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Hansa TT Series event 8 at Burghfield Sailing Club

by David Martin 16 Sep 2019 15:32 BST 31 August 2019
Hansa TT Series event 8 at Burghfield © Simon Smith

A beautiful day and light winds welcomed Hansa sailors, crew and support from seven visiting clubs. There were 21 boats in total racing.

The sailors voted at the briefing to have three back-to-back races and a late lunch rather than two races, lunch and then two more races. This turned out to be a good choice as the weather turned in the afternoon and heavy rain set in whilst we all sat in the clubhouse enjoying tea and cakes followed by the prize-giving.

Thank you to all those who attended Burghfield and hopefully you enjoyed the day.

Apologies for the slight weed problem. Our 'Weed Warriors' spent all the previous week working long hours to clear lots away and our Egyptian Geese and goslings munched as much as they could but unfortunately could not clear it all - that's nature for you!

Hansa 2.3 class:

1st Lindsay Burns - Frensham
2nd Martin Stone - Burghfield
3rd Laura Sturgis - Frensham

Hansa 303 two person class:

1st Natalie and Alan Hillman - New Forest
2nd Kate Hedley and Megan Pascoe - Frensham
3rd Philip Hall and Adrian Halson - Chesil
4th Steve Kitson and Jane Knight - New Forest
5th Peter and Peta Etherton - Frensham
6th Colin Freeman and Paul Kingston - Frensham
7th Joanna Gardiner and Anthony Nutman - Burghfield
8th Tim Hall and Tom Hepburn - Chesil

Hansa 303 one person class:

1st George Paxford - Whitefriars
2nd Leslie Philips - Tideway
3rd Harry Kennington - Frensham
4th Mike Everitt - Frensham
5th Denis Hantman - Frensham

Liberty Class:

1st David Durston - Whitefriars
2nd Paul Philips - Frensham
3rd Chris Emmet - Rutland
4th Tessa Watkiss - Frensham
5th Chris Atkin - Hanningfield

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