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The ONE Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week - First Weekend

by Mik Chappell 6 Aug 2018 20:57 BST 4-12 August 2018
The ONE Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week first weekend © Peter Mackin

As usual a four race series kick started the nine day Regatta. It was warm throughout the weekend and mainly sunny but winds were consistently light; so much so that there was a two hour delay on Sunday morning before a line could be laid.

There were 133 entrants from as far afield as Loch Venacher in the north and Ely in the south. They were divided into eleven fleets including the Graduates who were holding their own class championships during the first weekend series.

Class and Trophy Winners were Dave & Jackie Gebhard (Tynemouth) in the Fast Handicap Fleet sailing their RS400, the Flying Fifteen of Steve Goacher / Tim Harper (Royal Windermere), the GP14 of Paul & Vicky Bowmer and the RS200 of Phil & Naomi Smith (both Bass), and Ed Thomas (Pilkingtons) in the Medium Handicap Fleet sailing a Phantom.

The Graduate Championship was won on last race by Ben & Gabe Hall (West Lancs) from Chris & Chloe Parker (Southport). The Enterprise class win went to Alan Baker & Thea Armstrong (Tynemouth) and the Solos to Tim Hand (Swarkestone) also on last race from Luke Shaw (Budworth).

The Slow Handicap Fleet had 4 boats all on 6 points and with a win each! The Vision of Ant Woodyear / Jo van Lechterop (Bass) took the Trophy from the 2.4 of Adam Billany (Derwent), the Wanderer of Amica Hopkins / Bernard Taylor (Swarkestone) and the Streaker of Guy Wheeler (South Windermere).

Graham & Sebastian Vials (Derwent) crewed the first Mirror winning the Mirror/Topper/Tera grouping.

Being on the Lead Boat for Saturday's second race gave an insight into how things should be done. The immaculate wooden Fifteen 617 of Graham & Alistair Lamond took the class lead from the start but they soon dropped down the fleet as the more modern boats got into their strides. But what was this? The past World Champion only fourth! Then it changed in a flash. Goacher / Harper went wide at the kite gybe mark and cut inside the squabbling lead trio ending up to windward of their remaining rival. Yes, they were luffed so it was kite down – kite up and away in the lead. All within twenty boat lengths!

First Weekend Results Results:

PosSail NoClassHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4Pts
Enterprise Fleet
1st22695EnterpriseAlan BakerThea ArmstrongTynemouth11‑213
2nd23166EnterpriseMark NinnimThomas DonaldBassenthwaite2‑5125
3rd22399EnterpriseCliff EnglishBev EnglishSouth Shields‑42439
4th1068EnterpriseMark BlackhamTrish BlackhamChase3‑43410
5th23050EnterpriseMike MaddocksCarys DoneChester53‑7513
6th11795EnterpriseLarry GraytbcYorkshire Ouse665‑817
7th1909EnterpriseDennis BeardJosephine BeardYeadon7‑86619
8th19091EnterpriseSimon JaramGrace StockdaleBassenthwaite & Ripon(DNC)78722
9th21036EnterpriseRobert HedgesAlan SingletonBassenthwaite8‑99926
Fast handicap Fleet
1st973RS 400David GebhardJackie GebhardTynemouth‑32114
2nd1395RS 400Paul AllenJude AllenBassenthwaite1‑5427
3rd1467RS 400Paul RidgwayBronwyn RidgwayLeigh & Lowton & Sandringham613(DNC)10
4th1484RS 400Mark SomervilleJoe RobertsBassenthwaite43‑8411
5th434RS 300Ben Murrell Yorkshire Dales56‑7516
6th1003RS 400David MooreBob HodkinsonBlithfield‑946919
7th664RS 400Phil Davenport Bassenthwaite7‑125719
8th1461RS 400Caroline ExleyDave ExleyBassenthwaite(DNC)DNC2323
9th11Icon 2017Russell LutwycheJames Vyse / Nathan KingChase‑1289623
10th1103RS 400Howard GreenKatlyn GreenLeigh & Lowton89(DNC)825
11th1461RS 400Dave ExleyJack ExleyBassenthwaite27(DNC)DNC27
12th15Icon 2017Martin PayneCaroline WilkinsNotts County111010(DNC)31
13th3588Merlin‑RocketChris ScottGuy ScottBolton10‑11111132
14th757OspreyC Wright/G GoodallC Tebbut/ A.N.OtherRipon‑1413131238
15th730RS 400James MooreShaun BillanyBassenthwaite13‑14121338
16th14874FireballNigel MakinEvette AllumYorkshire Dales1515(DNC)1444
17th361RS 300Joseph Watkins Bassenthwaite(DNC)DNCDNC1046
Flying 15 Fleet
1st4021Flying 15Steve GoacherTim HarperRoyal Windermere‑11113
2nd3973Flying 15Simon LongstaffJon DenwoodBassenthwaite22‑337
3rd3996Flying 15Mike MooreKayla SheardBassenthwaite33(ZFP)28
4th3281Flying 15Graham KirkpatrickAlan SmithBassenthwaite‑642511
5th3815Flying 15Ian CampbellLezli‑Ann PearsonBassenthwaite56(DNC)415
6th617Flying 15Graham LamondAlistair LamondRipon4‑75716
7th3623Flying 15Angus CorryMike HunterBassenthwaite‑857618
8th3732Flying 15Ian HockeyVal HockeyBlackpool & Fleetwood7‑86821
9th3685Flying 15Steve LeeBarry MedwellLoch Lomond & South Cerney(DNC)9DNC928
GP14 Fleet
1st14101GP14Paul BowmerVicky BowmerBassenthwaite1‑2124
2nd13885GP14Mike FairlambEric SmithBassenthwaite212‑35
3rd13960GP14Val BellKen BellBassenthwaite‑33317
4th13716GP14Rob SlackAlicia SlackChase444‑512
5th13601GP14Nigel LewisGlenys KettBassenthwaite‑555414
Graduate Fleet
1st3018GraduateBen HillGabe HillWest Lancs‑32114
2nd2839GraduateChris ParkerChloe ParkerSouthport112‑34
3rd3001GraduateAndy FlitcroftSue FlitcroftBolton2‑5327
4th1718GraduateLiz StockdaleHelen Phillips / Grace StockdaleBassenthwaite & Ripon‑635412
5th2901GraduateHamilton RoafAlistair RoafChipstead444‑612
6th3007GraduatePaul ClarkEmily ClarkBassenthwaite5‑66516
Laser Fleet
1st214299LaserPeter McCrystal Blackpool & Fleetwood(DSQ)2114
2nd207986Laser RadialEleanor Craig Draycote Water21‑536
3rd194879LaserMark Rahn  144‑59
4th198880LaserAdam Hague Ogston12(DNF)3217
5th176743LaserPeter Whipp Bassenthwaite4112‑1317
6th151063Laser RadialRuben Stokroos Loch Venachar73‑131020
7th143083Laser RadialLaura Pitkethly Derwent Reservoir65‑12920
8th191430LaserTerry Hall Bassenthwaite59‑15721
9th195813LaserJohn Hainsworth Swarkestone87‑9621
10th192498LaserSimon Weatherspoon South Shields9‑1510423
11th184333LaserRichard Oliver Ripon‑141061127
12th174909Laser RadialPaul Gannon Bassenthwaite10614‑1730
13th179729LaserColin May Bassenthwaite15(DNF)7830
14th175602LaserNeil Garrison Bassenthwaite38(DNC)DNC35
15th170196LaserHarry Myers Derwent Reservoir13148‑1635
16th191036LaserPaul Cook Derwent Reservoir1113(DNC)1438
17th192992LaserRoyston Taggart Pilkington(DNC)DNC111247
18th165519LaserJohn O'Brien Elton(DNC)17161548
19th176863LaserJelle Stokroos Loch Venachar171617‑2050
20th160516LaserJames Thomas Killington1612(DNC)DNC52
21st194776Laser RadialFrank Goodall Langstone1818(DNC)1955
