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Comet Trio National Championships at Exe Sailing Club

by Guy Farrant 4 Aug 2013 20:14 BST 2-4 August 2013

The Comet Trio National Championship held at Exe SC attracted 24 entries; a good turn out with a large range of ages including 11 juniors. Designer Phil Morrison was the race officer.

In champagne conditions with plenty of waves to play with there was some very competitive racing which included 2 general recalls and a black flag, 5 races were completed over Friday and Saturday.

Unfortunately racing on Sunday was abandoned as the wind was 20-31 kts.

Iain Horlock and Debbie Woodcock in Wild Thing repeated their previous victory of 2009 closely followed by Les Arscott and Chris Rhodes, all from Exe. Darren and Callum Padro from Shustoke secured third place.

Overall Results:

PosBoat NaemSail NoHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4R5Pts
1stWild Thing425Iain HorlockDebbie WoodcockExe SC11‑4125
2ndPiglet472Leslie ArscottChris RhodesExe SC6‑1012110
3rdChiff Chaff362Darren PadroCallum PadroShustoke22‑133714
4thExeTSea394Bob HorlockCollette HorlockExe SC5525‑1417
5thAbigail Rose457Symon GarrattNicky GroucuttExe SC437‑8418
6thScarlet Lady476Steve AshfordMartin YeomansPaignton SC‑7464620
7thPebbles484Frankie UptonRosey DaviesExe SC3710‑19323
8thTatu446Martin LuceAndrew SoperExe SC912(DNF)6532
9thGo With The Flow428Guy FarrantMarilynn BookerExe SC8611‑18833
10thDash393Sam JacklinJosh GeareExe SC‑1814515943
11thMangogroove433Christopher PadroRyan PadroShustoke1011‑16121043
12thTamsyn II475Tony BrewsterTim GrahamExe SC13912(DNF)1145
13thAriel365David TalbotCharles TalbotHawley Lake17‑19371946
14thDaisy443Keith LawsonHazel LawsonExe SC12818‑201654
15thWoozle450Bill GottGraham SykesExe SC14131413‑1554
16th 495Nick CoombesMalcolm CrundwellExe SC(DNC)DNC8111257
17th 485Peter LabdonRichard YoungExe SC(DNC)DNC991357
18thEuphoria335Ben MoodyJulian HardingSomerset Scouts16‑1717101760
19thNo Worries368Nick WebberDon BlackettExe SC15161514‑1860
20thOut Of The Blue418James SmythJessica Francis / George DayWatchet Sea Scouts20182116‑2275
21stSpook474John BestSarah WhiteExe SC1115(DNC)DNCDNC78
22ndTriple Exe426Stuart BirrellEve BirrellExe SC(DNF)DNF20172184
23rdMayniac348Sam MayneChris MayneHawley Lake19(DNF)19DNC2084
24thGolden Hawk316Helen HardingStephen SharpSomerset Scouts21202221(DNF)84
25thKraken444Paul FurlerPeter DenfordExe SC(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC104

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