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Noble Marine UK Musto Skiff National Championships at Sunderland Yacht Club - Day 2

by Ben Schooling 31 Jul 2021 06:33 BST 29 July - 1 August 2021
Dan Trotter on day 2 of the Noble Marine UK Musto Skiff National Championships at Sunderland © Tim Olin /

With no wind to start the day, the fleet had a Northern welcome to the second day of the Noble Marine UK Musto Skiff National Championships at Sunderland. Grey drizzle with great bacon sandwiches, coffee, and plenty of cheer to pass the time.

Race 4

After a 2-hour postponement, the clouds lifted and a 6-9 knot wind filled in. Race 4 was a Northern domination with Stuart Keegan showing the fleet around the course followed by Dan Trotter and Robbie Richardson.

Race 5

Race 5 got away cleanly in almost flat wiring conditions off the start. Dan Trotter showed up first at the pin end with Jono Shelley managing to carve out a lane above him.

The first cross was tight and Trotter had to duck with Shelley heading further in shore. At the windward mark, Shelley held a lead after finding his afterburners up wind. Stu Keegan came in well from the right to give another all Northern top 3.

As the race went on, Shelley stretched on the beat and Trotter closed downwind, but Shelley held on for first, followed by Trotter and Sam Pascoe, who sailed very well to slip into 3rd place ahead of Keegan and a fast charging Hilton.

Race 6

By race 6, it was becoming more obvious to get left for more wind and less tide. Dan Trotter launched out the pin with Ryan Seaton, and then Jamie Hilton won the middle of the line. Peter Greenhalgh snuck out a quarter of the way up from the pin with his best start of the regatta. He couldn't match Dan's pace, but hung in on the first beat. A 3-lap race with tide against upwind became quite a long race. Greenhaulgh slowly chipped away at Dan's lead with a little help from him trying to catch a lobster.

On the second downwind, Greenhalgh was able to catch Trotter and lead him around the leeward mark where his upwind pace / mode was good enough to keep him behind Greenhalgh to the finish. Hats off to Dan Trotter for sailing extremely well today and showing that the big guys can be competitive in the lighter winds when they do it properly!

Back ashore the fleet were treated to Danny's magic bottomless beer barrel for an after sailing social in the boat park outside, which started the evening off nicely.

With six races down, the PRO team are doing a great job and at the half way point, it's all to play for!

After day 2, Dan Trotter is leading, with Jono Shelley in second place, and Sam Pascoe in third.

Results after Day 2:

PosSail NoHelmClubR1R2R3R4R5R6Pts
1st610Daniel TrotterDerwent Reservoir Sailing Club‑224322213
2nd566Jono ShelleyLargs SC4‑26741723
3rd561Sam PascoeCastle Cove Sailing Club27‑1383424
4th590Andy TarbotonHenley Midmar Yacht Club1‑10457825
5th609Peter GreenhalghWorsash Sailing Club‑24611211131
6th593James HiltonDalgety Bay SC/Wormit BC193‑4395541
7th619Stuart KeeganDerwent Reservoir Sailing Club‑342021141056
8th614Ben CleggBrightlingsea Sailing Club318‑31242258
9th622Dan VincentStokes Bay Sailing Club51352412‑3259
10th615Andrew PeakeMedway Yacht club1799‑32131159
11th464Euan HurterPoint Yacht Club/Dalgetty Bay SC11‑18181081764
12th432Ryan SeatonCarrickfergus Siling Club30‑311679365
13th600Alistair ConnDerwent Reservoir Sailing Club95111525‑4165
14th549Robert RichardsonRoyal Windermere Yacht Club2112‑323142070
15th556Billy MaughanChew Valley Sailing Club72‑3714193173
16th624Eddie BridleBrightlingsea Sailing Club817141321‑2573
17th628Daniel BoatmanSunderland Yacht Club611102227‑3076
18th605Robbie WilsonWormit Boating Club161415‑34162384
19th274Ian TurnbullUllswater Sailing Club2882‑30262185
20th582Paul MolesworthStokes Bay Sailing Club20‑352321101286
21st629Brian GreensmithDerwent Reservoir SC1227623‑422694
22nd294Mike MatthewsSunderland Yacht Club10‑393016201894
23rd627Ben SchoolingStokes Bay Sailing Club132326‑42171594
24th375Joshua BelbenStokes Bay Sailing Club‑43212220181495
25th546Ian TrotterDerwent Reservoir SC(DNS)2528111533112
26th297George CousinsRestonguet Sailing Club31‑341928299116
27th200Kieran GrahamDerwent Reservoir Sailing Club2519312723‑44125
28th305Gillies MunroRoyal Forth Yacht Club‑452234183913126
29th527Andrew Hooton 37293326‑486131
30th479Yaroslav PetrovRussia1524‑46373224132
31st611Neal JonesItchenor Sailing Club1450(DNF)29635134
32nd487Sean ThijsseStokes Bay‑413024333019136
33rd350Brennan Robinson 33332719‑3727139
34th616Dave PostonMedway Yacht Club233612‑393336140
35th526Archie MasseyItchenor Sailing Club‑441617363437140
36th594Richard SmithMedway Yacht club18‑5136252249150
37th289Josh DawsonDerwent Reservoir32‑5239173134153
38th315Jason RickardsChew Valley Sailing Club26152543‑5046155
39th535David AnnanGrafham Water Sailing Club272829‑463838160
40th618Adam OvingtonTynemouth Sailing Club404235‑442816161
41st483John EvansDerwent Reservoir Sailing Club353820(DNS)4129163
42nd598Ian EscrittYorkshire Dales Sailing Club39‑534564928167
43rd90Jamie FreemanBrightlingsea Sailng Club29324050‑5348199
44th75Callum EscrttYorkshire Dales Sailing Club46(RET)41383540200
45th588Andrew WhittleBlackwater Sailing Club3848(DNF)403643205
46th625John McAfeeDerwent Reservoir SC4243‑47454039209
47th334Robert TrotterDerwent Reservoir SC364542‑484345211
48th547Serega SamusWilsonian Sailing Club(DNF)4438355150218
49th620Steve RobsonDerwent Reservoir SC47414941‑5247225
50th255Andrew ScottDalgety Bay Sailing Club484044‑544551228
51st542Ron BarnesThorpe Bay Yacht Club5247(DNF)494654248
52nd216Guy RivingtonStokes Bay Sailing Club503748(DNC)DNCDNC263
53rd456Ed GibbonsBrightlingsea Sailing Club(DNF)DNFDNS524442266
54th254Liam AlcockDerwent Reservoir SC(DNF)DNS50475555271
55th310Tom KyneBrightlingsea Sailing Club(DNF)DNF51535452274
56th570Martin BinghamDerwent Reservoir Sailing Club5146(DNF)DNFDNCDNC289
57th500Tom ConwayDerwent Reservoir Sailing Club(DNC)DNCDNC5147DNF290
58th543Stephen WrightStokes Bay Sailnig Club(DNF)55DNS55DNF53291
59th557Chris TurnerLyme Regis Sailing Club4954(DNF)DNCDNCDNC295
60th501Peter Doherty (DNS)49DNF57DNFDNC298
61st253Josepth TrotterDerwent Reservoir SC/SYC(DNF)DNSDNF56DNSDNC312
62nd323Rich Evans (DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNC320
62nd143Lee BoatmanSunderland Yacht Club(DNF)DNSDNSDNCDNCDNC320

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