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RS Aero UK National Championships at Hayling Island Sailing Club - Overall

by RS Aero UK Class Association 24 Aug 19:54 BST 18-22 August 2021

Day 3

6-12kn blew on Saturday and the wind was set to move SE-SW which left most of the 144 boat fleet thinking to protect the right. However, if only it was that easy with a flicking breeze and the Hayling Bay tide!

In the RS Aero 5s David Peaty (Draycote) and Andrew Frost (Sutton Bingham) pulled out a good lead on the fleet to be within a point of each other and ready to duke it out on the final day.

In the RS Aero 7s the day belonged to Noah Rees (Lymington) with a smart 5,1,1 and some impressive winning margins to give him the overnight lead. A solid day mostly inside the top four of the 74 boat fleet left the chasing pack of Ben Flower (Paignton), Tim Hire (Lymington) and Craig Williamson (Staunton Harold) all within three points of the lead and set for a final day showdown.

In the RS Aero 9s both Ffinlo Wright (Isle of Man) and Rory Cohen (South Cerney) came to the front with a race win each. Peter Barton (Lymington) and Ben Rolfe (Burghfield) extended their margin at the front for another final day decider!

On Saturday night the fleet enjoyed a wonderful BBQ on Hayling Island Sailing Club's balconies overlooking the harbour, followed by the ever legendary Hayling Disco until late!

Day 4

Blue skies graced the racecourse on Sunday and with a pleasant 6-10kn diagonally offshore the Championships have had a good variety of conditions with something for everyone! Two races remained and all three UK titles were up for grabs with tight score lines at the top of each fleet!

David Peaty suffered an OCS in the first race but Andrew Frost failed to capitalise on it with a fifth. It all went to the last race and fittingly the leaders took the 1-2. David won the race but Andrew Frost's second immediately behind was just enough to secure the title by a point!

Andrew is an ex RS Aero 5 World Champion but this is his first national title after missing out to Lina Kolk of Estonia the last time we were at Hayling in 2017 - before we wrote the national rule into the NoR! Tom Ahlheid (Frensham) took third and top youth ahead of Harrison Pye (Draycote) in fourth and Sam Blaker (Benfleet) in fifth.

Congratulations to top junior (U16), local sailor Charlie Gran in sixth. Special mention to the huge new home RS Aero fleet at Hayling topping 50 RS Aeros there now, with 33 competing this week! This is boosted by the large numbers of ladies taking to the RS Aero 5 class there.

In the RS Aero 7s the top four was reversed with both Tim Hire and Craig Williamson scoring four points each with a 2,2 and a 1,3 respectively. This left a tie break at the top of the score sheet with the title lifted by Tim Hire on tie break by virtue of his three first places in Friday's good breeze.

Ben Flower took third overall with Noah Rees in fourth and Greg Bartlett (Starcross) fifth. Noteworthy is the enthusiastic group of young RS Aero sailors from 6th-12th, set to make their mark on the top positions in future years. Special mention goes to 15 year old Peter Cope (Isle of Man) in 12th overall - one to watch!.

The RS Aero 9s saw lots of place changes over the last two races. With better discards in the bag a 4,1 was just enough for Ben Rolfe to leapfrog into pole position for the title by a point overall from Peter Barton, decided on the final finishing leg! The day belonged to UK Class Chairman Richard Watsham (Starcross) with a 1,2 to step up to fourth overall, with Chris Larr (Draycote) in third.

Many thanks to Hayling Island Sailing Club for being such excellent and welcoming hosts with an abundance of enthusiasm and expertise. Our Race Officer Mark Woods did a splendid job following the wind as necessary and with minimal delay which enabled great racing with 11 races in a good variety of conditions.

Huge thanks to the support of Rooster, Selden, RS Sailing and Harken in providing an excellent spread of goodie prizes with daily awards where the leaders passed on their top tips daily on how they did it!

'Drinks for Tallies' hosted by RS Sailing and Selden Mast was as popular as ever and enabled a refreshing sociable chat after the day's racing. The fleet of charter RS Aeros provided by RS Sailing enabled both extra family members and new sailors to the class to try out and join the fleet for the Championship.

