Royal visitor for Youth National Championships

Another late start for the competitors at the RYA Youth National Championships Trials at the Pwllheli Sailing Club. The event had a Royal visiter today, HRH Princess Anne dropped in to see the sailing.

Just after 14:00 hours racing got underway with the 29er class. James Peters and Ed Fitzgerald continue to lead ahead of Frances Peters and Claire Lasko. Bleddyn Mon and Tom Humphreys are third overall.


New leader in the Laser event, Oliver Tweddell takes over the lead from Stuart Godwin. Iain McKeeman is in third, just one point off the leading pair.

The Radial fleet has split into gold and silver. Oscar McVeigh leads the gold fleet, second is John Currie and third is James Grant. Sophie McKeeman continues to lead the girls, in sixth place overall.

Ben Saxton and David de Boltez have a four point lead in the 420 event. Second are Owain Matthews and Tin Saxton, with Phil Sparkes and Ben Gratton third overall.

In the RSX boards, Jacob Brubert leads, second is Ali Masters and third Izzy Hamilton. In the SL16 catamaran Adam Butler and Gilbert Sutcliffe lead.

420 - Leading positions after Thursday
1st Ben SAXTON David DE BOLTZ 3 3 1 1 -4 2 2 4 20 16
2nd Owain MATTHEWS Tim SAXTON -5 2 3 3 2 4 4 2 25 20
3rd Philip SPARKS Ben GRATTON 4 1 (BFD 29.0) 11 1 1 1 7 55 26
4th James RUSDEN Joe WILLIAMS 1 4 8 5 5 3 -12 1 39 27
5th Peter IRWIN David KOHLER 6 5 2 4 3 -7 3 6 36 29
6th Imogen STANLEY Kate MACGREGOR 2 7 4 2 7 5 -9 3 39 30
7th Ben PALMER Piers STRONG 11 8 5 8 6 9 -14 8 69 55
8th Hamish STONE Chris PROFFITT -12 10 6 7 8 12 5 11 71 59
9th Matt RAINBACK Simon FOSKETT 7 (BFD 29.0) 9 9 9 8 11 13 95 66
10th Tom KINVER Charlie MAKEPEACE 8 6 7 -21 19 19 7 5 92 71

29er - Leading positions after Thursday
1st James PETERS Edward FITZGERALD 1 1 2 -5 1 -3 2 1 2 18 10
2nd Frances PETERS Claire LASKO 2 2 1 2 -4 -4 1 2 3 21 13
3rd Bleddyn MON Tom HUMPHREYS 3 -4 3 1 3 1 4 3 -11 33 18
4th Becky DIAMOND Fiona HAMPSHIRE 4 5 5 -7 -7 2 5 7 1 43 29
5th Max RICHARDSON Alex GROVES 5 3 4 4 2 -7 -8 6 6 45 30
6th Tom DURHAM Alex COOPER -9 -6 6 3 5 5 3 5 4 46 31
7th Lilly CARLISLE Becky WALLBANK 10 7 7 11 -13 6 -14 8 9 85 58
8th Mike WOOD Ollie SPENSLEY-CORFIELD -15 12 -16 6 9 13 7 4 14 96 65
9th Matthew HOLLIS George HAND 12 9 11 9 6 -29 26 -29 5 136 78
10th Nick REDDING Adam HILTON 6 11 8 -18 16 12 11 14 -17 113 78
11th Henry LLOYD WILLIAMS Sam BATTEN -23 15 10 8 10 10 -16 13 12 117 78

Laser - Leading positions after Thursday
1st Oliver TWEDDELL 2 9 2 4 -10 2 1 4 34 24
2nd Stuart GODWIN 3 1 3 -13 2 7 2 8 39 26
3rd Iain MCKEEMAN 1 7 (OCS 26.0) 6 4 4 3 2 53 27
4th Rob SPENCER 6 6 1 8 3 1 7 -12 44 32
5th Evan SCOTT 5 2 (OCS 26.0) 3 5 12 5 1 59 33
6th Alex MILLS-BARTON 4 5 (OCS 26.0) 1 7 3 10 3 59 33
7th Eifion MN 11 3 4 11 1 -18 4 5 57 39
8th George COUSINS (OCS 26.0) 8 5 12 6 11 6 7 81 55
9th Phillip REYNOLDS 8 10 8 5 9 6 11 -13 70 57
10th James CHAPPLE 10 4 11 9 8 5 -17 14 78 61

Laser Radial - Leading positions after Thursday
1st Oscar MCVEIGH M 18 12 7 2 39
2nd John CURRIE M 27 8 10 8 53
3rd James GRANT M 22 26 5 1 54
4th Tom WILLIS M 56 1 4 9 70
5th Freddie CONNOR M 24 18 1 35 78
6th Sophie MCKEEMAN F 32 23 12 12 79
7th Andrew BROWN M 57 3 8 14 82
8th Robert HOLMES M 24 4 27 28 83
9th David CARPENTER M 32 11 34 10 87
10th Max ROBINSON M 27 7 38 27 99

RSX - Leading positions after Thursday
1st Jacob BRUBERT 1 2 -3 1 3 2 1 13 10
2nd Ali MASTERS 2 1 5 -9 1 1 3 22 13
3rd Izzy HAMILTON 3 3 (RDG 12.5) 2 5 6 5 36.5 24
4th Ed STRANGE 4 -9 2 5 4 5 4 33 24
5th Daniel SKUDDER 7 6 1 -8 2 8 8 40 32
6th Ryan TILBURY 5 4 8 -12 6 3 10 48 36
7th Connor BAINBRIDGE 8 10 9 3 -16 14 2 62 46
8th Duncan BRYAN 11 7 7 4 -13 7 11 60 47
9th Jamie INGRAM 6 11 (DNF 22.0) 14 7 4 15 79 57
10th Andrew PETTS 9 12 6 -15 9 12 9 72 57

SL16 - Leading positions after Thursday
1st Adam BUTLER Gilbert SUTCLIFFE 2 2 1 1 1 1 -3 2 13 10
2nd James ELLIS Andrew GLOVER 1 1 -3 3 3 2 1 1 15 12
3rd Sebastien GREBER Nikki BONIFACE -3 3 2 2 2 3 2 3 20 17
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