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Rooster 420 Autumn Championship at Rutland Sailing Club

by Jennie Clark 22 Sep 2019 19:21 BST 21-22 September 2019

The weather wasn't particularly autumnal when the 420 fleet rolled up at Rutland SC for their Rooster sponsored Autumn Championships, with glorious sunshine and breeze across the lake promising some great sailing on Saturday.

'Team Stog' were in charge of racing and as might be expected they kept the racing to time and provided good courses to ensure a decent mix of upwind and downwind legs. Race 1 got under way promptly and was won in convincing style by Haydn Sewell and William Heathcote with Jamie Cook and Will Martin in 2nd place and new pairing Nick Evans and Ollie Meadowcroft in 3rd. Eleanor Keers and Faye Chatteron bounced back from an uncharacteristic 17th in race 1 to claim line honours in race 2, with Haydn and William 2nd and Nick and Ollie in 3rd.

Team Stog kept the turnover between races fast and race 3 saw Haydn and William once again first over the finish line, followed by Eleanor and Faye then Jamie and Will. Nick and Ollie claimed 4th to put their new partnership very much on the radar. A Port and Starboard incident in race 4 saw them retire from that race, but another new partnership came to the line first - Dylan McPherson and Jack Lewis were followed home by Haydn and William, then Ellie Driver and Rose Edmonds.

Sunday morning saw the weather change with torrential rain followed by a prolonged period of 'will it won't it' wind, which decided that it was not going to play ball. A lengthy AP eventually gave way to AP over A and an early prize-giving with prizes presented by Ian Walker.

Overall Results:

PosBow NoSail NoHelmCrewR1R2R3R4Pts
1st3654483Haydn SewellWilliam Heathcote1‑2124
2nd2356339Eleanor KeersFaye Chatterton‑171258
3rd1256108Jamie CookWill Martin2‑8349
4th1755871Nick EvansOliver Meadowcroft334(RET)10
5th5754487Dylan McPhersonJack Lewis‑1148113
6th2854480Ella LanceMatty Evans59(RET)923
7th3355242Megan FergusonNick Deveraux13‑165624
8th3753304Lucy HughesJosh Manning6612‑1624
9th4156467Ellie DriverRose Edmonds‑23518326
10th253332Callum Davidson‑GuildJohnny Thompson9‑1871228
11th4453117Toby SchonrockThomas Clayton8‑1491128
12th654853Phoebe HutchingsEmmy Walker19‑2161035
13th953975Megan FarrerMaya Brown‑1810101737
14th3252566Kt. ByneLia Horne71916‑3142
15th2456469Charlotte VideloCally Terkelsen22(RET)13843
16th3854482Henry Heathcotehector bennett201211‑3243
17th754852Bertie FisherFraser Hemmings167‑292144
18th1655190Harry IngramLouis Mills42319‑2446
19th2555375Julia StaiteBettine Harris‑251524746
20th1154983Kuba StaiteSzymon Matyjaszczuk‑2611171947
21st4253328Alice DavisEllie Rush1220‑212052
22nd5555942Sophie EdwardsEllie Thomas1524‑271352
23rd3455398Joey TaylorTerry Hacker‑2827151557
24th553380Jamie tylecotefreya Pembery10(UFD)222759
25th5056116Ellie ClarkJosh Price2413‑282259
26th1055854Millie IrishDaisy Desorgher142520‑2959
27th3054848Scarlett CawthorneEloise Clapson McBride21‑26142661
28th3954785Mathias PotterCameron Hook‑3022261462
29th8544Henry HallamOllie Croft‑3317311866
30th2655107Abbey MumfordEvie Herrington‑3128252578
31st2156113Ching WongElinor Oleary‑3429232880
32nd2952759Ben Tylecotecharlie Turnbull2731‑332381
33rd3153982Oskar ShepherdIain Blake29‑30303089
34th2711111Alice LucySolomon Wilby323232‑3396
35th155083Mathew IngramHarri Burns(DNC)DNCDNCDNC108

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