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Chichester Yacht Club Snowflake Series - Prize Giving

by Mark Green 23 Feb 20:32 GMT

The CYC Snowflake was badly impacted by the series of storms passing over the country. Two of the four events were cancelled due to winds exceeding the clubs 25 knot upper limit.

The Race Committee tried to catch up on the last day, with a change to the sailing instructions to introduce a third race and a shorter gap between races. The Forecast had strong winds overnight, but a fall through the day to more reasonable wind strengths. If the reduction in wind strength came a few hours early then racing might be possible. The Race officers conferred at 0800 and concluded that the wind was not going to cooperate, so unfortunately had to cancel the event.

With many competitors deciding to take an extra Duvet Day, the prize-giving saw a reduced number of attendees.

The Overall Snowflake winners were Iain and Sarah Yardley of Silver Wing SC sailing their 2000.

The prize for first CYC boat went to Mike and Paula Olliff also sailing a 2000.

Full details and lots of photos from the earlier dates are available here.

Overall Results:

PosSail NoClassHelmCrewClub
Fast Fleet
1st3739MERLIN‑ROCKETBen McGraneRoz McGraneNetley SC
2nd1489RS 400Stephen CockerillSarah CockerillStokes Bay SC
3rd1503RS 400Peter SnowdonLouise CarrShoreham SC
4th1260RS 200Ben TownsendHarry DinnageEmsworth SC
5th1192RS 400Jack MunnellyDominik WoodcockArun YC
6th584MUSTO SKIFFAndrew Gould Emsworth Slipper SC
Medium Fleet
1st22042000Iain YardleySarah YardleySilver Wing SC
2nd2553RS AERO 7Mark Riddington Emsworth Slipper SC
3rd5781SOLOAlex Butler HISC
4th217312000Micheal OlliffPaula OlliffChichester YC
5th355EUROPELucy Boreham CYC
6th166550LASERIan Payne CYC
Slow Fleet
1st168875LASER 4.7Zak Smith Pagham Lagoon
2nd47209TOPPER 4.2Chester Banton CYC
3rd46974TOPPERThomas Machell CYC
4th46076TOPPERSebastian Wattam Felpham SC
5th70543MIRROR (D/H)Bas BushOliver TaitCYC

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