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Volvo Noble Marine RS800 UK Nationals - Roger and Will lead on day two

by Debbie Darling on 10 Aug 2013
Volvo Noble Marine RS800 UK Nationals RS Nationals
Day two dawned overcast, drizzly and looked pretty light. Local knowledge proved correct, with Andy 'Stand By for a Foam Up' Jefferies correctly picking up the extra sea breeze once the sun came out.

Race one started in a steady 13-15 knots with the right paying heavily due to the lesser tide, flatter water and bend heading in on Port. Many of the fleet had picked this leading to a few failed Garda-esque port tack approaches. Overnight leaders Nick Charles / Christian Humphrey and Roger Phillips / Will Crocker got the match racing started early. At the first windward mark it was Roger and Will leading from Laurie Fitzjohn Sykes / Dan Allin with Tom Halhead and Stu Jagger in third. Laurie took the lead on the second beat with Roger and Will electing to avoid the right hand corner and dropping down to second. These positions were held to the finish with Dave Hivey and Rob Partridge picking the best line through the traffic at the final windward to come through and take third.

The breeze had built significantly for the second race, starting in about 17-18 knots. Tim Saxton / Jonny Clegg and Dave / Rob went for the right hand end of the line, tacked and headed for the beach immediately. Tim / Jonny’s pace saw them rounding the first mark with a ten metre lead over Dave / Rob, with Roger and Will rounding in third. The breeze continued to build to over 20 knots during the race with the final downwind getting pretty spicy, and a graveyard of 7’s / 8’s near the gybe point and bottom of the course. Tim and Jonny took a big win, with Dave / Rob in second and James Date / Toby Wincer coming through to take third. With the breeze continuing to increase and tide turning to increase the chop, the third race was sensibly canned, leaving everyone to head back for an early bath and time to hit the charity shops ahead of the 'tight and bright' pub crawl planned for later on.