The class now moves to a busy late summer and autumn schedule with championships in Sweden, Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands. The domestic UK scene is as packed as ever with a variety events headed by the upcoming Inland Championships at Draycote on 16/17th October with 100 RS Aeros anticipated.

Check out the RS Aero Events List here and keep in touch with the RS Aero Class via both the Class website and Facebook group here.

RS Aero 5 results

1st1312Andrew FrostSutton Bingham SC 2-131-533223524123
2nd2966David PeatyDraycote Water SC 8424111-152(60UFD)19924
3rd2077Tom AhlheidFrensham Pond SCY31-978671(60BFD)2410839
4th1020Harrison PyeDraycote Water SC 7246724-184-22.57.58443.5
5th2071Sam BlakerBenfleet YC/Thorpe Bay 56721210510.512-19-13101.569.5
6th2102Charlie GranHayling Island SCJ-29(60DNF)1012191331147.5159.570.5
7th3303Sammy Isaacs-JohnsonMaidenhead SC 112619-3183621-38314879
8th1672Fergus PyeDraycote Water SCY-34-1938651917173613784
9th1566Abby HireLymington Town SCY L16-2011114468186-2512984
10th3204Teddy DunnIsle of Man YCY411514.591410126-15(60UFD)160.585.5
11th3175Gareth GriffithsIsland Barn Reservoir SCGM1716-239598-3510.5823163.5105.5
12th1070Tristan AhlheidFrensham Pond SCJ14821-2313.5132214-3119169.5115.5
13th2214Yana SkvortsovaIsland Barn SCL2018-411015111119810-21184122
14th1685Lucy GreenwoodOxford SCL12(60BFD)813-381617472029224126
15th3073Alice LucyRutland SCL92114-2823-341610.5151110191.5129.5
16th1231Madeline BilbroughHayling Island SCY L113-37182018-242310.51717198.5137.5
17th2195Joseph BlakerBenfleet YCY1571517222314-381312-31207138
18th2462Alessandra TydemanLymington Town SCY L22.515162613.5-2715-3751620213149
19th3330Iona WillowsLymington Town SC / DorchtrL27-3017241726999-3226226164
20th2505Tom WharmbyLymington Town SC/ RLymYCY19352633212265(60BFD)-3611265169
21st3532William BaileyYorkshire Dales SCJ-44291321292021714(60UFD)19277173
22nd1568Caitlin AtkinStarcross YCL(60DNC)-331927192212242722.516281.5188.5
23rd3803Lauren BentleyFelpham SCL2124-35-3025172725192412259194
24th3019Jake FaithfullSouth Caernarvonshire YCY2428-3316181523-32242522260195
25th78Cameron Currie  -4614292527293128(60BFD)414307201
26th1181Mark RipleyPaignton SCY-38231814.52128352120(60UFD)27305.5207.5
27th2620Emma McEwenRoyal Lymington YCL2617-312928-30252029930274213
28th3747Hilary BakerHayling Island SCL182224-3616252033(60BFD)2828310214
29th3534Lizzie JudsonHayling Island SCL28(60BFD)273235312831(60BFD)1815365245
30th1705Kate WharmbyLymington Town SC/ RLymYCL1026302030-463722(60BFD)4135357251
31st1502Elinor O'LearyIsland Barn Reservoir SCY L6-443935334034161634-43340253
32nd3806Paul HammettHayling Island SC 3151212117(60DNC)(60DNC)60DNC60DNC60DNC378258
33rd2813Kentaro YamadaDocklands SWC -4543-472224433036221337362270
34th3182Jody-Em WincerHayling Island SCL3227(60DNC)3836.5393313(60BFD)2133392.5272.5
35th2147Ollie LeesonQueen Mary SCY33323433.54038-413028-425356.5273.5
36th2290Philip McDonaldHayling Island SCM22.593833.53935-4034(60BFD)3132374274
37th2288Clare JonesHayling Island SCL253836-4136.53732-4033738363.5282.5
38th2841Nat Pritchard JonesLeigh and Lowton SCY354232-432632294232(60UFD)24397294
39th3811Will DengateSt Catherines SCJ-48-45284434243827263939392299
40th3815Christine HarperHayling Island SCL4031254242-4745412333(60UFD)429322
41st3868Archie DunnIsle of Man YCJ393944-49-48483626252936419322
42nd2442Helen BaileyHunts SCL303743-46-44444339343518413323
43rd3180Roger BeltonFelpham SCGM41254245-4641-4746302742432339
44th2786Tracey CovellHayling Island SCL(60DNC)(60DNC)60DNC311021182960BFD60DNC60DNC469349
45th2287Anne-Marie WoodHayling Island SCL3640-453741363943(60BFD)3740454349
46th1849Nicci KilpatrickHayling Island SCL-47(60BFD)403943424247353044469362
47th2736Fiona PykeHayling Island SCL371022(60DNC)(60DNC)60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC2634489369
48th2952Catherine HemsleyFelpham SCM L493646404533444536(60DNC)(60DNC)494374
49th2225John McKeownLancing SCGGM434648-50-50454644374345497397
50th1747Andrew CooneyBroadwater SCM133420(60DNC)(60DNC)60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC547427
51st3853Dominic FultonBough Beach SC (60DNC)(60DNC)60DNC474760DNC4848384041549429
52nd1149Rosie BerryHayling Island SCL4247(60DNC)(60DNC)60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC629509
53rd2682Bridget ParkerHayling Island SCM L5041(60DNC)(60DNC)60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC631511
54th3671Lindy MitchellHayling Island SCL(60DNC)(60DNC)60DNC484960DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC637517
55th2370Maria RaynerHayling Island SCL5148(60DNC)(60DNC)60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC639519
56th2322Linda StokesHayling Island SCL(60DNC)(60DNC)60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC660540
56th1178Alex SimmondsEastbourne Sovereign SCJ(60DNC)(60DNC)60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC660540
56th2555Giles BakerRoyal Thames YCY(60DNC)(60DNC)60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC660540
56th2936William HomewoodLymington Town SCY(60DNC)(60DNC)60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC60DNC660540

