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Noble Marine Comet Trio Nationals at Exe Sailing Club - Overall

by Bob Horlock 14 Aug 2016 18:46 BST 12-14 August 2016
Comet Trio Nationals © Anthony Garratt

Another beautiful day in Exmouth! The sun shone and the gentle gradient wind battled valiantly with the gentle sea breeze and stalemate ensued. Despite sitting and watching the glassy waters of Lyme Bay for 2 hours, the Race Officer, Tim Graham, was unable to call in any favours from the weather gods and reluctantly abandoned racing at 11:00.

This meant that the overnight results Sailwave results for the Comet Trio Nationals 2016 at Exe Sailing Club 2016 stood and Andrew and Caroline McAusland from Exe SC were crowned Comet Trio National Champions for the 6th time!

In second place were the father and son pairing of Chris and Sam Mayne from Hawley Lake SC. Having owned their Trio for 20 years and been to 19 National Championships this was the first time they had stood on the podium, a result that was richly deserved after the beautiful way they had sailed the boat, particularly on the Friday.

Completing the podium positions were Bob and Colette Horlock also of Exe SC.

Overall Results:

PosBoat NameSail NoHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4R5Pts
1stPiglet472Andrew McAuslandCaroline McAuslandESC1111‑24
2ndMayniac348Sam MayneChris MayneHawley Lake224‑8311
3rdExe t'sea394Bob HorlockColette HorlockESC‑6452112
4thGo with the Flow428Guy FarrantGraham Sykes/Marilynn BookerESC4334‑1014
5thScarlet Lady476Steve AshfordMartin YeomanWhitefriars3102‑12722
6thTamsyn 2475Tony BrewsterMike Davies/Toby ElliotESC77‑93623
7thKingfisher485Mike WayAnne WayESC86‑105423
8thAriel365David TalbotMark McArthurHawley Lake55‑1111829
9thKeiko373John AndrewsMatt AndrewsWhitefriars12‑13661135
10thCirrus364Symon DolicznyNol DolicznyCotswold118710‑1636
11thTatu446Martin LuceAndrew SoperESC912‑1515541
12thDash393Symon GarrattDon BlackettESC‑1391213943
13thNo Worries368Nick WebberRichard StradlingESC‑15111371344
14thWild Thing425Freddie WoodcockDebbie WoodcockESC10‑151491447
15thDaisy443Keith LawsonHazel LawsonESC14148‑171551
16thCeltic Blaze429Ian UptonMary UptonESC16161616‑1764
17thRobin389Michael UptonZita MorrisESC(DNC)DNCDNC141268
18thGolden Hawk316Stephen SharpHelen HardingSutton Bingham SC171717‑202071
19thAbigail Rose457Saul Tyler ESC(DNC)DNCDNC181878
20thRed Alert495Patsy DavidTony DavidESC(DNC)DNCDNC191980

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