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Yachting World Dayboat National Championships at Salcombe Yacht Club

by Malcolm Mackley 19 Jun 2015 14:14 BST 7-11 June 2015
2015 Yachting World Dayboat National Championships at Salcombe © Malcolm Mackley

The 2015 Yachting World Dayboat National Championships was held under the burgee of Salcombe Y.C between the 7th to 11th June and these sturdy 14ft classic clinker sailing dinghy's experienced sunny and increasingly windy sailing conditions during the week.

Twenty-two Dayboats - mainly from UK club strongholds at Poole, Bosham, Gravesend and Thornbury Sailing Clubs - completed four Championship races and a long distance race from Salcombe to the Crabshell Inn at Kingsbridge.

The Championship racing was dominated by one family with Peter Hewitt crewed by Chris Lockett taking overall victory.

Second place was followed by son Michael Hewitt crewed by Natalie French, and third place by yet another son, James Hewitt crewed by Rachael Bullingham.

The Dayboat Association organised a range of other prizes for different aspects of the racing and these all went to non-Hewitt sailors!

Overall Results:
If you finished in the top ten at the Yachting World Dayboat nationals then enter your Gear Guide information here

Position Boat Boatname HelmHelmClub Crew R1 R2 R3 R4 Points
1669MerlinPete HewittPoole Y CChris Lockett11[4]35
2649MandarinMichaelHewittPoole Y CNatalie French[4]3216
3629KerfuffleJames HewittIsland Cruising ClubRachael Bullingham[7]6129
4674Liquid LuckJim MacgregorPoole Y CChristine Macgregor64[8]414
5647AliceColin BlewettPoole Y CCharlie Campbell22[12]1115
6597Yellow PerilDavid MacfarlaneBosham S CFiona Macfarlane88[13]521
7616DebutantAlastair SeatonBosham S CJacqui Seaton1373[24]23
8650HullabalooSue ClaytonPoole Y CHoward Clayton[14]571123
9565AvocetTim ParkinsonThornbury S CDiana Parkinson[19]155626
10659LybertyMurray GlenisterPoole Y CTeresa Glenister31710[24]30
11604Men Behaving Badly AgainJohn WatersPoole Y CTrevor Vale10[11]91130
12641LuckyBob DavisPoole Y CKath Davis11914[24]34
13672DazerGeoff PellShearwater S CMargaret Pell91215[24]36
14535Ozone FrlendlyPaul WinterfloodWinterfloodGravesend S CRob Turpie1214[23]1137
15632Don't PanicJohn LokierPoole Y CPhil Lokier161311[24]40
16661MoonrunnerGerry PhilbrickPoole Y CCaroline Cake52017[24]42
17673IcarusMark StantonBosham S CShirley Stanton21186[24]45
18675AuroraSteve WilsonPoole Y CAnnette Wilson151916[24]50
19652Sophie BooIan NormanBosham S CKatharine Hodgson221018[24]50
21475FloPaul DewingBosham S CKatie Prentice182119[24]58
22618Vis VitaeAdrian WellerBosham S CJane Weller2022[24]2466
23622Simply RedDavid ThompsonGravesend S CMark Thompson[24]23232470

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