RS Aero 7 results

1st2439Tim HireLymington Town SC/ RLymYC 4-18(75BFD)111341022 12128
2nd2719Craig WilliamsonStaunton Harold SC 21-132484-10313 5128
3rd873Ben FlowerPaignton SC 3(75DNF)44341363(75DNC) 18131
4th73Noah ReesLymington Town SC 13-14-115551167 5934
5th3174Greg BartlettStarcross YC 1621052221216(75DNC)(75DNC) 21767
6th3342Jack MillerFelpham SC -1817-223636144165 11474
7th2890Andrew RawsonWeston SC 5851615-20.59-191274 120.581
8th1891Samuel BrackleyFelpham SCY12-21(75BFD)6762022146 18084
9th3535Andrew KilburnLymington Town S C 978101423137(75BFD)-428 21699
10th3850Chris HattonLymington Town SC/ Bowmoor 15571426-28-351121913166103
11th2106Roscoe MartinOgston SC 144111312-42-27872311 172103
12th2131Peter CopeIsle of Man YCJ1319-257815119(75BFD)1124 217117
13th2553David GambleHayling Island SC 23101816716-50(75BFD)1527 248123
14th2550Chris JonesSutton Bingham SCM11-2319221717-251514815 186138
15th2441Jeff DavisonIsland Barn SCM-3520182110141920-31520 213147
16th2738Spike DanielsHayling Island SCM1711-241924228-43111223 214147
17th3866Ellie CraigStarcross YCL101426-4013-3731189179 224147
18th3504Ian SwannHayling Island SCM-552699-36121221361313 242151
19th2725Henry ChandlerEmsworth SC 81528153718215.519(75DNC)(75DNC) 316.5166.5
20th1843Chris JenkinsBowmoor SC 19921-36-27.5192216202221 232.5169
21st2001Simon GeymanLymington Town SC/ Datchet 3632-4117992623(75BFD)1029 307191
22nd2839Richard BentleyFelpham SCM66312523-43-3431273017 273196
23rd3043Philip BaileyHunts SC 730-3520252429271718-39 271197
24th3477Keith EscrittYorkshire Dales SCGM30122726322518-401340(75DNC) 338223
25th1108Charlie PearceDabchicks SC 2527303118-4124172627-36 302225
26th2999Toby WincerHayling Island SC 2129-3824193328-49382014 313226
27th1109James HallHayling Island SC (75DNC)(75DNC)75DNC1221.511102884616 377.5227.5
28th3688Paul GardnerStokes Bay SC 2931203229-34-4630252112 309229
29th3675Nigel RolfeBurghfield SCM3231RDG31RDG-34-45131533342422 314235
30th3170Nigel DakinSeafarers SC 26132-4130324126-452841 325239
31st1182Andrew MooreHayling Island SC -48(75DSQ)151821.5293936154128 365.5242.5
32nd3305Richard BullockItchenor SC 3124(75BFD)3027.5-383032233219 361.5248.5
33rd2748Oliver HicklingWembley SCY33222927-4335432218-5535 362264
34th3198David CherrillBroadwater SCM38283-444031323528-4531 355266
35th1603Rob AhlheidFrensham Pond SC 474147231110174529(75UFD)(75UFD) 420270
36th2527Robbie LawsonEast Lothian YC -53255029-53271429373525 377271
37th2727Sacha NiceWarsash SC 373449-5538(75DNC)40133938.510 428.5298.5
38th2907Ed StoreyYorkshire Dales SCM44364838425123-572414(75DNC) 452320
39th2572Andy HillWarsash SCM273717-58-59493338405326 437320
40th3148Callum AldousFelpham SC 45-5443-473920.536254338.544 435334
