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Lymington Town Sailing Club Sunday Early Points Series - Overall

by Rob Martin 30 Apr 15:39 BST 22 April 2019
Rounding the windward mark during the final race of the LTSC Sunday Early Points Series © Alastair Beeton

The last race in the Early Points Series was held on Sunday 28th April. Conditions were perfect, the wind from the North West averaging around 14 knots but gusting a bit more, except that the wind was cold. It was close to low water so the cross tide beat and wind shifts gave some excellent tactical sailing.

The fast fleet started first and sailed a simple windward leeward course. Luke and Emma McEwen led from the start and pulled away, completing 5 laps to win comfortably. The closer racing was behind them. Brian and David Earl sailed their Javelin into second beating the RS700 of Richard Lilley by just 27 seconds on handicap with Giles Chipperfield fourth in his D-One.

30 boats started in the second fleet. The Aero 7 of Karl Thorn was recalled as he lined up on transits over the line as was the scorpion of Ryan and Hannah Buchanan who shot out of the bunch just too soon. Chloe and Ben George led at the first mark and for the first 2 down-wind legs of the square course but were overhauled by the leeward mark by John Cooper and Becci Wigley in another merlin. Cooper/Wigley extended their lead to win whilst there was close racing between the Tasar of Richard Russell/Sylvia Weger, the phantom of Nigel King and the aero of Simon MaGuire. At the end Cooper/Wigley won from Russell/Weger and King third. There were 8 different classes represented in the top 10 positions.

The series results showed that consistency counts. Giles Chipperfield won the fast Fleet from Rich Keeton in an RS700. In the second fleet, the merlin of Chloe & Ben George won from the Merlin of Rob & Jan Martin and the tasar of Richard Russell and Sylvia Weger.

Overall Results:

PosBoat NameClassSail NoHelmCrewClubPYR3R4R5R6R7R8Pts
Class 1
1st D‑One904Giles Chipperfield LTSC948RIB(DNC)(DNC)31410.7
2nd RS 700954Richard Keeton LTSC845(DNC)3‑64RIB516
3rdSouthern SoulRS 700769Paul Hemsley RLymYC84555(DNC)62(DNC)18
4thDaz BootD‑One409Dave Gorringe LTSC9483(DNC)7(DNC)DNF621
5th RS 8001220Luke McEwenEmma McEwen 799(DNC)12(DNC)DNC127
6thBravoRS 700945Richard Lilley LTSC845DNFDNF(DNC)1(DNC)327
7th RS 4001439Kevin PodgerHeather ChipperfieldLTSC9421(DNC)32(DNC)DNC29
8th RS 4001236Mike BakerJune BakerLTSC942(DNC)455(DNC)DNC37
9thJigalongMusto Skiff394Nigel Walbank LTSC849OODDNF4(DNC)(DNC)DNC50.7
10th RS 4001404Matthew ThomasSteve NicholasLTSC9422(DNC)(DNC)DNFDNCDNC57
11th RS 8001218George RichardsGregory BrownLTSC7994(DNC)DNF(DNC)DNCDNC61
12th RS 8001188George RichardsGregory BrownRLymYC799(DNC)DNF(DNC)DNFDNCDNC66
13thOopsMusto Skiff90Peter Conway LTSC849DNF(DNC)DNF(DNC)DNCDNC69
14th RS 700939Declan Clamp LTSC845DNFDNF(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC69
15thTiddlerF 1850Dougal HarrisNick CherryLTSC673(DNC)(DNC)1DNCDNCDNC70
16thThe Fifth ElementJavelin581Brian EarlDavid EarlRLymYC944(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC271
17thRafikiRS 500500Michiel GeerlingLee TimothyLTSC963(DNC)2(DNC)DNCDNCDNC71
18th Musto Skiff294Gary Stones LTSC849(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC776
19th RS 700881Liam Willis LTSC845(DNC)DNF(DNC)DNCDNCRIB76
20th D‑One501David Osborne LTSC948(DNC)(DNC)8DNCDNCDNC77
21st RS 600984Andy Heissig LTSC916(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNF79
22ndGreen ThingTri 181Geoff HaversJohn LevellLTSC747DNF(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC81
Class 2 & 3
1st Merlin Rocket3683Chloe GeorgeBen GeorgeLTSC980(DNC)21(DNC)3410
2ndFluffyMerlin Rocket3719Rob MartinJan MartinLTSC9802‑64.5‑52OOD11.3
3rd Tasar363Richard RussellSylvia WegerLTSC102043‑14.5OOD‑14212
4th Phantom1391Nigel King LTSC1002(DNC)94.52(DNC)318.5
5thTroubleRS 2001490Matt PerkinsMaria PerkinsLTSC1046RIB(DNC)6RIB9‑2330
6th Phantom1466Henry Ayres  1002(DNC)11(DNC)661235
7th Solo5778Shaun Welsh LTSC11437RIB14.5(DNC)17(DNC)51.3
8thRattlerSolo5570Malcolm Buchanan LTSC1143817RIB(DNC)(DNC)1654.7
9thWeapon of Choice42023099Tig WilliamsPete ConwayLTSC1111(DNC)15(DNC)13OOD2672
10thJust PuccaWayfarer4047Annie PikeJohn SimsLTSC110219262015(DNC)‑2780
11th Merlin Rocket3778David LenzVicky LenzLTSC9801(DNC)(DNC)11DNC86
12thNKSMerlin Rocket3732John CooperBecci WigleyLTSC980(DNC)42(DNC)DNC190
13th Seafly705John MartinPam MartinLTSC107413(DNC)3(DNC)15DNC114
14th Solo5130Mark Lee LTSC1143(DNC)14(DNC)DNC108115
15th Solo5354Robin Milledge LTSC114312(DNC)12(DNC)DNC10.5117.5
16th Laser175444Andy Burton LTSC1099(DNC)21139(DNC)DNC126
17th RS Aero 71211Nick Eales LTSC1065(DNC)16(DNC)8DNC21128
18th Contender675David Gautier LTSC969(DNC)12(DNC)DNFDNC14130
19th RS Aero 71793Geoff Havers LTSC1065(DNC)(DNC)DNFDNC817137
20th RS Aero 71302Jenny Bennett LTSC106514RIB7(DNC)(DNC)DNC138.7
21st Contender558Mike Sleigh LTSC969(DNC)24(DNC)14DNC24145
22nd RS Aero 72551Julie Willis LTSC1065(DNC)(DNC)22DNC12RIB156
23rd Solo5796Andy Hyland LTSC11436(DNC)(DNC)DNC7DNC179
24th Merlin Rocket3780Sarah RichardsLewis BrownRLymYC980313(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC182
25th Seafly704John ClaridgeMidori ClaridgeLTSC10749(DNC)(DNC)DNC11DNC186
26th RS 2001337Graham WallisJudy WallisLTSC1046(DNC)(DNC)1012DNCDNC188
27th RS Aero 91334Adrian Baker  101418(DNC)(DNC)DNC5DNC189
28th RS 300315Ben Green LTSC970(DNC)189(DNC)DNCDNC193
29th RS Aero 91211Nick Eales LTSC101417(DNC)11(DNC)DNCDNC194
30th Solo5297Tim Knight RLymYC11431019(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC195
31stSno‑jokeEurope330Peter Bell RLymYC11411122(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC199
32nd RS 200371Findlay Bignold‑KylesDavid BignoldLTSC1046(DNC)25(DNC)10DNCDNC201
33rd Laser0Phil Gwyther LTSC1099(DNC)(DNC)18DNC18DNC202
34th Laser Radial176779Findley Bignold‑Kyles LTSC114516(DNC)21(DNC)DNCDNC203
35th Hadron H2119Simon White LTSC1034(DNC)(DNC)23DNCDNC18207
36th 42051740Clara JonesJames GeorgeLTSC1111OOD1(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC222.7
