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Harken Musto Skiff UK National Championship at Castle Cove Sailing Club - Day 2

by Dan Vincent 10 Aug 2018 20:34 BST 9-12 August 2018

Today started with the Musto fleet watching the Aeros going out in search of a Bounty, although in 25 knots it was no Picnic, and many got in a Twirl while trying to get a Boost downwind.

Anyway back on Topic, our Race Officer, who isn't at all Flake-y decided to keep the Musto fleet onshore as he thought you would have to be Fruit and Nuts to launch in those conditions and the forecast was much better After Eight.

In the end the wind did not moderate quickly enough, racing was cancelled and the fleet convened for an experts panel forum, led by Russ Clark ably assisted by Dan Trotter, Andy Tarboton, Bruce Keen and the aptly named Ben Schooling, who managed to share their pearls of wisdom with the grateful fleet and apparently the whole thing can be re-enjoyed on Facebook Live. The fleet has been split into Gold, Silver and Bronze fleets and everyone has been teamed up with Buddies in readiness for the next two days of racing, which promise to be EPIC.

Tonight the fleet has enjoyed a fish and chip supper and is now doing battle in a skittle competition.

Tomorrow the forecast looks promising and the fleet are primed to enjoy four races.

Results after Day 2:

PosSail NoHelmClubR1R2R3Pts
1534Bruce KeenStokes Bay SC81211
2527Dan TrotterDerwent Reservoir Sailing Club54413
3525Andy TarbotonHenley Midmar Yacht Club131014
4444Jamie HiltonAberdeen and Stonehaven Yacht Club46616
5557Dan VincentStokes Bay SC/RNSA98118
6539Neil AshbyWilsonian SC162725
7526Jono ShelleyLargs Sailing Club351826
8568Andrew PeakeWilsonian SC2111427
9474Alastair ConnDerwent Reservoir Sailing Club791127
10548George HandStokes Bay SC207330
11372Alex KnightCastle Cove Sailing Club1013932
12302Dan KilsbyStokes Bay SC6141333
13364Andy RiceStokes Bay SC1812838
14544Ben SchoolingStokes Bay SC1123539
15315Jason RickardsMSCA13191244
16469Richard PelleyStokes Bay SC12171645
17410Paul SmalleyChew Valley SC14281557
18113Ed WilkinsonDatchet Water SC28161761
19547Serega SamusWilsonian SC15291963
20535David AnnanGrafham Water Sailing Club21152763
21584Andrew GouldStokes Bay SC25222067
22479Yaroslav PetrovRusskoe More Sailing Club23242269
23500Tom ConwayDerwent Reservoir Sailing Club22272372
24566Michael SimsCarsington Sailing Club26202874
25483John EvansDerwent Reservoir Sailing Club17213876
26582Paul MolesworthDatchet Water SC19382178
27394Nigel WallbankLymington Town Sailing Club30262985
28202Mike DencherCastle Cove Sailing Club27303390
29542Ron BarnesThorpe Bay Yacht Club41252591
30323Andrew WildeCarsington Sailing Club33342693
31432Rick PerkinsWhitstable Yacht Club29323293
32250Nigel DakinStokes Bay SC32363098
33419Richard SmithWilsonian SC2418RET99
34583Lee CullenArun Yacht Club521040102
35289Andy WhittleBlackwater Sailing Club353137103
36186Andrew SticklandThorpe Bay Yacht Club313936106
37265Tom TaylorGrafham Water Sailing Club434024107
38304Jamie SouthwellStokes Bay SC374734118
39350Brennan RobinsonRoyal Natal Yacht Club473542124
4097James NuttallDatchet Water SC404539124
41147Joshua BellStokes Bay SC483344125
42294Gary StonesLymington Town Sailing Club365141128
43487Sean ThijsseStokes Bay SCOCS4231130
44446Erik BoerresenCSF3443DNF134
45222David MoyStokes Bay SC445043137
461Nick CherryLymington Town Sailing Club494645140
47181Troy ChristensenDatchet Water SCDNF4935141
48220Tom WhicherLymington Town Sailing Club514846145
49373Tom GilbertDatchet Water SC4644RET147
50305Olivier VidalNetley Sailing Club5041DNF148
51361Huud OuwehandWSU De KreupelDNF37RET151
52545Nick LettWilsonian SC38RETDNS152
53178John PiattDatchet Water SC39RETDNS153
54282Mark ReynellPoole YC42DNSDNS156
55543Stephen WrightStokes Bay SC45DNFDNF159
56516Russell ClarkStokes Bay SCRETDNSDNS171

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