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Raymarine 2021 October LEADERBOARD

RS200 Youth Championships at Itchenor Sailing Club

by Adam Catlow 8 Sep 09:52 BST 4-5 September 2021
RS200 fleet racing is always close and competitive © LPB Aerial Imagery / www.lpbaerial.com

The RS200 Youth Champs began last weekend by showing us just how strong the tides in the Chichester Harbour can be and putting our light winds sailing techniques to the test.

The first race got started after all 27 boats had sailed to the course which was a race in itself. It was the tide you had to get right! The speedy pair Murray Hampshire & Pheobe Warren managed to get away and take the win.

Throughout the day the wind slowly dropped making the conditions tougher and choosing the correct side of the course was key to having a good race. Day one ended with DWSC's 1270 Alex Smallwood & Callum Farnden in the lead.

Day two and the wind was lighter than the day before. Luckily the tide was with the fleet on the way to the race course, and race four hit off with a gentle breeze. Halfway down the first run the wind dropped to nearly nothing making getting a clear lane after rounding the leeward gate an important factor!

Race five was led and won by Murray Hampshire and Phoebe Warren. The wind had completely dropped by this point and the racers were debating whether the race team would be able to run any more races in conditions like this, but if it hadn't have timed itself any better a gentle sea breeze and a 180 degree turn filled throughout the course.

The team reset the marks and off we went with races 6 and 7. This wind suited Morgan Peach and Bethan Matthew perfectly having two consecutive wins to take second place overall.

A big well done to:

  • Youth Champions: Alex Smallwood & Callum Farnden
  • Junior Champions: Tom Ahlheid & Tristan Ahlheid
  • Overall Event Winners: Murray Hampsire & Pheobe Warren

A greatly contested event and amazing sailing from all, it was great to see so many youth sailors over the weekend and we all hope to see you again next year!!

Thanks to Itchenor SC and all the sailors.

Overall Results:

PosBoat NameClassSail NoHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4R5R6R7Pts
1st O1215Murray HampshirePheobe WarrenCMYC1‑121112410
2ndTBCO1521Morgan PeachBethan MatthewCMYC6223(OCS)1115
3rd Y1270Alex SmallwoodCallum FarndenDWSC3135(OCS)3823
4thSharp as a MarbleY1680Rory OdellHenry JamesonHISC24565‑8325
5thMoragY880James HammettAnnie HammettHISC7344(OCS)7227
6thNicolaY1179Archie PennErin MarksWaldringfield4582105(BFD)34
7th J1237Tom AhlheidTristan AhlheidFrensham Pond Sailing Club‑989724535
8th J1681Bertie FisherJulia StaiteISC8‑1178961048
9thTwocanJ1439Bettine HarrisAnna HorackovaBristol Corinthian Yacht Club‑1196116111154
10th Y1543Jamie HarrisHattie CollingridgeWessex SC107‑12124101255
11th Y1636Finbarr WormwellRebecca VideloFrensham Pond S.C.131414‑25313663
12th Y1415James HallFinn ElliotHayling Island SC1261898‑241467
13thCalypsoO1340Edward HarrisAlexWaldringfield SC510‑21101592069
14th J1684Amy BoyleEsme BarracloughSt Mawes Sailing Club1413101511‑18972
15thElephantJ1643Ben GoultFiona Nee 21‑26171318121394
16thSea BreezeJ1660Sam GoultSarah McEwanFPSC182020187‑211699
17th J939James JohnsonTom JohnsonRoa Island / Windermere School1915‑241714161899
18thElmoY1309Scott WilkinsonZoeWessex Sailing Club201615‑212015DGA103.8
19thNo ExcuseJ1100Bridgitte NeeTom WalkerFrensham Pond Sailing Club‑25172223121419107
20th J446Toby SlumpMimie SlumpFrensham Pond Sailing Club222119‑2617237109
21stTinkle WinkleJ728Adam CatlowJake FaithfullLeigh and lowton Sailing Club Abersoch23‑251624131717110
22nd Y999Charlotte VIdeloBen FlowerFrensham pond sailing club171823221620(BFD)116
23rd Y1433Blythe BerryDilly AlaHISC16191119(DNC)DNCDNC121
24th  1363Will ShepherdToby SlumpFrensham Pond2424271419(OCS)15123
25th J1417Ryan HarrisGeorge LittleFrensham Pond Sailing Club272713162219(DNF)124
26th J1402Ben DeardenAlice CarterYorkshire Dales Sailing Club152225202122(BFD)125
27th J1253Tom HirstJoe Sutton‑JonesBroadstairs SC2623262723(DNS)DNS153

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