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Maylandsea Bay Sailing Week

by Dean Saxton 23 Aug 2016 10:59 BST 15-20 August 2016
Start line at Maylandsea Bay Sailing Week © Teresa Giles

40 boats enjoyed the good weather last week when they participated in Maylandsea Bay Sailing Club week. The event which started on Monday, held events for a mixed dinghy fleet, Sandhopper keelboats and Picos.

A total of 10 races where contested over the week on the water, with various Olympic themed events taking place during the rest of the day and evening entertainment from a games night, karaoke, barn dance, quiz and a live band for the prize giving dinner.

Chris and Lauren Grice in there Kestrel had just returned from finishing third in the Kestrel nationals and dominated the week, taking first place overall in the dinghy fleet. The juniors also enjoyed good racing in the Pico fleet and completed 10 races and it was Joe Grice who topped the table. In the Sandhopper fleet, Kevin Wittle and Rory took honours.

Overall Results:

Dinghy fleet
1. C & L Grice, Kestrel
2. P Gray / K Wilkinson, Kestrel
3. D & P Gibson, Wayfarer
4. D & S Wilson, Graduate
5. D & A Saxton, Hornet
6. B Wright / S Green, Wayfarer

Sandhopper
1. K Wittle / Rory
2. F Levy / P Cornwall
3. T Dayes / G Walkley

Pico
1. J Grice
2. C Broomfield / S Cornwall
3. B Grice
4. C Wright
5. A & G Enkel

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