22nd140040LaserJack Lawson Bassenthwaite(DNC)DNC191861
23rd180946LaserAidan Boland Scaling Dam(DNC)1918DNC61
Medium handicap Fleet
1st1342PhantomEd Thomas Pilkington‑22114
2nd11189WayfarerNigel O'DonnellBelinda O'DonnellSwarkestone1‑3326
3rd1105SupernovaSam McKay Swarkestone‑31236
4th11183WayfarerMike WeighillCarl MartinSwarkestone‑444412
5th1178SupernovaJeffrey RobinsonJeffrey RobinsonBolton‑756516
6th1062RS Aero 7Dan Phillips Ripon / Filey665‑817
7th1099SupernovaPeter Housley Sutton‑in‑Ashfield58‑10619
8th284RS 100 8.4Ethan Dawsson Bassenthwaite9711(DNF)27
9th675SupernovaLiam Weighill Swarkestone89‑141027
10th3263National 12 (3101‑3414)Sue JonesGail KayeNottingham‑12109928
11th619BlazeNathan Vyse Chase1015(DNC)732
12th3476National 12 (3415‑3518 w/o foils)Jack KnightCourtney CornwellSt Edmundsbury13127‑1432
13th1971ScorpionSimon FayEllie FayTynemouth(DNF)1381334
14th566SupernovaMartin McKay Swarkestone1111‑121234
15th1787ScorpionMartyn RichardsTracey RichardsSwarkestone‑1414131138
16th215432000Mark BuckinghamRuby WestChase15(DNF)DNCDNC49
Mirrors/Toppers/Tera Fleet
1st70821MirrorGraham VialsSebastian VialsDerwent Reservoir211(DNC)4
2nd70922MirrorRob CookElizabeth CookBassenthwaite / Northampton‑32327
3rd70806MirrorSandy SimpsonDouglas SimpsonBassenthwaite‑43238
4th70291MirrorFiona SpenceGeorge SpenceRipon1‑4449
5th70351MirrorStacey RowellCharlie RowellBassenthwaite & Ripon5(DNC)6516
6th70548MirrorStephen KirkpatrickThomas / Henry / Georgina KirkpatrickBassenthwaite65‑7718
7th70675MirrorAlastair DuncanAlfie DuncanBassenthwaite87(DNC)823
8th222RS Tera SportBen O'Brien Elton10(DNF)9928
9th70567MirrorJonathan Bullen Bassenthwaite(DNC)DNCDNC129
10th56398MirrorJonathan BullenHenry BullenBassenthwaite96(DNC)DNC29
11th14MirrorNeil Cooke Tewkesbury7(DNC)8DNC29
12th70567MirrorPaul AllenGrace ReubenBassenthwaite(DNC)DNC5DNC33
13th69960MirrorMik Chappell Bassenthwaite(DNC)DNCDNC634
RS200 Fleet
1st1369RS 200Phil SmithNaomi SmithBassenthwaite111(DNC)3
2nd1651RS 200Robin DawsonErin DawsonBassenthwaite‑22215
3rd1195RS 200Alex LeonardOlivia LeonardBassenthwaite33‑428
4th1RS 200Ciaran McKettrickIzzie HunterBassenthwaite‑643310
5th1296RS 200Tim SmithEmma SmithBassenthwaite(DNC)55414
6th790RS 200Ian SmithEllen SmithLeigh & Lowton4‑66515
7th603RS 200Phill DyneCillian DyneNotts County‑1077620
8th1057RS 200Megan ThornleyHazel NewportUllswater & Bassenthwaite5‑99721
9th322RS 200Izzy CrampStuart JonesHooe Point788‑1023
10th724RS 200Alan BartonNicola GillhamDelph8(DNF)10826
11th328RS 200Jonathan GarfittKerry GarfittMilton Keynes910‑121231
12th1135RS 200Julia AllanGrahame AllanYorkshire Dales(DNC)1111931
13th682RS 200Jeff TweddleAnna BroadbentBassenthwaite1112(DNC)DNC38
14th857RS 200Jamie KerslakeNicky Kerslake/Thea ArmstrongRipon(DNC)DNC131139
Slow handicap Fleet
1st1901RS VisionAnt WoodyerJo van LachteropBassenthwaite‑43216
2nd1552.4 2017Adam Billany Derwent Reservoir3‑5126
3rd1784WandererAmicia HopkinsBernard TaylorSwarkestone21‑436
4th1668StreakerGuy Wheeler South Windermere123‑76
5th1731StreakerElaine Ross Annandale‑545413
6th4281FireflyCharlie TebbuttRosy TebbuttRipon67‑8518
7th1159RS Aero 5Harriet Critchley Bolton767‑820
8th1924StreakerPeter Lawson Bassenthwaite(DNC)DNC6622
9th1088RS Aero 5Nathan Holt Yorkshire Dales(DNC)8DNC927
Solo Fleet
1st5738SoloTim Hand Swarkestone112‑34
2nd5722SoloLuke Shaw Budworth‑33115
3rd5541SoloStan Barton Bassenthwaite & Pilkington25‑629
4th5383SoloPatrick Hamilton Burwain‑624511
5th5174SoloJohn Waind Budworth‑545413
6th5662SoloSteve Thomas Rudyard Lake473‑814
7th5511SoloPaul McHenry Notts County968‑1023
8th5624SoloKevin Bilham Ely‑1087924
9th5320SoloGary Ungless Ely‑11911626
10th5641SoloKevin Vials Ripon8‑1312727
11th5646SoloChris Braznell Chelmarsh7‑12101128
12th5203SoloMike Cowan Bassenthwaite(DNC)1091231
13th4993SoloIan Hall Bassenthwaite1211‑131336
14th4232SoloRichard Broughton Bassenthwaite13‑14141441

More information can be found on the The ONE Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week website.

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