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Suntouched 2018 RYA Dinghy Show

Miracle National Championships at Rutland Sailing Club - Day 5

by Brian Jones 14 Aug 2015 11:12 BST 9-12 August 2015

A brilliant day for racing, with F3-4 North Easterlies building throughout the day. Races 6 and 7 saw 3 capsizes and ended with four possible National Champions depending on the last race on Friday.

Wayne Atherton and Angela Sweeney have a one point lead after two second places today. Hannah and Nick Smith although winning Race 6 trail a point behind. Jack Hopkins and Ross Southwell gained two third places and are a further point behind.

Not out of the running and promoted to the Gold fleet Dave Butler and Ross Flemming won race 7 and trail by just one further point. How close can you get? Never has a Miracle Nationals been so hotly contested by so many crews.

Tracy Amos and Gemma Gibson lead the Silver Fleet with some solid performances today while Ellen Main and Hannah Mumford lead the Bronze with an 11th place overall.

The final race of the Youth and Juniors was also sailed today but we will have to write up on that one tomorrow as the results sheet was incorrect at the time of viewing.

Results after day 5:

PosBoatSail NoHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4R5R6R7Pts
1stMerlin3383Atherton WSweeney ADelph SC2414‑72215
2ndPamela3805Smith HSmith NThornbury SC11(BFD)251616
3rdSweet Child of Mine4010Hopkins JSouthwell RDelph SC52‑6313317
4thMayhem4060Butler DFlemming RWelton SC333‑727119
5th 3794Aldhous JAldhovs PBeaver SC452‑644524
6thTBA4040Tracey AmosGemma GibsonRedoubt SC‑10855310738
7thBad Medicine4099Mumford YMumford BRedoubt SC9941‑119840
8th 4007Reddecliffe SAtherton MDelph SC610‑118105443
9thRaindrop3740Raines DRaines MLeigh & Lowton SC86(BFD)9961048
10thFighting Lady4020Tippett JBoulton KDraycote Water SC771010‑1281153
11thEau Sauvage4047Main EMumford HRedoubt SC13‑157116131262
12th 4064Jones BGreen JMaidenhead SC‑18149128141471
13th 4022Donaldson MDonaldson TDelp SC1511‑16161511977
14thPlons2007Neuetboom MNeuetboom GThe Netherlands1112(BFD)1313151680
15th 3770Herbstritt DAirns JShotwickLake SC20161215‑22121590
16thErica4052Reed DReed JGirton SC1617817‑19171792
17thMiss Adventure3101Robinson ARobinson JWhitefriers SC12201714‑21201396
18thHot Dog124Fischer SRichard / PaulineAldenham SC171915‑2014161899
19thHispaniola3655Robinson PRobinson NWhitefriers SC141814182421(DNC)109
20thSeaing Red206Lown CLown MWilsonian SC(DNF)211319172221113
21st 59Bathe MPartington M / Bathe MDeph SC‑22221921181819117
22ndJasmine B3414Savelli RTucker JDelph SC21‑271822202422127
23rd 2018Bloomfield SBloomfield MRYA(DNC)23BFDDNC161920136
24thTaliesin II3838Mellor BFinnemore JBroadwater SC232520(DNC)252323139
25thLilly4100Louis MouldenCampbell EDelph SC1913(DNS)DNC23DNCDNC142
26thGreat Expectations3670Gibson GGibson KThornton Steward SC24242223‑262524142
27thAngelina3720Featherstone AFeatherstone PWelton SC(DNC)2621DNC2726DNC158
28thLady Lucy3844Burton MBurton LWelton SC(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC174

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