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Typhoon Scorpion Nationals 2021 in association with Craftinsure and FFX - Day 2

by Ian Cadwallader 17 Aug 2021 16:44 BST 15-20 August 2021

Day 2 dawned on a dryer, brighter Penzance with the sun encouraging the fleet to venture out from the harbour although the competitors were slightly stiffer from yesterday's exertions. The North Westerly meant that Mounts Bay was flatter but the wind was still a steady 20 knots.

Race 3: Course - T3L Triangle / Sausage /Triangle: Leeward Finish

There is some fantastic drone footage of the gate start from Lee Whitehead, below. It took two hours of editing to make the pathfinders, Dave Elson and Gavin look even remotely photogenic, but it was well worth it.

Sam Watson & Shandy lead the way out the gate and managed to tack and clear the fleet. However, their plan went wrong as they pushed too far right and were passed by the fleet on their inside. First round were Nigel Wakefield & Pasty in the famous Shockwave 1880 - Mike Lennon's Championship winning boat from 1987.

As the race progressed, the cracks began to show in the fleet with Tom Jeffcoate & Tim Hartley's rudder parting company with the boat at the windward mark, and Vince Horey taking a swim at the gybe mark. At the finish, normal service had resumed with Tom Gillard & Rachael Gray leading the way then Ryan & Hannah Buchanan followed by Pete Gray & Rich Pepperdine.

Race 4: Course - T3L Triangle / Sausage /Triangle: Windward Finish

The early starters were well rewarded with Alan Krailing & Si Forbes creaming in from the left followed by Tom & Rachael. The order stayed the same until the run when Alan was stranded high and Tom took the opportunity to make an undertake which he held to the finish. Second was Alan Krailing & Si Forbes and third was Pete Gray & Rich Pepperdine.

Again, the Penzance safety team were amazing and didn't come off the water until all competitors were safely ashore with beers and saffron buns. Although, they did have to wait until our past national champion John Mursell sailing with regular Y&Y columnist Dougal Henshall finally arrived after mistakenly sailing into Newlyn harbour, rather than Penzance - surely a nomination for tonight's pecker award.

Tonight's social is the 'eggs in the basket' quiz night hosted by the newly-weds Pete & Rachael Grey.

The SWHAGS have successfully completed a very arduous expedition to Mousehole via numerous ice cream shops.


The National Scorpion Association would like to say a massive thank you to the event sponsors, who have been so good to the Scorpion class, especially during these times.

Typhoon - Typhoon International have been innovators in providing personal protection from the elements since 1947. We have a reputation for the manufacture of exceptionally high-quality marine products, including drysuits, wetsuits, diving suits, buoyancy aids and more.

Craftinsure - Craftinsure is owned by Boat owners who are set up the business nearly 20 years ago and Craftinsure now insures over 20,000 boats. We only insure Boats. Craftinsure is a 'Quote and Buy' online business, we pass on the cost savings of being online to you as very competitive premiums. We are direct to customers only - we do not deal with brokers or marinas, so you get the savings.

FFX - Are one of the largest independent suppliers of power tools and power tool accessories, hand tools, fixings and fasteners, and general construction consumables. FFX's head office, on-line operation and distribution centre is in Lympne, Kent with branches in Ashford and Folkestone.

The class encourages Scorpion sailors to support our sponsors wherever possible, since they are so good at supporting us.

Find out more about the class on our Facebook page or Class Website

Results after day 2:

