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RS Tera Inland Championships at Rutland Sailing Club

by Sarah Lomas-Clarke 18 Jul 22:26 BST
RS Tera Inland Championships at Rutland © RSC

Inlands Summary by Alice Davis

The Inlands at Rutland was a great event and I really enjoyed it. The racing was very competitive throughout the event which was really good. On Saturday, we only managed to fit in two races due to the light winds so that was a bit annoying, however we did four races on Sunday which were very competitive. Overall, it was a fun event and I can't wait for the Feva worlds in Italy and Tera worlds in Sweden!

Sport Fleet Report by Freddie Sunderland

Saturday brought very light and shifty sailing conditions for the Sport Fleet at the Inland Championships at Rutland Water.

Race 1 got under way quickly with a clean start. Freddie Sunderland (Olton Mere) and Cameron Blamey (IOMYC) as race leaders rather enthusiastically started a third lap when only two were required. This allowed others to pass through before they realised their error. The race was won by Matthew Rayner (Yorkshire Dales), followed by Harry Rowlands (Rutland) and in third was Finlay Lomas-Clarke (Frensham Pond). Freddie followed in fourth once he rectified his mistake.

A short break followed. The sailors patiently waited and refuelled whilst the race committee waited for the wind to behave. Race 2 began with another clean start, yet due to unsteady winds some of the upwind legs felt more like reaches. Freddie Sunderland (Olton Mere) took the win on this race, very closely followed by Matthew Rayner (Yorkshire Dales), and Toby Thompson (Frensham Pond) took third spot which concluded the day's racing.

Sunday morning brought blue skies and light winds again. The sailors launched and faced a short delay whilst the wind settled and the race committee laid the course. Race 3 started with a single recall and the sailors set off having to avoid the fisherman on the inner loop of the course. Felix Stewart (Windermere) led the race from the start and took the win, followed by Freddie Sunderland (Olton Mere) and Zak Sanderson-Davies (Windermere).

Toby Thompson (Frensham Pond) took the win on race 4, followed by Fflur Pierce (Rydal Penrhos) and Matthew Rayner (Yorkshire Dales).

The wind picked up noticeably for Race 5 and saw some new leaders emerge. Harry West (Royal Lymington) sailed well to take the win. Mark Jenkins-Jauma (HISC) took second and Matthew Rayner (Yorkshire Dales) third.

The wind abated a little for the final race of the championship, on the last upwind Freddie Sunderland (Olton Mere) chose the starboard side of the gate which paid and gave him a good lead to the finish line. Finlay Lomas-Clarke (Frensham Pond) and Freddie MacLaverty (Llandudno) battled hard for second and third spots.

This meant that Freddie Sunderland (Olton Mere) took first overall, closely followed by Matthew Rayner (Yorkshire Dales) with only 2 points separating the pair. Finlay Lomas-Clarke took third place.

All the sailors had a fantastic weekend, huge thanks to Rutland for hosting so well and Nick Neve for being a great Race Officer. We are all looking forward the National Championships in Brightlingsea in August.

Sport Fleet Results:

