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2021 Musto Lark Belle Isle Travellers' Trophy Series

by Nigel Hufton 23 Dec 2021 06:30 GMT
Samuel Bailey & Finlay Morgan win the 2021 Lark Belle Isle Travellers Series © R Videlo

Rising stars Samuel Bailey and Finlay Morgan have won the 2021 Musto Lark Travellers' Trophy Series. Run across nine events on sea, estuary and lakes, the series has run for decades. They win the coveted Belle Isle Travellers Series Trophy, past winners of which is a 'Who's Who?' of top Lark sailors.

They posted two wins - at Barnt Green and Banbury Opens - plus a 2nd at Frensham and 3rd at South Staffs Opens to post an impressive 7 points. Their series win was a reward for their time in the boat as well as their time on the road - their boat handling and tactics are faultless.

They edged past winner Nigel Hufton and crew Pete Nicholson into second by 3 points.

Returning to the class after a break, Stuart & Julia Allen made an impressive statement to complete the podium. Others racking up the mile were Neil & Sue Firths (winners in 2019) and Dan Watson again showing his great ability to do well with various crews.

Special mention goes to builder of the new Synergy Lark, Simon Cox, who racked up consistent results around the country to come 6th. He was crewed by 10-year-old son George - certainly one to watch for the future!

Overall Results:

PosSail NoHelmCrewClubRockBarnt GreenBanburyLymingtonSalcombeWaldringfieldPlymouthFrenshamSouth StaffsPts
1st2468Samuel BaileyFinlay MorganSouth Staffs(DNC)11(DNC)(DNC)‑5(DNC)237
2nd2538Nigel HuftonPete NicholsonFrensham Pond‑8(DNC)(DNC)2(DNC)215(DNC)10
3rd2509Stuart AllenJ allenBanbury‑1834(DNC)(DNC)4(DNC)4‑715
4th2537Neil FirthSue FirthBanbury‑16(DNC)5(DNC)(DNC)8(DNC)7828
5th2531Dan WatsonJ batchelorWaldringfield15(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)612(DNC)8(DNC)41
6th2521Simon CoxG Cox‑OlliffWaldringfield11(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)14(DNC)91044
7th2471Matt WhiteMarion Enkel (DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)3DNC3256
8th2496Steve CumleyEluned StewartNetley7(DNC)21(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNC58
9th2528John BrickwoodVicky BrickwoodNetley9(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)2(DNC)(DNC)1DNC60
10th2520Harry PynnGemma cookWaldringfield2(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)110(DNC)(DNC)DNC61
11th2532Tony HotchkissK doonerSouth Staffs(DNC)46(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNC967
12th2539Nigel ScottH carruthersRYA14(DNC)(DNC)3(DNC)9(DNC)(DNC)DNC74
13th2533Chris WhiteNic WhiteSouth Staffs1(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC198
14th2527Tim FellsF GiffordSalcombe10(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)3(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC109
15th2459Nigel DenchfieldFiona DenchfieldGrafham Water(DNC)67(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC109
16th2475Chris Hollimank HollimanLymington town13(DNC)(DNC)4(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC113
17th2412Mat NewtonAnilaBarnt Green(DNC)5(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC12113
18th2470Garry PackerJ bendallBriston Corinthian19(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)2DNCDNC117
19th2524Mike OwenL HartnessSouth Staffs(DNC)8(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC13117
20th2481Andrew WardT WardShustoke20(DNC)8(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC124
21st2494Chris FishKathy Fish (DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)1DNCDNCDNC145
22nd2467K SuggitG SuggitBarnt Green(DNC)2(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC146
23rd2495Stuart HydonN HydonShustoke3(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC147
23rd2464Jonny CoateKate PhillipsSouth Staffs(DNC)(DNC)3(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC147
25th2492Chris AllenanonHayling Island(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)4(DNC)DNCDNCDNC148
25th2489Keith MacualeyOllie GoodheadSouth Staffs(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC4148
25th2492James StewartJeremy StephensNetley4(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC148
28th2523Ed BradburnS NorburySouth Staffs5(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC149
28th2525John BillingtonChloe dawsonSouth Staffs(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC5149
28th252Megan BrickwoodConnor DicksonNetley(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)5(DNC)DNCDNCDNC149
31st2518Dave youngLaura BirchSouth Staffs(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC6150
31st2520Matthew StearnJulie McKeller (DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)6DNCDNCDNC150
31st2539Hannah CarruthersNigel ScottFrensham Pond(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC6DNC150
31st2529J GossR RhodesSouth Staffs6(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC150
35th2477Glen EnkelSara Cox‑Oliff (DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)7DNCDNCDNC151
35th246Bob SuggittT SmithBarnt Green(DNC)7(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC151
37th2495Pete AndrewsK AndrewsBarnt Green(DNC)9(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC153
38th2421Simon WarehamMorrisBarnt Green(DNC)10(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC154
38th472Tom WalkerAmelie WhitehouseFrensham Pond(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC10DNC154
40th2487Kevin RobinsonGill RobinsonSwarkestone(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC11155
40th2500Simon HanceFlora Winter (DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)11DNCDNCDNC155
40th2463G PuttockS SmithBarnt Green(DNC)11(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC155
43rd2301Mike CaleyL BrochBarnt Green(DNC)12(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC156
43rd2502Steve ChattenK WardNetley12(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC156
45th2474Phillipe KerampranGery Ducatel (DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)13DNCDNCDNC157
46th1845Kevin WardAndre Edwards (DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)15DNCDNCDNC159
47th2404John Crookshelen ChattenWaldringfield17(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC161

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