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2022 Bartley Beast Round 4

by Freya Hudson 7 Feb 09:57 GMT 4 February 2023
Bartley Beast Round 4 © Howard Eeles & Alan Bowler

Our four-part winter series has come to an end and this year's "Bartley Beast" has been decided after a stunning day of racing. The series attracted a total of 103 boats and 135 sailors from 19 different clubs.

Congratulations to our top placed sailors and to the whole fleet who didn't make it easy for them. This is the second year of the Beast format of two races a day for single and double handed fleets held over four Saturdays during the four winter months.

The final day brought a cool south south westerly of 8-15 knots giving the duty crew led by Steve Ward and his team the chance to use the length of the reservoir. On the day, Bartley sailors Sam Knight and Chris Bownes came away on top in the double handed fleet in their RS400 ahead of a Merlin Rocket sailed by Richie Adams and Jason Larner followed by Charlie Chandler and Russ Hopkins in their 505. It was great to see the Merlin and Albacore fleets well represented again and the wider mixed fleet made for some dynamic double handed racing.

In the single-handed races, the OKs of Nick Craig and Andy Davis ended with a domineering performance to finish top of the fleet followed by the Phantom of Richard Nurse. A special mention to Sam Knight who sailed all four races on our final day claiming a 3rd in the last single handed race in his Supernova to go with two bullets in the double hander.

As this was the fourth and final event of the series, the overall results were decided with six of the eight races to count. This year it was the turn of the double handed fleet to determine the overall winner, Matt Biggs and Mark Fowler are now the proud owners of our new Beast trophy, have a look at the pictures [here], and they really did show us how it's done putting in an impressive set of results across all four events in the series. Julian Harms and George Bender placed second overall for the double handers in the Merlin Rocket and Chris Martin and Josh Oates took third in the Scorpion, an impressive achievement for a new pairing.

In the single handers Andy Davis finished the series with top three finishes to count securing the overall title in his OK closely challenged by Nick Craig throughout the series making for some very exciting viewing for the double handers over lunch. Les Druyf represented Bartley at the front of the fleet and was first Bartley boat, placing fourth overall.

The committee would like to thank everyone who made this event possible including all duty crews, and, Tilley's, the Bartley galley. We look forward to planning and delivering an even better Bartley Beast series next year!

Overall Results:

