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Early May Bank Holiday open weekends and club racing at Salcombe Yacht Club

by Lucy Burn 5 May 01:50 PDT 30 April - 1 May 2022
Early May Bank Holiday Open Weekend at Salcombe © Lucy Burn

Unfortunately, SYC have no control over the weather.... what more can we say?

No wind, postponed and cancelled races, a Spring low with very strong tides and lots of backwards drifting pretty much sums up the conditions for the Salcombe Yawl, RS400 and National 12 Early May Open Meetings.

After an initial 2-hour postponement, the decision to cancel Sunday's races was made leaving only the one race held on Saturday and one on the Monday.

Well done to everyone who stuck at it and drifted over the finishing line...

Tim Fells & Fran Gifford, sailing in the Lark, finished first in the Sailing Club Series, Fast Handicap, Race 3.
Fast Handicap Series results

George Alexander took line honours for the Medium Handicap.
Medium Handicap Series results

First place for the Solo Race went to Ian McGregor.
Sailing Club Series Solo results

Mick and Sarah Whitmore won the RS400 Early May open Meeting.
Early May RS400 Open results

Paul Keeling sailing with his daughter, Isobel, won both of their races and took the overall win for the National 12 Open.
Early May National 12 Open results

Salcombe Yawl Open winners were Michael Knowles and Nicola Bass sailing in the Blue Fleet, and Paul Rayson and Alice Markham sailing in the Red Fleet.
Early May Open Yawl results

A massive well done to everyone!

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