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Rooster North Topper Series concludes at Budworth Sailing Club

by Ali Wood 8 Jul 09:53 PDT 3 July 2021

The last event of the 2020-21 Rooster North Topper Series took place at Budworth Sailing Club on Sat 3rd July.

In what has been a challenging season, the North team of parents and volunteers managed to put on five out of the six planned events. Thanks must go to the all the clubs who have hosted this year, some at very short notice, to allow the young sailors to get out on the water and compete in this growing series.

The North series consists of events across the North of England to make up the main series, with the winners of the NE and NW venues also claiming the corresponding traveller trophies. This year sailors travelled from all corners of the North as well as some visitors from the Midlands.

The sailing has been competitive all season with events being won by Daisy Fisher (Hollingworth Lake), Tom Moss (Scaling Dam) and Chloe Mills (Pennine), while other podium positions went to Henry Smith (West Riding), Erin Young (Scaling Dam) and Hayden Moore (Notts County).

It's also been great to see so many new sailors joining the series this year.

Each event has a prize for best newcomer, many of which have gone to sailors from Budworth including Rosanna Joyce, James Alexander and Fin Waterhouse as well as Will Howard (Scaling Dam) and Reuben Lawrence (Errwood).

In the end, some of the places and trophies went down to the last race of the last event of the series. Chloe went into the final event carrying a 19th from the first event, due to injury on the water, but she had won at Rossendale to be leading the NW events, Daisy had been consistent all season having placed in the top two at all the previous events.

Chloe was leading the Budworth event after three races, but as the wind dropped for the last race, it was Daisy who took the lead needing a first place to win the event and the NW series. The only sailor that was near to challenging for the win was Ava Harris-Scott (Elton) in her first 5.3 event. She pushed Daisy for 3 laps but experience won in the end and Daisy finished with a bullet in the last race.

Daisy has sailed an excellent season and took home an armful of trophies: 1st North Travellers, 1st NW Travellers, 1st NE Travellers. She is also the NE Area Champion.

Chloe and Tom however, in second and third didn't make it easy and have been chasing her all season both wining events over the year.

Chloe had some excellent events to finish second in the North and second NW Travellers. Tom finished third in the North, second NE and third NW.

It's also been great to see some of the younger sailors, both in the 4.2 fleet and those recently moved up to 5.3. Other Trophies went to 1st Under 14 Harriet Wood (Elton), and 4.2 Trophies: 1st Boy, Theo McGonigle (Ripon) and 1st Girl, Ava Harris-Scott (Elton).

The series finished with all sailors who had competed at enough events to qualify being entered into a draw for a new Topper sail, this was won by Kiera from Scaling Dam!

If you have sailors who want to join us next season, the next event is on Sat 18th Sept at Bolton Sailing Club.

Overall Results:

PosChamp NoNameClassClub NT1
1st519Daisy FisherTopperHollingworth1‑21215
2nd158Chloe MillsTopperPennine‑1933129
3rd658Tom MossTopperScaling Dam215‑6311
4th179Erin YoungTopperScaling Dam7624(DNC)19
5th545Hayden MooreTopperNotts County(DNC)463720
6th398Charlotte CooperTopperWest Lancs5114(DNC)828
7th40James AlexanderTopperBudworth SC(DNC)16117539
8th362Rosanna JoyceTopperBudworth11‑181017442
9th297Finn GoodmanTopperTeesdale Sailing Club91012‑13DGA42
10th599Harriet Wood5.3 / 4.2Elton12139‑141246
11th88Theo McGonigle4.2 / 5.3Ripon‑221213111046
12th526Kian LawlorTopperBudworth(DNC)217101452
13th698Lewis BaconTopperLLSC179(DNC)9DGA55
14th92Ava Harris‑Scott4.2Elton(DNC)29.51916670.5
15th49Lewis Blythe4.2 / 5.3Yorkshire Dales20(DNC)18181672
16th624Alex SmithTopperWindemere School18261419(DNC)77
17th656Kiera Cowell5.3 / 4.2Scaling Dam‑252216241779
18th102Daniel ShutterTopperRipon2524(DNC)231587
19th657Oliver LumbTopperPennine15(DNC)DNC121991
20th337Lucia AikmanTopperChester65(DNC)DNCDNC101
21st170Jasper BramwellTopperHollingworth(DNC)7DNC5DNC102
22nd121Caitlin ThomasTopperNotts County(DNC)8DNCDNC9107
23rd73Julia Smith4.2West Riding25(DNC)1722DNC109
24th210Fin WaterhouseTopperBudworth(DNC)DNCDNC813111
25th95Paul Roberts4.2 / 5.3LLSC2523(DNC)20DNC113
26th295Leon Kadioglu4.2West Kirby1015(DNC)DNCDNC115
27th133Sachin GholkarTopperErwood8(DNC)DNCDNC18116
28th262Benjamin GreavesTopperPennine1314(DNC)DNCDNC117
29th243Chris HampshireTopperRipon(DNC)208DNCDNC118
30th120Sian BairdTopperBudworth(DNC)17DNC15DNC122
31st125Izzy Fisher‑StoutTopperScaling Dam(DNC)29.515DNCDNC134.5
32nd69Henry SmithTopperWest Riding3(DNC)DNCDNCDNC138
33rd137Mathew Baird4.2Budworth(DNC)27DNC21DNC138
34th Samuel EllisTopperElton4(DNC)DNCDNCDNC139
35th195Reuben LawrenceTopperErrwood SC(DNC)DNCDNCDNC11146
36th671Jacob DinTopperHollingworth(DNC)19DNCDGADNC147.5
37th171George Spence4.2Ripon14(DNC)DNCDNCDNC149
38th281Mattthew OldriniTopperPennine16(DNC)DNCDNCDNC151
39th320Evelyn CoatesTopperBassenthwaite SC(DNC)DNCDNCDNC20155
40th185Seren GreenTopperUllswater YC(DNC)25DNCDGADNC155
41st536Sasha LeachTopperBudworth SC(DNC)DNCDNCDNC21156
42nd84Elisa Aikman4.2Chester21(DNC)DNCDNCDNC156
43rd565Huw MaddocksTopperPennine25(DNC)DNCDNCDNC160
44th33Finlay Cochrane4.2Ripon(DNC)28DNCDNCDNC163

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