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Miracle National Championship at Rutland Sailing Club - Overall

by Hannah Metcalfe-Smith 15 Aug 2021 11:50 BST 8-13 August 2021

Points Race 10

An incredible final day was had at the Miracle Nationals with big breeze picking up throughout the final race.

After a presentation to the race committee first thing in the morning, where we were congratulated on our discipline - we had a general recall and got away on the second go.

Wayne & Angela had a fantastic first beat and reached the windward mark first with the Davy's in second. The Metcalfe-Smith's, Jon & Jess Willars and Louis Moulden & Bill Morris all arrived at the windward mark together.

Due to the big breeze, Wayne & Angela capsized at the first kite mark on the gybe, leaving the way clear for others including the Metcalfe-Smith's to pass through, to secure second place overall with a fifth place.

The Willars put in a sterling effort to come in third with Jess (aged 7) having a great time. With Gerald and Tanya getting their best result for the week with a fourth.

Both Robinson boats capsized today, as well as Sam & Tommy Donaldson - demonstrating the strong conditions.

Yesterday's Crews Race was made by the Donaldson family, with Matt Donaldson & Alison Mace leading the way throughout the entire race to the last mark, where a capsize allowed Sam & Tommy through to finish in front.

Youth and Juniors sailing

The Youth Championship was won by James Robinson, and the Junior Championship was won by Nathan Robinson.

Overall Results:
If you finished in the top ten at the Miracle nationals then enter your Gear Guide information here

PosFleetSail NoBoatHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8R9R10Pts
1stGold4023 Jeremy DavyKitty DavyDraycote SC‑1‑2111111118
2ndGold3805PamelaHannah Metcalfe‑SmithTom Metcalfe‑SmithThornbury SC‑81323422‑6522
3rdGold4121Black MagicWayne AthertonAngela SweeneyDelph SC(DNC)32543333‑626
4thGold3834Little HootieJon WillarsJessica WillarsWelton SC(DNC)4(DNC)322662328
5thSilver4007 Simon ReddcliffMark AthertonDelph SC2‑11677‑11544237
6thSilver4022 Matthew DonaldsonAlison MaceDelph SC(DNC)‑85885475749
7thGold4020Fighting LadyJohn TippettKathy BoultonDraycote SC66446(DNF)89DGB(DNC)51
8thSilver4110Splitting the WindPaul RobinsonNathan RobinsonWhitefriars SC3576510‑11‑1291055
9thBronze4120 Gerald CopseyTanya CopseyEly SC(DNC)9910107‑1257461
10thGold4114TTSGraham WattsHelen JacksStaunton Harold SC(DNC)781198710‑13969
11thSilver2166 Samuel DonaldsonThomas DonaldsonDelph SC41011‑12‑149911111277
12thSilver4123CrusoeAndrew RobinsonJames RobinsonWhitefriars SC5121013136108(DNF)(DNF)77
13thBronze4100Lily GraceLouis MouldenBill MorrisDelph SC71312‑141213‑141310888
14thSilver4098Lilly AnnIan BrownLilly BrownDelph SC(DNC)(DNC)13911121314121195
15thBronze3461Tip TopAndrew ClarkeStephanie ClarkeWilsonian SC(DNF)1515‑16151515161413118
16thBronze3493 Sam NaylorElliot/Lucy NaylorDelph SC(DNC)141415(DNF)14DNF15DNFDNC123

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