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Firefly Elizabeth Cup at Tamesis

by Chris Guy on 19 Apr 2011
Crowded start line at Tamesis - Tamesis Firefly Elizabeth Cup Firefly Sailing
Tamesis Firefly Elizabeth Cup - Tamesis hosted the Elizabeth Cup which is one of the oldest trophies on the Firefly Circuit.

The conditions were ideal for the spectators but less so for the competitors. Glorious sunshine and barely a breeze that would not remain in one direction. A tough competition ensued and going into the final race any one of three boats could have won. In the end Stuart and Emily won the event, the first in the M25 series.

Overall

First - Stuart Husdon and Emily Saunderson 'Fursty Ferret' Keyhaven YC
Second - Steven Greaves and Sophia Hukbert 'Cumulus' Rickmansworth SC
Third - Alex Davey and Ella Vincent 'Mustard' Royal Harwich YC
Fourth - Paul Kameen and Catrina Underwood 'Border Reiver' Tamesis Club

Saturday saw the Tamesis Junior cup, the fastest establishing open meeting on the open circuit.

First - Madeleine and Arthur Greaves
Second - Polly and Matthew Mason
Third - Finnian Morris
Fourth - Anna Morris
Fifth - Angus McEwen
Sixth Thomas Firefly Sailing
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