RS800 2013 National Results PDF Print

Provisional Results as of 17:01 on August 9, 2013

Overall

Sailed: 4, Discards: 1, To count: 3, Entries: 48, Scoring system: Appendix A
Rank Sail No Helm Crew Club Fleet Buddy Team Other R1 R2 R3 R4 Total Nett
1st 1204 Roger Phillips Will Crocker Emberton park sailing club Gold A   1.0 (5.0) 2.0 4.0 12.0 7.0
2nd 1203 Tim Saxton Jonathon Clegg Grafham Water / Itchenor Gold B   6.0 2.0 (17.0) 1.0 26.0 9.0
3rd 1187 David Hivey Rob Partridge LDC Gold F   4.0 (6.0) 3.0 2.0 15.0 9.0
4th 1195 James Date Toby Wincer Port Denorwic Gold D   3.0 3.0 (4.0) 3.0 13.0 9.0
5th 1144 Nicholas Charles Christian Humphrey RYA Gold N   5.0 1.0 (8.0) 5.0 19.0 11.0
6th 1189 Hugh Shone Hannah Tattersall Castle Cove Sailing Club Gold I LC 2.0 (8.0) 6.0 7.0 23.0 15.0
7th 1182 Andy Jeffries Chris Fibush ESSC Gold H   9.0 4.0 7.0 (12.0) 32.0 20.0
8th 1180 Tom Halhead Stu Jagger . Gold E   12.0 9.0 5.0 (13.0) 39.0 26.0
9th 1113 Ben Schooling Tim Hirst Datchet Water Gold I   11.0 7.0 (16.0) 8.0 42.0 26.0
10th 1066 David Pike Nick Jerkins ESSC Gold M M (49.0 DNF) 11.0 12.0 9.0 81.0 32.0
11th 872 Dan Kilsby Sarah Martin Dubai Offshore Sailing Club Gold C LC (16.0) 10.0 11.0 11.0 48.0 32.0
12th 1133 Hugh Watson Andy Watkins Emsworth Sailing Club Gold P M 10.0 13.0 10.0 (30.0) 63.0 33.0
13th 1154 David Steed Louise Fisher Netley s c Gold L LC 7.0 14.0 14.0 (28.0) 63.0 35.0
14th 1163 James Green Jamie Trewick Beer SC Gold K   8.0 (15.0) 13.0 14.0 50.0 35.0
15th 1061 Tom Jeffcoate Emma Warner Notts county sc Gold G   13.0 (23.0) 9.0 22.0 67.0 44.0
16th 1129 Luke McEwen Emma McEwen Royal Lymington YC Gold J LC 15.0 12.0 (19.0) 19.0 65.0 46.0
17th 864 Ella Mitchell James Morland Warsash SIlver P LH 14.0 17.0 (23.0) 15.0 69.0 46.0
18th 1072 Alex Koukourakis Robert pike ESSC Gold G   (20.0) 18.0 18.0 16.0 72.0 52.0
19th 1128 Seb Baucutt Alex Farrall Thorpe Bay YC/ Essex YC SIlver D Y 18.0 20.0 (24.0) 17.0 79.0 55.0
20th 1124 Laurie Fitzjohn-Sykes Daniel Allin Queen Mary SC Gold K   (49.0 DNF) 49.0 DNC 1.0 6.0 105.0 56.0
21st 1132 Mick Whitmore Sarah Smith Eastbourne Sovereign sailing Club Gold O M / LC 21.0 (49.0 DNF) 15.0 21.0 106.0 57.0
22nd 868 Joel Walker Sarah Crossman Lancing SC SIlver D LC (49.0 DNC) 19.0 20.0 20.0 108.0 59.0
23rd 1142 Oli Woods Jane Turner OB Woods Design SIlver O LC 22.0 21.0 (28.0) 18.0 89.0 61.0
24th 1146 Martin Orton Ian Brooks Chichester YC/ Treardddr Bay SC Gold M M 17.0 (49.0 DNF) 21.0 27.0 114.0 65.0
25th 1179 Neil Farmer Karen Baker Datchet/Parkstone SIlver N LC 19.0 26.0 22.0 (35.0) 102.0 67.0
26th 1127 Derek Buchanan Elaine buchanan Oxford SIlver L M / LC (49.0 OCS) 16.0 25.0 29.0 119.0 70.0
27th 1200 Richard kennedy Tom kennedy Thorney Island SC SIlver E   24.0 22.0 (30.0) 24.0 100.0 70.0
28th 1288 Mike Green Sophie McAleenan Eastbourne SIlver E LC (30.0) 25.0 26.0 26.0 107.0 77.0
29th 1091 Ben Daigneault James Powell-Cullingford Eastbourne Sovereign Sailing Club SIlver F   26.0 24.0 (37.0) 29.0 AVG 116.0 79.0
30th 953 Andrew Pickrell Tom Lambert Wilsonian Sailing Club SIlver I M 25.0 29.0 27.0 (49.0 DNF) 130.0 81.0
31st 989 Andrew Jarvis Andy Kerr Oxford Sailing Club SIlver M   27.0 (31.0) 31.0 25.0 114.0 83.0
32nd 951 Andrew Blundell Maddie Fenner Warsash Sailing Club SIlver H   23.0 30.0 (38.0) 33.0 124.0 86.0
33rd 1043 Chris Dodd Henry Arnold Rutland Water Sailing Club SIlver A   32.0 27.0 33.0 (49.0 DNF) 141.0 92.0
34th 815 Kit Glover Mike Hutton Itchenor Sailing Club SIlver A   (49.0 DNF) 28.0 32.0 32.0 141.0 92.0
35th 1122 Grahame smith Nicola smith Wilsonian sc SIlver J M / LC 29.0 33.0 (34.0) 31.0 127.0 93.0
36th 983 Dan Druce Stu Moore Stokes Bay SIlver L Y (49.0 DNF) 49.0 DNF 40.0 10.0 148.0 99.0
37th 961 Stewart Patience Jenny Persson Berliner Yacht Club SIlver J LC 31.0 32.0 36.0 (49.0 DNF) 148.0 99.0
38th 1010 Katie Norton James Clapham Cardiff Yacht Club SIlver N LH (49.0 DNC) 49.0 DNC 29.0 23.0 150.0 101.0
39th 1015 Simon Payne Fenella Williams Oxford SIlver O LC 33.0 37.0 (42.0) 37.0 149.0 107.0
40th 1185 Stephen Brown Will Brown / Phil Bairstow Ullswater YC SIlver C   34.0 35.0 41.0 (49.0 DNF) 159.0 110.0
41st 932 Brian Allen Claire Allen Brightlingsea sailing club SIlver G M / LC 28.0 34.0 (49.0 DNC) 49.0 DNC 160.0 111.0
42nd 821 Jamie morgan nick logan Grafham SIlver B   (49.0 DNF) 49.0 DNC 35.0 34.0 167.0 118.0
43rd 907 Stephen McIntyre Ewen Lamont Loch Lomond Sailing Club SIlver F   35.0 (49.0 DNF) 49.0 DNF 36.0 169.0 120.0
44th 900 Thomas Durham Roger Plail ESSC Silver P   (49.0 DNC) 36.0 39.0 49.0 DNF 173.0 124.0
45th 1102 Peter Hayward Jill Mair Eastbourne Sovereign Sailing Club SIlver H M / LC (49.0 DNF) 38.0 49.0 DNC 49.0 DNC 185.0 136.0
46th 1050 Keith Ellis Kim Ellis Castle Cove SC SIlver B   (49.0 DNC) 49.0 DNC 49.0 DNC 49.0 DNC 196.0 147.0
46th 847 Martin Keen Richard Keen HISC SIlver C M (49.0 DNC) 49.0 DNC 49.0 DNC 49.0 DNC 196.0 147.0
46th 982 Aaron Smith Alec Rodgers Wilsonian SC SIlver K   (49.0 DNC) 49.0 DNC 49.0 DNC 49.0 DNC 196.0 147.0
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