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Notts County Sailing Club Regatta 2023

by David Eberlin 18 Jul 2023 20:00 BST 15-16 July 2023

The annual Rooster Notts County Sailing Club Regatta is a popular event, mixing racing for all levels and a social along with children's activities.

The Regatta is open to visitors but the weather forecast of wind and thunderstorms unfortunately put many off from travelling, including the National 12 vintage entrants, however there where nearly 70 pre-entered but only about half raced in yet conditions which was almost certainly sensible. The Novice racing unfortunately had to be cancelled as a result.

The Regatta started in fairly benign winds and sunshine during the briefing - it didn't last long. The first race saw 30 mph gusts, the second race over 34mph. White horses reigned and there was plenty of spectator entertainment in the conditions. Safety crew, some of whom volunteered when they saw the wind strength were kept busy.

Sam Grayton from Notts County had a string of firsts winning all the slow handicap races in a Laser, and lifting the overall Commodore's Cup. In the slow fleet Samantha Mason had a second, third and fourth, beating Chloe Grayton by only a couple of points. The youngsters all under 16 provided a textbook demonstration on how to sail in high winds, they all came in with big smiles having enjoyed the high speed sailing.

In the Toppers James Burton win three races aRSnd finish on the windiest one of the day, a great result for someone who only completed their start racing course this Easter.

Meanwhile, in the Fast Fleet, Jamie Mason in his RS600 won every race except the second race on Saturday (when a rare capsize put an end to his chances). He was closely followed by Chris Martin and John Tailby, then Jon & Nicola Willars and our first visitor, Malcolm James from Chew Valley, who all competed in Scorpions.

The windsurfers saw Gerry Ball win with two firsts and seconds, Ian Pilkington was next followed by Guy Spreckley.

In the evening the bar opened and members and guests enjoyed a hog roast followed by strawberries and cream. The band Transposition, with members from local sailing clubs, struck up and played some familiar songs which got many on the dance floor, or at least tapping their feet.

Sunday was a slightly calmer day and many more sailors went out to enjoy some good racing. The Rock and Bunting painting was very popular with the youngsters (and adults) demonstrating their creative skills. Well done to Stirling, Polly, William, Jake and Harry who all won a prize along with Adrian & Pen in the over 16s.

At the prize-giving Martin Hart, the Commodore, thanked all who had taken part but especially the volunteer race and safety teams, and the volunteers who stepped in at the last minute to provide much needed additional safety cover, prizes from Rooster and the odd drinks prize were handed out to the winners.

Overall Results:

