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Enterprise National Championships at Penzance Sailing Club - Day 2

by Phil Ford 30 May 09:55 BST 27-31 May 2023

After Sunday's big breeze, the fleet Monday morning looked on as the early indications were for more of the same. The stars of the day however proved to be the Penzance race team, who after initially sending the fleet out in a fickle swinging breeze, returned everyone to shore for a 2 hour postponement and cream tea.

Come 4pm the OOD started the race in a steady F3 easterly, a marked difference from Sunday. Tim Sadler followed Vince Horey round the first mark followed by a gaggle of boats.

Tim and crew Richard Sault took the lead shortly after and stretched out a small but significant gap to take the race win. Behind the pack juggled for position with Nigel and Andy Bird taking second with Vince Horey and Fresh Abendstern third.

Race 4 started shortly after in a dying breeze, the easterly still predominant but with some varying pressure across the race track. Jeremy Williams and crew Elise Wedgewood Clark took the early initiative to lead round the first mark, a position they held throughout for a very popular first championship race win.

Behind, the battle became frenetic down the last run as the breeze died and then shifted to the NE. In a blanket finish, Phil Ford crewed by Jane Humpage managed second closely followed by Tim Sadler, with the leading 10 boats overlapped across the finish line.

At the halfway stage, Nigel and Andy Bird have a narrow lead over Vince Horey with the pack close behind.

Results after day 2:

PosBoat NameSail NoHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4Pts
1stUnlawful Entry22456Nigel BirdAndy BirdR.Y.A.212‑65
2ndTeam Allen / P&B Race Team23349Vincent HoreyFresh AbendsternKing George SC123‑46
3rdThe Big Saulty Dog23384Tim SadlerRichard SaultYorkshire Dales SC‑164138
4thMargret23421Dave JackmanMark PuckeyLooe SC336(UFD)12
5thKitty23270Phil FordJane HumpageLooe SC66‑7214
6thRiotvan22619Martin HonnorIsobel Hedley‑FennOgston SC5(DNF)5515
7thChurchfield 222762Steve SargentEloise JaycockLooe SC484‑1116
8thComfortably Numb22544Jeremy WilliamsElise Wedgewood ClarkPenzance SC11(DNF)8120
9thWimp23275Matt JaycockIvan JaycockLooe SC77‑9721
10thWannabe Red23443Jonathan WoodwardDan SwaffieldSouth Staffs SC105‑11823
11thMad G23308Colin StephensSimon LeesPenzance SC8(DNF)131435
12thThe Entertainer22763Phil SowdenAlex KingHighcliffe SC(DNF)9141235
13thHarken23170Ann JacksonAlan SkeensBurghfield SC13(DNF)15937
14thBlue Job22501Alice AllenNick ScuttBCYC/Looe SC17(DNF)101340
15thSnow Picnic23169Brian BowdlerEsther BowdlerLooe SC12(DNF)121640
16th21647Sebi SchmidtLorelei BatesPlymouth University SC‑2010161844
17thWedge E23015Nick JacksonRebecca BradleyBurghfield SC14(DNF)DNF1046
18thOut of the Blue22901Paul YoungKarin SandlerMidland SC‑1911181746
19thSimply Red23089Charles MorrishJulie MooreSt Mary's Loch SC9(DNF)17UFD48
20th21528Lloyd WilliamsBecca KneePenzance SC18(DNF)191552
21stJibbooms and Bobstays23159James HoldawayOwen HoldawayScammonden Water SC15(DNF)201954

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