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ILCA Grand Prix at Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club

by Bill Pickup 22 Jun 05:06 BST 18 June 2022
Yorkshire Dales ILCA Grand Prix © Paul Hargreaves Photography

Visitors to YDSC were welcomed by bright sunshine and Race Officer Tim Heaton. The sunshine quickly disappeared as Tim set the course in a force 4/5 and occasionally more. Few competitors got through the day without a swim, but everyone enjoyed the blistering reaches.

Joe Scurrah won the event overall with 3 outright wins, prizes were also given for Standard and Radial rigs. David Gamble Elton SC was the leading full rig followed by Ian Kennedy Craven SC, and Malcolm Marsden Blackpool and Fleetwood YC. In the Radial rig, Joe Scurrah Carsington SC was first, 2nd place Graham McWhirter, 3rd place Martin Walker YDSC.

Overall Results:

PosSail NoHelmClubR1R2R3R4
ILCA 6
1213563Joe ScurrahCarsington SC11‑61
2196166Graham McWhirterUKLA65‑94
3213791Martin WalkerYDSC‑10789
4144606Alexander WhittakerYDSC‑1191010
ILCA 7
1182292David GambleElton SC2‑412
2144762Ian KennedyCraven SC‑7323
3182292Malcolm MarsdenBlackpool and Fleetwood424‑6
4171876Bill PickupYDSC3‑837
567John Heston5‑655
6185701Peter SlingsbyYDSC8DNC78
7215231Keith ClabbinBlackpool and Fleetwood9DNFDNFDNC

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