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International OK Dinghy National Championships day 2

by Mike Edwards on 21 Jul 2011
International OK Dinghy National Championships 2011 at Largs - Day 2 Alan Henderson - copyright http://www.fotoboat.com
International OK Dinghy National Championships 2011 are being held at Largs Sailing Club in Largs, Scotland between 19th and 21st July. Day two promised much but in the end failed to deliver.

The fleet launched on time in an Easterly breeze of up to 23 knots which resulted in an exciting full on reach out to the Race Area but unfortunately by the time the fleet arrived there a Northerly wind began to fight the Easterly resulting in very confused conditions. After an hour of waiting, extreme wind shifts and a failing wind made it impossible for the Race Committee to set a fair course.

The Race Officer relocated to the Largs Channel as conditions appeared to be much better in the reserve Race Area, however the awkward weather followed the fleet and extreme wind shifts of up to 120 degrees again forced the Race Committee to delay starting any races. After another postponement it became obvious that racing was impossible so the Race Committee sent the fleet ashore to wait for the wind to stabilise. Unfortunately the wind then faded to below three knots and all racing was postponed for the day. Hopefully better conditions will arise on Thursday which is the last day of the 2011 OK Nationals. The prize giving will be followed by a barbecue and no doubt a few beers.

Results:

Rank

Tally

Nat

Sail No

Helm Name

Club

R1

R2

R3

Total

Nett

1st

29

GBR

2134

Nick Craig

Frensham

1.0

2.0

2.0

5.0

5.0

2nd

40

NZL

522

Greg Wilcox

 

2.0

4.0

3.0

9.0

9.0

3rd

36

SWE

100

Thomas Hansson-Mild

 

6.0

3.0

1.0

10.0

10.0

4th

39

POL

19

Bartek Rakocy

 

5.0

5.0

5.0

15.0

15.0

5th

37

GER

693

Martin Von Zimmerman

 

4.0

8.0

4.0

16.0

16.0

6th

38

DEN

1388

Stepan Myraif

Hellerup

12.0

6.0

6.0

24.0

24.0

7th

23

GBR

2118

Terry Curtis

Weymouth

9.0

7.0

8.0

24.0

24.0

8th

2

NZL

542

Alistair Deaves

Wakatere

15.0

10.0

7.0

32.0

32.0

9th

11

DEN

1340

Christian Olesen

Hvidovre

10.0

14.0

9.0

33.0

33.0

10th

26

GBR

2124

Tony Woods

Glossop

7.0

18.0

12.0

37.0

37.0

11th

28

GBR

21

Richard Burton

W Oxford

16.0

12.0

11.0

39.0

39.0

12th

8

AUS

750

Peter Robinson

Drummoyne

11.0

13.0

16.0

40.0

40.0

13th

10

DEN

1335

Mogens Johansen

Solrod Strand

19.0

11.0

13.0

43.0

43.0

14th

1

SWE

1100

Hans Elkjaer

Varberg

21.0

15.0

10.0

46.0

46.0

15th

5

AUS

729

Andre Blasse

Black Rock

3.0

1.0

43.0 DNC

47.0

47.0

16th

7

AUS

739

Mark Roberts

Adelaide

18.0

17.0

15.0

50.0

50.0

17th

18

GBR

2084

Keith Byers

Morecambe

13.0

21.0

19.0

53.0

53.0

18th

19

GBR

2085

Gavin Waldron

South Staffs

20.0

19.0

14.0

53.0

53.0

19th

25

GBR

2123

Andy Turner

Overy Staithe

24.0

16.0

18.0

58.0

58.0

20th

14

GBR

2125

Neil Goodhead

South Staffs

22.0

20.0

17.0

59.0

59.0

21st

6

AUS

732

Tim Davies

 

14.0

9.0

43.0 DNC

66.0

66.0

22nd

35

GBR

2068

Tom Lonsdale

W Oxford

25.0

29.0

20.0

74.0

74.0

23rd

24

GBR

2119

Martin Bower

Blithfield

23.0

30.0

22.0

75.0

75.0

24th

9

DEN

1265

Malte Pederson

Royal Danish

28.0

23.0

24.0

75.0

75.0

25th

4

AUS

724

Glenn Yates

Wangi ASC

26.0

28.0

23.0

77.0

77.0

26th

41

GBR

2107

Darren Prior

Morecambe

33.0

26.0

21.0

80.0

80.0

27th

34

GBR

2139

Robert Campbell-Gray

Overy Staithe

29.0

27.0

25.0

81.0

81.0

28th

31

GBR

2137

Simon Shaw

Deben

30.0

25.0

27.0

82.0

82.0

29th

21

GBR

2096

Chris Perry

Glossop

17.0

24.0

43.0 DNC

84.0

84.0

30th

42

GBR

2031

Dave Cooper

Overy Staithe

31.0

31.0

26.0

88.0

88.0

31st

32

GBR

2141

Simon Davis

Upper Thames

27.0

22.0

43.0 DNC

92.0

92.0

32nd

33

GBR

2142

Ian Harris

Bristol Corinthian

8.0

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

94.0

94.0

33rd

15

GBR

2062

Brian Quayle

Manx

32.0

32.0

33.0

97.0

97.0

34th

30

GBR

2135

Bill Bradburn

South Staffs

35.0

33.0

30.0

98.0

98.0

35th

27

GBR

2129

Alan Atkin

Burghfield

34.0

36.0

29.0

99.0

99.0

36th

22

GBR

2104

Paul Pike

Covenham

38.0

34.0

28.0

100.0

100.0

37th

3

AUS

692

Bill Tyler

Drummoyne

36.0

35.0

31.0

102.0

102.0

38th

20

GBR

2088

Richard Gadsby

Upper Thames

37.0

37.0

32.0

106.0

106.0

39th

 

GBR

2118 L.Blue

Oliver Burrows

W Oxford

40.0

38.0

34.0

112.0

112.0

40th

13

GBR

2012

Teddy Arrowsmith

Brancaster

41.0

43.0 DNF

35.0

119.0

119.0

41st

16

GBR

2065

Bob Austin

Milton Keynes

39.0

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

125.0

125.0

42nd

17

GBR

2067

Matthew Bates

South Staffs

42.0

43.0 DNF

43.0 DNC

128.0

128.0




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