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Port Dinorwic SC – Clwb Hwylio Y Felinheli Christmas Regatta

by Ken Newing 10 Dec 2019 06:49 GMT 7 December 2019
Port Dinorwic SC CHY Felinheli Christmas Regatta 2019 © Cathy Goodwin

If Father Christmas was hoping to have a day off this weekend due to the extreme conditions forecasted, then he was to be disappointed.

A little like burglars, Port Dinorwic's Race Management team spotted a window of opportunity open in the weather forecast on Saturday and held two back-to-back races in good fast conditions.

There were one or two capsizes but most coped in exhilarating conditions, which over lunch deteriorated requiring an early finish to racing, followed by prize-giving by the man in a red suit. For about the fifth year running that Race Officer Ken went missing just as Father Christmas appeared, shame.

Overall Results: (28 competitors took part, 15 adults, 13 juniors/youth, 15 males, 13 females)

1st Chris Gowers & June Riles, RS400
2nd Paul Watson, RS300
3rd Emily, RS Aero 5

1st Aidan Skinner, RS100
2nd Tasmyn & Tyler Green, 29er
3rd Rebecca & Jacob Knock RS Feva

Tera Pro
1st Ffion Bailey
2nd Leah Murphy

Tera Sport
1st Jac Bailey
2nd Ben Greenhalgh
3rd Ben Sinfield
4th Tom Sinfield

Regatta Fleet

1= Megan Gowers
1= Bethan Rogers
1= Alex Roberts
1= Pippa Sinfield

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