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Zhik UK 29er National Championship at Royal Torbay Yacht Club - Overall

by Paul Hammett 13 Aug 2016 09:01 BST 6-12 August 2016

Managing risk and banking gains

With 5 finals races under their belt the 76 29ers went into Torbay after a short postponement and with some slick race management from Stuart Childerley got in 4 more finals races for each fleet. This meant the second discard came into play to help insure against "bad luck".

The wind was fluctuating around 285 but more importantly pressure was changing constantly with a wind from 4 to 15 knots at times. The sailors that 'managed their risk effectively and banked their gains" were the ones that would escape with the least damage on their score sheet. (Quote from Matt Thomas).

In Gold fleet the pair that "won the day" were Dan Venables / John Mather with a 10,2,3,8 to surge up to 5th overall. Above them Nick Robins / Billy Vennis-Ozanne 18,10,25,4 took 4th overall behind James Hammett / James Eales who scored 7,25,1,9 today. However, at the top of the leaderboard it was IRL 23 Harry Durcan / Harry Whittaker with a 8,17,2,1 who took the UK Zhik Open Championships by two points from Crispin Beaumont and Tom Darling who with a 13,22,5,29 took the Zhik 29er UK National Championships.

The UK Ladies 29er National Champions are Hannah Bristow and Emily Covell in 12th position overall. Second ladies were Hattie Rogers and Orla Mitchell with Phoebe Connellan and Sophie Otter in 3rd. In the other categories Ellie Walton / Dan Budden took the mixed prize in 9th place overall after a very steady 4,7,6,16. Top Juniors were Henry Jameson and Harry Jones.

In Silver fleet Luke Robertson and Jacob Hutchings won from Jessie and Ellen Main who put in a late charge with a 1,4,1,2 from Luke and Euan Gribbin in 3rd.

After a total of 36 races and 18 races per flight the Race Team can take a rest and the sailors enjoy the Black Tie dinner at the Imperial Hotel after a fantastic week of varied sailing conditions. Weymouth 2017 will have a high bar to reach after a Royal Torbay Yacht Club delivered so well in 2016.

Overall Results:

Gold Fleet

PosSail NoHelmCrewQR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8R9Pts
52305DAN VENABLESJOHN MATHER161525105111023865
62381HAMISH TAYLORRORY ROSE6234923495131565
72340EWAN WILSONDANIEL HARRIS149111531918122473
814ELLIE WALTONDAN BUDDEN711391219104761673
92514ROSGO BANHAMALEX KING10787722631221477
102399BOBBY HEWITTHARVEY MARTIN461017291531252781
112336OLIVER ALDRIDGEJAMIE JOBSON115611711233393285
122379HANNAH BRISTOWEMILY COVELL3143951071719162091
132341PATRICK CROGHANDOMINIC LEWIS131730692420168695
142478HUW EDWARDSJOSH DAWSON221031615121620101098
152337DAN ARMSTRONGFIN ARMSTRONG2981921162273026103
162347FREYA BLACKELLIOTT WELLS151320141420302992107
172345ANNA PRESCOTTGILLIES MUNRO181223912233328113109
182203HATTIE ROGERSORLA MITCHELL19292120352561245112
192225IAIN BIRDJAKE HARDMAN830122182228131922125
202118JAMES HOLLISPADDY KEECH2024152732131141437128
212235PHOEBE CONNELLANSOPHIE OTTER212623311883411721135
22777GEORGE TARDREWFREDDIE SIMES523418133025182931140
2325ELLA METHVENNATHANIEL GORDON2825162824162761733159
242236CHARLOTTE ORMERODDANIEL LEWIS2521293022212293718167
252380HATTY WARDEVE TOWNSEND24161322271723302634168
262213ISSY BLACKJAMES GRUMMETT17322419313314243212173
272275KATIE MUNROBETH HURST37272726162815261513175
282025SARAH JARMANNICK DEVEREUX23202623211429323119175
292343BELLA FELLOWSANNA STURROCK31361411252931371830189
302241HENRY JAMESONHARRY JONES38191824203521382723190
31480MORGAN PEACHJESS JOBSON2633352536363933611205
322099MAT CURRELLDAVID BRAND27311734342735142339207
332173ETHAN LEAHYROBERT RICHARDSON36222832303139153517211
342416JAMES LEETCHCHARLIE JEYNES3035313526322434347218
352292ED NORBURYCHARLIE HUTCHINGS33342233373739212025225
362216WILL CUNLIFFEJAMES CUNLIFFE34283229282632232835228
372120REBECCA LEWISWILL WARD32383336333419362136244
381779MATTHEW LECKIEIZZI BRISTOW3537363739395353328246

Silver Fleet

PosSail NoHelmCrewQR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8R9Pts
22123JESSIE MAINELLEN MAIN45141397141233
31781LUKE GRIBBINEWAN GRIBBIN112285113491939
42040RYAN BUSHLOUIS GIBBS77615956112446
52242ARTHUR BROWNHANNAH TUCKER31113412142651753
62545CHRIS JAMESJAMES HALL1016514141320103574
71490CORI MCFARLANECALLUM ELWIN233231066611162781
9773ALICE SMITHMATT HODGES512971216169151584
102027NANCY SCOTTJAMES CURTIS26182762893371389
111789LUKE HARTLEYOLIVER MORRELL19429912237322994
122113RORY FULTONJAMIE MACAULAY219451717823311495
132477ALICE HANDLEYZOE JAMES68241913111216103995
142022EMMA TARDREWANNA ROWE92413161042422141199
15403HANNA BRANTLEWIS BROWN171915113914717228102
162493EWAN LUKEZAC BLOMELEY2228822213113849107
171702TOBY COPEGREG BROWN20267301619195618110
182045LUCY WILSONALLY FERGUSON122932251528415810117
192506TOM MITCHELLCIAN ASHBY153211262623214198118
201122CAITLIN WEBSTEREMMA BARNETT162028202227211137120
21310JEREMY HARTLEYALEX EWART1413191818203924176125
221971RORY ODELLELLIOTT MARSHALL8101217332618271822131
232331TOM DAWSONSAM KNEALE1825263320223012121136
241817POPPY GILKSREX FARRANT136188111539393939149
252332DAISY LEE‑BROWNECHLOE BUTTERWORTH25213023253210282412168
262016TOM BOOTHARCHIE HALLETT32312524241017252031177
27111IZZIE BERKLEYCOURTNEY BILBROUGH2422172131362733939181
28311JAMIE PEARSONROBIN JONES30151629232926312339191
291867TOM HOLLIDAYOLLIE DENIS27272228392132212823197
302128ZOE KINGISOBEL CLARK3433333128333192925202
311972VICKY COWANPHILLY ALA31342036291829293021207
32254JOSEPH BURNSRYAN ORR3823211573039393939212
332414TOM BALEOLLIE GIBSON29373527192531302526212
342229HANNAH ROBERTS‑STRAWAMY BALE33363634272425322720222
351613BETH ALBONEELEANOR CRANFIELD35353137323728202616223
362231BUZZ GILKSFRANCESCA GILKS36303932303422183332233
37834PADDY JAMESCAM AITKEN37383435343533353430272
382111TRISTAN PAYNEJAKE CARPENTER28143939393939393939276

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