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Zhik 29er National Championships at Hayling Island Sailing Club - Overall

by Phil Tilley 17 Aug 2013 09:02 BST 10-16 August 2013

Bowerman and Peach victorious

At the completion of the scheduled 18 races in the Zhik UK national championships the title was not decided until the last seconds of the last race. No championship could be as close as this one which literally went right down to the wire.

Going into the last race of the championships Scottish pairing of Gillies Munro and Daniel Harris had eliminated the days starting ten points deficit from Owen Bowerman (Hayling Island YC) and Morgan Peach (Royal Torbay) and were now on equal points.

It all came down to the last race where at the mid way point Munro and Harris were somewhere in mid fleet having gone the wrong way down the run whilst Bowerman and Peach were well positioned in 4th place. Munro and Harris sailed the second beat perfectly and closed the gap significantly and on the downwind leg to the finish they showed superior boatspeed and were hunting Bowerman and Peach down. Safety officer and father Roddy Bowerman was on hand to see the boats finally cross the line overlapped and congratulate his son and crew. The finish was a fitting end to the week where competition had been really close and many crews were capable of winning.

Third place overall went to Mimi El Khazindar and Ben Batten who had sailed the week with consistent speed and found their last days Doctors and nurses fancy dress had not hindered their sailing. The performance of the day went to Tom Methven and Rob Lloyd who having scored a sixth in the first race of the day finished the week with two bullets which moved them up to finish fourth overall.

First Overseas boat and sixth overall went to the Indian crew of Kelapanda Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar.

First adults and eleventh overall went to the experienced pairing of Ollie Cooper and James Poyner from Hayling Island Sailing club.

First Females and twelfth overall were Ruth Allen (Emsworth SC) and Alice Masterman (HISC) and top junior (helm and crew both under 16 are the start of the event) went to Joshua Belben (Stokes Bay SC) and Robert Masterman (HISC) who also finished 23rd and are clearly a pair to watch out for next year.

In the silver fleet the places did not change at the top of the fleet on the final day with Lindsay Johnstone and Fraser Kitson Jones (Largs SC) scoring a 3, 1, 3 to extend their lead from the last minute partnership of Tilly James (New Quay YC) and Harry Bowerman (HISC), the pair had never sailed together until they sailed out to the start of the first race yet managed to finish the week with a win. Third place were local junior sailors of James Eales and Henry Collings.

With the depth of talent and spread of ages shown in the fleet this week there is no doubt that the class is developing top sailors who will be well served to gain GBR medals in the future.

As is now customary in the class the last day was fancy dress day and the sailors put in some great efforts to see penguins, doctors, nurses, commandos and many other characters sailing off the beech.

It was a change of clothes again for the prize giving where the sailors again really made an effort and dressed up in suits and black ties and many partying the night away.

Special thanks must go to Hayling Island Sailing Club and race officer Tim Hancocks. The experience of the race team showed as races were sailed to schedule and results always available promptly.

Final thanks to Zhik who sponsored the event and donated some superb prizes, next year the fleet moves to Scotland to experience the hospitality of North Berwick, the gauntlet has been laid down.

Overall Results:

Gold Fleet

PosSail NoHelmCrewClubQ RankF1F2F3F4F5F6F7F8F9F10F11Pts
1st18Owen BOWERMANMorgan PEACHHISC2110‑17224514‑13435
2nd2045Gillies MUNRODaniel HARRISRFYC106131‑12‑83313536
3rd8Mimi EL‑KHAZINDARBen BATTENRoyal Lymington SC456‑1373726‑217249
4th1194Tom METHVENRob LLOYDRNSA1624651‑16(BFD)1261154
5th2026Sean DONNELLYTadgh DONNELLYNational YC1122812414627‑24‑1768
6th100Kelapanda GANAPATHYVarun THAKKARTNSA18‑25544‑191111881070
7th2175Dan VENABLESFinn MURPHYSutton3‑2391313279159(BFD)71
8th2027Rob LOVERIDGEEmma LOVERIDGEDraycote Water SC15107717‑20‑194425879
9th2242Andrew KILBURNHugh WARDNotts County SC8916515‑236108311(BFD)91
10th2121Curtis MEARNSJamie CATCHPOLELeigh & Lowton SC61112‑21107511‑251341695
11th1754Ollie COOPERJames POYNERHISC2041311‑21512(BFD)1051211103
12th2018Ruth ALLANAlice MASTERMANEmsworth SC / HISC9311‑2499‑22125221514109
13th2117Ed CONNELLANMatthew RHODESMiddle Nene SC5268‑398832516‑43109118
14th1902Rowan EDWARDSDaniel BLIGHTPwllheli11151410141415‑2771414‑30128
15th402Ian PAYNEChris BERRYRutland SC783916617(BFD)(DNC)116BFD130
16th2025Matt VENABLESWill ALLOWAYSutton12191523310‑41827102(BFD)138
17th311Jane FURNESSChris BREWERDatchet Water SC302018121816‑239(BFD)16193161
18th1324Murray HAMPSHIRECallum HEALEYPapercourt2321‑311627111014‑3192512168
19th1960Vikki PAYNEStephanie ORTONEmsworth SC1322232320‑282413151223‑31188
20th1702Hugo ANDREWSElliot SPENSLEY‑ CORFIELDHISC211617‑4011261324(BFD)252822203
21st1248Barnaby BLACKSTONEGuy WILKINSONHISC28‑2922281918‑341720172020209
22nd1908Felix CROWTHERPaddy KEECHHISC141328‑362321‑292129232615213
23rd1972Joshua BELBENRobert MASTERMANStokes Bay SC172721202230‑31‑3613271821216
24th2122Christopher COWANThomas GOODBOURNPorchester221825262922272014‑34‑3025228
25th71Varsha GAUTHAMAishwarya NEDUNCHEZHIYANTamilnadu Association2924342734‑4391517‑363113233
26th2046Gus DIXONLawrence LOGANRoyal Harwich YC24382933‑411518292418‑417235
27th2016Robert BADDELEYTom DARLINGHISC36143319‑38‑39111833283218242
28th2024Luke BERRYHenry MORLEYRutland SC272820152632‑4437(BFD)241627252
29th2022Joan FURNESSJamie CALDERDraycote Water SC1939‑40146173931223929(BFD)255
30th2172Leiwis MARRAaron MURRAYLargs SC2536‑4329302728‑4318301719259
31st166Tom BUCKTROUTDom BURKEGraham Water SC2671918433320303432(DNF)(DNS)262
32nd1662Lukas CEJNARMatyas CEJNARYC Cere Prague351735‑4313352532352621(BFD)274
33rd1784James GRUMMETTDaniel BUDDENBurwain SC32‑4024‑42253737232631366277
34th167Josh DAVIESJake DAVIESPwllheli43‑3727302825‑333319202729281
35th476Matt CURRELLEmma HATTERSLEYParkstone YC423030372424212621‑38‑3835290
36th1196Charlotte HOOPERKatie DABSONRoyal Burnham YC34‑43393242363022(BFD)192224300
37th382Paris THOMASJamie JOBSONPaignton39‑442625‑4034381623373728303
38th2113Lauren MILESCharlie DARLINGEmsworth SC334238‑44314126192842‑4323323
39th1895Stirling TAYLORChay TAYLORBurnham SC443336(DNF)322932‑3832293526328
40th1235Abigail CROFTJennifer CANTQMSC3135412236‑44‑453438414032350
41st2023Rory ROSECallum SYMMONSAberdeen & Stonehaven YC463432313542402839‑4433(BFD)360
42nd1329Myles JACKSONGareth VINEYLlandegfedd SC3831‑453844383535(DNF)333434360
43rd1859Anna PRESCOTTJess EALESHISC373237353731363936(DNF)(DNS)DNS367
44th1328Danielle ROWERachel TILLEYNeyland YC4041‑463445454340303539(BFD)392
45th2112Jess HAMMETTJames COOKHISC414642(DNF)394042423745(DNF)33407
46th772Sam YEARSLEYDavid BRANDHISC45454441(DNF)464641(DNC)404236426

