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Rooster 420 UK National Championship at Hayling Island Sailing Club - Day 1

by Jennie Clark 25 Aug 09:10 BST 24-27 August 2019
420 UK Nationals at Hayling Island day 1 © Jennie Clark

A superb entry of 47 boats got away promptly from the beach at Hayling Island SC for day one of their Rooster sponsored 2019 National Championship. Under PRO Zeb Elliott two races were held, both making use of the south easterly wind in the bay. With wall to wall sunshine hats, sunglasses and lots of hydration were the order of the day.

This year the fleet have been 'buddied' to encourage those who've had a time in the class to share knowledge and expertise with those new to the class. Buddies were introduced at the briefing and encouraged to work together over the event to maximize their chances of some great prizes.

Dave Treagust, Rooster's Marketing Manager, brought along the new range of 420 clothing to showcase it to the fleet - items are available direct from Rooster' s website and judging by the level of interest the long sleeved technical tops are going to be a huge hit with the fleet.

Race one was a challenge with conditions described as 'light and choppy' and the results showed it with some of those expected to be at the front 'up there' but others 'way down' the listing. Martin Wigley and Marcus Tressler took line honours with Sophie Edwards and Ellie Thomas second. Haydn Sewell and William Heathcoate were third, and Megan Ferguson, crewed by Nick Devereux were fourth and first mixed pairing.

Race two, once again sailed out in the bay, saw Neil Marsden/Fraser Hemmings in the lead from the first windward mark rounding with Freddie and Jack Parkin 2nd and Haydn/William in 3rd.

With the wind dropping off the fleet were grateful to the many RIBS who towed them back in. A great day to start the 2019 Nationals - here's to day 2!

Results after Day 2:

PosNatBow NoSail NoHelmCrewClubR1R2Pts
1stGBR6855517Martin WrigleyMarcus TresslerRYA156
2ndGBR3654483Haydn SewellWilliam HeathcoteRoyal Lymington YC/West Kirby SC336
3rdGBR1055854Millie IrishSteve IrishDraycote Water SC6410
4thGBR6952756Neil MarsdenFrazer HemmingsBlackpool &fleetwood yc10111
5thGBR3355242Megan FergusonNick DeverauxFrensham Pond SC4711
6thUSA7555494Freddie ParkinJack ParkinHayling Island SC11213
7thGBR1256108Jamie CookWill Martin 7613
8thGBR654853Phoebe HutchingsEmmy WalkerWarsash SC8816
9thGBR5555942Sophie EdwardsEllie ThomasTata steel SC21517
10thGBR2356339Eleanor KeersFaye ChattertonItchenor SC51217
11thGBR5754487Dylan McPhersonJack LewisRYA91120
12thGBR6554118Oliver Dowson McGillCalum CookKeyhaven YC/Royal Lymington YC15924
13thGBR4156467Ellie DriverRose EdmondsDraycote Water SC/Trearddur Bay SC141024
14thGBR1955169Hazel JonesMartyn JonesHISC122032
15thGBR44480Jess LaveryAlex Hughes 191332
16thGBR4555634Harry GeorgeJames GeorgeLymington Town SC211839
17thGBR3455398Terry HackerJoey Taylor 261642
18thGBR953975Megan FarrerMaya BrownEmsworth SC/Hayling Island SC291443
19thGBR2855871Ella LanceOllie Meadowcroft 222244
20thGBR3754849Lucy HughesJosh ManningPwllheli SC281745
21stGBR253332Callum Davidson‑GuildJohnny ThompsonShotwick Lake SC/Treaddur Bay SC182745
22ndGBR2555375Julia StaiteBettine Harris 133346
23rdGBR6453159Tim RushEllie Rush 163046
24thGBR1856342Rhys LewisDrew WrightCBYC202646
25thGBR754852Bertie FisherOscar CawthorneItchenor SC252348
26thGBR552759Jamie tylecotefreya PemberyRutland SC173249
27thGBR5056116Ellie ClarkDaisy DesorgherRipon SC242549
28thGBR3252566Kt. ByneRichard ByneDraycote Water SC321951
29thGBR66544Annabel CattermoleBryony Bennett‑Lloyd 312152
30thGBR115472Kuba StaiteSzymon MatyjaszczukHISC232952
31stGBR3854482Henry Heathcotehector bennettRLymYC372461
32ndGBR3954785Mathias PotterCameron HookWarsash SC362864
33rdGBR4453117Toby SchonrockThomas ClaytonParkstone YC303464
34thGBR2655107Abbey MumfordEvie HerringtonDowns SC273865
35thGBR2156113Ching WongElinor OlearyIsland Barn Reservoir SC343165
36thGBR6753966Kieran YoungOllie SturleyParkstone YC333669
37thGBR3054480Scarlett CawthorneMatty EvansShustoke SC353570
38thIRL7454847Jack McDowellHarry ThompsonMalahide YC384179
39thGBR2052062Freya SewellMolly Dowson McGill 404080
40thIRL7154979Daniel ThompsonAbbey WilliamsonWexford harbour boat and tennis club whb443781
41stGBR2256091Cally TerkelsonCharlie BaconStone SC433982
42ndIRL7256791Lauren McDowellJoshua McGregorRoyal North of Ireland YC394382
43rdGBR1455373Tom GlaisterTom Ewart SmithItchenor SC414586
44thGBR7355472Laura KillinerSophie KillinerRoyal North of Ireland YC424486
45thGBR155448Sam ThomsonFinn RogersEmsworth SC454287
46thGBR352565Freya TerryJosh PricePPSA474693
47thGBR1753645Nick EvansJosh LyttleBlackwater SC464793

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