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Lymington Town Sailing Club Winter Series - Day 6

by Richard Russell 26 Nov 2018 18:15 GMT 25 November 2018
David and Vicki Lenz in race 6 of the Lymington Town SC Winter Series © Richard Russell

There was a good turn out for the Lymington Town Sailing Club winter series race 6 despite the cold overcast conditions. The fast handicap got away to a four-lap triangular course on time, but the large medium fleet were too enthusiastic with most of the fleet over the short line well before the start time the race officer postponed their start.

After a delay to get the fleet back and change the start line the medium fleet made a clean start. Enjoying the fresh conditions, the Merlin Rocket sailed by David and Vicky Lenz and the Scorpion sailed by Ryan Buchanan and Alex Hayman quickly established themselves at the front of the medium fleet.

At the finish after three laps David and Vicky had extended their lead and were 1 minute 28 second ahead of Ryan and Alex when the results were calculated, with the Merlin Rocket sailed by John Cooper and Becci Wigley third. Nigel King sailing his Phantom for the first time was the first non-spinnaker boat in forth.

In the fast handicap fleet Nigel Walbank lead the way round in his Musto Skiff with Richard Lilley second and Richard Keeton third sailing RS700s.

Medium Handicap Results:

PosBoatClassSail NoHelmCrewClubPts
1SnowyTasar363Richard RussellSylvia WegerLTSCOOD
1 Merlin Rocket3778Dave LenzVicky LenzLTSC1
3Blue StealScorpion2028Ryan BuchananAlex HaymanLTSC2
4 RS Aero 51209Dave Ellis LTSCRIB
4NKSMerlin Rocket3732John CooperBecci WigleyLTSC3
6 Phantom1391Nigel King LTSC4
7 Laser207749Robby Boyd LTSC5
8FluffyMerlin Rocket3719Rob MartinJan MartinLTSC6
9BluebirdMerlin Rocket3863Chloe GeorgeBen GeorgeLTSC7
10 Solo5130Mark Lee  8
11 RS Aero 71806Simon Maguire LTSC9
12 RS Aero 51302Jenny Bennett LTSC10
13 RS Aero 72318K.Thorne LTSC11
14 Laser204915Tim Knight RLymYC12
14 RS Aero 92369Tom Ehler LTSCRIB
16 Solo5796Andy Hyland LTSC13
17RattlerSolo5570Malcolm Buchanan LTSC14
18 RS Aero 52100Julie Willis LTSC15
19 4204Tig WilliamsPeter ConwayLTSC16
20Sno JokeEurope330Pete Bell RLymYC17
21Oli‑‑‑Laser Radial200874Philip Gwyther LTSC18
22 RS Aero 91402Steve Homewood LTSC19
23 Solo5778Shaun Welsh LTSC20
24 Contender558Mike Sleigh LTSC21
25 Wayfarer4047Annie PikeJohn SimsLTSC22
26 Laser Radial130303David Smethurst LTSC23
27 RS Aero 71457George Richard  DNF
27BellaContender2389Phillip Lee LTSCDNF
27 Solo5371Jeff Dalton  DNF
27 Scorpion1859Nick MowlClare SleighLTSCDNS
27 Laser 200021230John MatBrice SmartLTSCDNS

Fast Handicap Results:

PosBoatClassSail NoHelmCrewClubPos
1JigalongMusto Skiff394Nigel Walbank LTSC1
2BravoRS 700945Richard Lilley LTSC2
3 RS 700954Richard Keeton LTSC3
4 Musto Skiff294Gary Stones LTSC4
5 D‑One409Dave Gorringe LTSC5
6 RS 4001236Mike BakerJune BakerLTSC6
7Southern SoulRS 700769Paul Hemsley RLymYC7
8NessieRS 8001212Chloe GeorgeSarah RussellLTSCDNF
8 29er1194Findlay Bignold‑KylesWilliam HomewoodLTSCOOD
8TiddlerFormula 18NED 50Dougal HarrisHenry Castledine/Kate VSLTSCDNF
11 29er137Euan EtheridgeTed WardLTSCRIB

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