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Hansa Class TT Event at Burghfield Sailing Club

by Simon Smith 11 May 2016 14:07 BST 25 April 2016
Hansa TT at Burghfield © Alex Irwin / www.sportography.tv

Second event in the 2016 Hansa National TT Series and the first event in the Hansa Southern TT Series

Fifteen boats from the Hansa stable arrived at Burghfield Sailing Club on Friday 29 April. The weather forecast had not been promising yet despite that 4 races were held in excellent conditions with constant moderate to fresh winds. The race officers set a trapezoid course that allowed the boats to race on all points of the compass.

The Liberty Class had incredibly close sailing with the first three all having 6 points with the result being decided on count back. Tessa Watkiss of Frensham Pond was placed first. Lindsay Burns also of Frensham was the clear winner in the 2.3 Class. James Woosnam again from Frensham won the 303 one person class and Philip Hall and Hugh de Iongh from Chesil and Glynis Dawes and Hugh Lansdowne from Tideway tied on points in the 303 two person class with first place again being decided on countback.

Overall Results:

Hansa 2.3 Class
1st Lindsay Burns 2302, Frensham
2nd Lara Sturgis 2278, Frensham
3rd Gregor Parker 1099, Frensham

Hansa 303 One Person Class
1st James Woosnam 2425, Frensham
2nd Leslie Philip 2518, Tideway
3rd Kate Hedley 2315, Frensham
4th Paul Kingston 801, Frensham

Hansa 303 Two Person Class
1st Philip Hall and Hugh De Iongh 2314, Chesil
2nd Glynis Dawes and Hugh Lansdowne 1637, Tideway
3rd Martin Hadley and Steve Kitson 2165, New Forest

Hansa Liberty Class
1st Tessa Watkiss 2561, Frensham
2nd Monique Foster 1066, Rutland
3rd Paul Phillips 2557, Frensham
4th David Durston 2402, Whitefriars
5th Melvin Kinnear 1240, Tideway

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