41st3327Arthur GoldsmithHayling Island SCM344523-4944-484746353332 436339
42nd1888Abigail LarrDraycote Water SCY L-584033-5350445324322538 450339
43rd3326Peter ChaplinBurghfield SCM2842(75BFD)42-58474837302940 476343
44th3183Dominic HallHayling Island SC (75DNC)(75DNC)75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC75.55918 494.5344.5
45th3596Chris FeibuschHayling Island SC 42504235-56163842(75BFD)48333480349
46th3862Nick CravenPaignton SCM46354545-5426453447.5-5130 458.5353.5
47th2543Robin RussellWarsash SC 4346442835404251(75BFD)26(75UFD) 505355
48th3676Kent MartinOgston SC 245940462060-61443331(75UFD) 493357
49th3448Phil WhiteheadYorkshire Dales SCGM221658544836374846(75DNC)(75DNC) 515365
50th1024Nick RawlingsHayling Island SCGM57-583639464544-59443434 496379
51st2712Will PenfoldHayling Island SC 203916333130(75DNC)(75DNC)75DNC75DNC75DNC 544394
52nd1815Fraser ElmsHayling Island SC 4047124352535141(75BFD)56(75DNC) 545395
53rd2929Elliot TomsFowey Gallants SCY543851-56554650-56223743 508396
54th3032Thomas PentyBeaver SC 41-5352-573439494747.54942 510.5400.5
55th2962Mark RipleyHayling Island SC 39576634159(75DNC)(75DNC)75DNC5237 579429
56th2832Clive HarriesYorkshire Dales SCM4943-59504954-5655513646 548433
57th2581Richard GanleyFelpham SCM-68443937-60575753524747 561433
58th3677Peter CraggsYork RI SC -60-56565133555439415453 552436
59th3390Mark AldousFelpham SCM5155-61-6151505552494449 578456
60th2737Kingsley BrownGurnard SCM-665232596362-6460535054 615485
61st2912Robin GrayBallyholme YCGM-675146-6662585958506148 626493
62nd1101Chris DuckerHayling Island SCM566157-68-65615854425950 631498
63rd3003Andy HicksFrensham Pond SCM6248376457(75DNC)(75DNC)75DNC75DNC5751 676526
64th3021James LeesonQueen Mary SC 63625562-67-656563546052 668536
65th3760Jason HardmanHayling Island SC 52333448(75DNC)(75DNC)75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC 692542
66th2148Skip AtkinsStone SCM506053524756(75DNC)(75DNC)75DNC75DNC75DNC 693543
67th1149Charles BerryHayling Island SC (75DNC)(75DNC)75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC5261554345 706556
68th1575Neil WharmbyRoyal Lymington YC 64656265-6663-6665566355 690558
69th2726Dominic SmithRipon SC 61646067645262.564(75DNC)(75DNC)75DNC 719.5569.5
70th2724Justin MeredithPapercourt SCM5963(75DNC)(75DNC)75DNC646062575875DNC3726576
71st1818Lester KorziliusEmsworth SCM(75DNC)(75DNC)75DNC606175DNC62.56675DNC6256 742.5592.5
72nd3869John CooperWarsash SC 654954(75DNC)(75DNC)75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC 768618
73rd1749James Du-CannHayling Island SC (75DNC)(75DNC)75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC 825675
73rd1370Nev HerbertLymington Town SC (75DNC)(75DNC)75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC75DNC 825675

