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Gul B14 National Championship at Paignton Sailing Club - Day 2

by Mike Bees 3 Aug 2018 19:50 BST 2-5 August 2018

No breeze (but plenty of sunshine) stopped play today. An attempt was made to get a race in but that was abandoned as the leaders approached the final windward mark. How happy you were about this depended very much on your position at the time...

Apparently some people saw dolphins so the day wasn't completely wasted.

The evening saw leaky games night. Teams raced to raise the cork from the depths of the leaky pipe structure, having to cope with holes, leaky joints and other teams stealing their buckets! Prizes included a brick, sweets and leaky pipe branded wooden spoons which quickly became WoMD.

Tomorrow's forecast isn't promising, but fingers crossed we will get some races in.

Results after Day 2:

PosSail NoHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4Pts
1st765Steve HollingsworthElliot HolmanRestronguet SC2-7136
2nd786Geraldine FermorLeaky Fermor -102226
3rd797Mark WattsMatt JohnsonWeston SC-63317
4th771Mike BeesPete NicholsonBrightlingsea SC16-7411
5th78Kathy SherrattJosh WilceWeston SC /Rutland SC354-912
6th787Alan DavisCharlotte HorlockWeston SC / Exe SC-12161219
7th758Tim HarrisonAnna Marriott -13411722
8th764Tony BlackmoreMeg BakerStarcross7-1251022
9th770Simon HadleyNikki HadleyWhistable SC5108(DPI)23
10th789Henry MetcalfJasmine HusbandRestronguet SC-999624
11th785Peter KightAlexRestronguet SC / Torpoint SC88-12824
12th762Chrispy TaylorGi HarrillStarcross SC4-11101125
13th620Ben Lloyd-KingJez PageRestronguet SC11-15131337
14th788Gary ParksChris WebberRestronguet SC(UFD)13141441
15th70Alicia CliffordChaelie HadleyWhistable SC1514-161645
16th7Carl RaynesGuy Raynes 16-18151546
17th735Tom GatehouseKate GatehouseNetley SC141718-2049
18th766Barry PriceAdam KictenGrafham / Hayling SC1919-211755
19th749Will RandQ van MeursLymington Town SC2016-232157
20th694Alistair MoppettRory MoppettBough Beech SC-2320191857
21st723Patrick SeylerStacey BrayPorthpean SC22-24171958
22nd707Amir ShamsuddinAl StorerKing George17-22202259
23rd731Stewart HadfieldLewis KnealeBala SC212122-2364
24th358Mattias LangeHelge LudwigBlankeneser Segal Club182325(DNS)66
25th672Christian WilmsDaniela AltEastbourne Sovereign SC(DNF)25242473

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