PosClassSail NoClubHelmCrewPYR1R2R3R4Pts
Fast Fleet
1stRS 6001001NCSCJamie Mawson 9201(DNC)113
2ndSCORPION1969NCSCChris MartinJohn Tailby1043(RTD)1225
3rdSCORPION2017NCSCJon WillarsNicola Willars104323‑449
4thSCORPION2001Chew ValleyMalcolm JamesTBC1043(DNC)25310
5thSCORPION1866NCSCJake WillarsSue Barnes1043547(UFD)16
6thRS 4001325NCSCJames LoganPhilipa Logan9403(DNC)11721
7thSCORPION1984NCSCKevin NicholsSteve Gill10434(DNC)8921
8thSCORPION1975NCSCNick OrglesChristina Gill1043DNF(DNC)12DNF32
9thInternational Canoe300NCSCMichael Kerslake 905(DNC)DNC3633
10thFLYING FIFTEEN3975NCSCAngus WrightWatts / Bradley1021(DNC)DNC6535
11thRS 200935NCSCSimon YatesShellee Bullous1046(DNC)DNC10842
12thRS 200604NCSCNeil ChadbornLucy Chadborn1046(DNC)DNC9DNC57
13thRS 4001354NCSCJohn SearsCatherine Sears940(DNC)DNCDNC1058
14thRS 4001525NCSCMartin HartMoira Hart940(DNC)DNCDNC1159
15thSCORPION1920NCSCPhil DyneCillian Dyne1043(DNC)DNCDNCDNC72
15thSCORPION2055NCSCPaul McHenryJohn Harlow1043(DNC)DNCDNCDNC72
15thNon Foiling Moth9340NCSCJake Willars 980(DNC)DNCDNCDNC72
15thRS 600797NCSCRobert Stevenson 920(DNC)DNCDNCDNC72
15thSCORPION1989NCSCJohn MarshallChris Holt1043(DNC)DNCDNCDNC72
15thFLYING FIFTEEN2260NCSCWill GardnerNicki Teokritof1021(DNC)DNCDNCDNC72
15thFIREBALL14266NCSCGraham StamperArif Ahsan952(DNC)DNCDNCDNC72
15thSCORPION1997NCSCSamantha MasonRichard Mason1043(DNC)DNCDNCDNC72
15thRS 4001355NCSCPaul ReynoldsCath Reynolds940(DNC)DNCDNCDNC72
Junior Fleet
1stTOPPER 4.240855NCSCJanes Burton 1420(DNF)1113
2ndTOPPER41853NCSCObehi O Atalor 1369(DNC)DNC229
3rdTOPPER33030 Peter Gathergood 1369(DNC)DNCDNCDNC15
3rdTOPPER 4.25NCSCJack Rowsell 1420(DNC)DNCDNCDNC15
Slow Fleet
1stLASER RADIAL/ ILCA 6221502NCSCSam Grayton 1150‑11113
2ndLASER 4.7/ ILCS 4157412NCSCSamantha Mason 12102(DNC)349
3rdLASER 4.7/ ILCS 4197690NCSCChloe Grayton 121032‑7611
4thTOPPER44935NCSCStephanie Gunn 1369(DNC)36817
5thLASER/ ILCA 7187NCSCChris Huffen 11015(DNC)4918
6thRS AERO 52184NCSCMartin Hewitt 11364(DNC)121026
7thLASER RADIAL/ ILCA 6165747NCSCAlan Somerfield 1150(DNC)DNC5242
8thRS AERO 51156NCSCHaydn Moore 1136(DNC)DNC9347
9thRS AERO 51717NCSCGwyneth Lanion 1136(DNC)DNC8548
10thRS AERO 52582NCSCIsis Bemrose 1136(DNC)DNC11753
11thLASER RADIAL/ ILCA 6167587NCSCJulian Lloyd 1150(DNC)DNC101156
12thLASER/ ILCA 7186439NCSCBrian Robinson 1101(DNC)DNC131260
13thComet717NCSCGeorge Stanton 1135(DNC)DNC141362
14thLASER RADIAL/ ILCA 6211259NCSCRichard Mason 1150(DNC)DNC2DNC72
15thLIGHTNING 368455NCSCLindsay Ogden 1160(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15th200021632NCSCEloise DavieJohn Davie1114(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15thRS AERO 64277NCSCRichard Goodman 1105(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15th20002827NCSCAdrian JonesViv Weston1114(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15thRS AERO 61214NCSCKathryn Hinsliff Smith 1105(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15thRS FEVA XL176 James LingMeg Roberts1248(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15thLaser PicoBlue !NCSCMark Rowsell 1330(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15th20002473NCSCRobert StevensonGrace Derbyshire1114(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15thFIREFLY3330NCSCDavid EvansLuke Evans1174(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15thSOLO4902NCSCStephanie Gunn 1142(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15thLASER/ ILCA 7XXXXNCSCAlan‑Shaun Wilkinson 1101(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15thRS AERO 72346NCSCKevin Spencer 1063(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15thLASER/ ILCA 7200322NCSCJohnRowell1101(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15thSOLO5866NCSCIan Firth 1142(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15thRS VISION188NCSCGordon BurtonEmily Burton1137(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15thLASER 4.7/ ILCS 4178987NCSCCaroline Stafford 1210(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15thLASER RADIAL/ ILCA 6200332NCSCJohn Rowell 1150(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15thLASER 4.7/ ILCS 4211259NCSCSarah Mason 1210(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
15thRS AERO 53860NCSCDavid Beard 1136(DNC)DNCDNCDNC105
Windsurf Fleet
1stRACEBOARD961NCSCGerry Ball  ‑21124
2ndRACEBOARD168NCSCIan Pilkington  1(DNC)348
3rdRACEBOARD367NCSCGuy Spreckley  (DNC)DNC2110
5thRACEBOARD218NCSCBarry Collins  (DNC)DNC4DNC18

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