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SORC Round the Isle of Wight - Sayer and Elmarleen victorious

'Jbellino - SORC Round the Isle of Wight 2012'    Hamo Thorneycroft    Click Here to view large photo

A total of thirty yachts made it to the JOG start line for the 0605 start of the Solo Offshore Racing Club’s seventh edition of its annual RIOW Solo Race. The fleet were well separated at the start with the usual suspects right on the line and many holding back as they sorted their spinnakers for a reach down the Western Solent in a shifty Northerly breeze with wind speeds averaging 10 knots, with flat water and an ebbing tide this made for rapid progress to the Needles.

As the first yachts approached the Hurst the wind Veering to the North East making the final approach a dead run. Asymmetric yachts, Jbellino, Juneau, Rare, Solan Goose and Voador all keeping to the North West side of the Channel between Hurst and the Needles for stronger tide before gybing back across the channel, while Nigel Colley on Sunfast 3200 Fastrak, flying symmetric spinnaker, lead others down the rhomb line nearer the island. With calm waters many chose the gap between the Varvassi wreck and the Needles lighthouse with no reported incident.

Once out of the shadow on the Tennyson Down the steady North Easterly breeze which averaged 11 knots produced a fast close fetch down to St Catherines, the favourable route bending gently inshore to pick up the positive tide close to the Island towards the end of the leg. From St Catherine’s up to Bembridge ledge buoy was a port tack beat with a half mile tack at the end subject to pointing ability, a few of the leading yachts over stood enabling following yachts to observe and use the intelligence accordingly.

This was followed by another close fetch up to Ryde sands and then a shy reach to the finish. With less adverse tide inshore many put spinnakers up and soaked down towards the island some of the slower boats having to drop them to head up round Osborne bay to the finish at Snowden.

The race produced some great battles in similar boats. Steve Dyke on his first solo outing on Sunfast 3200 Ingwe gave Nigel Colley a wake-up call as he managed to stay just ahead all the way down the final leg and holding on to be first home of the three increasingly popular Sunfasts 3200’s racing. A round the Island Match race was also experienced between Charles Emmett’s Sigma 36 British Beagle and Myles Perrin’s Capo 30 Santana, with same IRC of 0.935 this battle continued to the end with Santana finally finishing forty seconds ahead.

In the J105 race Laurence Mead on Juneau, his first time racing with SORC, finished just ahead of Simon Curwen on Voador after a close race right around the Island, Jerry Freeman on his newly acquired Juliette was close behind. Rob Craigie’s J122 Jbellino once again took line honours in six hours forty six minutes, forty seconds ahead of Chris Rustom’s Ding Dong and just a minute ahead of David Cule on another J122 Mint Julip.

Finishing just over an hour later was Will Sayer on Sigma 33 Elmarleen the winner of the Anticipation Cup for first overall under IRC, adding to his tally of success with this boat having won the last OSTAR, Fastnet double handed division in 2011 and the recent Weymouth double.

Solan Goose - SORC Round the Isle of Wight 2012 -  Hamo Thorneycroft   Click Here to view large photo

The three lowest rating boats in class three took all three overall IRC podium positions with Richard Breese on Sonata Impro coming in second and third Contessa 28 Tringa sailed by Chris Flewitt once again on the podium.

Thanks to the ISC for hosting our prize giving and supper and also many thanks to David Giddings and Kirtseen Donaldson our race officers for yet another fine job.

Overall IRC: First Will Sayer Sigma 33 Elmarleen, Second Richard Breese Sonata Impro, Third Chris Flewitt Contessa 28 Tringa.

Class One: First Peter Olden A35 Solan Goose, Second Peter Newlands 40.7 Anticipation, Third Rob Craigie J122 Jbellino

Class Two: First Laurence Mead J105 Juneau, Second Simon Curwen J105 Voador, Third Steve Dyke Sunfast 3200 Ingwe

Class Three: First Will Sayer Sigma 33 Elmarleen , Second Richard Breese Sonata Impro, Third Chris Flewitt Contessa 28 Tringa.

