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Island Sailing Club Tuesday Evening Series - Race 6

by Tony Taylor, Race Officer 23 May 2018 14:21 BST 25 April 2018

This was our sixth race of the series and the end of the first mini-series. The sun was shining temperatures high and a northerly wind of 12 to 15 knots, this combined with a Spring tide meant that our courses had to be in a northerly direction which had the additional benefit of keeping the whole fleet in view throughout the racing.

Our highest number of competitors turned out 59 in all. The 16 boat fleet in Class One was led home by the Dutch J111 'Sweeny' M Van Driel but was pushed into second place on handicap by Chris Preston in his J109 Jubilee, and further down in the IRC Tandem scoring. In Class two Joie de Vivre sailed to victory with Dabra taking second place.

Claire Turner continued her winning streak in Party Hat in Class 3 closely followed by Mike Tennant in Xantz. With the Flying Fifteens and the XODs the only classes whose course were shortened and only two retirements a good evenings racing was enjoyed by all.

Race 6 Results:

PosBoat NameBoat Name
Class 1 - Fast Handicap
 NHCIRC Tandem Scoring
1stJubileeWhooper
2ndSweenyJubilee
3rdJElvisSweeny
Class 2 – Medium Handicap
 NHCIRC Tandem Scoring
1stJoie de VivreZiggy
2ndDabraStrait Dealer (Prev Scooby Moo)
3rdStrait DealerMandarin
Class 3 – Slow Cruisers
 NHCIRC Tandem Scoring
1stParty HatKallista
2ndXantzReasons To Be Cheerful
3rdKallistaEeyore
Class 4 – Sonars – One Design
1stBarry Byham
2ndAndy Cassell
3rdEd Suckling
Class 5 – Flying Fifteen – One Design
1stFflashback
2ndFFreefire20
3rdFifty Fifty
Class 6 – X One Design – One Design
1stGleam
2ndFury
3rdHeyday

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