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Marblehead GAMES event and Stan Cleal Trophy at Three Rivers Radio Yachting Club

by Roger Stollery 19 Nov 2021 08:57 GMT 14 November 2021
Marblehead GAMES event at Three Rivers © Rob Vice

This was the first GAMES event since June as clubs have been reluctant to start organising racing again for various reasons. This event was raced in a variable light north-easterly breeze and 11 races were sailed.

Rob Vice who won the M&S Marblehead District Ranking event at Chipstead last week, ran this event as Race Officer. He was pleased to see his own GRUNGE sailed by local skipper David Adam win the event from the Guildford entries, Roger Stollery & Martin Crysell.

The Three Rivers race team were very efficient as usual and their Commodore Graham Sadler thanked Rob for helping to run the event and the competitors for choosing to sail at Three Rivers.

Results:

1. David Adam
2. Roger Stollery
3. Martin Crysell
4. John Male
5. Trevor Judd
6. Tom Rodger
7. Graham Sadler
8. Dick Grainge

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