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RS Aero UK Southern Circuit 2019 - Overall

by RS Aero UK Class Association 26 Nov 2019 11:58 GMT
RS Aero Open at Royal Lymington © RLymYC

Wow, what a season! The RS Aero UK Southern Circuit continued to go from strength to strength in its fifth season with a huge entry of 232 RS Aeros taking part in at least one event.

We started at the Spring Champs at Island Barn in April with Hurricane Hannah raging and a good fleet of RS Aero 5s and RS Aero 7s getting around in good shape. An equally testing weekend in May followed with the challenge of the Solent tides at Lymington.

The RS Aero Class' celebrated its fifth birthday at the Warsash Southern Champs in June with a new record Class entry for a weekend event of 71. After the summer's major Championships the Circuit re-convened at Avon SC in September for the annual River Champs with 22 RS Aeros enjoying the challenge of river racing on the 60m wide river Severn.

Warsash's short standing record was then beaten at the Rutland RS Aero Inlands in October with a whopping 79 entries! We finished up at Draycote with our largest End of Season Champs yet, with 60 RS Aeros on a chilly weekend in November.

Congratulations to the winners, those who qualified and to everyone who took part! Another excellent UK Southern Circuit is near ready to be launched for 2020, visiting some new venues and also some old favourites. Check out the nearly-complete 2020 UK Event List

Aero 5 Overall Results: (those entering two or more events)

PosSailNameClubIsland BarnLymingtonWarsashRutlandDraycotePts
13042Jonathan BaileyGrafham SC1 1113
21819Ben MillardEmsworth SC  25310
32071Sam BlakerBenfleet YC  33410
41566Abby HireRoyal Lymington YC  781126
52708Maisie BristowIsland Barn RSC22  9839
61888Abigail LarrNorthampton SC  12112144
72929Elliot TomsFowey Gallants SC22 15121448
81096Fergus PyeDraycote WSC   42106
92325Ned StattersfieldWells‑Next‑The‑Sea4  6 110
102552SammyIsaacs‑JohnsnMaidenhead SC8   6114
111099Ralph NevileGrafham SC141   115
122966David PeatyHollowell SC7   9116
132105Lily BarrettIsland Barn RSC10   7117
142293Caroline MartinLee on Solent SC  6 13119
152748Oliver HicklingWembley SC   1010120
162317Theo DeverellHunts SC   716123
172555Giles BakerDatchet Water SC222   124
181809Iona WillowsDorchester SC9   17126
191964Alice LucyRutland SC22   5127
202214Yana SkvortsovaIsland Barn RSC22 9  131

Aero 7 Overall Results: (those entering two or more events)

PosSailNameClubIsland BarnLymingtonWarsashAvonRutlandDraycotePts
12439Tim HireRoyalLymYC1 2 825
22875Noah ReesTorpoint Mosquito SC 13 1837
32553Mark RiddingtonEmsworth Slipper SC  7 3515
42550Chris JonesSutton Bingham SC749 11819
52603Ellie CraigDraycote WSC   1131226
62738Andrew DanielsHayling Island SC8217 35 27
73005Nigel RolfeBurghfield SC28 13 10730
82318Karl ThorneLymington Town SC28519 201843
92890Andrew RawsonWeston SC  11 231044
102502Peter ChaplinBurghfield SC28 21 222063
112168Tomaso MacchiWeston SC281331   72
122813Peter BartonLymington Town SC2   1 103
132441Jeff DavisonIsland Barn RSC4   5 109
141590Chris HattonBowmoor SC    91110
151209David EllisLymington Town SC  8  4112
162543Steve NorburyWarsash SC  4 12 116
172520Mark SmithEastbourne SSC  40 5426120
182922Andrew WishartBroadwater SC  18 7 125
193003Ben RolfeBurghfield SC28 5   133
202919Sarah GoslingKeyhaven YC 1224   136
212415Jack MillerFelpham SC  10 28 138
223043Philip BaileyGrafham Water SC    2414138
231793Geoff HaversLymington Town SC 738   145
242114Fernando GamboaLee on Solent SC  33  15148
253002Jane PeckhamGurnard SC 2325   148
263032Thomas PentyBeaver SC    3713150
272148Gareth GriffithsIsland Barn RSC28 22   150
282195David BlakerThorpe Bay YC    4217159
292581Peter CraggsYork RI SC 20  39 159
302717Chris HarrupBurghfield SC28   34 162
311637Lorrian WellsHighcliffe SC 1846   164
322571Sarah DesjonqueresHighcliffe SC 1947   166
331490Graham PlattHighcliffe SC28 39   167
341336Joe GallivanLymington Town SC28 41   169
352808Steve RobertsTorpoint Mosquito SC  37 32 169
362285Roger CowanBurghfield SC    4922171
373031Paul HemingwayCarsington SC    5025175

Aero 9 Overall Results: (those entering two or more events)

PosSailNameClubLymingtonWarsashAvonRutlandDraycotePts
12813Peter BartonLymington Town SC11  13
22891Chris LarrNorthampton SC 2 226
33023Richard WatshamStarcross YC / RNSA7  3414
43003Ben RolfeBurghfield SC3  1 104
52600Greg BartlettStarcross YC2   3105
62441Jeff DavisonIsland Barn RSC43   107
72955Liam WillisLymington Town SC205   125
81654Mark LambdinBradford On Avon SC18 14  132

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