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Flying 15 World Championship - New Champions Vials and Turner

by Gerald New on 29 Jul 2011
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The Flying 15 World Championship 2011 title has now been decided. After finishing fifth in the penultimate race, Graham Vials and Chris Turner took the win and headed back to HISC for an early shower.

Mike Hart and Richard Rigg won the first race of the final day, second Greg Wells and Mark Darling and in third Arnaud Biet and Fabien Constant of France. Vials and Turner finished fifth to take the title with a race to spare. In the final race the 2010 champions, Grant Alderson and Dean McAullay from Australia took the final gun. Second were Russell Peters and Tim Hall with Hart and Rigg in third.

The Classic and Silver fleets completed their series. Bobby Salmond and Robert Till GBR627, from Holy Loch SC are the 2011 Classic Flying 15 Champions and Malcolm and Alex Hall from Burton SC took the Silver event title.

Flying 15 - Final Leaders 2011 World Championship at HISC (96 entries)

1st GBR 3972 Graham Vials / Chris Turner Derwent SC 21.0pts
2nd GBR 3928 Mike Mcintyre / Gemma Mcintyre Hayling Island SC 41.0
3rd GBR 3902 Andy Mckee / Richard Jones Dovestone SC 44.0
4th GBR 3920 Greg Wells / Mark Darling Hayling Island SC 46.0
5th GBR 3911 Russell Peters / Tim Hall Hayling Island SC 48.0
6th GBR 3922 Jeremy Davy / Simon Childs Hayling Island SC 52.0
7th GBR 3917 Mike Hart / Richard Rigg Port Dinorwic SC 57.0
8th AUS 3933 Grant Alderson / Dean Mcaullay Royal Freshwater Bay YC 66.0
9th GBR 3941 Alan BAX / Bill Masterman Hayling Island SC 74.0
10th GBR 3957 Charles Apthorp / Gavin Tappenden Hayling Island SC 75.0

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