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Volvo Noble Marine RS200 National Championships at Royal Torbay Yacht Club - Day 1

by Jo Hewitson 6 Aug 12:12 BST 5-9 August 2019
Volvo Noble Marine RS200 Nationals at Torbay day 1 © Rudder Stock Photos

The RS200 Nationals has had a massive start and we are only one day in! Registration was followed by a hugely well attended beach and quayside clean. Such enthusiasm from this young fleet to rid our shores of plastic.

Champagne sailing greeted the 104 boats with sunshine and 15-20 knot. Bill Butcher, PRO, set 2 excellent races. The very exciting gates starts went ahead without mishap. Both races were a games of snakes and ladders with massive gusts and shifts ensuring no-one could relax. Multiple National Champion James Peters, with super crew Maddy Andersen, showed the way to win both races.

See videos from Day 1 gate starts on Facebook here, with thanks to Adrian Peach.

208 exhausted crews found the energy to have a fabulous night. A Q&A session from out top sailors and Judge helped spread excellent tips thought out the fleet. The delightful Duckhams Dress was awarded to Tommy Darling who despite capsizing whilst leading second race went on to stand on his sister Charlie whilst righting the boat!

Syd Mclean and Morgan Peach hosted the buddy quiz which had a distinct maritime theme. Aptly names Buddy Team Morecambe and Wise took first place. Royal Torbay Yacht Club were on fine form with an excellent curry and happy hour.

All in all a fabulous start.

Results after Day 1:

PosGroupBuddySail NoHelmCrewClubR1R2Pts
1stGoldMorcombe and Wise1675James PetersMaddy AndersonHISC112
2ndGoldCathy and Heathcliff629Arthur HendersonSophie HeritageItchenor SC538
3rdGoldPeter Pan and Wendy1657Hamish WalkerEmma HiveyRNSA/ASA459
4thGoldShaggy and Scooby‑Doo1615Matt MeeEmma NorrisRed Warf Bay21012
5thGoldMicky and Minnie Mouse1601Jonny McGovernSarah McGovernPort Dinorwic SC8614
6thGoldSpongebob and Patrick1667Olly TurnerSam MottersheadStarcross YC7815
7thSilverPeter Pan and Wendy1634Owen BowermanWill WardUniversity of Bath SC9918
8thGoldPebbles and Bamm‑bamm1391Tom DarlingCharlie DarlingHISC17421
9thGoldTimon and Pumbaa1621Morgan PeachKatie DaviesRoyal Torbay YC32023
10thGoldHan Solo and Chewbacca1703Steve WilsonElysia DooleyRS Sailing141428
11thGoldChip and Dale1570Robbie KingJamie Webb 181129
12thBronzeAbsolutely Fabulous1270Alex SmallwoodTom KosteletosLancing SC25732
14thGoldAnt and Dec1440Peter BallantineJo KalderonSalcombe211637
13thSilverChip and Dale1680Rory OdellJosh BonseyNorthampton SC122537
16thGoldWilliam and Kate1458Gus DixonOllie DixonHISC152338
15thGoldHomer and Marge Simpson1527Chris TaylorJessica SlaterWPNSA102838
17thSilverTom and Jerry573James GrummettMatt TaylorBrightlingsea SC162238
18thGoldOlive Oyl and Popeye1625Karen OldaleJo HewitsonParkstone YC/HISC281240
19thGoldBert and Ernie1682Andrew BrownAlex SutcliffeTynemouth SC241741
20thGoldSimon and Garfunkel920Oliver AldridgePhoebe ConnellanWessex SC202141
23rdGoldStarsky and Hutch1029Nick RobinsFlorence TannerHISC301545
21stSilverBatman and Robin1376Robert RichardsonBella FellowsRoyal Windemere YC43245
22ndGoldPosh and Becks1136Martin WrigleyArran Holman 321345
24thGoldSpock and Capt Kirk452Crispin BeaumontFreya DarntonWessex SC113647
25thGoldBarbie and Ken1337Scott WallisEmma BakerLymington Town SC311950
26thGoldMaverick and Goose1633Tom HewitsonAmelia HewitsonHISC331851
27thGoldTom and Jerry880Murray HampshireJess HammettHISC272754
28thGoldBatman and Robin1568Rhos HawesIzi DaviesItchenor SC263157
29thSilverAdam and Eve846Anthony ParkeJack AitkenBournemouth University134558
30thGoldLennon and McCartney1439Jamie HarrisBettine HarrisBristol Corinthian YC293261
31stSilverMario and Luigi1639Dom LewisLainey TerkelsenBosham/Stone SC372663
32ndGoldCharles and Camilla626Will TaylorFiona MulcahyLymington Town SC343064
33rdSilverStarsky and Hutch1694Ryan OrrMatt VineyWessex SC194968
34thSilverBrangelina1521Bethan MatthewJames ScottCUSC234770
35thGoldAdam and Eve570Alex KingVita HeathcoteWarsash SC403474
36thSilverTimon and Pumbaa1628Matt FowlerLynne RatcliffePevensey Bay SC423375
37thGoldBonnie and Clyde915Sam ThompsonLeanne ThompsonRNSA542478
38thGoldHomer and Marge Simpson162Daniel BuddenEmma BarnettWeymouth SC364379
40thGoldAbsolutely Fabulous1509Alistair NorrisHelen SummersgillRed Wharf Bay394079
39thSilverOlive Oyl and Popeye1415James HallZoe NieveenPapercourt SC384179
41stGoldHolmes and Watson418Fred MainwaringLiz TeagueRed Wharf Bay483785
42ndSilverCathy and Heathcliff985Chay TaylorNiamh DaviesBurnham SC572986
44thBronzeBrangelina1048Andrew SticklandBecky PearsonThorpe Bay YC523991
43rd Baloo and Mowgli961Rick LongbottomDarryl Bentley 533891
45thBronzeAdam and Eve796Alex BaxterElla VincentCUSC475097
47thSilverBert and Ernie1378Andrew KilburnCaithlin JonesNotts County SC465298
46thGoldWham!1445Pete VincentVictoria UptonBristol Corinthian YC445498
48thBronzeShaggy and Scooby‑Doo1451Henry MorleyDavid RobertsonCUSC6835103
49thSilverAbsolutely Fabulous1684Amy BoyleRoisin O'HalloranSt Mawes SC4162103
50thSilverBarbie and Ken1413Tom FenemoreOrla MitchellRoyal Lymington YC6542107
51stSilverHan Solo and Chewbacca1039Tom GoodeyRichard ThomasBroadstairs SC6DSQ110
52ndSilverHolmes and Watson964Chris ThomasLewis BowenNorthampton SC3578113
