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RS100 UK Nationals overall

by Debbie Darling on 3 Sep 2013
2013 RS100 UK Nationals Harriett Thompson
At the Volvo Noble Marine RS100 UK Nationals, the weather Gods continued to smile on the fleet on the final day at Hayling Island SC. The fleet launched in a light eight knot north-westerly, but it didn’t stay in that direction for long.

The fleet got away all clear with the right being favoured allowing Mark Nethercleft to lead in the 10.2 rig, whilst Chris Cunningham was out in front for the 8.4’s. Both succumbed on the run and it was Neal Freeman again taking line honours and Colin Smith won the 10.2 fight.

As the sun strengthened, the sea breeze effect started to pull the wind further left. The Race Officer re-laid the course and the wind increased slightly. Smith started at the pin and crossed most of the fleet before settling for the middle. The left, however, continued to pay, allowing Neal Freeman and Huw Powell to lead at the first mark. On the second beat pressure on the right closed the fleet but Freeman was able to hold onto victory with Powell second over the line.

The sea breeze well and truly ‘kicked in’ for the final race. The course was ‘tweaked’ and after three attempts the fleet got away with quite a few black flagged. The pin was favoured and Powell stormed away to lead at the windward mark and extend his lead by the finish, as the wind increased to 18 knots. Freeman managed to dust himself down, after his tangle with the pin end boat on the second start attempt, he crossed the line in second and secured his third consecutive UK Nationals title in the 8.4. Smith finished in 13th but third in the 10.2 fleet with gave him the championship title for the 10.2 rig.


2013 Volvo Noble Marine RS100 National Championship

31st August - 2nd September

10.2 Rig

Sailed: 9, Discards: 2, To count: 7, Entries: 7, Scoring system: Appendix A

Rank

Tally

Sail No

Rig

Helm First Name

Club

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R7

R8

R9

Total

Nett

1st

20

388

10.2

Colin Smith

HISC

1.0

1.0

(3.0)

(4.0)

1.0

3.0

1.0

2.0

3.0

19.0

12.0

2nd

9

240

10.2

Huw Powell

Red Wharf Bay

(8.0 BFD)

3.0

(4.0)

2.0

4.0

2.0

3.0

1.0

1.0

28.0

16.0

3rd

17

378

10.2

Mike McIntyre

HISC

2.0

2.0

2.0

1.0

3.0

1.0

(8.0 DNC)

(8.0 DNC)

8.0 DNC

35.0

19.0

4th

22

407

10.2

Mark Nethercleft

HISC

4.0

4.0

1.0

(5.0)

(6.0)

5.0

4.0

3.0

2.0

34.0

23.0

5th

19

380

10.2

David Hitchcock

HISC

3.0

(5.0)

5.0

3.0

2.0

4.0

5.0

(8.0 OCS)

4.0

39.0

26.0

6th

7

218

10.2

Kieron Holt

Warsash

5.0

(6.0)

(7.0)

6.0

5.0

6.0

6.0

4.0

5.0

50.0

37.0

7th

29

364

10.2

Mitch Webb

HISC

6.0

(8.0 BFD)

6.0

7.0

7.0

(8.0 DNF)

2.0

5.0

8.0 BFD

57.0

41.0

8.4 Rig

Sailed: 9, Discards: 2, To count: 7, Entries: 26, Scoring system: Appendix A

Rank

Tally

Sail No

Rig

Helm First Name

Club

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R7

R8

R9

Total

Nett

1st

3

183

8.4

Neal Freeman

PARKSTONE YC

(1.0)

1.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

(27.0 OCS)

1.0

1.0

1.0

35.0

7.0

2nd

31

447

8.4

Jack Holden

Arun YC

7.0

(17.0)

(16.0)

6.0 DPI3

3.0

2.0

2.0

7.0

9.0

69.0

36.0

3rd

27

428

8.4

Greg Booth

Port Dinorwic

5.0

(13.0)

(13.0)

2.0

8.0

9.0

5.0

2.0

5.0

62.0

36.0

4th

23

410

8.4

Alistair Dickson

PDSC

4.0

6.0

9.0

4.0

(27.0 OCS)

(27.0 OCS)

8.0

4.0

2.0

91.0

37.0

5th

8

233

8.4

Clive Eplett

Frensham Pond

2.0

2.0

7.0

(15.0)

6.0

4.0

10.0 DPI3

(27.0 OCS)

7.0

80.0

38.0

6th

4

195

8.4

Tim Weeden

Thorney Island S.C.

