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North Sails/Gul/Allen Enterprise National Championship at Exe Sailing Club - Day 2

by Alice Driscoll & Billy Bartlett 31 Jul 08:35 BST 28 July - 3 August 2018

After racing was blown out on Sunday, the majority of the expected front runners have yet to get their jiggy on. This gave Looe team of David Jackman and brother Chris the opportunity to show how to do it; dominating day 1 with three bullets! Phil Ford, crewed by Jane Humpage kept on their heels with 2nd, 2nd and 4th.

The lumpy seas and 15-18 knot winds saw a certain amount of incidents and prangs around the course. Several boats sustained damage with fellow members of the fleet then providing help and assistance to repair boats back in the dinghy park.

Tim Sadler, a multiple champion, isn't too far off, but reigning champion Jer, Jeremy Stephens is suffering from crossing the river from Cornwall to Devon and not quite at his usual potent pace.

Darren Roach and crew Natalie went from top six to mid-fleet after their boat cracked along the centre board casing during a heavy wave.

Jeremy Williams was the saddest person of the day when a rogue wave capsized him by the sand bar, making a banana out of his mast and punching a hole in his foredeck.

With lighter winds forecast for Tuesday, the fleet is looking forward to more exciting racing at Exmouth.

Next year's nationals will be in held at Mount's Bay Sailing Club from 3rd to 9th August 2019, so get your entry in early. Get planning for it now peeps.

Results after Day 2:

PosSail NoBoat NameHelmCrewClubFleetR1R2R3Pts
1st22940REBEL ROUSERDavid JackmanChris JackmanLooe SCGold1113
2nd23270KITTYPhil FordJane HumpageBristol Corinthian YCGold2248
3rd23170 Jamie LeaThomas DorrExe SCGold33511
4th23384 Tim SadlerGabe HillYorkshire Dales SCGold48618
5th22619RIOT VANMartin HonnorAbigail HonnorOgston SCGold97723
6th23015WEDG-ENick JacksonLaurence DorrBurghfield SCGold195327
7th23275WIMPMatthew JaycockIvan JaycockLooe SCGold136827
8th21889GULPJeremy WilliamsLloyd WilliamsPenzance SCSilver691227
9th22702ESPADARTEJane ScuttNick ScuttMiddle Nene SCSilver713929
10th22814BANG ONDarren RoachNatalie RoachRoyal Navy Sailing AssociationGold5121431
11th23349TO INFIRMITY & BEYONDAnn JacksonAlan SkeensBurghfield SCGold1141934
12th22652THAT'S ENTERTAINMENTJeremy StephensBecca StephensPenzance SCGold1716235
13th22501AKANGRAAlice AllenChris KeatleyBristol Corinthian YCGold15101035
14th23411THUNDERBIRDRichard PrykeAmelia PrykeRipon SCGold10141640
15th22762CHURCHFIELD 2Steve SargentEloise JaycockLooe SCGold12111841
16th23443 Jon WoodwardMarc HegerSouth Staffordshire SCGold18151346
17th2250BLUE JOBJames WardKatie WardWarsash SCSilver8231748
18th23089SIMPLY REDCharles MorrishJulie MooreSt Mary's Loch SCSilver16171548
19th2331050 SHADES OF BLUESteve BlackburnPhil ManningWest Lancs YCGold14281153
20th22353RAMPAGELloyd WalkerNigel JamesLeigh on Sea SCBronze20182462
21st22807NEVER SAY NEVERJohn MatthewsDiane StephensPenzance SCBronze23212165
22nd23347MINIONCallum DingleConor LanganLooe SCSilver21252066
23rd22166DA'S BOATJoe JackmanJack SargentLooe SCBronze24192568
24th22901OUT OF THE BLUEPaul YoungAlex HomerMidland SCBronze28202775
25th22461YOUNG BLOODMolly NixonJames HobsonWest Lancs YCBronze25222976
26th23351BIG SUMMER BLOW OUTJohnny AllenRay ToomerBristol Corinthian YCSilver22352279
27th23140MY AIM IS TRUERichard LeachJackie FranklinPenarth YCBronze31262380
28th19054FLIC EN FLAC IILiz TeagueFred MainwaringExe SCSilver27272680
29th22935MALABARChris PalmerHelen CumminsPenarth YCBronze26243282
30th22903PAGE.COMMark MatthewsLiz MatthewsCastle Cove SCBronze30332891
31st23307PIFF PAFFSimon BennettFleur BennettLooe SCSilver29293391
32nd22705TWO BEESRobin BroomfieldPaul BloomfieldMinima YCBronze32343197
33rd2335SHANGHAIEDArchie HawkinsAidan HawkinsLooe SCBronzeDSQ313098
34th22130THURSDAY'S CHILDTom LanganJacob OwenLooe SCBronze34303599
35th22345SUZY DEEPaul DunnJack PopeLooe SCBronze33323499
36th23008J GRAY J MATTERBarry Moss Westerly Owners AssociationGoldDNCDNCDNC111

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