNC)DNF(DNC)DNC262626242623211
28th628Will RandQuerine Van-Meurs Lymington Town SC(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC272828DNF2525224

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