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Weymouth Dinghy Regatta 2018

by Tony Dobbs 12 Jul 16:50 BST 7-8 July 2018

Last weekend 74 dinghies competed in the Yacht Clubs of Weymouth Dinghy Regatta held at Castle Cove Sailing Club. Race officer Iain Jones and his team managed to run the full schedule of races - three on Saturday and three Sunday, in near perfect conditions, although some competitors might have wanted stronger winds.

The competitors were divided into classes with Fireballs (8 boats) won by Christina and Alan Tyler of Lyme Regis, Phantoms (9 boats) won by Nick Orman of Castle Cove SC, Scorpions (8 boats) won by John Mursell and Richard Bowers of Castle Cove SC, and Ospreys (17 boats) won by Ben and Simon Hawkes of Castle Cove SC. There were also two general classes of Slow (21 boats) won by Becca Stephens and Jeremy Stephens, and Fast (11 boats) won by Jill and Andrew Peters of Queen Mary SC.

"The event was a great success and I would like to thank all the competitors for attending, the volunteers who ran the event, and our sponsors Portland port and the Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy for their continued support." said Richard Bowers, the local organiser. "There is little doubt that the Weymouth and Portland area provides a perfect setting for this type of event."

Fast Fleet Results:

PosSail NoClassHcapHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4R5R6Pts
13202Cherub903Andrew PETERSJill PETERSQueen Mary SC111‑2227
23759Merlin rocket980Sam PASCOEMegan PASCOECastle Cove SC‑3231118
33212Cherub903Paul CROOTEEdward HIGHAMChew Valley Lake SC234‑84316
4372MUSTO SKIFF849Alex Knight Castle Cove SC4424‑5418
59155505903Andy BrewerLaurence Milton (RET)7833526
63217Cherub903Nick PRATTEmma PEARSONWeston5665‑7628
71381RS 2001046Jon JENKINSJan PRZYBYLSKICastle Cove SC78‑976735
83214Cherub903David ChingHayley TrimPoole Yacht club(DNC)5568DNC38
93206Cherub903Jay WILLIAMSONGuy JEWKESDraycote810‑1199844
102676Cherub903Jamie PEARSONSuper CREWDraycote Water697(DNC)DNCDNC50
117D1948Cory RonayneWeymouth SC(DNF)RET10DNCDNCDNC66

Slow Fleet Results:

PosSail NoClassHcapHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4R5R6Pts
122652Enterprise1116Jeremy StephensBecca Stephens 122‑33210
21843RS Aero 71068Rachael JENKINSBowmoor‑88112113
322814Enterprise1116Darren ROACHHayley RamadhaLooe SC21661(OCS)16
42028RS Aero 71068Melissa HEPPELLCastle Cove SC37‑1825522
510574WAYFARER1102Philip NORRISJohn TALBOTWeymouth SC6445‑9322
670742Mirror1380Katy JENKINSAmelie HISCOCKSBowmoor5‑12546424
722496Enterprise1116Simon HISCOCKSLouis HISCOCKSCastle Cove SC‑73774627
822901Enterprise1116Paul YOUNGKarin SANDLERMidland SC106‑13.5881143
922903Enterprise1116Mark MATTHEWSLiz MATTHEWSCastle Cove SC911‑13.5107946
10207984Laser Radial1142Alison HUTTONBudworth SC11910‑1511849
1145299Topper1358Alex AssirattiCastle Cove SC12‑188.5916752.5
1223349Enterprise1116Ann JACKSONAlan SKEENSBurghfield SC453(DNC)DNCDNC56
13168835Laser Radial1142Jemma SPICERCastle Cove SC13138.5‑17131057.5
143611CII Byte1144Celia RUSHTONWeymouth SC1510‑1611101359
15197307Laser Standard1098Keith HOWORTHWeymouth SC‑161411.513141264.5
16206295Laser Standard1098Lucy BISHOPCastle Cove SC1415‑1714121469
1745617Topper1358Ben RichardsonCastle Cove SC‑171711.512171572.5
1821792Enterprise1116Robert BRIGNELLWilliam BRIGNELLTwickenham YC20(DNC)DNC16151790
19208696Laser Radial1142Jon RichardsCastle Cove SC‑19191918181690
201780Wanderer1190Simon DEEKSEleanor THOMASStarcross YC181615(DNC)DNCDNC93
2121668Laser 20001109Paul ISITTRobert PANTINGRoyal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers (reme) SC(BFD)2020DNCDNCDNC106

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