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RS400 fleet during the Salcombe Gin RS Summer Regatta at Royal Torbay Yacht Club

by Michael Sims 30 Jun 10:49 BST 26-27 June 2021
Salcombe Gin RS Summer Regatta ©

Day 1

Race 1 started in a light and shifty on shore breeze and saw the fleet get way first time following the 200's who were on the same course area. First round the windward mark was Michael Sims and Mark Lunn who started at the favoured committee boat end of the line and had played the shifts on the right-hand side of the course. Michael Sims and Mark Lunn lead from start to finish although were chased closely by Jack Holden and Rob Hendersen finishing 2nd and Steve and Sarah Cockerill.

First rounding the windward mark in Race 2 was again Michael Sims and Mark Lunn, this time followed by Stuart and Sarah Robertson. On the 2nd lap Stuart and Sarah Robertson took the lead and maintained this to the finish, 2nd was Michael Sims and Mark Lunn followed by Steve and Sarah Cockerill.

First rounding the windward mark in Race 3, which turned out to be the final race of the weekend, was Howard Farbrother and Louise Hosten, who sailed the shifty conditions excellently on the left-hand side of the course. Boats on the right-hand side struggled following a 30-degree wind shift towards the top of the first beat, those suffering included race 1 and 2 winners who rounded mid-fleet. Howard Farbrother and Louise Hosten maintained their lead until the finish, followed by Steve and Sarah Cockerill in 2nd and Jack Holden and Rob Hendersen in 3rd.

Day 2

Competitors woke to wet and windy conditions on Sunday morning and a decision was made at 10am to cancel racing for the day.

With no discard, the consistent team of Steve and Sarah Cockerill took overall victory, 2nd was Jack Holden and Rob Henderson followed by Michael Sims and Mark Lunn in 3rd. The Rooster mid fleet hero prize went to Kevin Podger and Heather Chipperfield and the Rooster endeavour prize to William and Thomas Ormerod.

Overall Results:

PosSail NoHelmCrewClubR1R2R3Pts
1st1515Steve CockerillSarah CockerillLee on Solent SC3328
2nd1505Jack HoldenRobert HendersonArun YC2439
3rd1488Michael SimsMark LunnCarsington SC121013
4th1481Howard FarbrotherLouise HoskenLymington Town SC49114
5th1398Phil MurrayNeil SchofieldTynemouth SC77519
6th1463Stewart RobertsonSarah RobertsonRoyal Forth YC101920
7th1502Jon HeissigNicky GriffinLlangorse SC610824
8th1235Sam PickeringEmily HeathTorpoint Mosquito913426
9th1492Martin PentyNick CravenBeaver SC1412632
10th1377Neil BevingtonAlan SkeensLee on Solent SC1511733
11th1414Ivan BurdenKieran ShrimptonPortchester SC1381435
12th1487Andy BraySarah KingstonLee on Solent SC862236
13th1439Kevin PodgerHeather ChipperfieldLymington Town SC1851538
14th1503Peter SnowdonLouise CarrShoreham SC5171739
15th1444Nick MartinClaire DarchLee on Solent SC11181241
16th1422Bruce MillsAndrea JarmanWarsash SC16191146
17th1509Robin KirbyTrisha ClancyStarcross YC12161947
18th1450Nick EavesGreg PaceBartley SC17141647
19th971Simon KitchenAbbi HooperGrafham Water SC19211353
20th1519Steven BroomfieldJenni LewisLymington Town SC22152158
21st1312David SwiftRob BurgessWarsash SC20221860
22nd1263Dave StocktonJosh TilleyWimbleball SC24202064
23rd870Joe GallivanSarah BurridgeLymington Town SC21242469
24th854Chris BrownAmber BrownRORC/RHYC23232369
25th527Andy PowellPaul Caiger‑WatsonWarsash SC25252575
26th1234William OrmerodThomas OrmerodBRSC26262678

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