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Trident North East Youth Traveller Series at Kielder Water Sailing Club

by Adam Billany 19 Jul 2015 12:24 BST 18 July 2015
Trident North East Youth Traveller Series ends at Kielder Water © Shaun Billany

Kielder Water Sailing Club hosted the final event of this year's Trident-UK North East Youth Travellers.

Despite the 35 knot winds 4 young sailors dared to go out and all managed to complete a 30 minute race in the challenging conditions with Ben Russell from Kielder winning in an Optimist.

Big thanks must go to Steve the race officer and the rescue crew for ensuring the event still took place and the galley for warming us up afterwards.

Kielder NEYTS event results:

1st Ben Russell - Optimist
2nd Harry Myers - Optimist
3rd Luke Stewart - Optimist
4th Adam Billany - 2.4mR

The overall series has seen some terrific racing with the top 3 very close to each other on points but eventually having won and qualified for the overall series on the last day it was Ben Russell of Kielder Water Sailing Club who took 1st place overall and 1st Rookie.

Big thanks must go out to the parents for supporting the sailors by taking them to the event and Trident UK for their continued sponsorship.

Overall Series Results:

1Ben RusellKielder247      247  150150194
2Peter OwenDRSC150    442150247  936189
3Luke StewartKielder540      344.3150344.3247185.6
4Patrick BeukenhuldtScaling Dam442344.3  540935442  1133168.3
5Adam BillanyDRSC11334422471034  7374422123168
6Ellie ClarkRipon SC638.3247    540    638.3163.6
7Declan GrahamDRSC    1501133737638.3  1430158.3
8Thomas NichollsDRSC737      638.3344.3  836155.6
9Adam MorrisTeesdale836    344.3442    1331153.3
10Alistair BlakemoorScaling Dam1034442    1133    1925134
11Eilish GrahamDRSC  442  15291034    1727132

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