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Noble Marine Insurance 2019 Lightning 368 Travellers Trophy Series

by John Butler 16 Nov 08:15 GMT

The Noble Marine Insurance 2019 Lightning 368 Travellers Trophy Series took place over 30 races at eight locations, with two cancelled events, one due to Storm Hannah at Shotwick Lake SC and the other due to excessive weed at the Hunts SC venue.

In total 28 sailors took part in the qualifying races over the course of the year.

By mid-season it was evident that the main challenger was Jeremy Cooper from Shotwick Lake SC, who with consistently high places across the season was 13 points ahead of Simon Hopkins, with Caroline Hollier a further 3 points behind going into the penultimate open meeting at West Oxfordshire SC.

Penny Yarwood scored well in the early season, winning at Up River, Denholme & Ulley, but after that didn’t race in the series until the Inland Championship, where she was lying 9th overall going into the last weekend of racing.

With 3 straight wins at West Oxfordshire, Penny Yarwood took the 2019 Travellers Trophy Title by 3 points from Jeremy Cooper, once the best 12 races out of the 30 had been taken into consideration, repeating her success from 2017.

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