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The Topper Book by Dave Cockerill & John Caig

Topper UK National Championship at East Lothian Yacht Club - Overall

by Derek Braid 14 Aug 2016 18:32 BST 7-12 August 2016

As forecast, Friday brought strong winds. The Race Officer and Committee Boats took up station, and the flotilla of RIBs took up their duties, but it was clear that with winds gusting over 30 knots, it was not practical or safe to release the fleet to race. Therefore, reluctantly the Race Officer cancelled all sailing for the day, and brought the sailing competition to a conclusion.

The competitors and supporters packed up their boats, the Committee Boats returned to harbour and the RIBs were brought ashore. The Prizegiving was held in the early afternoon with winners:

  • Gold Fleet: Samuel Cooper from West Lancashire Yacht Club
  • Silver Fleet: Sophie Kirk from Stokes Bay Sailing Club
  • Topper 4.2 Championship: William Hudson from Newhaven & Seaford
  • Regatta Fleet: Anna Miller from Annandale Sailing Club.
Speaking after the prizegiving, Robbie Lawson, Commodore of East Lothian Yacht Club said

"The Topper Nationals at East Lothian Yacht Club have certainly been memorable. The weather did not smile upon us, with extremes at both ends of the wind speed spectrum. Opportunities to set races safely and fairly were limited and the race committee did well to achieve the number of races that they did.

"Nevertheless, the 225 competitors and their families have enjoyed the warm welcome in the beautiful town of North Berwick and its surrounding area. This has been a fantastic opportunity for our local sailors to experience National level competition and the huge efforts put in by ELYC club and Topper class volunteers has allowed everyone to get the most out of a testing week. I would like to congratulate all the young sailors who performed and competed so well. We look forward to welcoming the Topper competitors back in their future sailing careers."

Overall Results:

