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RS 200 Open at Frensham Pond SC - Report and results

by Bruce Hill on 11 Mar 2010
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RS 200 Open Frensham Pond SC, 7th March 2010 report.

Isn’t it ironic that whatever date is set for the dinghy show you could almost be guaranteed a perfect sunny sailing day and this was no exception for the RS 200 open held at Frensham. A bitterly cold crisp wind greeted the small but elite fleet of 12 competitors with a North Easterly blowing at 18-22 knots.

The racing was close with regularly changing places, especially downwind. Correct angles, combined with catching one of the many gusts and shifts secured many place gains and good crew work was vital. The youngest crew on the day, eight year old Nathan Allen, was very pleased to be in second place at the first windward mark in race one, but his dad Mo lost out on the downwind leg. There were some very entertaining manoeuvres especially at the leeward gate just metres from the nice warm clubhouse.

Roger Gilbert/Jane Willan soon established their dominance though with two bullets followed by another in the third race. Second place was close though between Katrina Gilbert/Jenny Rust and David Royce/ Nicola Russell. The latter had to complete a 720 at the spreader mark in the third race dropping from second place to second from the back and made a remarkable recovery back to third with frequent downwind gybing and planing.

The final race saw a slightly depleted fleet and notably longer laps as tiredness set in and Katrina Gilbert/Jenny Rust secured the win giving them second overall leaving a close third to the first visitors David Royce/Nicola Russell.

 

Frensham Pond SC RS200 Open 2010
Overall
Sailed:4, Discards:1, To count:3, Entries:12, Scoring system:Appendix A
SailNo
HelmName
CrewName
Club
R1
R2
R3
R4
Total
Nett
1286
Roger Gilbert
Jane Willan
Frensham Pond SC
1.0
1.0
1.0
(13.0 DNC)
16.0
3.0
37
Katrina Gilbert
Jenny Rust
Frensham Pond SC
(5.0)
4.0
2.0
1.0
12.0
7.0
533
David Royse
Nicola Russell
Oxford SC
2.0
2.0
3.0
(13.0 DNF)
20.0
7.0
1203
James Stewart
Eluned Jones
RYA
3.0
(5.0)
4.0
2.0
14.0
9.0
896
D Goodman
Jo LLoyd
Littleton SC
(7.0)
6.0
6.0
3.0
22.0
15.0
639
Stefan Bennett
Richard Farren
Frensham Pond SC
(13.0 OCS)
9.0
5.0
4.0
31.0
18.0
1010
Steve Restall
Judy Restall
Downs SC
4.0
3.0
(13.0 DNF)
13.0 DNC
33.0
20.0
537
Clive Eplett
Kristian Davies
Frensham Pond SC
6.0
7.0
7.0
(13.0 DNC)
33.0
20.0
1293
Andrew Boyce
Fraser Hayden
Papercourt SC
(8.0)
8.0
8.0
5.0
29.0
21.0
1275
Nigel Hufton
David Stones
Frensham Pond SC
(11.0)
11.0
10.0
6.0
38.0
27.0
997
Mo Allen
Nathan Allen
King George/Fishers Green SC
9.0
(13.0 DNF)
9.0
13.0 DNF
44.0
31.0
1259
Colin Hammond
Phil Kahane
Frensham Pond SC
10.0
10.0
11.0
(13.0 DNC)
44.0
31.0
 
 
 
 
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