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Laser Midlands Grand Prix Round 12 at Midland Sailing Club

by Phil Deeley 24 Jul 2019 07:09 BST 21 July 2019

On Sunday 21st July Midland Sailing Club welcomed competitors from around the Midlands to Edgbaston Reservoir to compete in the 12th of 19 meetings of the Laser Midlands Grand Prix series.

Weather was warm and overcast with breaks in the cloud. Wind was SW 9-13 knots, giving shifty conditions. Race officer Chris Martin set a course giving good downwind and upwind legs. In the first race James Dalby, John Ling and Neil Crosby (Radial) were first over the line, James and John holding their lead to come 1st and 2nd, followed by Joe Scurrah 3rd. Neil Crosby came in 6th place.

In the second race John Ling and James Dalby again had a good start and were first over the line, James nearer the pin and John at the committee boat end which led to John being in 5th place by the first leeward mark. Simon Stonehouse arrived there first, followed by Chris Winters and Joe Scurrah. Chris Winters then gained a place and maintained his lead until the final lap, while John Ling gained places to finish in second place.

The wind backed to SSW and with a new course there were four contenders to win. Joe Scurrah, Chris Winters and John Ling were first over the line. Joe led by a good distance to take 1st for race and event. An infringement put Simon Stonehouse 2nd, and Simon Hardiman 3rd.

Three 4.7 rig sailors sailed closely throughout the three races, with Carys Attwell achieving 9th place, Megan Hardiman 10th and Harry Marlow 12th. Overall winners of the event were Joe Scurrah 1st, James Dalby 2nd and Chris Winters 3rd. Thanks are due to all involved for a successful event and an excellent days sailing. More content about the Midlands Grand Prix Series are on the facebook group.

Overall Results:

PosSail NoHelmRigClubR1R1R3Pts
1st213563Joe ScurrahStandardCarsington SC‑3213
2nd201645James DalbyStandardTrent Valley SC1‑1045
3rd133256Chris WintersStandardMidland SC41‑65
4th215260John LingStandardBartley SC23(DSQ)5
5th215174Simon StonehouseStandardRutland SC‑5426
6th212061Simon HardimanStandardBartley SC‑11639
7th186793Oliver RidgwayStandardBarnt Green SC‑135510
8th208674Neil CrosbyRadialBowmoor SC6‑11713
9th209425Carys Attwell4.7Rutland SC77‑814
10th141464Megan Hardiman4.7Bartley SC88‑1116
11th186067Alex HomerStandardMidland SC9‑12918
12th192535Harry Marlow4.7Shustoke SC109‑1319
13th165490Dean JungStandardMidland SC12‑131022
14th82560Mike HomerStandardMidland SC14‑151529
15th213809Paul PowellStandardTrimpley SC‑25181230
16th130163Mike PainStandardBurton SC16‑171430
17th207802George PanterRadialUlley SC1516‑1731
18th135448Carl AveryStandardBurton SC‑22141832
19th102727Oliver MasonStandardMidland SC17‑201633
20th201386Evan BaseStandardMidland SC1819‑2037
21st186436Mike DalzielStandardTrimpley SC21‑231940
22nd213523Ian DaviesStandardTrimpley SC19‑212140
23rd1Megan WardRadialMidland SC20‑252343
24th200043Des LuxtonStandardStaunton Harold SC‑23222244
25th172283Rob ThorpStandardMidland SC‑24242448

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