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Noble Marine RS Feva Winter Championship at Weymouth & Portland Sailing Academy

by Alex Simmonds 25 Nov 2019 07:29 PST 23-24 November 2019
RS Feva Winter Champions Jakey Wood and Tristan Ahlheid © Lucy Jameson

Fickle winds, tricky racing and a dolphin joining in with the fun with the RS Feva sailors at the 2019 Noble Marine RS Feva Winter Championships!

Reports written by the sailors themselves make for far more interesting and accurate insight to the weekend of racing so here is our Winter Championships race report by Alex Simmonds from Bede's School.

Day 1:

The Day started off with registration at 9:00 and briefing at 10:30. We got out on the water to find the water was like glass with only just enough wind to get out to the race course.

Throughout the day the wind went up and down making the first two races very long and slow. We had the rare pleasure of being accompanied off the start line by a dolphin for the second and the third race, this encounter was absolutely astonishing how close the dolphin was willing to get to our boat.

By the end of the day the wind had picked up leading to a very fun end to the day making it much easier to get back into the harbour. Due to the shifty winds and how it was dropping and picking up so fast the course moved after the first race keeping with a port biased.

The lack of wind led to us being towards the back the back of the fleet. Despite of being at the back we are still having fun on the water.

Day 2:

The second day started with no wind causing the racing to be delayed until 1:10. Once the wind had finally picked up we headed out to the racecourse to start the final race of the weekend. The start had a committee boat bias but all the boats spread out over the whole start line.

The number of boats meant that unless you were either in front or all the way off to the side you would be in the dirty wind of other boats. Even though there was not much wind I still had a lot of fun and I will definitely come back again next year.

Congratulations to Winter Champions Jakey Wood, Hayling Island Sailing Club, and Tristan Ahlheid, Frensham Pond SC.

Overall Results:

PosSail NoClubHelmCrewR1R2R3R4Pts
17292Hayling Island SCJakey WoodTristan Ahlheid4‑12239
27070Draycote Water SCMillie IrishKt. Byne344‑711
35764Yorkshire Dales SCOliver RaynerMatthew Rayner‑11110112
47220Royal Southern YCFinnian MorrisOscar Morgan‑Harris556‑1216
56264Windermere SchoolFelix StewartLiam Farrell83‑17617
64624Great Moor SCAlice DavisAbby Hire113‑23418
76895Isle of Man YCTeddy DunnImogen Wade288‑1318
86330Hayling Island SCOliver PetersMax Sydenham72‑181019
95763Bowmoor SCKaty JenkinsAmelie Hiscocks‑15711422
105782Frensham Pond SCTom AhlheidTom Stratton‑Brown1210‑16224
116246Papercourt SCToby AldousTom Armstrong10‑145924
123373Restronguet SCSam CoxWilliam De Jaeger6‑20121129
134470Chew Valley Lake SCVanja Ramm‑EricsonMaia Delin9‑2613830
144766Bough Beech SCJoseph WarwickerFinley Southon‑20991735
156299Hayling Island SCGregan Bergmann SmithJosh Stokes‑301815538
167056Chew Valley Lake SCAlfie SheahanMegan Rhodes1411‑281944
176095Castle Cove SCErin PankGabriella Burlton27‑4071852
186327Hayling Island SCLaura ElmsHarvey Jenkins17‑37112755
197654Silver Wing SCJoe SlipperKatherine Burgess261514‑3255
204917Chew Valley Lake SCRosie SheahanSusie Sheahan216‑352956
216868Hayling Island SC/Royal Lymington YCAgnes Bracey‑DavisConnie Thoms‑422333157
22502Hollowell SCEllen MorleyHazel McDonnell1621‑312057
237606Royal Lymington YCSam WebbOllie Baddeley‑2217192157
245627Sevenoaks SchoolBecky CaigerJoe Blaker19‑29251660
254194Reading SCEdward DayArchie Bourne‑4016222260
266364Royal Lymington YCOllie VinesJake Stokes1327‑322666
271482Hayling Island SCRachel HarperPolly Mason28‑30261569
28230St Mawes SCHenry HallamOllie Croft‑3228202472
296351Llandudno SCFreddie MacLavertyKeira MacLaverty25‑39272375
303774Hayling Island SCEsther TuttleMaya Bergmann Smith2424‑362876
316540Hayling Island SCHolly FisherAmy Bowers352221‑4878
324056Burnham SC/Burnham SquiddiesJemima CookAbbie Wallace‑3625293084
336494Bewl Sailing AssociationSam BakerBryce Surguy1833‑373586
345576Royal Lymington YCAnnabelle VinesElla Lightbody341933‑3986
356199Royal Lymington YCFreddie FitzsimmonsHenry Patten31‑43243489
364279Bede's Senior SchoolCharlie FiskRowan Briggs‑3836302591
375779Hayling Island SCBen StokesBen Stokes23‑444437104
385675Exe SCSophie RavenCerys Morgan39‑413436109
392837Emsworth SCEliza SouthTom Collins‑45354233110
406112St Mawes SCRose HallamBenjamin Marsden413140‑49112
413883Hayling Island SCHolly MitchellKaty Fisher‑44343841113
426305Sevenoaks SchoolFerdinand BeierJamie Elder3732‑4747116
437049Exe SCJosh John ringeAngus Bailey33‑484340116
446311Sevenoaks SchoolCharlotte LoLiam Pfister294648‑50123
455847Paignton SCFin GribbinFraser Gillmore‑47423942123
466309Royal Hospital School/Royal Harwich YCMillie DeaconGracie Joslin4338‑4646127
476186Tenby SCOscar ThompsonNathan Williams‑50454943137
486310Sevenoaks SchoolWilliam HeydornJames Lucas494941‑51139
497262Exe SCBen CrookFrazer Wickers‑53525138141
506601Bede's Senior SchoolAlex SimmondsMax Marshall48‑505045143
516489Pevensey Bay SCElla HebronMichael Tanner544745(DNC)146
525559MCSSean RobinsonAlex Money46‑535352151
535773Royal Torbay YCTommy HuishFleur Lambert‑Bord515152‑53154
54111Royal Southern YCFreddie CallaghanThomas Roy(RET)DNCDNC44156
555560Magdalen College SchoolEdward White BelcherMichael O'Shaughnessy5254(RET)5416

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