RS Aero 9 results

1st300Ben RolfeBurghfield SC 1122222-32-412215
2nd3597Peter BartonLymington Town SC 24111112-6-532716
3rd2891Chris LarrDraycote Water SC 43-53333-85344431
4th3023Richard WatshamStarcross YC / RNSA -55-6444454124433
5th1171Ffinlo WrightIsle of Man YC 32355(12UFD)641(12DNF)55834
6th3130Rory CohenSouth Cerney SC 6-8476(12UFD)713276343
7th3852Martin BoydeGuernsey YC -8686865676(12DNC)7858
8th3855Tom TwistFelpham SCY777875-979(12DNC)68463
9th3397Matt PerkinsLymington Town SC 99910108101010(12DNC)(12DNC)10985
10th3851Rory FultonBough Beach SC (12DNC)(12DNC)12DNC99789812DNC12DNC11086
11th2223Mark FoxLee on Solent SCM1010(12DNC)1111(12DNC)111112DNC7811591

RS Aero 5 Masters (Masters category results just count the first two races each day)

1st3175Gareth GriffithsIsland Barn Reservoir SCGM-2-2111211117
2nd2290Philip McDonaldHayling Island SCM-312221-321610
3rd3180Roger BeltonFelpham SCGM4344-5-5233020
4th2952Catherine HemsleyFelpham SCM L653334(8DNC)(8DNC)4024
5th2225John McKeownLancing SCGGM-5-75543443725
6th1747Andrew CooneyBroadwater SCM14(8DNC)(8DNC)8DNC8DNC8DNC8DNC5337
7th2682Bridget ParkerHayling Island SCM L76(8DNC)(8DNC)8DNC8DNC8DNC8DNC6145

RS Aero 7 Masters (Masters category results just count the first two races each day)

1st2550Chris JonesSutton Bingham SCM2-642-7122 2613
2nd2738Spike DanielsHayling Island SCM32241-113-6 3215
3rd2441Jeff DavisonIsland Barn SCM-10-5315214 3116
4th3504Ian SwannHayling Island SCM-17-7162341 4117
5th2839Richard BentleyFelpham SCM1153-104-83 3517
6th3675Nigel RolfeBurghfield SCM8(31RDG)7-103565 7534
7th3477Keith EscrittYorkshire Dales SCGM7365410-12(26DNC) 7335
8th2907Ed StoreyYorkshire Dales SCM1210986-185(26DNC) 9450
9th3198David CherrillBroadwater SCM118-12787-149 7650
10th3326Peter ChaplinBurghfield SCM61211-18-158712 8956
11th2572Andy HillWarsash SCM511-18-1999187 9659
12th3448Phil WhiteheadYorkshire Dales SCGM4417131113(26DNC)(26DNC) 11462
13th3862Nick CravenPaignton SCM13913-16136-178 9562
14th3327Arthur GoldsmithHayling Island SCM9-15-1491412910 9263
15th1024Nick RawlingsHayling Island SCGM19-20101112-201011 11373
16th2832Clive HarriesYorkshire Dales SCM14131514-17-171113 11480
17th2581Richard GanleyFelpham SCM-24148-2018151514 12884
18th3390Mark AldousFelpham SCM16-19-211516141316 13090
19th1101Chris DuckerHayling Island SCM1822-24-2419162117 161113
20th3003Andy HicksFrensham Pond SCM21162217(26DNC)(26DNC)1918 165113
21st2912Robin GrayBallyholme YCGM-2317-232220192215 161115
22nd2737Kingsley BrownGurnard SCM221819-23-23211619 161115
23rd2148Skip AtkinsStone SCM15211612(26DNC)(26DNC)26DNC26DNC 168116
24th1818Lester KorziliusEmsworth SCM(26DNC)(26DNC)202122232320 181129
25th2724Justin MeredithPapercourt SCM2023(26DNC)(26DNC)21222026DNC3187135

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