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GJW Direct Lark Nationals at Penzance Sailing Club - Overall

by Stuart Hydon 22 Aug 2014 21:57 BST 16-22 August 2014

Going into the last day, first place was nailed by Charlie Roome and Jez Stephens, but 2nd place was all to play with a potential 6 competitors in for the shout. Friday morning in the dinghy park was a little quieter than normal probably due to excesses of the previous evening with the "PZ" fancy dress party.

Friday race 1 (race 7) – Harry and Jemma Pynn led the fleet around the trapezoid course with Roome/Stephens pushing them hard all the way. James and Katie Ward held on to third despite challenges from Will Coxford/Chris Warburton.

Friday race 2 (race 9) – The course had been substituted to an Olympic course with a gate start. Those that started mid-way along were favoured as they picked the way up the middle playing the shifts. Stuart and Nick Hydon rounded first with an enormous lead and capitalised on this position. Emma and Matt white battled with Mike Senior and Nicky Booth who eventually pulled through. This was short lived on the second beat where Roome and Stephens picked their way through to second. Emma and Matt managed to secure third over Senior/Booth up the final beat.

Thanks go to Penzance SC for hosting a terrific championships and congratulations to Charlie and Jez as 2014 Lark Championship Winners!

Thanks to Helly Hansen for all the great prizewear!

Overall Results:
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PosFleetBoatSail NoHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8R9Pts
1stGoldWicked Rumours2519Charlie RoomeJeremy StephensRanelagh SC / Penzance SC‑50.7530.753‑423214.5
2ndGoldWell Dodgy2495Stuart HydonNick HydonShustoke SC0.75288‑9‑9550.7529.5
3rdGold 2529Mike SeniorNicola BoothSouth Staffs SC2‑130.7548‑1094431.75
4thGold 2533Steve HallAlison DartBurnham SC7‑856‑11260.75834.75
5thGoldTiger2470Nigel HuftonWill KennedyFrensham Pond SC6‑10‑15770.7582737.75
6thGoldPolar Bear2531Peter GrayRachael RhodesStaunton Harold SC11423‑125‑128538
7thGold 2464Will CroxfordChris WarburtonSouth Staffs SC46724‑164‑111138
8thGoldThe Joker2471Emma WhiteMatthew WhiteWaldringfield SC‑1339‑1653107340
9thGoldFlorence2492James StewartMillie ParsonsNetley SC / Stokes Bay SC‑17‑164110.757710948.75
10thSilverMr Bruce2507James WardKatie WardExe SC37131014133‑20‑1563
11thGoldRollergirl2520Harry PynnGemma PynnWaldringfield SC‑1812‑21142110.75141063.75
12thSilverBuckaroo2475Chris HollimanKate HutchinsSouthampton / RYA‑21(RET)656121761365
13thSilverMini Mou2510Colin StephensTom KliskeyPenzance SC10151115‑19‑19149680
14thSilverProblem Child2522Chris BiglinAnn BiglinShustoke SC89121310‑1818‑191888
15thGold 2526Ed BradburnLucy Evans/Chris WhiteSouth Staffs SC91414(OCS)‑17615171489
16thGoldFloozie2527Adam ParryRuth JohnsonRYA / Netley SC‑235109‑212116132094
17thSilver 2503Holly HewattKaren FalconNetley SC‑20‑21171818811121296
18thSilver 2370Tim VickRebecca VickOtago YC‑22171812161413‑2116106
19thSilverErmintrude2347Ryan CrawfordLaura LillyPenzance SC12111617(RET)20‑231821115
20thSilverWeeble2502Steve ChattenRebecca StephensNetley SC1518‑22(RET)1515191617115
21stSilver 2450Chris MartinKatharine MartinBurghfield16‑20191913RDG2015(RET)116
22ndSilverGrizzley Bear2268Des MenearChris MenearPenzance SC14(RET)2020201721‑2519131
23rdBronzeBlu Tack2252Garry PackerRichard PackerBristol Corinthian Y C‑2419‑24212422242222154
24thSilverWindchaser2530Chris EllisJudith YoungFrensham Pond SC1922‑2623232425‑2723159
25thBronzeVa Va Vroom2487Kian AndrewsImy Gray‑WilliamsPenzance SC‑2523252222(RET)222425163
26thBronzeCamembert24Joel FigovEli Ebel‑ChildsPlymouth University2624‑282425‑27262324172
27thSilver 2446Andrew SinclairDaniel DrewRoyal Western YC27(RET)27252725(DNC)26DNC188
28thBronzeMlevi2504Andy CoxSophie RichardsThornbury/Penzance SC(DNC)(DNC)29RET2626272826193
29thBronze 2331Alastair McHardyKay MaddoxWaldringfield SC(DNC)(DNC)2326DNS23DNC29DNC194
30thBronze 1002Phil BondEvie BondPenzance SC(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCRET217

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