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Flying Fifteen European Championship at Fraglia Vela Riva: Overall

by Elena Giolai 8 Sep 10:07 BST 2-7 September 2018
2018 Flying Fifteen European Championship at Fraglia Vela Riva © Elena Giolai

At the Fraglia Vela Riva, the European Championships of the Flying Fifteen class were concluded, frequented by amateurs who pleasantly combine sailing regattas with a nice week of vacation, particularly appreciated on Garda Trentino and in Riva del Garda.

That's how about forty crews spent beautiful days, competing in all ten races, often with sun and perfect wind from the south arriving in the afternoon, the ideal time to allow everyone to party in the evening, have time to visit the surrounding area with short trips in the morning and get to the club in the late morning ready to race.

And also the competitive part was exciting, since there was not an absolute leader, but the final was balanced with the first two in equal score: after ten races and two discards there has risen to the top of the podium, with 29 points, Mackay-Lawson, who, having finished with a last race better than direct opponents Goacher-Harper (seventh against a tenth) won the continental title.

Six points behind the other Bris was Wells-Jameson, second in the last race. Penalized by an OCS the winners of the final race, Gorringe-Brown, ended seventh.

On the part of everyone, the desire to return to the Fraglia Vela Riva early, choosing a period in which many participants can come with the whole family: evidently Garda Trentino once more has "bewitched" those who enjoyed it (especially by sailing on the lake) of the beauty and the enjoyment that are found in this area.

Overall Results:

PosSail NOHelm, Crew, ClubR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8R9R10Pts
1GBR 4059Mackay Hamish, Lawson Andrew, RTYC82531-15-1021729
2GBR 4021Goacher Steve, Harper Tim, Royal Windermere -141424-141431029
3GBR 4030Wells Greg, Jameson Andrew, Hayling Island-203388-10362235
4GBR 3957Apthorp Charles, Apthorp Charlie, Hayling Island27693-26(ocs)36339
5GBR 4024Kneller Simon, Lucas Dave, Graham Water-33128-1471415543
6GBR 4055Cadwallader Ian, Graham Steve, Chew Valley16956-13287-1444
7GBR 3922Gorringe Jon, Brown Steve, Parkstone138162-16(ocs)510146
8GBR 4052Tabb David, Sherrell Chewey, Parkstone6521359-14144(dnc)58
9GBR 3537Alexander Bob, Willetts Huw, Park stone4-1715-229316119673
10GBR 4048Bayliss Geoffrey, Weatherill Simon, Hayling Island151014-171179-1814989
11GBR 3954Hanson John, Selden Helen, Datchet715-20-20206610151392
12GBR 3953Hogben Robert, West Noel, Bewl Sailing Asscoiation-349211212-27891217100
13HKG 4004Smith Ashley, Thumpkin Kym, Royal Queensland3202210215-3017(ocs)4102
14IRL 3864Mathews Ian, Poole Keith, National51913116-24-24191812103
15GBR 3875Dingwall Brett, Scarisbrick Timothy, Aldenham1122161110(ocs)1312-258103
16GBR 4025Gorringe Chris, Hosie Nadia, Parkstone YC251312-2614215711(dnc)108
17GBR 4044Patterson Simon, Thompson Simon, Draycote Water SC161872115-2912138-23110
18IRL 3970Green Alan, Ben Mulligan, National10271816(dns)27-281318111
19GBR 4041Chard Bill, Preater Josh, Chew Valley Lake SC-191417717-2219161615121
20GBR 3914Tattersall Adrian, Popper Richard, Parkstone231119-27-251211152011122
21GBR 4054Spolton Simon, Murphy Grant, Parkstone1241141319(dnc)(dnc)dncdnc135
22GBR 3824Polglase Tim, Streeter Andrew, Hayling Island22161019-2311-28232321145
23IRL 3938Meagher Niall, Matthews Nicki, National26-292723-31415201924158
24IRL 4057Murphy Tom, La Roux Carel, National, Dun Laogh3026(dns)1519-3217212916173
25GBR 3622Mountain Robert, Torkington Alexandra, Blackpool & Fleetwood 92429-3029(dns)27241720179
26GBR 4019Randle Steven, Randle Lisa, Parkstone282524-29228252524(dnc)181
27GBR 3850Moncur Christina, Moncur Stephen, Parkstone1828252818(dns)21-312819185
28GBR 3758Latham Graham, Sara Briscoe, Parkstone2721-33252623183021(dnc)191
29GBR 3765White Christopher, LePla Roger, Northampton24233131241820-3222(dnc)193
30GBR 3345Pipe David, Pipe Jenny, Parkstone173126-322717322727(dnc)204
31GBR 3692Heath Nick, Heath Catherine, Cam2930-32-34282529222622211
32GBR 3788Craig Eleanor, Craig Louise, Draycote Water21-35-3418323126343326221
33IRL 3790Mitchell Fraser, Duggan Joe, National-353330-35342023293125225
34IRL 3749Sherry Peter, Cotter Michael, Dun Laoghaire31-3428-33303022263227226
35GBR 3602Mountain Peter, Guite David, Blackpool & Fleetwood32322324-3328313330(dnc)233

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