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Sunday A Series at Scarborough Yacht Club - Race 5

by Chris Clark 30 Jul 08:11 BST 28 July 2019
Sunday B Series at Scarborough race 5 © SYC

A regular race with points counting to trophies presented in November, the 5th Round was challenging with light North winds, a late course design, and heavy swells.

'Vado', an Aphrodite 29 made the perfect start Northwards crossing the line at the bottom of a deep swell leaving only the mast and sails visible.

The original 'X' course race, ('X' being a course created by the Race Station moments before start) three-lap race was shortened. This was because owing to low speeds between the sections, and complications encountered by skippers at the turns in the large swells and light wind. There was one OCS (on course side) event and one retirement.

Scarborough Yacht Club congratulates all the teams and the results will contribute to the final trophy awards in November.

707 results:

Humdinger, owned by Ralph Pickard & Gary Walker

Sonata results:

Zeris, owned by Brian Sizer

IRC results:

1. Midnight Express IV, a Dehler 32 owned by Martin and Jan Stallard
2. Vado, an Aphrodite 29 owned by Steve and Win Russell
3. Troika, an SJ320 owned by Tony Nicholson
4. Kassy, a Hydro owned by Holder, Williamson, Hutchinson

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