PosHelmCrewClubClassSail NoPYR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8Pts
1stBIGGS MattFOWLER MarkBartley SCAlbacore8192104011112‑11‑739
2ndHARMS JulianBENDER GeorgeMidland SCMERLIN‑ROCKET3794980(DNC)(DNC)235.549932.5
3rdMARTIN ChrisOATES JoshMidland SCSCORPION19691041‑7356765.5‑832.5
4thREDDINGTON MarkWill/Lewis/AlexBartley SCAlbacore7426104046945.510‑15‑1538.5
5thEAVES NickKORBASCHI KourosBartley SCRS 40014509371181312113(DNC)(DNC)58
6thEELES HowardEELES BradleyBartley SCMERLIN‑ROCKET37429806(DNC)810(DNC)13131060
7thPASS RodgerHARRIS SallyBartley SCGRADUATE298711321012109(DNC)1211‑1364
8thHUDSON NigelHUDSON FreyaBartley SCMERLIN‑ROCKET3662980(DNC)94599(DNC)DNC68
10thFREEMAN LesleyHARRISON NickTrimpley SCGP141378011318111211(DNC)(DNC)141470
11thSMITH PhilCALTHORPE BillWest Kirby SCAlbacore81521040(DNC)(DNC)67DNC8101174
12thKEELING PaulKEELING IsobelBlithfield SCNATIONAL 12 OLD3469108924(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC5.5479.5
13thCHANDLER CharlieHOPKINS RussTewksbury/Bartley SC5058881903(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC453682
14thVOADEN RichardCALEY StuartBartley SCRS 40079293714141113(DNC)(DNC)181787
15thGILL AndyGILL CiaraBartley SCRS 20015561046(DNC)(DNC)32DNCDNC121293
16thARCHER AlanARCHER AndreaBartley SCTasar29341022131314(DNC)(DNC)DNC17DNF108
17thSEATON DanielHODGSON LibbySea CadetsRS 2005681046121015(DNC)(DNC)14DNCDNC115
18thSHINTON JeremyASHWORTH HarryBartley SCAlbacore8158104032DNF(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC119
19thKNIGHT SamBOWNES ChrisBartley SCRS 4001235937(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC11130
22ndYOUNG PaulKIMBER JanMidland SCEnterprise22901112257(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC140
23rdLUCAS DavidGILBERT BenBartley SCRS 2006571046(DNC)(DNC)DNF1412DNCDNCDNC140
25thOATES JoshWEBB KerryBartley SCAlbacore7992104095(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC142
26thHOMER MichaelHOMER AlexanderMidland SCGP14132041131(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC87DNCDNC143
29thEELES HowardBENNETT GavinBartley SCRS 2005681046(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC10DNCDNCDNC170
30thEELES BradleyCALEY StuartBartley SCRS 400792937(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNFDNCDNCDNC174
31stOATES ChrisBODDICE DanBartley SCAlbacore79921040(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNC15DNCDNC175
1stDAVIS Andy South Staffs SCOK11110411‑832‑72211
2ndCRAIG Nick Frensham SCOK2231104(DNC)(DNC)102311118
3rdNURSE Richard Northampton SCPhantom13371009213(DNC)(DNC)1153438
4thDRUYF Les Bartley SCLaser1108685(DNC)(DNC)6.51010544.5
5thWOODS Tony Glossop SCOK22521104(DNC)(DNC)13128946.552.5
6thADAMS Duncan Burton SCPhantom1370100910‑177111546(DNC)53
7thHIGSON Jeremy Bartley SCSupernova1267106556219(DNC)(DNC)111264
8thGISSANE Tom Bartley SCFINN81050‑2912111016‑1781067
9thRIDGEWAY Ollie Bartley SCLaser1867931086(DNC)‑22185.59.51512868
10thCOUCH Andy Blithfield SCPhantom14561009(DNC)21112(DNC)DNC80
11thDAWES James Redditch SCStreaker197511262014(DNC)(DNC)121114980
12thHARDIMAN Simon Bartley SCLaser21206110869161715.59.516(DNC)(DNC)83
13thTHOMAS Steve Bartley SCLaser1908231086‑259.524‑2621191715105.5
14thBIRCH Alan Bartley SCK1141069119.5‑26‑24232322.519108
15thJACKS Tony Bartley SCLIGHTNING 3684441162(DNC)(DNC)2320.524221613118.5
16thSTEPHEN Stuart Bartley SCSupernova130510651724‑30‑2725252417132
17thROBERTS Ben Bartley SCSolo565011472325(DNC)(DNC)262022.521137.5
18thGEM Justin Bartley SCLaser1450001086‑3128‑2928272426.523156.5
19thHUNT Jim South Staffs SCOK22641104(DNC)(DNC)5853DNCDNC167
20thBLACKWELL Graham Bartley SCK11741069(DNC)(DNC)252320DNC2011172
21stGIBSON Mike Bartley SCSupernova12571065(DNC)(DNC)35.51414DNCDNC182.5
22ndBONEHAM Neil Bartley SCSupernova11671065211931(DNC)(DNC)DNC1920183
23rdWOODWARD Jonathon South Staffs SCSolo600411471341513(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC191
24thWOOD Jon Bartley SCSolo4772114712152017(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC210
25thBYRES Keith Morecombe SCOK21761104(DNC)(DNC)19221721DNCDNC225
26thJUNG Dean Midland SCLaser16547108622182220.5(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC228.5
27thDEGGE DEbbie Bartley SCStreaker2110112637(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC13DNC242
28thSAUNDERS Ken Bartley SCSupernova1225106533(DNC)32(DNC)DNCDNC2126258
30thBOWNES Chris Bartley SCPhantom14281009(DNC)(DNC)24DNCDNCDNCDNC298
31stKNIGHT Sam Bartley SCSupernova11921065(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC53300
32ndLING John Bartley SCLaser220000108663(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC301
33rdBRADBURN Ed South Staffs SCOK22601104(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC46DNCDNC302
34thBOWNES Andy Bartley SCPhantom14281009(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC76.5305.5
35thHOPKINS Olly Bartley SCPhantom11009711(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC310
36thADAMS Richard Midland SCRS 300507970(DNC)(DNC)415.5DNCDNCDNCDNC311.5
37thCROXFORD Will South Staffs SCOK22171104(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC6.513DNCDNC311.5
38thKENNAGH Rob Midland SCRS 300414970(DNC)(DNC)147DNCDNCDNCDNC313
39thCAPENER Ian Bartley SCSolo53221147148(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC314
40thFIRTH Neil Banbury SCStreaker19771126(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC914315
41stROE Dorian Bartley SCPhantom11641009(DNC)(DNC)619DNCDNCDNCDNC317
42ndHARDIMAN Megan Bartley SCLASER 4.72120871208(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC188DNCDNC318
43rdHAWLEY Steve Bartley SCPhantom12421009(DNC)(DNC)1214DNCDNCDNCDNC318
45thBASE Evan Midland SCPhantom12741009(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC1516323
46thHARDIMAN Millie Bartley SCLASER 4.71414641208(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC2212DNCDNC326
47thWEBB Kerry Bartley SCLaser2024551086(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC1818328
48thSEATON Matt Olton Mere SCSupernova115810651621(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC329
49thSTEPHEN David Bartley SCSupernova11671065(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC1918DNCDNC329
50thBOWNES Andy Bartley SCSupernova125610654DSQ(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC330
51stHARRISON Roger Redditch SCComet38212101923(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC334
52ndWALKER Mark Bartley SCK12710692620(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC338
53rdDe'ALIA Alex Bartley SCLaser545891086(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC2522339
54thROSE Vicky Redditch SCComet63712101831(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC341
55thPATTERSON Jim Bartley SCSupernova12691065(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC26.525343.5
56thELLIS‑ROSE John Bartley SCLaser1512971086(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC2824344
57thWEBB Cecily Bartley SCLASER RADIAL11398411472430(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC346
59thWYNNEDWARDS James Bartley SCLaser20412310862826(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC346
60thRICKETTS Colin Bartley SCSupernova1124106527(DNC)27(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC346
61stBEARDSHAW Josh Redditch SCSupernova52010653027(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC349
62ndSTEPHEN David Bartley SCSupernova118010653229(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNC353
63rdSTATHAM Christine Attenborough SCLaser1826271086(DNC)(DNC)DNFDNSDNCDNCDNCDNC357
64thDEGGE Debbie Bartley SCLASER 4.72154151208(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC13DNCDNCDNC378
65thCOUCH Andy Blithfield SCFINN79105015(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNC380
66thWARD Steve Bartley SCPhantom13561009(DNC)(DNC)16DNCDNCDNCDNCDNC381
67thOATES Chris Bartley SCLaser1807131086(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNC27392
68thACASTER Mike Bartley SCLaser1891231086(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNFDNCDNCDNCDNC396
69thKING Nigel Lymington Town SCOK22411104(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC438
69thPATTERSON Jim Bartley SCSupernova11691065(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC438
69thPACE Greg Bartley SCSolo44561147(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC438

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