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YHYSA and NEYTS Series at Ripon Sailing Club

by Richard Brook 1 Jun 2014 22:19 BST 31 May 2014

Yorkshire and Humber Youth Sailing Association / North East Youth Travellers Series Joint Open

Ripon SC staged the 4th event of the YHYSA series jointly with NEYTS. Despite the absence of 9 Ripon Juniors at the Tera Europeans in Holland, there was a good fleet of 18 boats in light winds.

The wind was state for the start of Race 1, though it faded towards the end of the race. Josh Cowley (Laser Radial, Ripon) led on the water, closely followed by 3 other radials. In the end though the Tera Pro of Ollie Blake (Derwent) won on handicap, with Josh 2nd and Abi Cooper (Radial, Rotherham) 3rd.

In Race 2 the wind again proved fickle with the Radials of Josh Cowley, James Moore (Derwent/Bass), Abi Cooper and Eleanor Whittaker (Ripon) trading places at the front. They couldn't shake off the Teras though, and Ollie Blake again finished 1st with Declan Graham (Tera Pro, Derwent) 2nd and Josh 3rd.

For Race 3 the wind again started steadily, though faded during the race leaving some holes. The radials again took their place at the front, with James Moore, and Abi Cooper contesting the lead by lap 2. In the end, James led over the line, but James Hewitt (Pico Sport, Teesdale/Durham School) finished 1st with James 2nd, and Oliver Kent (Tera Sport, Ripon) doing well to finish 3rd.

The final results were split between faster and slower boats, with 1st Ollie Blake (Tera Pro, Derwent), 2nd Josh Cowley (Radial, Ripon) and 3rd James Hewitt (Pico Sport, Teesdale/Durham School).

Overall Results:

PosFleetClassSail NoHelmClubPYR1R2R3Points
1stNEYTSRS Tera Pro2569Ollie BlakeDerwent Res138611‑42
2ndYHYSALaser Radial184333Josh CowleyRipon112223‑55
3rdNEYTSLaser Pico Sport14021James HewittTeesdale / Durham School1263‑13516
4thNEYTSRS Tera Pro2560Declan GrahamDerwent Res138642‑66
5thNEYTSLaser Radial188411James MooreDerwent Res / Bass11225‑827
6thYHYSARS Tera Sport2634Oliver KentRipon1451‑6639
7thYHYSALaser Radial162837Abi CooperRotherham112237‑810
8thNEYTSOptimist6255Patrick BenkenholdtScaling Dam164894‑1013
9thYHYSALaser Radial204061Eleanor WhittakerRipon11227‑10714
10thNEYTSLaser Pico Sport13035William HewittTeesdale / Durham School126389‑1217
11thYHYSARS Tera Sport2228Innes BamfordHuddersfield1451‑1212921
12thYHYSATopper44176Rhys BamfordHuddersfield13221011‑1321
13thYHYSALaser Radial188274Taylor GarwoodPennine1122‑17131124
14thYHYSATopper47536Oliver MillsPennine13221115(DNF)26
15thNEYTSLaser Pico Sport8615Adam MorrisTeesdale / Durham School126315‑161429
16thYHYSALaser 4.7147097Tom FairbrotherPennine1180(DNF)141529
17thNEYTSLaser Pico Sport904Ed CarrTeesdale / Durham School126314‑171630
18thYHYSATopper 4.245326Jenny BoothPennine137716(DNF)DNC35

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