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ITCA Rooster Southern Traveller Series Round 3 at Itchenor Sailing Club

by Roger Cerrato 14 May 06:50 BST 8 May 2022
TCA GBR Rooster Southern Summer Traveller Series at Itchenor © Roger Cerrato

Leg 3 of the ITCA GBR Rooster Southern Summer Traveller Series was held at Itchenor SC on Sunday May 8th. As is the norm for Southern Topper events Sunday's Open was proceeded by an optional training day on the Saturday and it was great to see the Todd family join us for some sea sailing practice.

With 41 entries for the Open including most of the RYA South Toppers RTG some close racing was expected! The Race Committee did a great job and managed to hold four races in tricky conditions with winds varying from 5 to 15 knots. It was particularly good to see a strong turnout of 17 sailors in the 4.2 fleet, some competing in their first Topper open.

Despite some tough competition from the Southern sailors Leo Yates from the London & SE region was victorious in the 5.3 fleet, finishing the day on a high with wins in Races 3 & 4. The 4.2 fleet was won by Ethan Rhodes.

Well done to all the sailors and a massive thanks to our hosts at Itchenor Sailing Club. With the sun out it's difficult to imagine a more pleasant venue for us long suffering parents to spend the day!

Overall Results: (top three)

5.3 Fleet
1st - Leo Yates - Shoreham SC/Island Barn SC
2nd - Henry Martin - Portchester SC
3rd - Finn Brook-Holmes - Portchester SC

4.2 Fleet
1st - Ethan Rhodes - Warsash SC
2nd - Pippa Shepherd - Bosham SC
3rd - Jake Davies - Warsash SC

The Rooster Southern Summer Traveller Series continues at Hamble River SC on May 28th and 29th.

Saturday's training can be booked here.

Sunday's racing can be booked here.

To find out more about Toppers in the South please contact Roger Cerrato via

If your Southern club is interested in hosting a Topper Open please contact Russell Peace via

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