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Brading Haven Yacht Club Open Icebreaker Series 2022 - Day 2

by Polly Schafer 27 Jan 05:59 GMT 23 January 2022
Brading Haven Yacht Club Open Icebreaker Series 2022 day 2 © Polly Schafer

Sunday, 23rd January saw races 3 and 4 of Brading Haven's Icebreakers series completed on a grey, chilly day with light, variable winds of 3 to 9 knots from the East/North East.

This direction did at least allow for some windward legs to the entrance of the harbour, and the inclusion of some "dog legs" up and down either side of Fishermans pontoon by the race officer, on both the windward and downwind legs, saw the three fleets racing over most of the Harbour. The Illusion fleet having elected to race just outside the Harbour.

It was great to see sailors from Yarmouth Sailing Club, Royal Victoria Yacht Club and Gurnard Sailing Club.

A total of 33 boats raced two races over the same course with the fast fleet doing an extra round to the Slow and Scows each time with the following results....

Day 2 Results:

Fast Handicap

Race 3
1st Harry White
2nd Stuart Gummer
3rd Charlie White

Race 4
1st Harry White
2nd Stuart Gummer
3rd Noah Evans

Slow Handicap

Race 3
1st Phil Wright
2nd Dawn Bee
3rd Alec Rigwell

Race 4
1st Dawn Bee
2nd Catherine Brading Palmer
3rd Steve Kimpton

Scows

Race 3
1st Dare Barry
2nd Martin Palmer
3rd Graham Sunderland

Race 4
1st Jodi Spence
2nd Graham Sunderland
3rd Paul Gould

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