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Boss Inland Championships at Datchet Water Sailing Club

by Jerry Ibberson 26 Oct 2000 14:58 BST

Datchet Water Sailing Club hosted the finale of the 2000 BOSS circuit held over the 22nd and 23rd October. Seven boats, some of which were competing in their first Open event started on Saturday in a light and shifty breeze. Leading from the line were Jerry Ibberson and Iain Hepplewhite sailing CREWSAVER, with Peter Bennett and John Shelton in a close second. On the second run Bennett found a line of breeze edged past CREWSAVER, holding them to the finish and taking the first race. Race Officer Peter Short did a magnificent job, turning the races round very quickly, and set the fleet off for the second race. Again CREWSAVER lead from the line but with seemingly bad luck were passed again by Bennett who kept control of the race, taking his second bullet, with CREWSAVER again finishing second. The third race was lead from start to finish by Bennett and Shelton with Julian Cramp and Patrick Carter second and CREWSAVER third. Sunday’s racing was abandoned when the wind failed to materialise.

Overall Results:

1st Bennett & Shelton      Shoreham SC
2nd Ibberson & Hepplewhite Checkmate Sailing Team
3rd Cramp & Carter

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