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RS800 Inlands at Grafham Water

A fleet of 29 boats turned out for the penultimate RS800 competition of the season, the Inland Championships at Grafham Water Sailing club. Light winds were forecast for the entire weekend, so the fleet was pleasantly surprised to see a good ten knot breeze blowing down the lake while rigging up, unfortunately this had diminished to a fickle 5-7 knots by the time of the first start.

The three races on Saturday were a case of eyes out for the breeze, with significant gusts coming in from the edges of the course making managing the fleet tricky. Tom Halhead and Stu Jagger made the most of this in the first two races to post a commanding 1,2, but were undone in the last race as the breeze shut off on the right hand side of the run relegating them to 15th leaving Dave Hivey and Bart Bridgen as overnight leaders.

Sunday morning dawned foggy and still, with a proportion of the fleet confident that no sailing would take place, Halhead however was petitioning hard for racing to take place, keen to discard the 15th place. Indeed when the breeze filled in to a ‘steady’ 3-5 knots there was some reluctance to get onto the water.

The wind stayed in for long enough for the fleet to complete one more race, won convincingly by Tom/ Stu. Seeing the lake turn glassy, the remaining races were abandoned, leaving Tom/ Stu in first place overall, Dave/ Bart second and Dave Steed/ Louise Fisher third. The silver division was won by Oliver Scrimshaw and James Penty in 11th place overall.

Many thanks to GWSC for defying a poor forecast and giving us some great racing, food and beer. Hopefully we’ll get a great turnout for the last event of the season, The ‘Crewsaver End of Season championships’ to be held at Datchet Water sailing club on the 10th/11th November with the rest of the RS classes.

1st

RS 800

 

1180

Tom Halhead

Stu Jagger

BCYC

2.0

1.0

(15.0)

1.0

19.0

4.0

 

2nd

RS 800

 

1187

David Hivey

Bart Bridgen

Sailing Togs

1.0

4.0

(9.0)

5.0

19.0

10.0

 

3rd

RS 800

 

1154

David Steed

Louise Fisher

Netley SC

(8.0)

5.0

3.0

4.0

20.0

12.0

 

4th

RS 800

 

1089

Roger Phillips

Will Crocker

Emberton Park

3.0

(12.0)

4.0

6.0

25.0

13.0

 

5th

RS 800

 

1182

Andy Jeffries

Allyson Ody

Eastbourne Sovereign SC

(16.0)

6.0

7.0

3.0

32.0

16.0

 

6th

RS 800

 

1129

Luke McEwen

Emma McEwen

Royal Lymington Yacht Club

(11.0)

9.0

6.0

2.0

28.0

17.0

 

7th

RS 800

 

1202

Steve Wilson

Toby Wincer

 

5.0

2.0

11.0

(30.0 DNC)

48.0

18.0

 

8th

RS 800

 

1047

Simon Grundy

Guy Whitby

 

7.0

(19.0)

2.0

10.0

38.0

19.0

 

9th

RS 800

 

1189

Hugh Shone

Hannah Tattersall

Castle Cove Sailing Club

13.0

3.0

5.0

(20.0)

41.0

21.0

 

10th

RS 800

 

1144

Nick Charles

Christian Humprey

Datchet Water Sailing Club

6.0

11.0

8.0

(13.0)

38.0

25.0

 

11th

RS 800

 

1121

Oliver Scrimshaw

James Penty

Plymouth University

4.0

13.0

(24.0)

9.0

50.0

26.0

 

12th

RS 800

 

1061

Keith Barnard

Emma Warner

South Cerney

14.0

(18.0)

1.0

14.0

47.0

29.0

 

13th

RS 800

 

1

Tim Saxton

Katie Dabson

GWSC

12.0

8.0

(17.0)

11.0

48.0

31.0

 

14th

RS 800

 

951

Andrew Blundell

Maddie Fenner

Weston SC

17.0

10.0

(18.0)

7.0

52.0

34.0

 

15th

RS 800

 

966

Hugh Watson

Andy Watkins

Emsworth SC

15.0

7.0

14.0

(18.0)

54.0

36.0

 

16th

RS 800

 

823

Alex Groves

Fiona Hampshire

Island Barn/Papercourt Lake

22.0

(23.0)

13.0

8.0

66.0

43.0

 

17th

RS 800

 

1010

John Warburton

James Clapham

Cardiff Yacht Club

10.0

17.0

(22.0)

16.0

65.0

43.0

 

18th

RS 800

 

1009

David Millward

Kate Millward

GWSC

(25.0)

16.0

16.0

15.0

72.0

47.0

 

19th

RS 800

 

1122

Grahame Smith

Nicola Smith

Coventry University

19.0

(25.0)

10.0

22.0

76.0

51.0

 

20th

RS 800

 

953

Andrew Pickrell

Adam Smith

Wilsonian SC

21.0

14.0

(25.0)

17.0

77.0

52.0

 

21st

RS 800

 

1058

Toby Cinnell

Jody Warner

Ruffian

18.0

15.0

(19.0)

19.0

71.0

52.0

 

22nd

RS 800

 

806

David Hand

Georgina Hand

GWSC

20.0

22.0

12.0

(30.0 DNC)

84.0

54.0

 

23rd

RS 800

 

922

Ian Paterson

Carol Paterson

GWSC

(24.0)

21.0

21.0

12.0

78.0

54.0

 

24th

RS 800

 

1076

Sam Seddon

Josh Seddon

Weston Sailing Club

9.0

24.0

(26.0)

24.0

83.0

57.0

 

25th

RS 800

 

1146

Martin Orton

Ian Brooks

Chichester YC

(30.0 OCS)

20.0

20.0

30.0 DNC

100.0

70.0

 

26th

RS 800

 

847

Martin Keen

Richard Keen

Hayling Island Sailing Club

27.0

(29.0)

23.0

21.0

100.0

71.0

 

27th

RS 800

 

1015

Simon Payne

Haley Boumd

Oxford

23.0

26.0

(27.0)

23.0

99.0

72.0

 

28th

RS 800

 

1074

Ed Beckett

Charlotte Beckett

GWSC

26.0

27.0

(30.0 DNC)

30.0 DNC

113.0

83.0

 

29th

RS 800

 

873

Peter Lock

Lewis Buckland

Southwold Sailing Club

28.0

28.0

28.0

(30.0 DNC)

114.0

84.0

 

RS800 website


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