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Sunday B Series at Scarborough Yacht Club - Race 4

by Chris Clark 18 Sep 2019 13:35 BST 14-15 September 2019
Troika heeling in gusty conditions during Saturday's race at Scarborough © SYC

Zorra wins again on Saturday in a fine weather race with changeable 10 - 24 knot wind gusts challenging helms.

On Sunday, a multi-class race, Dash streaked ahead winning the SYC class by over 11 minutes. Little wind was forecast at the race start but then a southerly breeze with rain developed.

Course set was to Wheatcroft and back, one lap for the three SYC, two for the two 707s and the five IRC competitors. Spinnakers flown at the start, the yachts gybed at Buoy No 3 and held to Wheatcroft, close fetch back to No 8. During the race, Buoy No 5, not on Sunday's course, parted from it's moorings, and was recovered by SYC Member Rudi Barham's speedboat.

Saturday 14th September Series Race 7:

Zorra, a Link 30, owned by Jonathan Barker A Grand Day Out, a Hunter 707 owned by Steve Bramham, Richard Littlewood & Rudi Barman Troika, an SJ 320 owned by Tony Nicholson

Sunday B Series Race 4 - SYC Class:

Dash, a Sadler 34 owned by Martin Donelly Takaza, an Etap 28i owned by Kevin Chatt Wolf Whistle, a Sea Wolf 26, owned by Anne Morrison

Sunday B Series Race 4 - IRC Class:

Zorra, a Link 30, owned by Jonathan Barker Kassy, a Hydro, owned by Holder, Williamson, Hutchinson Rascal, a Sigma 33, owned by Mick & Fiona Mullane

Sunday B Series Race 4 - 707 Class:

A Grand Day Out, owned by Steve Bramham & Richard Littlewood (and helmed by Rudi Barman?) Humdinger, owned by Ralph Pickard & Gary Walker

The Yacht Club congratulates Jonathan for two wins, Martin, and Steve and Richard for their successes this weekend.

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