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North Wales Youth Christmas Regatta

by Ken Newing 28 Dec 2020 16:16 GMT 12 December 2020
North Wales Youth Christmas Regatta © Cathy Goodwin

After an abortive day with no wind – feast or famine for wind this time of year – the RYA Cymru Wales Christmas Youth Regatta (North Wales Edition) got underway with back to back races at Port Dinorwic SC - Clwb Hwylio Y Felinheli.

With a F2-3 South Westerly, not aligning with the forecast all week proposing F3-4 North Westerly. Twenty odd boats competing (subject to covid restrictions) saw a welcome day’s sailing considering the lack of any inter-club racing in North Wales this year. Members of Pwllheli, Llandudno and Royal Anglesey and well as home turf sailors taking part.

After a well received lunch further back to back racing was planned, however the wind cranked right and eased enabling only one race to be held then Father Christmas, as tradition and social distancing dictate, presented the prizes. In fact Father Christmas was so generous all received prize including the support crews, who made the event happen.

Overall Results: (Port Dinorwic – CH Y Felinheli unless stated)

1st Ffion Jones (RAYC)

Slow Fleet
1st Ben Greenhalgh - Tera Sport
2nd Rebecca Knock - Tera Pro
3rd Lucy Roberts - Tera Pro

Medium Fleet
1st Annabelle Pierce Jones - Laser Radial
2nd - Leah Murphy - Laser Radial
3rd Ffion Wood - Laser 4.7 (CHIPAC - Pwllheli)

Fast Fleet
1st Aidan Skinner - RS 100
2nd Jac Bailey & Ben Sinfield - Laser 3000

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