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Musto Lark National Championship at Brixham Yacht Club - Overall

by Stuart Hydon 31 May 2023 21:56 BST 28-31 May 2023

Boom... F4-5 wind strength and big rolling easterly waves epic conditions for the final two races and decider for the 2023 Musto Lark National Championship.

Race 1 saw John Brickwood & Andy Hicks hit left and take the lead which they would hold on to. Tim Fells & Fran Gifford wiggled their way into second and likewise Stuart & Nick Hydon popped into third complimenting the top three old boy helm Lark Sailors.

In the final race Steve Chatten & Kirsty Phipps were the gate boat. Will Pank & Hannah Morris left the gate first, tacked half a minute later and crossed the fleet. They established a good lead with Chris White & Sam Bailey hunting them down until their rudder fell off the pintles.

This enabled Stuart & Nick to pull into second with Tim & Fran third. On the final reach to the finish Stuart & Nick were unable to overhaul Will & Hannah which led to a close finish.

After racing today Ed Bradburn & Holly Evans had done enough to take the title "Musto Lark National Champions 2023".

Thanks go to the wonderful hospitality of Brixham Yacht Club and all the volunteers that helped to make it a great event.

Overall Results:
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PosFleetSail NoHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8R9Pts
1stGold2526Ed BradburnHolly EvansSouth Staffs SC2‑7221‑916519
2ndGold2495Stuart HydonNick HydonShustoke SC6251‑92‑83221
3rdGold2528John BrickwoodAndy HicksFrensham Pond SC364524‑151‑825
4thGold2521Alan KrailingTom KrailingWaldringfield SC1383652‑15‑1428
5thGold2527Tim FellsFrancis GiffordSalcombe YC7‑141836‑112330
6thGold2533Chris WhiteSamuel BaileySouth Staffs SC95368‑1264‑1141
7thGold2520Harry PynnGemma CookWaldringfield SC511271214‑13‑1342
8thSilver2475William PankHannah MorrisNorfolk Broads YC‑17(OCS)71010375143
9thGold2492James StewartEluned StewartNetley SC84695‑14‑107443
10thGold2538Nigel HuftonHelen ScottFrensham Pond SC4109‑14‑1110381054
11thGold252Megan BrickwoodConnor DixonNetley SC119‑17‑1547912658
12thGold2464Jonny CoateKate PhillipsSouth Staffs SC1211104‑13111210(RET)70
13thSilver2491Steve ChattenKirsty PhippsNetley SC‑1813‑16127131311776
14thSilver2541Simon CoxGeorge Cox‑OlliffBrightlinsea SC‑1612111114‑185161281
15thBronze2470Jake WillarsJohn TailbyNotts County SC15151413‑17‑171791598
16thSilver2539Nigel ScottJack SolleyRYA21(OCS)1317188(DNC)179103
17thBronze1948Chris TilbrookStephen ScrivenRoadford Lake SC10‑19‑18161516161416103
18thSilver2509Stuart AllenJulia AllenBanbury SC138(DNC)(DNC)161514DNCDNC116
19thBronze2484Lee NankervisBen NankervisShropshire SC1916151919‑21‑201818124
20thBronze2532Tony HotchkissKimmie DoonerSouth Staffs SC1418‑20‑202019182019128
21stBronze2531Daniel WatsonHannah BurtWaldringfield SC‑20171918‑2120191917129
22ndBronze2523Rich FarmerRebecca FarmerSouth Staffs SC2220(DNC)(DNC)2222DNCDNCDNC161

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