PosSail NoBoat NameFleetHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4Pts
1st2013Bearly IllegalGoldTom GillardRachael RhodesStaunton Harold SC11114
2nd2034Tough ScrewGoldAlan KrailingSimon ForbesStaunton Harold SC324211
3rd204550 Shades Of GrayGoldPete GrayRich PepperdineStaunton Harold SC563317
4th2037Pickled WombatGoldVincent HoreyRobert GardnerNotts. County SC938424
5th2026Sneaky NinjaGoldChris MasseyTom DanielsHollingworth Lake SC7713532
6th1958Barbarians for BreakfastGoldNigel PotterSimon HibbettNotts. County SC8116732
7th1880Shock WaveGoldNigel WakefieldPasty VigusNetley SC15891547
8th2022Big BlueGoldChristian SmartSimon TurnbullPembrokeshire YC1212111348
9th2042Prestige WorldwideGoldTom LonsdaleEmily Cole~EvansWest Oxford SC627101154
10th2043Rockin RollerGoldBarry WolfendenOliver FellowsBough Beech SC1117141456
11th2044TallulahGoldSteven WalkerJerry HannabusPennine SC1020121658
12th2005Drama QueenGoldJanet RitchieAlan RitchieSidmouth SC2013171060
13th1935Bete NoirGoldIan CadwalladerEllie DevereuxChew Valley Lake SC162216862
14th1995SilverlodeGoldPeter RoseJohn RoseTenby SC1319151764
15th1981Highway StarGoldDave ElstonGavin PoullionCastle Cove SC3610181276
16th1986Proper HuntGoldSam WatsonAndy ThompsonEast Antrim Boat Club255DNC85
17th2027A La CarteSilverRob LarkeElly PeggYealm SC2321241886
18th2023Pincer MovementSilverRichard SearleLucy SearleLymington Town SC1725262189
19th2028Blue StealGoldRyan BuchananHannah BuchananLymington Town SCDNC92690
20th2041Hot FussGoldCatherine MaguireAndrea FellowsLymington Town SC2818202591
21st2020Snap Shackel & PlopSilverJames SalterSofia AbrahamsSidmouth SC31262522104
22nd2040AmbushGoldAndrew McKeeCharlotte GrahamStaunton Harold SC14157RET109
23rd2011Must Try HarderSilverMalcolm JamesJohn TailbySouth Cerney SC27292830114
24th1985Walpurgis IISilverGeorgina PovallRosie PovallCastle Cove SC26144728115
25th2015Touching the voidBronzeJoanne MahyRichard BowersSutton Bingham29353420118
26th1970Custard TartSilverEdward ParsonsNick JerkinsEmsworth SC18DNC279127
27th1907EthelBronzeGrant BlakeDebi GibsonOxford SC34334226135
28th1925PredatorBronzeMartyn DenchfieldNigel HuftonStaunton Harold SC41323133137
29th1943Blue MoonSilverMichael HicksGeorgina HicksSalcombe YCRET242219138
30th2004Discreet BananaSilverJock FellowsGeorge FellowsCastle Cove SC43235027143
31st204ShaulaBronzeDavid BleakleyLaura BrayChipstead SC211635RET145
32nd1959Princess Tiger LillySilverMaciej (Magic) MatyjaszczukMiss Charlie CotterWelsh Harp SC40344331148
33rd2025What a WombatGoldTom JeffcoateTim HartleyNotts. County SC44RETRET154
34th2001ZephyrSilverRichard BurtonMonty HamptonSouth Cerney SC22DNC1942156
35th2019Popping PollyBronzeAlistair SimDuncan SimSouth Cerney SC33DNC3224162
36th2048Liquid SpiritSilverChris YatesDave BarkerEastbourne Sovereign24DNC3735169
37th1052ShandyBronzeStewart RobertsonAlison SheldrickWilsonian SC44365143174
38th2021Halcyon DazeSilverKevin GoslingEllie GoslingBeer SC323041DNC176
39th2000Does My Bum Look Big in ThisBronzeHelen AllenAndy WadsworthBrixham YC45375245179
40th2017Another WombatSilverJon WillarsNicola WillarsNotts. County SC35DNC3636180
41st1967Roller CoasterSilverMatt PotterAmy ClayNotts. County SC19DNC21DNC186
42nd2009PerditaSilverMark LeeGeorge BuxtonMedway YC393154RET197
43rd1931The BusinessSilverMyles JacksonBill JacksonLlandegfedd SCDNCDNC2923198
44th1988FAC51SilverRussell WheelerLee MarriottIsle Of Sheppey SC2528RETRET199
45th2030Saline DripSilverColin BradleyLuke BradleyPennine SCDNCDNC3029205
46th1991It's Me or The BoatBronzeDavid BennettRichard GatehouseChew Valley Lake SC3038RETDNC214
47th1997PeachesSilverRichard MasonMiss Samantha MasonNotts. County SCDNCDNC4034220
48th1932FrolicSilverPhil WhiteJane WhiteBurghfieldDNCDNC3939224
49th1903The Heart Of GoldSilverAndy GrovesTessa GrovesIsland Barn Res SC42DNC38RET226
50th2036Head over FeetBronzeRobert Campbell‑GrayAngie ValeAlton WaterDNCDNC4437227
51st1759Average Old White BoatSilverNick LightbodyLloyd WilliamsHunts SCDNCDNC4641233
52nd1866Friend or FoeBronzeJake WillarsBradley SeatonNotts. County SCDNCDNC4944239
53rd1883Red HerringSilverBob PortwayJohn GillWembley SCDNCDNC23RET242
54th1952CartelBronzeAdy MoretonSteve BeardSidmouth SCDNCDNC5347246
55th1993AquatonicBronzeMiles HapgoodSteve SmithSidmouth SCDNCDNC5646248
56th2024Big Bad WolfSilverSandra SmithJeni RichardsCastle Cove SCDNCDNCDNC32251
57th2032Shady LadySilverSteve MitchellPolly MitchellPorthpean SCDNCDNC33DNC252
58th1992Tangled Up In BlueBronzeWilliam PinnockLiz BowersGlossop SC37DNCRETRET256
59th1936Bottyburp the BarbarianBronzeSimon HoldenJames HarcourtKing George SCDNCDNCDNC38257
60th1951SidewinderSilverFiona TaylorGordon TaylorLymington Town SC38DNCDNCDNC257
61st2049GuinevereBronzeDave SnutchSue BarnesNotts. County SCDNCDNCDNC40259
62nd1957HarlequinSilverPaul GraceAlex ReindorpChipstead SCDNCDNC45DNC264
63rd1900Just DreamingBronzePaul BeaconKelvin KirkhamPorthpean SCDNCDNC48RET267
64th1350Calypso GirlBronzeGeoffrey TrebilcockMark TrebilcockRoyal Cornwall YCRETDNC55DNC274
65th1797Rosie TooBronzeEmilia HamptonMegan McMorrisSouth Cerney SCDNCDNC57DNC276
66th1329OozooGoldJohn MursellDougal HenshallCastle Cove SCDNCDNCDNCDNC292
66th1821Zero DegreesBronzeMichele InversiTim HamptonSouth Cerney SCDNCDNCRETRET292
66th1892Just CrackersBronzeAlison StephensChristopher ForrestCastle Cove SCDNCDNCDNCDNC292
66th1921 SilverSarah JarmanAlex HughesBudworth SCDNCDNCDNCDNC292
66th1966They think its all overGoldAngus HemmingsFraser HemmingsStokes Bay SCDNCDNCDNCDNC292
66th1984FoenBronzeKevin NichollsGrace SmithNotts. County SCDNCDNCDNCDNC292
66th1998Black PearlBronzeHarry GeorgeJames GeorgeLymington Town SCDNCDNCDNCDNC292

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