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Allen Endurance Series update after Round 3

by Ben Harden 2 Aug 14:40 BST
Simon Northrop & Caleb Cooper during the East Coast Piers Race © Alex Irwin / www.sportography.tv

With only one more event remaining in the Allen Endurance Series, it's still all to play for.

Now in its second year, the 2019 edition of the Allen Endurance Series has been well attended at all 3 of the events so far this season. A total of 93 boats have taken up the challenge to win the £500 overall Allen voucher with more new entries expected for the final event, The IOS Round The Island Race, where there will be another £100 voucher for the race winner.

Simon Northrop sailing his F18 has already taken home two of the £100 event winning vouchers and is looking good to take the overall win. However, It's still all to play for as the series does not include any discards.

The final round of the Allen Endurance Series is taking place on the weekend of the 31st / 1st September. The IOS Round The Island Race is a long-established, long-distance event designed to test sailing skills and endurance over a 40-mile course. Sailed clockwise around the island, starting and finishing at IOS Sailing Club, the race includes tidal sea, river & estuary sailing. The event is one of the longest dinghy and board races in Europe. The race is open to all classes of dinghy, catamaran and sailboard.

If you have been part of the Allen Endurance Series this year, we would love to have your feedback. Anything you would like to change, add or improve throughout the series? Get in touch with

To find out more info and how to enter head over to the Allen Endurance Series web page.

Top 20 Overall after 3 Events:

PosHelmClubBoatWhitstableHaylingECPRPts
1SIMON NORTHROPMinnis BayF184116
2NICK BARNESBrightlingsea Sailing ClubF18114419
3GRANT PIGGOTTWeston SCNacra F20 Carbon932638
4WILL SUNNUCKS Vampire263341
5CHRIS KINGWeston SCNacra F20 Carbon1292445
6TIM NEAL F187294103
7NICK ELMOREThorpe Bay Yacht ClubNacra F20 Carbon3947104
8GHISLAIN MELAINE F1818594117
9KEVIN DUTCHSeasalter sailing clubTornado159412121
10DOUGLAS WRIGHTYaverland Isle of WightNacra F20 Carbon94725126
11TONY STOKESGrafham Water Sailing ClubF18199418131
12KYLE STONEHAMThorpe Bay Yacht ClubVampire 119440135
13MARK ROBSONUKIDADart 18109439143
14JOHN PAYNEBrightlingsea Sailing ClubTornado94942190
15CHRIS BROWNRORCRS 40094943191
16ANDREW STICKLANDThorpe Bay Yacht ClubMUSTO SKIFF94945193
16MICK DAVIDSON A Class59494193
18BEN HARDEN Blaze69494194
18JOHN TUCKWELLBala Sailing ClubNacra F20 Carbon94946194
20MIKE ELLIS F1894894196
20NIGEL JAMESMarconi Sailing ClubSprint 15 Cat Boat94948196
20TONY DOD Dart 1889494196

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