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Noble Marine & Sailingfast UKLA ILCA 4 Spring Qualifier 2 at the WPNSA

by UKLA, Jon Emmett & Ciara Murphy 23 Mar 13:21 GMT 18-19 March 2023

156 sailors competed in the 2nd UKLA Qualifier of 2023. The primary sponsors were Noble Marine and Sailingfast with Rooster and Ovington Boats sponsoring the qualifier series and hosted by WPNSA.

The racing was held in Portland Harbour in light winds on Saturday and not all races were completed. However a much better forecast for Sunday saw the fleets racing in the very popular Weymouth Bay, the same waters that hosted the 2012 Olympic Games.

The ILCA4 is a class where the RYA recognise the boat as a Junior Class for U16s. The UKLA keep the entry open to all ages and many sailors not so comfortable in the larger ILCA6 rig can still compete with the U16s. UKLA encourages sailor of all ages to compete with this rig - this includes Masters.

The U16 Boys were led by Leo Yates, who also won the event overall counting 3 bullets and a 2nd sailing in Weymouth Bay. Olly Mayo was 2nd U16 Boy, with Alvaro Alonso 3rd. The U16 girls were won by Ciara Murphy from Royal Hospital School, she was also 1st Girl Overall. 2nd U16 was Tenby's Nina Marsh, with Jessica Powell 3rd.

Ciara said "Conditions were light and challenging on Day 1 but I was happy with my results which were pretty consistent. The fleet was pretty even after the first day of racing.

The first race on day 2 brought a lot of surprises with a wind shift on the first upwind. I found myself sailing a reach on both upwind and downwind legs. This proved to be my discard as my last two races were better with a 7th and 6th.

Overall, I was pleased with the weekend's racing and am looking forward to the next qualifier this weekend.."

The sailors in the ILCA64 fleet would like to thank the volunteers for making this another great event. And thanks for WPNSA for hosting.

Overall Results:

PosSail NoHelmAge groupClubR1R2R3R4R5R6Pts
1221490Leo YatesU16Island Barn SC / Shoreham SC4‑821119
2220097Archie Munro‑PriceU18CCSC & RLYMYC111‑155513
3204915Cameron Bignold‑KylesU18RLymYC234311‑1823
4173537Ralph SurguyU18Corinthian Otters321487‑2034
5220039Ciara MurphyU16CISC / Royal Hospital School7612‑269640
6185604Nathan RussellU18RHYC11108‑3610241
7211145Lewis BaconU18Leigh and Lowton10‑257193847
8216607Amelie HackerU18Rutland SC81317‑3121555
9215303Max BromilowU18Parkstone Yacht Club12715714‑2155
10212109Nina MarshU16Tenby SC1641614‑211767
11211078Jessica PowellU16Draycote Water Sailing Club2517‑301741073
12166633Robbie HudsonU18 151620168‑2975
13201872Hugh AndrewsU18Blackwater SC(UFD)1918356381
14199865Olly MayoU16Gurnard SC2324‑2611121181
15216431Oliver GattonU18 14343‑4423983
16209984Tatiana HazelwoodU18Royal Hospital School52113440‑5583
17216616Edward SmithU18chipstead29159‑5524784
18219897Alvaro AlonsoU16Real Club Astur de Regatas1955‑48263388
19195154Angus BealeU18Corinthian Otters20940‑4316489
20220074James ZanengaU18Brading Haven Yacht Club6‑292224271291
21213644Sam RomerU18St Catherines SC18121018‑543997
22167848Freya HalsallU18WOSC91427‑502824102
23211166Seb LyttleU16 ‑514223131514107
24198317Oliver McCormickU16 ‑431136121930108
25209134Tristan HardingU16 312711535‑45109
26212946Felicity AngellU18 44‑463361822123
27207649Harriet GeorgeU18Royal Hospital School / Royal Corinthian3322637‑4327125
28212943Monty DesforgesU18Guernsey Yacht Club42‑4724421316137
29212233Amelia NuttallU16Tenby Sailing Club243934934‑51140
30215417Stella NygardU18Draycote Water Sailing Club38263820‑4119141
31198874Platon KhodykinU16Hayling Island Sailing Club3728‑41103631142
32201861Sara GoujonU18Hunts Sailing Club1740322330‑47142
33191333Teo SheffieldU16 223143‑541734147
34219627Grace StephensU18Hayling Island2735313031‑43154
35210099Ben AndersonU16Gurnard Sailing Club3618193945‑57157
36219091Jasmine PillonU16 35332122‑5546157
37209957Nathan FlynnU18Corinthian Otters‑48304624437159
38170426Jadon Brockdorff‑KennedyU18Queen Mary SC2845‑47462225166
39218865Maia DelinU16WPNSA3232‑49492528166
40212661Josie KellyU18Felpham SC‑413629333335166
41214587Ethan WildU16 4743‑55472013170
42219898Carlos GalmesU16 132353(UFD)DNC26176
43201022Eddie DorsettU16Parkstone YC2120455638‑59180
44205335Macsen BarberU18Tenby SC26413538‑4840180
45221496Bronwen ThomasU18PPSA54‑5539272932181
4685228Oscar BartlettU16 45382541‑4936185
47219830Gethin KellyU16Lyn Brenig34494221‑5142188
48218986William BrownU18 4037282856‑58189
49209425Electra ReevesU18 3044‑54255352204
50133286Bea WestU18Shoreham Sailing Club3953373252‑56213
51220441Finlay CochraneU16Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club554852‑574223220
52209697Grace Coleman Reaston BrownU18Royal Hospital School‑585251295038220
53209216Oliver SmithU16 49‑5848404744228
54171897George HutcheonU16Burnham‑on‑Crouch Sailing Club / Corinth52‑5958343253229
55195037Imogen CrossfieldU18Waldringfield50504452‑5741237
56210981Tom CovellU18Poole Yacht Club4657‑59513948241
57215413Holly ColeU16 5656‑57453754248
58210220Mortimer mastinU16dabchicks‑535150534650250
59193623Jemima ChappellU18Parkstone Yacht Club(DNC)DNCDNC585849287
60184840Lottie EyreU16Poole YC575456(DNC)DNCDNC289

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