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KSSA Regatta 2014 at Wilsonian Sailing Club

by Elena Setterfield 22 Sep 2014 08:34 BST 20 September 2014
On Saturday 20th September, 29 boats sailed by young sailors from many parts of Kent, competed in the Annual KSSA Regatta. Two morning races were sailed in light NE winds of 4-6 knots and with a strong flow on the River Medway the sailing was very strategic. The wind died completely during the lunch break until early afternoon when a window of opportunity to sail in an unexpected Westerly wind of 8 knots, but with a stronger tide now, made a 3rd exciting race possible before the wind disappeared again. The Chairman of Kent County Council (Peter Homewood) presented the Chairman's Cup for Endeavour to Chris Shelton, who was the lead organiser of the NSSA Regatta held at Downs in July 2014. KSSA Colours were awarded to Julia Judd, the Kent Girls Team Captain and Max Taylor-Nobbs who crewed the winning Bahia for the Mount Haes Trophy and won the Laser 4.7 class at the National Regatta. At the end of racing lots of silverware was won by the competitors:
  • Quentin Bes-Green – overall winner of the event and also first Handicap boat.
  • Julia Judd - first Girl Helm.
  • George Hyatt – first Laser Radial
  • The Kings School, Canterbury – winning school in school boats
  • Peter Freeland - best Under 14
  • Julia Judd and Mark Lightbody – first double hander
  • Pierce Seward – First Topper
  • Sir Roger Manwoods – highest place school - George Hyatt and Max Taylor Nobbs.
Wilsonian Sailing Club was an excellent venue for this event and the efficiency and organisation by the members both on and off the water was brilliant!

Overall Results:

PosBoat TypePYSail NoHelmCrewSchoolClubR1R2R3Pts
1stLASER1088205168Quentin Bes‑Green Dartford GrammarWilsonian SC1124
2ndRS 20010511098Julia JuddMark LightbodySimon Langton Grammar School for Boys/Castle CommunityDowns SC2215
3rdLASER RADIAL1122204888George Hyett Sir Roger Manwoods SchoolDowns SC53311
4thLASER RADIAL1122205142Sean Irving King's School RochesterWilsonian SC47415
5thLASER RADIAL1122147698Max Taylor‑Nobbs Sir Roger Manwoods SchoolDowns SC65920
6thLASER RADIAL1122143169Harry Tee Wilson's SchoolHerne Bay SC124521
7thLASER RADIAL1122138283Toby Wood Ursuline CollegeDowns SC106622
8thLASER RADIAL1122173486Peter Freeland Sir Roger Manwoods SchoolDowns SC391325
9thTOPPER132246870Pierce Seward Dane Court schoolBSC781025
10thLASER RADIAL1122140956Ryan Winter Dover Grammar School for BoysDover Pirates814729
11thLASER RADIAL1122146964George Jones King's School RochesterMedway YC9111232
12thFIREFLY1168F12Richard Stonehewer‑SmithKyle MacFarquharsonKing's School Canterbury 1313834
13thLASER RADIAL1122172811Richard Tutt Greenacre AcademyWilsonian SC11121134
14thTOPPER132228698Max Behrens Great Chart Primary SchoolDover Pirates18.5102149.5
15thFIREFLY1168F10Oliver BriggsMax Newhouse  14.5181850.5
16thRS TERA SPORT14512799Jarrod Albrock Harvey Boys GrammarDover Pirates14.5152554.5
17thTOPPER132215825Anna Breare Townley Grammar SchoolMedway YC16162456
18thTOPPER1322E2Gus Hosken  Downs SC17231656
19thTOPPER132242078Hariett Hyett  Downs SC18.521.51959
20thRS FEVA XL12225803Staze AmberHayley BakerSir Roger Manwoods/Dover Grammar School for GirlsDover Pirates20261561
21stTOPPER132237203Charlie Baker Simon Langton BoysMedway YC25201762
22ndTOPPER132227402Jem Causer The Cornwallis AcademyMedway YC23172363
23rdTOPPER1322CPP03Fin Adamson Simon Langton Grammar SchoolDover Pirates21291464
24thTOPPER132243080Alex Bradley St EdwardsDowns SC26192065
25thLASER 4.7118551479Oliver Polhill Gads Hill School 2821.52271.5
26thTOPPER132234242Robert Crane Maths SchoolWilsonian SC2224DNC76
27thTOPPER13225Esther Navbour PrendergastWilsonian SC2425DNC79
28thRS FEVA XL12224044William PhillipsHannah BealeyMGS/St Simon StockWilsonian SC29282683
29thTOPPER13223691Zoe Breare WEGSMedway YC2727DNC84

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