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Squib National Championship at Royal Torbay Yacht Club - Day 2

by Keith Davies 25 Jun 2019 08:52 BST 22-28 June 2019

The 51st Squib National Championships continued with light winds from the east dominating today's racing. RTYC Race officer, Bill Butcher, went even further out to sea in order to find consistent breeze which never really came.

The fleet eventually got away after U and Black Flag starts. First to the windward mark was Ghost Rider, Mike and Penny Fenwick from Weymouth SC who led down the run only to be overtaken by Squiggle, Jono Brown and Chris Dunn from Royal Corinthian YC approaching the bottom gate.

Very tricky wind shifts ensured multiple place changes behind on the next legs but ensured victory for Squiggle who continued to extend their lead to more than two minutes at the finish. Ghost Rider held on to second place just ahead of Guy Fawkes, Phil Aspinall and Howie Engel from RCYC. Both took advantage of shifts out to sea. A very difficult day's sailing.

Silver and Bronze fleet boats were well up in this race. First Silver was Aldebaran, Ian Jones and a Peter Jackson who came a very creditable 7th. First Bronze was Femme Fatale, Jill Fleming and Vincent Delaney from Royal St. George YC coming 11th.

51st anniversary position was won by Eclipse, Georgia Grice and Mark Briggs from Portsmouth. Today's sponsor was Holt who provided equipment prizes.

Results after Day 2:

PosBoat NameSail NoHelmCrewClubR1R2Pts
1stSquiggle (G)142Jono BrownChris DunnRCYC819
2ndGrayling (G)23Richard RobinsonMark ThompsonSCYC6410
3rdAllegro (G)134Colm DunneRob GillKinsale51419
4thHelmut Hydeing (G)105Nigel GroganJack GroganRCYC41620
5thRicO'Shea (G)136Steve AllsoMark HoganSCYC21921
6thBrimstone (G)73Bryan RileyJenny RileyWaveney & Oulton Broad YC15621
7thPocahontas (G)872Mike HughesGary CatterallSCYC14721
8thGuy Fawkes (G)72Phil AspinallHowie EnkelRoyal Corinthian Yacht Club19322
9thGhost Rider (G)758Mike FenwickPenny FenwickWeymouth Sailing Club21223
10thIncendio (S)33Chris RustJames VineerPortsmouth Sailing Club101323
11thPani Munta (G)128Mike ProbertJames BryerRCYC32629
12thWizard (G)623Christopher GibsonBen GibsonRoyal Victoria Yacht Club171229
13thMoonstone (G)96Malcolm BlackburnDave ShielSCYC72431
14thEssayess (G)849Phil SnewinBrian HollanSCYC112031
15thAldebaran (S)153Ian JonesPeter JacksonWeymouth SC28533
16thSpoof (G)811Micky WrightAlex PorteousRoyal Corinthian Yacht Club25934
17thBacchante VII (G)52Joe HenryRoland WilsonRNSA/RVYC13435
18thFlame (S)802Richard SmithJamie FreemanWOBYC132235
19thHumphrey (G)823Robert CoyleMarc RawinskyRCYC231538
20thAlchemy (G)800Gerard P DysonTony SaltonstallRoyal Yorkshire Yacht Club93039
21stPerfection (B)44Jill FlemingVincent DelanyRoyal St George Yacht Club321042
22ndNemesis (S)806Raymond ApthorpIan BrandRBCYC (Burnham)222345
23rdSatu (B)708Kevin GibsonMarney GibsonRoyal Victoria Yacht Club401151
24thLady Penelope (G)819Malcolm HutchingsJackie HutchingsRCYC & BSC302151
25thCheque Mate (G)157Ian GrayIan SimonsRCYC163652
26thSquibbo (S)16Matthew KeelyJohn MatthewsWOBYC351853
27thCroc (S)855Chris JordanGillian JordanWaveney & Oulton Broad YC183553
28thWhite Magic (G)828David WinesKeith DaviesWest Hoe Sailing Club203757
29thBuccaneer (B)20Sam PrimeRay PrimeRVYC292857
30thFerry Buoys (G)902Andrew MoorePeter HallinanFFSC124658
31stAtom (B)512Christopher WhiteJohn LeePortsmouth Sailing Club451762
32ndPot Black (B)147Marc MoncrieffOliver HuntWaveney & Oulton Broad Yacht Club372562
33rdArtemis 2 (S)36Philip RustMike RustBrightlingsea SC263965
34thOutlaw (S)595Ian ScottDave HydeRCYCDNC866
35thClever Dick (G)810Richard SullivanSue HarperRNSYC / WOBYC274572
36thGhost (S)840Steve NorthmoreKim VaseyWest Hoe Sailing Club244973
37thFestina Lente (B)678Julia BatchelorBill WrightRoyal Corinthian YC423274
38thAtomic (S)137Mark FowleRobin HarrisRORC393877
39thSparki (B)428Lisa GuyRoger GuyISC CCYC344478
40thBacchante (G)901Gez BrownHarvey WordenS.C.Y.C314879
41stEcho (S)853John BartonJennie KingWest Hoe364379
42ndJubilation (B)86Ray CappJim MitchellWeymouth Sailing Club334780
43rdMagic Roundabout (S)736Jason PhelpsCarl AndersonRoyal Corinthian Yacht Club414081
44thLucky Number (G)906David LloydMark StonesPortsmouth S C434184
45thCariad Bach (G)132Alan JohnsonDavid GarlickSCYCUFD2785
46thAquabat (G)13Stu RixSteve Warren‑SmithRoyal Victoria Yacht ClubUFD2987
47thQuantum (B)780Eddie HarperSteve DaddWeymouth SC385088
48thSupernova (G)605Ian KeelyJames BaxterW&OBYCUFD3189
49thCheap Thrill (S)384Chris AgarLauren BatesRCYC / RBYCDNF3391
50thMosquito (B)727Ben LuddingtonChris BrownRoyal Corinthian (Burnham‑on‑Crouch)445296
51stEclipse (B)227Georgia GriceMark BriggsPortsmouth Sailing Club465197
52ndBootneck (S)796John LewisPaul HoppinsRWYCDNF42100
53rdLast Gasp (B)578Tim JohnsonDiane JohnsonPortsmouth SCDNF53111
54thCrossfire (G)797David BestPete RichatdsPSC & SCYCDNCDNC116
54thBlue Orca (S)904Michael BrownRichard BakerRoyal Dart Yacht ClubDNCDNC116
54thSecond Time Around (B)856Peter DaleJulian SmithRutlandDNCDNC116
54thRock'n'Roll (S)845John SparrowRalph BanthorpeSCYCDNCDNC116

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