Solo Offshore Racing Club Ltd     Solent Solo Series
RIOW Solo  -  28 Apr 2012     Start Time:  06:05      Class 1  
Provisional results
Boat
Type
Sail No
Owner or Skipper
TCF
Finish
Elapsed
Corrected
Place
Points
Comments
Time
Time
Time
Solan Goose of Hamble
A35
GBR7835R
Peter Olden
1.032
13:02:04
6:57:04
7:10:25
1
1
 
Anticipation
Beneteau 40.7
GBR7041R
Pete Newlands
1.031
13:07:55
7:02:55
7:16:02
2
2
 
Jbellino
J122
GBR9868T
Rob Craigie
1.076
12:51:06
6:46:06
7:16:58
3
3
 
Mint Julep
J122
GBR122L
David Cule
1.075
12:52:58
6:47:58
7:18:34
4
4
 
Ding Dong
Stewart 37
GBR7878R
Chris Rustom
1.085
12:51:46
6:46:46
7:21:21
5
5
 
Rare
Beneteau Figaro II
GBR5236R
Ian Hoddle
1.094
13:00:38
6:55:38
7:34:42
6
6
 
Change of Course
C&C 115
GBR9070
Keith Gibbs
1.035
13:59:22
7:54:22
8:10:58
7
7
 
SX Girl
X37
GBR9837T
Noj White
1.03
-
-
-
 
9
DNF
8  boats started of 8 entered

Solo Offshore Racing Club Ltd     Solent Solo Series
RIOW Solo  -  28 Apr 2012     Start Time:  06:05      Class 2  
Provisional results
Boat
Type
Sail No
Owner or Skipper
TCF
Finish
Elapsed
Corrected
Place
Points
Comments
Time
Time
Time
Juneau (Laurence)
J105
GBR1605R
Laurence Mead
1.007
13:02:32
6:57:32
7:00:27
1
1
 
Voador
J105
GBR722R
Simon Curwen
1.009
13:08:00
7:03:00
7:06:48
2
2
 
Ingwe
Sunfast 3200
GBR8432R
Steve Dyke
1.002
13:10:59
7:05:59
7:06:50
3
3
 
Juliette
J105
GBR9405R
Jerry Freeman
1.007
13:13:13
7:08:13
7:11:13
4
4
 
Fastrak VIII
Sunfast 3200
GBR4690R
Nigel Colley
1.003
13:20:06
7:15:06
7:16:24
5
5
 
Roxanne
Sunfast 3200
GBR2539L
Simon Mitchell
1.003
13:21:37
7:16:37
7:17:56
6
6
 
Howling Monkey
JOD 35
GBR4343C
John Twiggs
1.017
13:22:32
7:17:32
7:24:58
7
7
 
Comedy of Errors (Sam)
HOD 35
GBR735T
Sam White
1.006
13:30:49
7:25:49
7:28:29
 
10
DNF Wrong side Snowden
Velocity Girl
VQ32
GBR932R
Richard Lett
1.025
13:18:57
7:13:57
7:24:48
 
10
DNF Wrong side Snowden
Big Doris
Delher 39
GBR9504
Anthony Llewelyn-Davies
1.026
-
-
-
 
12
DNC
Truant
HOD 35
GBR7580T
Stephen Thomas
1.009
-
-
-
 
12
DNC
9  boats started of 11 entered

Solo Offshore Racing Club Ltd     Solent Solo Series
RIOW Solo  -  28 Apr 2012     Start Time:  06:05      Class 3  
Provisional results
Boat
Type
Sail No
Owner or Skipper
TCF
Finish
Elapsed
Corrected
Place
Points
Comments
Time
Time
Time
Elmarleen
Sigma 33
GBR1206L
Will Sayer
0.859
13:57:37
7:52:37
6:45:59
1
1
 
Impro
Hunter Sonata
GBR8064N
Richard Breese
0.808
14:28:52
8:23:52
6:47:07
2
2
 
Tringa
Contessa 28
Co1551
Chris Flewitt
0.841
14:16:52
8:11:52
6:53:40
3
3
 
Edith
Elan 333
GBR6831T
Mike Saqui
0.952
13:20:29
7:15:29
6:54:35
4
4
 
Santana
Capo 30
USA5454
Myles Perrin
0.935
13:44:31
7:39:31
7:09:39
5
5
 
British Beagle
Sigma 36
GBR3936
Charles Emmett
0.935
13:45:08
7:40:08
7:10:13
6
6
 
Blustery Day
Ben First 32
GBR7932R
Martin Biggs
0.903
14:04:40
7:59:40
7:13:08
7
7
 
Fantasea
Dehler 36
GBR9142T
Tony Rowe
0.994
13:27:37
7:22:37
7:19:58
8
8
 
Nereid
Elan 340
GBR1093L
John Baily
0.977
14:00:17
7:55:17
7:44:21
9
9
 
Geofon
Maxi
GBR1903
John Ford
0.951
14:25:29
8:20:29
7:55:58
10
10
 
Wookie
Ben 31.7
9898C
Rupert Williams
0.938
-
-
-
 
12
DNF
11  boats started of 11 entered


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