54thSilverMorcombe and Wise1340Ed HarrisWill KnatchbullWaldringfield SC5658114
53rdBronzeBonnie and Clyde1387Paris ThomasJohn JonesCUSC6351114
55thBronzePebbles and Bamm‑bamm1358Charles WhitakerLucy GatesBudworth SC5560115
56thBronzeLennon and McCartney16Chris WebberNicola WebberPevensey Bay SC4572117
57thBronzeBert and Ernie1670Alice SeniorDani MiddletonHISC7346119
58thBronzeShaggy and Scooby‑Doo1617Alex CurtisRaffi GracieQMSC6456120
61stSilverHarry and Meghan1696Charlotte GordonEwan GribbinParkstone YC6259121
59thBronzeMario and Luigi307Ed RileyMeia HarnettWarsash SC7744121
60thBronzeHarry and Meghan211Ben WebbFiona HarringtonWeirwood SC5170121
62ndSilverLennon and McCartney910Charlotte HooperSophie WardRoyal Burnham YC5966125
63rdSilverWham!1676Paul CullenVerity HopkinsWeirwood SC22DNF126
64thBronzeSpongebob and Patrick300Jovian ShortBarney BlackstoneRoyal Torquay YC7453127
65thGoldMario and Luigi1673Harry ChattertonFaye ChattertonWaldringfield SC5873131
66thBronzePosh and Becks1573Henrik AsplundGeorgina KingGuernsey YC7061131
67thSilverSimon and Garfunkel1654Mike WarwickerKate FitzsimmonsBough Beech SC6768135
69thSilverPosh and Becks1605Kevin DruceVanessa RichardsBurghfield SC5086136
70thBronzeDasterdly and Mutley805Andy BrierleyLarissa ConnabeerRoyal Torbay YC7165136
68thSilverAnt and Dec1023Rheanna PaveyClaudia WilsonStour SC4987136
71stBronzeWham!1342Merrick StanleyLucy TerkelsenLlandegfedd SC7563138
72ndBronzeCathy and Heathcliff1329Ben FlowerDom CareyTobermory YC9448142
74thBronzeMicky and Minnie Mouse999Greg BartlettJames DowrickStarcross YC7667143
73rdSilverSpongebob and Patrick1145Nick SmithMax RossBristol Corinthian YC8657143
75thGoldBrangelina1687Chris JamesEllen StoreyHISC6679145
76thGoldDasterdly and Mutley1179Archie PennErin MarksWaldringfield SC6188149
77thGoldRomeo and Juliet1248Mary HendersonEmma HornSalcombe YC6093153
78thBronzeChip and Dale1383Oliver Cage‑WhiteImogen Cage‑WhiteBroadstairs SC9064154
79thBronzeHan Solo and Chewbacca1162Russ CoggraveLucy MalloryStaunton Harold SC8571156
81stBronzeRomeo and Juliet1080Henry HallamAshley HillSt Mawes SC8375158
82ndBronzeSpock and Capt Kirk1004Morgan DibbLily SummersEmsworth SC8276158
80thBronzeBarbie and Ken719Richard HardingTristan HardingFrensham Pond SC8474158
83rdBronzeOlive Oyl and Popeye1543Hatty WardSimon Hamment DNF55159
84thSIlverDasterdly and Mutley1576Marcus TresslerMegan Twigg 8081161
85thBronzeHolmes and Watson965Callum FarndenMichael SmithCVLSC7984163
86thBronzeWilliam and Kate1242Will BirchallKrystal LawRSRN YC8182163
87thBronzeTimon and Pumbaa1349Jack HardieAmy GoultFrensham Pond SC7292164
88thBronzeMorcombe and Wise1636Charlotte VideloRebecca VideloFrensham Pond SC7890168
89thBronzeAnt and Dec430Mike CalvertSophie HarrisNetley SC9377170
90thBronzeStarsky and Hutch797Joe HowellCoral CrouchRNSA8883171
91stBronzeBatman and Robin1030Milly PughTheo Phillips DNF69173
92ndBronzeMaverick and Goose1390Syd McleanTom McleanHISC69DNF173
93rdBronzeTom and Jerry1695Jamie PopeKitty PopeWhitstable SC9580175
94thSilverBonnie and Clyde1309Thomas WhiteEloise NieveenPapercourt SC8991180
95thSilverSpock and Capt Kirk714Oliver JaggerHugh TomkinsCUSC9289181
96thBronzebaloo and Mowgli939James JohnsonTom JohnsonWindermere SchoolDNF85189
97thSilverPebbles and Bamm‑bamm1638Daisy CollingridgeEsme ShepherdUniversity of Bath SC87DNF191
98th Baloo and Mowgli497Jamie BenthamZoe BenthamCraven SC91DNF195
99thBronzeSimon and Garfunkel989Josh StoneJonathan HoweBurghfield SCDNF94198
100thSilverMicky and Minnie Mouse1663Hattie CollingridgeKatie SparkWaldringfield SC96DSQ200
101stBronzePeter Pan and Wendy1371Blake LattaEliza SouthHISC97DNF201
102ndSilverPosh and Becks1262Josh AdamsCat WallaceOxford SCDNCDNS208
102ndGoldHarry and Meghan1659David JessopSophie MearQMSCDNFDNF208

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