Silver Fleet

PosSail NoHelmCrewClubQ RankF1F2F3F4F5F6F7F8F9F10Pts
1st2173Lindsay JOHNSTONEFraser KITSON JONESLargs SC52‑51221‑17131366
2nd2174Tilly JAMESHarry BOWERMANNew Quay YC556‑8133(BFD)363181
3rd619James EALESHenry COLLINGSHISC5176710634‑14‑23599
4th16Steph WEBBEROlivia WINTHERHill Head SC532‑19126‑2811191867134
5th2076Will ACRESFinbar PRESTONEmsworth SC4733161326(BFD)2324(BFD)137
6th54Callum ESCRITTTom CLAYTONYorkshire Dales SC67122‑17141412‑34558139
7th1112Elliott WELLSJake TODDHISC571(DNF)5112(BFD)1142BFD140
8th325Tommi COODEJames GUINANMumbles501516844436(DSQ)(DNF)6143
9th2111Phoebe CONNELLANHatty WARD 58114‑28518112‑19RDGRDG147
10th1249Kim MAY‑PAPAILIOUAaron REYNOLDSPoole YC60‑235‑2521814141582147
11th1509Phoebe WARRENLucy HARRISEmsworth SC56413208‑21‑232116919166
12th931Alex JOESBURYTom JOESBURYLLSC648(DNF)117‑23207171121166
13th378James CURTISHarry PHELPSIBRSC65‑29111311713‑29122212166
14th1661Ben JENNINGSMarcus TRESSLERRutland49928(DNF)(DNF)3462101220170
15th1221Thomas JOHNSONFlynn DAVIESBlackwater SC8820‑24‑351821661164171
16th1973Arthur BROWNLouis BRANDCorinthian Otters6318‑331025165‑2713189177
17th938Huw EDWARDSJosh DAWSONPwllheli592512141919(BFD)91115(BFD)183
18th1508Luke ROBERTSONHal SANDERSONRoyal Torbay YC721099285217(DNF)(DNC)DNC199
19th1200James THOMASJack NUNNCBYC7819102617251559(DNC)(DNC)204
20th66Delanie RUTTEREve TOWNSENDEmsworth SC662423‑29‑339910262018205
21st1858Jacob HUTCHINGSMax ROBINSONRoadford SC712627415‑38(BFD)2482122218
22nd1971Laura ELLISCatherine ELLISRoyal Findhorn YC731620‑3627172118‑321415221
23rd623Molly BROWNFred BROWNRoyal Burnham YC80‑312939102825(DSQ)3110225
24th467David GRIFFITHSJack COLLINGSRLYC7013171924‑29‑2920282625242
25th1285William HIDEDominic DANIELYorkshire Dales61323115223122(DNF)(BFD)1717248
26th1122Emma PHILLIPSKatie ROLLINSONStarcross YC5422183423151026(DNF)(DNC)DNC249
27th409Haydn GRIFFITHSNick DEVERAUXLeigh & Lowton SC74‑39252720242415‑302813250
28th134Imogen SCOTTAnnie BOYLEErith87‑372622‑3530273271011252
29th1322Huw WHITWORTHHarry WILSONDatchet Water SC62301518323288(DNS)(DNC)DNC252
30th2099Jo ATHERTONAilsa MUSKETTGurnard75211461213(DNF)(DNC)BFD27BFD262
31st1495Crispin BEAUMONTChloe BARRBartley SC7717222126222516(DNS)(DNC)DNC273
32nd79Oliver SCOTTTom MITCHELLErith7628‑322331‑351930212523276
33rd1212William ARNDTImogen SMITHBBSC82‑422124302032332513(BFD)280
34th1113Courtney BILBROUGHCallum DIXONDocklands8140(DNF)(DNF)DNS111822RDG1924284
35th780Katie may MUNROBethany HURSTRoyal Findhorn YC68‑3330332933(DNC)28232916289
36th703Georgia BOOTHSam WHALEYScaling DAM89‑41363134(DNF)313122714295
37th1959Max ODELLFinley BOONHISC693473216(DNF)(DNC)DNC2030BFD302
38th2120Hannah BRISTOWWilliam WARDLeigh & Lowton SC7927(DNF)(DSQ)DNF3771329DNFDNC333
39th937Martha RHODESHanna RHODESRutland SC84(DNF)3437363630382724(BFD)346
40th2124William BIRCHALLToby FREELANDHISC86363530(BFD)272635(DNF)DNCDNC369
46th1025Kirsten GLENWill DOLINParkstone YC914437(DNF)(DNS)DNSDNCDNCDNSDNCDNC454

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