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Typhoon Scorpion Nationals 2021 in association with Craftinsure and FFX - Day 5

by Ian Cadwallader 20 Aug 11:20 BST 15-20 August 2021

Race 9: Course - T3L Triangle /Sausage / Triangle: Leeward Finish

The fleet enjoyed a chance to draw breath as Race Officer, Malcolm Woolcock used his experience to keep the fleet ashore to wait for the Cornish mizzle to clear and the South Westerly breeze to fill in.

Pathfinders Angus and Fraser Hemmings used this time to hone their port close hauled skills. But when the race started, the plethora of early starters voted with their feet and were richly rewarded. Tom & Rachael led round the windward mark followed by Alan & Simon and Ryan & Hannah who charged down the first reach, rolling Alan & Simon.

Today's navigation challenge was to spot the shorten course at the third windward mark.

Final places were Tom Gillard & Rachael Grey winning, followed by Alan Krailing & Si Forbes, then Ryan & Hannah Buchanan.

Race 10: Course - T3W Triangle /Sausage / Triangle: Windward Finish

Nigel Wakefield & Pasty showed all their pathfinding experience and opened the gate, tacked and led the fleet round followed closely by class heavyweights Dave Elston & Gavin Poullion and the Weymouth all-female team of Sandra Smith & Jeni Richards (from the awesome Beat Racing App).

Tom & Rachael showed their class on the tight second reach and pushed into second. But they showed they are fallible by mucking up their next spinnaker hoist.

Nigel & Pasty finally succumbed to the chasing pack and ended up third - a great result for old boat.

Final results were Tom Gillard & Rachael Grey first, then Alan Krailing & Si Forbes, and Nigel Wakefield & Pasty.

Full results below

Lee Whitehead has a number of video interviews from the championships, on his YouTube channel.


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 5:

