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RS800 Inland Championships at Rutland Sailing Club

by RS Class Association 27 Oct 2011 13:36 BST 22-23 October 2011
RS800 Inlands at Rutland © Rutland Sailing Club

31 RS800 gathered at Rutland form the Inlands over the 22/23rd of October. With some of the regulars teams busy, the fleet was boosted by many new faces, all girl teams and a great forecast.

Everyone arrived to find 10-16 knots, some sunshine and 15 degrees – not bad for October. Racing was held on the standard windward leeward course, with a trip around the outer loop to finish adding something a little different. The race officer used as much of the space available, but was obviously a little surprised by the speed of an 800 with the 1st race finishing in 25 mins. 4 laps were duly posted for the rest of the weekend (although not noticed by all).

Saturday's racing was dominated by Ben Mcgrane and Roz Allen, making a welcome return to the fleet with 1,1,2. The other race was won by Nick Charles and Chris Martin who also picked up 3, 10 to be 2nd overnight. Andy Jefferies and Allyson Ody got 2 2nd but also a 14th when Allyson decided to jump overboard down the last run.

Saturday night was a quiet one by RS standards and so everyone was rearing to go on Sunday… well after the Rugby had finished. The conditions were almost identical to Sat (wind 5deg different according to the PRO!), just a little colder. Roz and Ben carried on where they left off with another 2 bullets to take the event with a race to spare. The battle for 2nd between Jefferies/Ody and Charles/Martin ended when Charles fell in trying to avoid a 100 in the final race. 1st all girls team was again taken by Frances Peters and Nicola Groves in 9th.

Thanks to Rutland for a great weekend. Last event of the year is the “Last Shout Champs” with all the other RS class back at Rutland in November.

Overall Results:

PosHelmCrewSail NoClubR1R2R3R4R5R6Pts
1stBen MCGRANERoz ALLEN1163Netley SC11211-36
2ndAndy JEFFRIESAllyson ODY1182Eastbourne Soverign SC22-1432211
3rdNick CHARLESChris MARTIN1144Datchet Water SC310123-1119
4thBen SCHOOLINGOllie PAGE1121Helensburgh SC663-1212128
5thTim SAXTONClaire LASKO878Grafham Water SC-178647530
6thTom HALHEADStu JAGGER1180Bristol Corinthian YC531356-1932
7thRoger PHILLIPSWill CROCKER1089 1244-1311637
8thDan KILSBYBart BRIDGEN1160Stokes Bay SC115968(DNC)39
9thFrances PETERSNicole GROVES1178Hayling Island SC713-1694740
10thJoel WALKERSarah CROSSMAN868BSSC-21978101044
11thAnthony CHAPMANEd LANGFORD1013Rutland SC-151210149449
12thMartin PENTYJames PENTY1020Beaver SC10(OCS)151551257
13thLuke MCEWENEmma MCEWEN1129Royal Lymington SC41181620-2259
14thMick WHITMORESarah SMITH1132Eastbourne Soverign SC97121914(DNC)61
15thEd CHAPMANSarah MARTIN872West Wittering SC814(DNC)7151862
16thDerek BUCHANANElaine BUCHANAN1127Oxford SC13161711(DNC)865
17thOli WOODSAnna WOODS1142Itchenor SC141511-1816965
18thAlly MARTINClaire CUMMING1135 -2319510221672
19thMary ROOKSophie AINSWORTH1128Royal Thames YC1918-2117131380
20thSamuel SEDDONJoshua SEDDON1076Weston SC2021-2320181493
21stHannah DIAMONDNikki BONIFACE1189Royal Thames YC25171821(DNC)1596
22ndS BROWNP BAIRSTOW1185Ullswater SC18201922-2421100
23rdDavid HANDGeorgina HAND806Grafham Water SC1622202321(DNC)102
24thAdam BRUSHETTBonnie MOODY1118Hamble River SC242422-251920109
25thTim NORRISOli SCRIMSHAW866Plymouth University(DNC)2325DNC1717114
26thMichael ANDREWEmma TAYLOR1104Rutland SC26252424(DNC)DNC131
27thTristan WILLIAMSLaura STANTSH27/1007HEV2226(DNC)DNC23DNC135
28thPeter LOCKBen LOCK873Southwold SC28(DNF)272625DNC138
29thTommo HILLMark KUDLINSKI831 272726(DNC)DNCDNC144
30thAmy PRIMEHaley BOUMA840RVYC(DNC)2928DNCDNCDNC153
31stSarah HICKMANMeg FILEMAN971Royal Southern YC(DNC)28DNCOCSDNCDNC156

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