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Northants Youth Series Round 2 at Hollowell Sailing Club

by Norman Byrd 28 Jun 07:05 PDT 25 June 2022
Northants Youth Series Round 2 © Norman Byrd

Warm weather, bright sunshine and plenty of wind greeted sailors for the second round of the Northants Youth Series. Sailors attended from Banbury, Draycote, Cransley, Hollowell and Northampton sailing clubs. Hollowell Sailing Club were our hosts, they put on a tremendous show from coaching to catering, and from rescue to racing!

The youth series promotes participation for all sailors from beginner upwards. As usual the day kicked off with a few hours of coaching. The topper and fast fleet combined, there were plenty of capsizes, thrills and spills. Several sailors headed in, but after brief rest and a judicious reef, they headed out for the rest of the session. Milk cartons doubled as mast head floats, the sailors were all keen to sail. The slow fleet gave a great demonstration of heavy weather sailing and had to be called in for lunch!

With round 1 winner Clem Middle competing at the NS topper event at Rutland, there would be a new winner. The youngest entrant was 9, the oldest 17. Tom Chapman, Cransley ILCA6 won all three fast fleet races. In the toppers, Jack Strong, Northampton, also won all 3 races. In the slow fleet a tremendous tussle took place between Noah Byrd, Draycote, and Tristan and William Shaw (Banbury) in their optimists. Noah won the slow event after a hard-fought last race in which all 3 led at some point.

After a tea of freshly made cakes the prize-giving took place. 8 first timer medals were awarded to first time entrants in the Northants Youth series. Hollowell and Pinnell and Bax laid on an array of prizes. A somewhat embarrassed first placed Noah gave an acceptant speech thanking the club, parents and competitors.

There will be a first timers trophy this year to be awarded to the sailor who starts the greatest number of races. Entrants are welcome from all clubs, the next event is at Banbury Sailing Club on 9th July, the briefing will be at 9.15, rigged and ready, see you then!

Overall Results:

PosSail NoClassPYClubHelmCrewR1R2R3Pts
Fast Fleet
1st198892LASER RADIAL ICLA 61147Cransley SCTom Chapman ‑1112
2nd5141RS FEVA XL1244Northampton SCJJ YorkOlivia York‑2224
3rd8429PICO1330Northampton SCSam Cooper 3(DNC)DNC13
4th FUSION RACE1275Northampton SCOlivia JoyceEllie Charman(DNC)DNCDNC20
4th FUSION1300Northampton SCGaston Charman (DNC)DNCDNC20
4th166352LASER RADIAL ICLA 61147Banbury SCNed Duffy (DNC)DNCDNC20
4th122380LASER ICLA 71100Banbury SCMatt Best (DNC)DNCDNC20
4th1693RS TERA PRO1359Draycote Water SCBen Angell (DNC)DNCDNC20
4th LASER 4.7 ICLA 41208Cransley SCAstara Davies (DNC)DNCDNC20
Slow Fleet
1st6376OPTIMIST1642Draycote Water SCNoah Byrd ‑2112
2nd6418OPTIMIST1642Banbury SCTristan Shaw 1‑334
3rd5391OPTIMIST1642Banbury SCWilliam Shaw ‑3224
4th3263RS TERA SPORT1445Draycote Water SCHenry Byrd ‑4448
5th1314OPTIMIST1642Draycote Water ScAmelie Renard ‑55510
6th5556OPTIMIST1642Hollowell SCFinn Neal ‑66612
7th RS TERA SPORT1445Northampton SCHollie Love (DNC)DNCDNC16
Topper Fleet
1st48877TOPPER1365NorthamptonJack Strong ‑1112
2nd45370TOPPER1365DraycotePeter Astley ‑2224
3rd45747TOPPER 4.21409Draycote Water SCEdward Whittaker ‑4437
4th17TOPPER1365HollowellAmber Playle 3‑547
5th46971TOPPER1365DracyoteJai Dhaliwal (DNC)358
6th42830TOPPER1365Northampton SCCharlie O'Neill 5(DNC)DNC28
7thY66TOPPER 4.21409 Edward Croxton 6(DNC)DNC29
8th TOPPER1365DraycoteBear Odling (DNC)DNCDNC46
8th36622TOPPER1365HollowellEdward Croxton (DNC)DNCDNC46
8th42840TOPPER1365 Charlie O'Neill (DNC)DNCDNC46
8th TOPPER 4.21409DraycoteHari Clarke (DNC)DNCDNC46
8th8848TOPPER1365DraycoteOliver Odling (DNC)DNCDNC46
8th40343TOPPER1365HollowellJoe Barber (DNC)DNCDNC46
8th48907TOPPER1365Northampton SCKeali Rhodes (DNC)DNCDNC46
8th48675TOPPER1365Draycote Water SCKitty Davy (DNC)DNCDNC46
8th48664TOPPER1365Banbury SCWilliam Mawby‑Groom (DNC)DNCDNC46
8th47181TOPPER1365Draycote Water SCClem Middle (DNC)DNCDNC46
8th44036TOPPER1365Draycote Water SCOscar Rowe (DNC)DNCDNC46
8th45602TOPPER 4.21409Banbury SCCharlotte Hemstock (DNC)DNCDNC46
8th31767TOPPER1365Banbury SCSam Jakubowski (DNC)DNCDNC46
8th46241TOPPER1365South Staffs SCOliver Rogers (DNC)DNCDNC46
8th TOPPER1365Draycote Water SCFranciszek Kurzawa (DNC)DNCDNC46

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