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Blithfield Barrel Winter Series 2017-18 - Round 2

by Tim Male 5 Jan 2018 07:33 GMT December 2017

52 competitors took part in the December edition of this winters's Blithfield Barrel.

Races 3 and 4 were won by Andy Davis crewed by Tom Pygall to recreate the dream team in their Merlin Rocket, with Supernova hotshot Cliff Milliner leading the singlehanders home. The Osprey of Chris Gould and Nick Broomhall is currently leading overall with Caroline Croft first lady in third. Ross Fergerson is representing the juniors with his Topper in 32nd overall.

The third round is on Sunday 14th January and the series concludes on 11th February. The reservoir is full to the brim and entry is available on the day at £10 singlehanders and £15 doublehanders. There is beer to be won!

Full results at: www.blithfield.org.uk/barrel

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