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Enterprise Inland Championships at Rutland Sailing Club

by Paula Southworth 3 May 2005 08:19 BST 30 April - 1 May 2005
67 entries for the Enteprise Inlands at Rutland © Janice Bottomley

This was an excellent well-supported event that enjoyed an entry of 67 Enterprises.

Race 1 and 2 were raced on 30 April, the first race sailed in a moderate wind, the second race giving Race Officer William Jeffcoate a difficult time with fluky winds causing several recalls before the fleet got away.

Day 2 saw three very competitive back to back races, again being extremely challenging for competitors and William due to unpredictable wind shifts.

Prize-giving was delayed due to a protest, but when this did take place it was the finale to an exceptionally good Enterprise Inland Championships, both on the water and off the water.

A first class venue and hospitality, making it a typical Enterprise family weekend, running true to style by causing the bar to run drastically low on beer and glasses on the Saturday evening.

Race Results:

Race 1
1st 22917 Jeff Dyer/Simon Cook
2nd 22975 Paul Hobson/Jeanette Hunt
3rd 23089 Jon Woodward/Alex Halliwell

Race 2
1st 22917 Jeff Dyer/Simon Cook
2nd 2303 Pete Lawson/Dennis Swain
3rd 23085 Chris Fry/Ali Fry

Race 3
1st 23053 Shane MacCarthy/Pete Rowley
2nd 22652 Jeremy Stephens/Sarah Appleby
3rd 22917 Jeff Dyer/Simon Cook

Race 4
1st 21793 Tony Woods/Sam Woods
2nd 23049 Brian Cumming/Claire Cumming
3rd 22911 Martin Bradley/Rachel Bradley

Race 5
1st 2303 Pete Lawson/Dennis Swain
2nd 22917 Jeff Dyer/Simon Cook
3rd 23045 Martin Honnor/Simon Haighton

Overall Results:

1st 22917 Jeff Dyer/Simon Cook
2nd 22975 Paul Hobson/Jeanette Hunt
3rd 23085 Chris Fry Ali Fry
4th 2303 Pee Lawson/Dennis Swain
5th 22456 Nigel Bird/Katie Dolling
6th 23053 Shane MacCarthy/Pete Rowley

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