Gold Fleet

POsSail NoHelmClubQF1F2Pts
1st47768Samuel COOPERWest Lancashire YC4318
2nd46701Elliott KUZYKParkstone YC1258
3rd47902Timothy HARTNELLLancing SC86317
4th45197Nicholas WELBOURNHykeham SC27817
5th47836Calum BELLHelensburgh SC/Loch Lomond SC312419
6th47076Ben NICOLLWest Oxfordshire SC108725
7th44813Jake BOWHAYHill Head SC/Stokes Bay SC215228
8th47751Harry PULFORDLlyn Brenig SC2411742
9th47835Harris CARTWRIGHTClyde Cruising Club6152243
10th47647Morgan ARCHERBlue Circle SC26111350
11th47754Hakan DIGBYQueen Mary SC3016652
12th46940Andrew HOMERDalgety Bay SC31141055
13th47522Scott WILKINSONRye Harbour SC16211956
14th47748Andrew STURTHollowell SC34101458
15th47740Morgan SMITHHollowell SC3523967
16th47646Hugo BURROWSWest Oxfordshire SC2843668
17th47952Christine WOODClyde Cruising Club/Craignish Boat Club995068
18th47566Ellen MCCARLIECounty Antrim YC19193068
19th47794Alice SENIORPlymouth Youth Sailing5372870
20th47783William ADLERCCSC44131572
21st47777Ishbel ZUURMONDMengeham Rythe SC12332772
22nd47762Matthew MCROBBIEHykeham SC37251274
23rd46303Lorcan KNOWLESLeigh & Lowton SC7483287
24th47771Dani MIDDLETONSaltash SC20353489
25th47853Charlie SOUTHStokes Bay SC57182196
26th47533Krishan BHOGALManor Park SC38204098
27th47603Ollie HOLMESSt Mawes SC255718100
28th47087James PERCIVAL‑COOKENorfolk Broads YC/Horning SC/Snowflakes543911104
29th47769Angus FELLOWSYYC/PYS413435110
30th47791Dan MCGAUGHEYDonaghadee SC323247111
31st47785Milly JINKSPlymouth Youth Sailing/Saltash SC504220112
32nd47097Jenna MCCARLIECounty Antrim YC/VR Race Team514024115
33rd47644Lucy KANEEast Antrim Boat Club235339115
34th47680Euan HARRISDeben YC175941117
35th47569Finn ROBARTSFishguard Bay YC362758121
36th47731Thomas COCHRANEPlymouth Youth Sailing/Yealm YC226633121
37th47634William PENNYHorning SC682631125
38th4092Rhys CHANDLERClub Hwylio Bala SC332864125
39th47303Isabel WALLWORKRedesmere SC295145125
40th47338Oliver KINGWest Oxfordshire SC731737127
41st47684Ellie EDWARDSNorfolk Broads YC Horning SC/Snowflake674516128
42nd47927Millie ALDRIDGEParkstone YC484148137
43rd47658Dan BATTYDorchester SC / Oxford SC136361137
44th47219Ben WILLETTLlangorse SC2724RET140
45th45402Trent DUHRKOOPBeaver SC812238141
46th47568Abigail HOLDENHorning SC/Snowfakes SC754325143
47th47641Sam JONESHill Head SC / Jets116865144
48th47743Brandon BANNERLeigh & Lowton SC14DNC44147
49th47808Coco BARRETTIBRSC615829148
50th47761Duncan LLOYD EVANSMumbles YC/New Quay YC626226150
51st47729Joseph KARAUZUMCayc/Byc463866150
52nd47414Benjamin MCELROYCCSC / VR Race Team723154157
53rd46137Erin MCILWAINENewcastle YC535549157
54th47640Charlotte GORDONParkstone YC476942158
55th45497Gemma MCDONNELLHollowell SC865023159
56th47399Tamsyn HILLSSaltash SC4529RET163
57th47160Rory WILLIAMSONEast Antrim Boat Club187769164
58th47792Frances FOXCVLSC556743165
59th47531Curtis MCKAYHOAC / Queensmead158270167
60th47126Oliver FELLOWSCastle Cove SC713663170
61st45142Lowri BOORMANDale YC565462172
62nd47801Eabha STRONG‑WRIGHTLlandegfedd SC407460174
63rd40929Beckett MARSHALLHykeham SC794453176
64th46855Louis SIVEYERExe SC398157177
65th47116Christopher HASLAMHickling broad SC/Hickling Norfolk647252188
66th47488Toby PEARCEHorning SC/NBYC694972190
67th47484George VINCENTParkstone YC527068190
68th47636Christiaan WAKEFIELDParkstone YC7430DNC193
69th47306Jake SCOTTDale YC5846DNC193
70th47461William HARRISONMarconi SC885255195
71st45625Suzanna HOMERDalgety Bay SC607659195
72nd47264Rachael MCCLUSKEYLeigh and Lowton SC4960DNC198
73rd47723Charlie TURNBULLRutland SC775667200
74th44631Scarlet DESORGHERNotts County SC438077200
75th47538Finlay TULETTDalgety Bay SC824775204
76th46428Grace JENNINGSEast Down YC807351204
77th46772Oliver VOWLESLlangorse SC70DNC46205
78th45687Sarah JENNINGSEast Down YC5961BFD209
79th47030Matty COHENFOSSC787856212
80th47518Aled LLEWELLYN‑JONESSaundersfoot SC6364RET216
81st47316Jessica DODSWORTHPapercourt SC42DNCDNC220
82nd47083Abby WILLIAMSONEast Antrim Boat Club856571221
83rd31493Jennifer WESLEYLoch Venachar SC767178225
84th47956Anabelle ESQULANTDocklands Sailing and Watersports Centre837574232
85th47765Marcus HOWARDRedesmere SC6584RET238
86th46481Benjamin JUKES‑BENNETTLlyn Brenig SC847976239
87th47637Emma JAMESParkstone YC6685BFD240
88th48050Heloise SHADBOLTWarsash SC878373243

