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D-One UK National Championship at Royal Torbay Yacht Club - Day 2

by Chris Sallis 9 Jul 2016 23:24 BST 8-10 July 2016

A strong south westerly breeze greeted the fleet with gusts in excess of 20 knots. Nick Craig revelled in the conditions taking 3 bullets to tighten his grip on the championship and continue his quest for 7 straight. The chasing pack all interspersed good results with major wipeouts resulting in only a few points separating 2nd to 5th. Martin Browne had a good day with a 2nd and a 3rd upgrading him to 4th, Humphrey Carter lies in third with Chris Sallis a couple of points ahead in second.

The whole fleet enjoyed some sensational downwind legs and epic beats and were happy to get ashore after 3 excellent races run by the RO and his team. The forecast is for similar conditions tomorrow and there will be a fight for podium places with the added incentive of some excellent sponsored prizes from Suntouched Sailboats.

Results after Day 2:

PosSail NoBoat NameHelmR1R2R3R4R5Pts
15HARKEN SANDILINENick CRAIG111114
2410 Chris SALLIS25153414
3309 Humphrey CARTER47311216
4202 Martin BROWNE102210317
5411AND1AMOGiles CHIPPERFIELD36104518
6409DAZ BOOTDavid GORRINGE71342619
7112KARTOFFELBen FALAT8376824
82 Laurence MILTON5867926
9316 Al HALL111159732
10402 Terry BROOKS99881034
11420 Paul BIRBECK1510951135
1272MERLINTim GARVIN6415151540
13502 Steve GRAY121212121348
14414HATS ONDon ONIONS13141115150

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