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National Redwing Championship at Looe Sailing Club - Overall

by Paul Sedgbeer 29 Aug 2015 15:21 BST 22-28 August 2015

The final day's racing for the Redwings was a welcome change to the earlier part of the week with clear blue skies and a pleasant south westerly breeze making the job of Race Officer Dominic Lozynski fairly easy in laying a good course in Looe Bay.

Looking along the start line was a sailing connoisseurs delight as the beautiful wooden red sailed dinghies jostled for position.

Race leader at the windward mark was Paul Dunn helming his new boat Red Kite with Gareth Shaw on the wire, followed by Colin Crabb and Adam Hayler. As the race progressed Crabb closed the gap until the final leg up to the finishing line when in a tacking match he capsized giving Dunn a clear run to the line with Peter Kinver and Joe Palfrey taking advantage of Crabbs misfortune to nip in for second place with Dave Jackman and John Crabb in third spot.

The race in general became one of two halves with the lower end of the fleet having their own battles for places.

The presentations were held in Looe Sailing Club later in the evening after a memorable week that saw a variety of weather conditions.

Overall Results:
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PosSail NoBoat NameHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4R5R6Pts
1st226 Matt JaycockFrancis MarshallLooe S.C.12213‑249
2nd252Red KitePaul DunnGareth Shaw/Chris JackmanLooe S.C.3413‑5112
3rd245ShytalkDavid JackmanJohn CrabbLooe S.C.41‑642314
4th244DragonColin CrabbAdam HaylerLooe S.C.63351‑2418
5th250Spirit of Bald EaglePeter KinverJoe PalfreyLooe S.C.‑95784226
6th243Celtic WarriorArthur KinverTamsin KinverLooe S.C.27‑929727
7th225SweetsongMike StaceDeane MortonTenby S.C.‑76576428
8th251ShagKeith BuchananNed BuchananI.O.S. S.C.8‑15467530
9th241Shamrock IIIDes HockingFlorence HockingLooe S.C.510‑24108841
10th240 Jack PopeAlex RichardsonLooe S.C.‑1488910641
11th253Wight FalconMile FoulkesAntoine JonesLooe S.C.‑13121013111056
12th211ChantyEric EvansKaty QuickNorth Devon Y.C.1014‑241114958
13th219 Alex McDonaldRuthTenby S.C.‑17111212121259
14th246NightingaleCeil DuValleHedley MartinLooe S.C.11‑181314131162
15th183ChoughGeoff GodboltPaul SteeperLooe S.C.‑18131115151367
16th154ChaffinchMike HickPoppy FlaxmanNorth Devon Y.C.12‑161416161674
17th95FantasticJames FletcherSam SteomanI.O.S. S.C.19‑241517171482
18th166RosewingJames PorterClare BerncastleLooe S.C.159‑2419242491
19th178VenusCarol ShaveJake BuchananI.O.S. S.C.16‑242418181591
20th220PipitJean Claude CamarJack LebretonPlerin‑20171720191891
21st194VianneMike HannafordSam WrghtmanOxford S.C.‑22191622201794
22nd2KittiwakeRichard SpillerKeith Cockerill ‑232118212119100
23rd134   I.O.S. S.C.2120‑24242424113

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