Silver Fleet

PosSail NoNameClubQF1F2Pts
1st47195Sophie KIRKStokes Bay SC9911101
2nd45507Freya ANDERSONWarsash SC8979105
3rd45770Magnus HANDLEYQueen Mary SC10123106
4th47120Catriona WARBURTONLoch Venachar SC9565106
5th46837Joan LAYCOCKPoole YC/Spinnaker SC96104110
6th47797Phoebe HUTCHINGSWarsash SC94208122
7th47350Liam SCHIESSChipstead SC11446124
8th47194Harriet JESSUPParkstone YC109117127
9th47790Samuel DAVISPoole YC12932134
10th47536Oliver MILLSPennine SC1101314137
11th44531Rory ANGUSWormit Boating Club1061717140
12th47955Emily TURNERItchenor SC1002218140
13th46482Olivia MCKAYStarcross YC972124142
14th44352Benjamin REASONHarwich Town SC125911145
15th47638Jenna VINCENTParkstone YC1221212146
16th47649Finlay SWANTONFelpham SC922728147
17th47606Tom AITCHISONDalgety Bay SC132513150
18th47599Oliver CARRLoch Venachar SC1051634155
19th46387Matilda GREGSONStarcross YC913727155
20th30365Zoe BELBENStokes Bay SC1271415156
21st47953Tamsin DODSWORTHPapercourt SC133816157
22nd47559Max BEANEYParkstone YC1341510159
23rd48001Alex NOBLEAnnandale SC933038161
24th47302Edward BROWNBroxbourne SC9019BFD163
25th46891Maximilian HATTERSLEYCarsington SC/Derbyshire1182325166
26th47016Samuel SHACKLEBroxbourne SC1114022173
27th48032Jessica WINTONBYC1153523173
28th46961Rebecca ROBERTSCardiff Bay YC1232433180
29th47954Josie MEREDITHPapercourt SC1073637180
30th45972Rachel WYSSHollowell SC1313119181
31st43183Sonia EVANSHaversham SC/Priory SC1163829183
32nd47600Oliver BURKEYorkshire Dales SC1241842184
33rd46117Luke BEAUVNIKRoyal Corinthian Otters1213331185
34th46178Isabel LAMBChester Sailing and Canoeing Club1352526186
35th45877Angus JAMIESONHorning SC10329RET186
36th47657David PEATYWorcestershire Schools Sailing and Canoe102DNC30186
37th47643Hannah LIDDLEEast Antrim Boat Club1392821188
38th45735Gus MCKENZIEYorkshire Dales SC1084535188
39th46521Josh HALELoch Venachar SC1124136189
40th46046Lily BARRETTIBRSC1363420190
41st47795Aimee STEPHENSONLlangorse SC/Worcestershire Schools Sail1283232192
42nd44902Douglas LAMBChester Sailing and Canoeing Club9844RET196
43rd47101Jude SINGLETONHollowell SC1134740200
44th45919Oliver WILLIAMSONIBRSC1194243204
45th45617Benedict RICHARDSONCastle Cove SC104DNCDNC212
46th47750Maxi TUSTAINIBRSC11743RET214
47th47491Tom MITCHELLRoyal Tay YC13726RET217
48th46441Calum REIDPlockton small boat SC126DNC39219
49th46611Miles EVERETTLlangorse SC12048RET222
50th47124Georgia PHILLIPSLlangorse SC13039RET223
51st34024Bethan MCROBBIEHykeham SC1414641228
52nd47825Fergus WILSONLoch Venachar SC138DNCDNC246
53rd47220William HELLEWELLStarcross YC140DNCDNC248

Bronze Fleet

PosSail NoHelmClubGenderQPts
1st47503Samuel CARRLoch Venachar SCM142142
2nd47764Kamran EWBANKStaunton Harold SCM143143
3rd47537Austin WRIGHTPennine SCM144144
4th46655Lizzie COOKEChew Valley Lake SCF145145
5th47805Lily Marie DAVIESSaltash SCF146146
6th47756Oliver BOOSEYStone SCM147147
7th47277Poppy WRIGHTBeaver SCF148148
8th46253Robson OGGDonaghadee SCM149149
9th44404Emily BIGGARSolway YCF150150
10th45732Ioan DAVIESPembrokeshire YCM151151
11th45565Tristan HILLSSaltash SCM152152
12th47855Harriet KIRKStokes Bay SCF153153
13th47780Aaron EVANSSilver Wing SCM154154
14th46888Daisy DESORGHERNotts County SCF155155
15th47665Finlay ADAMSONDowns SCM156156
16th42990Molly NIXONWLYCF157157
17th46770William THOMASNotts County SCM158158
18th47602Natalie STIFFHorning SC/SnowflakesF159159
19th47305Evie MCLAUGHLINStrangford SCF160160
20th47000Luc JAMESLlangorse SCM161161
21st47949Annabel SUMERAYPapercourt SCF162162
22nd46215Matthew ALREDCraven SCM163163
23rd45962Eilidh MCQUEENHelensburgh SCF164164
24th47676Scott WHITEHEADWarsash SCM165165
25th29322Alice SMITHWarsash SCF166166
26th45586Oliver LEARYNBYCM167167
27th46653Harrison WRIGHTPennine SCM168168
28th47781Joseph DORMERQueen Mary SCM169169
29th44908Callum WILLIAMSEast Lothian YCM170170
30th18277Eve BHOGALManor Park SCF171171
31st47601Jack BURKEYorkshire Dales SCM172172
32nd47725Ellie WALLIsland Barn Reservoior SCF173173
32nd47860Angus KEMPPoole YC/Parkstone YCM173173
32nd47834Hamilton ROAFChipstead SCM173173
32nd45356Charlotte MCCONNELLChester Sailing and Canoeing ClubF173173

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