PosHelmSail NoClubR1R2R3R4R5R6Pts
1stFreddie Sunderland3575OMSC4124‑16112
2ndMatthew Rayner2603Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club12‑633514
3rdFinlay Lomas‑Clarke2226Frensham Pond Sailing Club3477‑20223
4thWilliam Bailey3159Yorkshire Dales SC1299‑264640
5thFelix Stewart2969Windermere School5‑2111612943
6thHarry West3192Royal Lymington Yacht Club1581281‑1644
7thToby Smith3091Rutland Sailing Club9121396‑1449
8thTristan Ahlheid1874FPSC7‑3081814451
9thFreddie MacLaverty2611LLANDUDNO SC21614‑249353
10thToby Thompson2090Frensham Pond SC243‑351112059
11thZak SandersonDavies3222Windermere School2510311‑261059
12thJohn Bridgeman2353LLSC and CSC‑3471514101561
13thFflur Pierce1922Rydal Penrhos/PDSC2314‑30218764
14thCameron Blamey3811IOMYC10154307(DNF)66
15thOliver Stratton‑Brown2392FPSC1951912‑271166
16thHarry Rowlands3249Rutland Sailing Club229528(OCS)872
17thArchie Dunn2092Isle of Man Yacht Club2013101319(DNF)75
18thFinley Southon3606Bough Beech SC1311‑335242477
19thNathan Russell2086RHYC6‑402117211378
20thCharlotte White2661Wilsonian SC8171820‑281881
21stToby Hatsell1906Middle Nene SC18‑25256231789
22ndMark Jenkins Jauma2616HISC22‑37232721993
23rdKai Blackah3250Welsh Harp Sailing Club‑2926202352296
24thGeorgie Stammers2855Royal Hospital School1618162125‑2796
25thHarry Mitchell2871Erith YC3216‑4022830108
26thMax Tait2623Royal Lymington yacht Club‑332328151725108
27thMacsen Barber3766PPSA‑362834101529116
28thRebecca Green1921Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club262224‑373212116
29thTilda Brayshay3897Yorkshire Dales SC / Ripon SC27‑3422292221121
30thJoseph Henderson2652Welsh Harp Sailing Club283111‑363323126
31stAndrew Soars2214Frensham Pond Sailing Club14‑3617342935129
32ndWilliam Johnson2664Brightlingsea SC11‑3527323431135
33rdSamuel Osborne2300RVYC1727‑36313134140
34thJoshua Inglesfield2260HISC‑431939193726140
35thToby Field3585Emsworth Sailing Club3533‑37331333147
36thWilliam Stratton‑Brown2348FPSC‑412029353828150
37thHarriet Wade3263Draycote Water SC37‑4326253036154
38thFelicity Angell1693Draycote Water Sailing Club302432(DNF)DNCDNC180
39thCharlie Williams2356Emsworth SC‑453831413538183
40thJosie Kelly9Felpham Sailing Club39‑4138403632185
41stGeorgiana Caldecott2456Rutland Sailing Club‑423941393937195
42ndDylan Beatty2259Rutland sailing club3132(DNC)DNCDNCDNC204
43rdAngus Middleton‑leal3554Gurnard SC40‑4242424239205
44thSkye Collard1223Grafham Water Sailing Club38‑4544434140206
45thJames Catterall1264Derwent Reservoir SC4444433840(DNC)209
46thArchie Southon3780Bough Beech SC(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNC235

Pro Fleet Results:

PosHelmSail NoClubR1R2R3R4R5R6Pts
1stAlice Davis798Great Moor SC2111‑516
2ndOliver Rayner2602Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club322‑64617
3rdPeter Cope3444Isle of Man Yacht Club43‑1133417
4thTeddy Dunn2386Isle of Man Yacht Club65427‑924
5thMax Steele2505Welsh Harp and Skz Sopot163(DSQ)61228
6thJoe Warwicker3211Bough Beech148‑1641229
7thEsme Barraclough3257Yorkshire Dales SC5‑101082530
8thLucas Bennett2012Banbury SC‑17146581346
9thAkira Blackah2941Welsh Harp Sailing Club777916‑1746
10thOliver Phillips2040Royal Lymington12‑211779348
11thHarry McTiernan1591Brightlingsea Sailing Club1041412‑15848
12thLiam Farrell2792Llandudno‑15111211121056
13thJessica Haigh2442Blackwater SC119517‑181658
14thRebecca Knock2125Port Dinorwic Sailing Club813131613‑2263
15thIimogen Ppalmer3654Rroyal Hospital School/ Corinthian Otter912‑1914141867
16thJacob Knock2402Port Dinorwic Sailing Club16‑222010111572
17thJames Barraclogh1316Shropshire‑2318232010778
18thImogen Wade3262Draycote Water Sailing Club2015‑2113191178
19thLucy Shelter2703Blackwater Sailing Club‑2116915201979
20thThomas Leather2414Gurnard19198‑21172083
21stOllie Williams985Emsworth SC1317152221‑2388
22ndZoe SandersonDavies1851Windermere School18‑231818221490
23rdLauren Attwell2171Rutland SC22202219‑2321104

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