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Volvo Noble Marine RS500 Nationals at the WPNSA - Day 3

by Spod Olive 27 May 2014 13:02 BST 24-26 May 2014

The 1000hrs start was never really going to happen, but we were all there watching the tiny amount of wind shifting all over the place. A long postponement was finally ended when the wind moved, as forecast, to the west and becam rather steadier.

The PRO managed to get 2 races in for the RS500s just before their cut off start time of 1500hrs. Edd Whitehead and Ian Mairs dominated in the first race in the light winds within the harbour. Thefinal rce of the championships saw more place changing, with Tim Wilkins & Chris Tuckett taking their first win of the Championship.

An amazingly close event, with 6 race winners in 8 races, overseen excellently by Bob 'Arkie' Wainwright and his fantastic race team.

Overall Results:

PosSail NoHelmCrewR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8Pts
1st1015Peter BartonHeather Chipperfield122‑4(RET)22312
2nd508Edd WhiteheadIan Mairs3‑552141‑716
3rd625Tim WilkinsChris Tuckett233‑64‑63116
4th1064Jack HoldenRichard Keene‑71712‑84621
5th1054Graeme BristowTra cey Covell5‑81‑8335522
6th727Jane OliveSpod Olive4445‑71‑8422
7th665Philip HighfieldTamsin Highfield‑9663576‑833
8th659Peter CurtisSophie Jones67‑10‑9659235
9th1005George WilsonSarah Newton‑11‑1111109107956
10th1040Wayne FletcherMeg Fletcher8987(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC60
11th1038Nigel BirdLucy Tardrew12(RET)(DNC)RET89111165
12th1022John CorneyBen Corney13(DNC)(DNC)RET1011101068
13th709Peter MatthewsKaren Matthews10109(RET)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC71

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