37th RS Aero 72001Ben Lyons  1065RIB(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC9233.3
38th RS Aero 72749Simon MaGuire LTSC1065(DNC)10RIB(DNC)DNCDNC234.7
39th Merlin Rocket3683Alex HaymanBen GeorgeLTSC980(DNC)(DNC)DNC3DNCDNC252
40th Solo5559R Goodenough  1143(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC4DNC253
41st RS Aero 71336Joe Galliman LTSC1065(DNC)(DNC)DNC4DNCDNC253
42ndBlue StealScorpion2028Ryan BuchananHannah BuchananLTSC1036(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC5254
43rd RS Aero 72368Neville Herbert LTSC1065(DNC)5(DNC)DNCDNCDNC254
44th RS Aero 92368Neville Herbert LTSC10145(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC254
45th Laser Radial164755Jeff McGill  1145(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC6255
46th RS Aero 51209David Ellis LTSC1136(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC7256
47th RS Aero 70Lee Timothy LTSC1065(DNC)(DNC)DNC7DNCDNC256
48th Laser1Matthew Podger RLymYC1099(DNC)7(DNC)DNCDNCDNC256
49th RS Aero 92727Keith Willis LTSC1014(DNC)(DNC)8DNCDNCDNC257
50th Merlin Rocket3733Nick SimmonsAlex HaymanLTSC980(DNC)8(DNC)DNCDNCDNC257
51st RS Aero 92749Simon MaGuire LTSC1014(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC10.5259.5
52nd RS Aero 52552William Homewood LTSC1136(DNC)(DNC)DNC11DNCDNC260
53rd RS Aero 51302Jenny Bennet' LTSC1136(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC13262
54th Solo5371Jeff Dolton LTSC1143(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC13DNC262
55th 42052480O Dowson McGillM Dowson McGill 1111(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC15264
56thWild ThingHadron H2117Stuart Watson LTSC103415(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC264
57thBobLaser Radial135403Clare Sleigh LTSC1145(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC16DNC265
58th RS Aero 72190Natalie Barker LTSC1065(DNC)(DNC)16DNCDNCDNC265
59th RS Aero 72157Nigel Rolfe LTSC1065(DNC)(DNC)17DNCDNCDNC266
60th RS Aero 72318Karl Thorne LTSC1065(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC19268
61st Laser Vago0Jenny BennettEmma BennettLTSC1000(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC19DNC268
62nd RS Aero 71334Adrian Baker LTSC1065(DNC)(DNC)19DNCDNCDNC268
63rd RS Aero 72750Lee Timothy  1065(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC20269
64th Laser Radial134755???  1145(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC20DNC269
65th RS Aero 51457M Heppell  1136(DNC)20(DNC)DNCDNCDNC269
66th Tasar2350Euan EtheridgeTed WardLTSC1020(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC22271
67th RS Aero 51402William Homewood LTSC1136(DNC)23(DNC)DNCDNCDNC272
68th Laser Radial204561Peter Wills LTSC1145(DNC)(DNC)24DNCDNCDNC273
69th RS Aero 72199Chris Bunce LTSC1065DNS(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC273
70th RS Aero 72808George Davies  1065(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC25274
71st Laser Radial198211Ian Richardson LTSC1145(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC28277
72nd 200022006Ian RamusP RamusLTSC1112(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC29278
73rdLardy Boy (love the Race Office)RS Aero 92810Pete Barton LTSC1014(DNC)(DNC)DNFDNCDNCDNC278
74th Laser Radial208744Flora Richardson LTSC1145(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC30279
75th RS Aero 51776Dan Fox LTSC1136(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNF283
76th RS Aero 71396Nick Ingram LTSC1065(DNC)(DNC)DNCRIBDNCDNC332
76th RS Vareo sh 1 sail + spi172Nick Lawrie LTSC1093(DNC)(DNC)DNCRIBDNCDNC332
76th RS Aero 71210Jo Barriball LTSC1065(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC332
76th RS Aero 72727Keith Willis LTSC1065(DNC)OOD(DNC)DNCDNCDNC332
76th RS Aero 71209David Ellis LTSC1065(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC332
76th RS Aero 72465Miles Golding LTSC1065(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC332
76th Sport 14 Chris Whitfield LTSC1055RIB(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC332

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