9.0

4.0

6.0

9.0

2.0

5.0

(11.0)

11.0

(12.0)

69.0

46.0

7th

32

359

8.4

Giles Peckham

Gurnard SC

10.0

5.0

5.0

10.0

4.0

7.0

(15.0)

5.0

(11.0)

72.0

46.0

8th

12

277

8.4

David Smart

Chew Valley Lake SC

6.0

10.0

3.0

11.0

(15.0)

1.0

10.0

6.0

(27.0 BFD)

89.0

47.0

9th

18

379

8.4

Mark Harrison

Gurnard SC

3.0

8.0

8.0

(14.0)

(16.0)

3.0

13.0

8.0

4.0

77.0

47.0

10th

10

247

8.4

Tim Hulley

Weir Wood

13.0

3.0

4.0

12.0

10.0

(27.0 OCS)

12.0

(19.0)

3.0

103.0

57.0

11th

34

484

8.4

Alastair Nichol

LDC

(15.0)

(18.0)

15.0

8.0

7.0

10.0

6.0

3.0

8.0

90.0

57.0

12th

25

421

8.4

Chris Cunningham

Starcross yacht club

11.0

9.0

10.0

(13.0)

11.0

6.0

4.0

(13.0)

6.0

83.0

57.0

13th

16

477

8.4

Mark Cotgrove

SRVA

(17.0)

11.0

2.0

16.0

5.0

11.0

12.0 DPI3

10.0

(27.0 DNC)

111.0

67.0

14th

28

470

8.4

Alistair Glen

Starcross YC

8.0

7.0

(21.0)

6.0

13.0

15.0

14.0

12.0

(27.0 BFD)

123.0

75.0

15th

2

159

8.4

Michael Adams

Bexhill

14.0

(16.0)

12.0

7.0

12.0

8.0

(16.0)

9.0

13.0

107.0

75.0

16th

13

303

8.4

Paul Luttman

Weir Wood SC

(16.0)

12.0

14.0

(19.0)

9.0

13.0

6.0 DPI3

14.0

14.0

117.0

82.0

17th

21

393

8.4

Stephen McDonald

Starcross YC

12.0

(27.0 BFD)

19.0

5.0

(22.0)

12.0

18.0

18.0

10.0

143.0

94.0

18th

26

422

8.4

Richard Newnham

Gurnard

18.0

15.0

(22.0)

17.0

18.0

16.0

(20.0)

16.0

15.0

157.0

115.0

19th

11

276

8.4

Chris Miles

Hisc

19.0

14.0

18.0

(20.0)

14.0

(20.0)

17.0

15.0

20.0

157.0

117.0

20th

15

309

8.4

Mostyn Evans

Mounts Bay SC

20.0

19.0

(23.0)

18.0

21.0

14.0

(27.0 DNF)

21.0

19.0

182.0

132.0

21st

6

208

8.4

Darrell Sleep

Staunton Harold

(23.0)

22.0

11.0

(24.0)

23.0

18.0

22.0

20.0

18.0

181.0

134.0

22nd

30

326

8.4

James Cunnison

HISC

(25.0)

23.0

(27.0 DNC)

24.0 DPI3

17.0

19.0

19.0

17.0

16.0

187.0

135.0

23rd

14

305

8.4

Peter Cormie

Mounts Bay

(22.0)

20.0

20.0

22.0

19.0

17.0

21.0

(27.0 OCS)

17.0

185.0

136.0

24th

24

412

8.4

Rory Caird

HISC

21.0

21.0

17.0

23.0

20.0

(27.0 DNC)

(27.0 DNC)

27.0 DNC

27.0 DNC

210.0

156.0

25th

5

205

8.4

Jim Wicks

Locks Sailing Club

24.0

(25.0)

24.0

25.0

24.0

21.0

23.0

22.0

(27.0 DNC)

215.0

163.0

26th

1

137

8.4

Sean Gaudion

Locks

(27.0 DNF)

24.0

25.0

(27.0 DNC)

27.0 DNC

27.0 DNC

27.0 DNC

27.0 DNC

27.0 DNC

238.0

184.0

Scoring codes used

Code

Description

BFD

Black flag disqualification under rule 30.3

DNC

Did not come to the starting area

DNF

Started but did not finish

DPI3

Tally Penalty 3 Points

OCS

On course side at start or broke rule 30.1

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