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RS200 Celebration Regatta at the RS Games - the girls give the boys a run for their money

by Jo Hewitson 1 Aug 21:12 BST 30-31 July 2022
Karen Oldale and Jo Hewitson Tom and Lucy Hewitson © Digital Sailing

The RS Games staged an excellent event packed with giveaway goodies and food, a fab night of drinking and dancing and catching up with lots of old friends.

The RS200s were particularly touched by the tribute to Jon Lewis. A stalwart of the 400 and 200 fleet and leaving his inspiration with so many young sailors, he is sadly missed. It was lovely to see Ellen Morley sailing his 200.

Between her and mother Jo, and several other female helms including upcoming talent Millie Irish and the hugely experienced Karen Oldale, the girls gave the boys a run for their money.

Day 1 was a medium wind and very shifty. The day was won by Chris & Nicola Webber with Karen Oldale & Jo Hewitson taking line honours in Race 2.

Day 2 was hooning with all the fleet working hard to stay upright. Tom & Lucy Hewitson were super fast all day and went onto win on countback. The Webbers, Karen and Matt had very close racing to fight over the second place spots.

Race officer Brian and his excellent team where on form and produced a fantastic weekend of racing.

Next stop the 175+ boat Noble Marine Rooster RS200 National Championships!

Overall Results:

PosSail NoHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4R5R6Pts
11633Tom HewitsonLucy HewitsonHayling Island SC422(UFD)1110
216Chris WebberNicola WebberPevensey Bay SC131(UFD)3210
31625Karen OldaleJo HewitsonParkstone/HISC31‑514312
41628Matt FowlerLynne RatcliffePevensey Bay SC2‑4322413
5172Millie IrishJoe WarwickerDraycote Water SC‑105435522
6728Adam CatlowMartyn CatlowLeigh and Lowton SC6‑8646729
71698Douglas CalderLizzy GallowayRNSA‑87758835
8556Harry BarkerCalumBowmoor‑1198710640
91721Michael WarwickerKate FitzsimmonsShoreham SC5696(DNC)DNC42
101152Jo TribeMarcus CollingbourneBurnham Sailing Club910‑1189945
111345Ellen MorleyTom MulderBurnham Sailing Club(DNC)DNCDNC971058
121083Piers LuxfordCat AlboneMKSC71210DNS(DNC)DNC58
13266Hannah ColeLydia StevensonThorpe Bay Yacht Club121112(DNC)DNCDNC67
14689Victor MatthewsGuy RivingtonHayling Island SC(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNC80
141611Arran HolmanTobytastic LewisHollowell Sailing Club(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNC80

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