PosFleetSail NoHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8R9R10Pts
1stGold2013Tom GillardRachael RhodesStaunton Harold SC‑1111111‑2118
2ndGold2034Alan KrailingSimon ForbesStaunton Harold SC32‑422‑4342220
3rdGold2045Pete GrayRich PepperdineStaunton Harold SC5‑633‑62216426
4thGold2025Tom JeffcoateTim HartleyNotts. County SC44(RET)(RET)435311539
5thGold1986Sam WatsonAndy ThompsonEast Antrim Boat Club255(DNC)126464(DNC)44
6thGold2037Vincent HoreyRobert GardnerN C SC / K G SC938439‑15‑185748
7thGold2028Ryan BuchananHannah BuchananLymington Town SC(DNC)92610‑12753951
8thGold2040Andrew McKeeCharlotte GrahamStaunton Harold SC14‑157(RET)5581591174
9thGold1880Nigel WakefieldPasty VigusNetley SC‑158915711‑181210375
10thGold2042Tom LonsdaleEmily Cole~EvansWest Oxford SC6‑2710118720‑2171382
11thGold1958Nigel PotterSimon HibbettNotts. County SC81167‑2315239‑36685
12thGold2026Chris MasseyTom DanielsHollingworth Lake SC7713598‑27‑27261287
13thGold2005Janet RitchieAlan RitchieSidmouth SC‑2013171011‑221171319101
14thGold1981Dave ElstonGavin PoullionCastle Cove SC‑3610181215131319‑298108
15thGold1995Peter RoseJohn RoseTenby SC1319151713‑20148‑2214113
16thGold2022Christian SmartSimon TurnbullPembrokeshire YC12121113161921‑2419‑24123
17thGold2043Barry WolfendenOliver FellowsBough Beech SC111714141817‑301715‑21123
18thGold1935Ian CadwalladerEllie DevereuxChew Valley Lake SC162216814‑26241314‑32127
19thGold2044Steven WalkerJerry HannabusPennine SC102012162030‑411037‑46155
20thGold2041Catherine MaguireAndrea FellowsLymington Town SC‑28182026281462817‑33157
21stGold204Angus HemmingsFraser HemmingsStokes Bay SC211634(RET)(RET)2719111217157
22ndSilver1943Michael HicksGeorgina HicksSalcombe YC(RET)242219242116‑32825159
23rdSilver1985Georgina PovallRosie PovallCastle Cove SC2614‑46‑29292410202120164
24thSilver2023Richard SearleLucy SearleLymington Town SC17252522212812‑3116‑37166
25thSilver2004Jock FellowsGeorge FellowsCastle Cove SC‑4123‑4928391017143316180
26thSilver1967Matt PotterAmy ClayNotts. County SC19(DNC)21(DNC)34239253428193
27thSilver2020James SalterSofia AbrahamsSidmouth SC‑312624231931‑38222722194
28thSilver2027Rob LarkeElly PeggYealm SC2321231830(DNC)224039‑48216
29thSilver1931Myles JacksonBill JacksonLlandegfedd SC(DNC)(DNC)2824271637333030225
30thBronze2019Alistair SimDuncan SimSouth Cerney SC33(DNC)312525‑4834422018228
31stSilver2024Sandra SmithJeni RichardsCastle Cove SC(DNC)(DNC)DNC33171832291810230
32ndSilver1988Russell WheelerLee MarriottIsle Of Sheppey SC2528(RET)(RET)262547232535234
33rdSilver2011Malcolm JamesJohn TailbySouth Cerney SC2729273122294034‑50‑42239
34thSilver1997Richard MasonMiss Samantha MasonNotts. County SC(DNC)(DNC)3935333726262323242
35thSilver2048Chris YatesDave BarkerEastbourne Sovereign24(DNC)3636314225‑443231257
36thSilver2030Colin BradleyLuke BradleyPennine SC(DNC)(DNC)2930403233353526260
37thSilver1970Edward ParsonsNick JerkinsEmsworth SC18(DNC)2694538‑53525329270
38thBronze1925Martyn DenchfieldNigel HuftonStaunton Harold SC393230343736‑4337‑5234279
39thSilver2021Kevin GoslingEllie GoslingBeer SC323040‑4335342941‑4240281
40thBronze2015Joanne MahyRichard BowersSutton Bingham293533213844‑484548‑54293
41stSilver1957Paul GraceAlex ReindorpChipstead SC(DNC)(DNC)44DNC363928162836300
42ndSilver2017Jon WillarsNicola WillarsNotts. County SC35(DNC)35374135503631‑52300
43rdSilver1883Bob PortwayJohn GillWembley SC(DNC)(DNC)RET20323346384027309
44thSilver1959Maciej (Magic) MatyjaszczukMiss Charlie CotterWelsh Harp SC(DNC)34423244‑4636394145313
45thSilver2032Steve MitchellPolly MitchellPorthpean SC(DNC)(DNC)32DNC424031305115314
46thBronze1907Grant BlakeDebi GibsonOxford SC3433412749(RET)‑59494353329
47thSilver1932Phil WhiteJane WhiteBurghfield(DNC)(DNC)3840474344474744350
48thBronze1991David BennettRichard GatehouseChew Valley Lake SC3038(RET)(DNC)524739503857351
49thSilver2009Mark LeeGeorge BuxtonMedway YC383153(RET)5045‑55485547367
50thBronze1052Stewart RobertsonAlison SheldrickWilsonian SC42365044‑545351‑574651373
51stBronze2036Robert Campbell‑GrayAngie ValeAlton Water(DNC)(DNC)433851RET42544439384
52ndBronze1993Miles HapgoodSteve SmithSidmouth SC(DNC)(DNC)5547565535534543389
53rdBronze2000Helen AllenAndy WadsworthBrixham YC433751465349‑5655‑5955389
54thSilver1903Andy GrovesTessa GrovesIsland Barn Res SC40(DNC)37(RET)485052585649390
55thBronze1936Simon HoldenJames HarcourtKing George SC(DNC)(DNC)DNC39435458515438410
56thBronze1866Jake WillarsBradley SeatonNotts. County SC(DNC)(DNC)4845464157595758411
57thSilver1759Nick LightbodyLloyd WilliamsHunts SC(DNC)(DNC)454258DNC496124RET425
58thBronze2049Dave SnutchSue BarnesNotts. County SC(DNC)(DNC)DNC41DNC5145465850437
59thBronze1952Ady MoretonSteve BeardSidmouth SC(DNC)(DNC)5248575760566056446
60thBronze1992William PinnockLiz BowersGlossop SC37(DNC)(RET)RETDNCDNCDNC434941462
61stSilver2001Richard BurtonMonty HamptonSouth Cerney SC22(DNC)19(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC479
62ndBronze1797Emilia HamptonMegan McMorrisSouth Cerney SC(DNC)(DNC)56DNC595861636359492
63rdBronze1900Paul BeaconKelvin KirkhamPorthpean SC(DNC)(DNC)47RETDNC52546061DNC493
64thBronze1350Geoffrey TrebilcockMark TrebilcockRoyal Cornwall YC(RET)(DNC)54DNC5556626262DNC497
65thGold1329John MursellDougal HenshallCastle Cove SC(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC584
65thBronze1821Michele InversiTim HamptonSouth Cerney SC(DNC)(DNC)RETRETDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC584
65thBronze1892Alison StephensChristopher ForrestCastle Cove SC(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC584
65thSilver1921Sarah JarmanAlex HughesBudworth SC(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC584
65thBronze1984Kevin NichollsGrace SmithNotts. County SC(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC584
65thSilver1951Fiona TaylorGordon TaylorLymington Town SC(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC584
65thBronze1998Harry GeorgeJames GeorgeLymington Town SC(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC584
65thBronze244David BleakleyLaura Bray (DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCRETDNCDNC584

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